Art. 1. CANYON GIRONA GRAVEL RIDE TOUR is a road bicycle sports test of those regulated in the Cycling Regulations by the Royal Spanish Cycling Federation (RFEC) within the framework of a cycling specialty that conceives this sport as a physical exercise with sports, leisure and tourist or cultural purposes. The March will be subject to the provisions of articles 15 et seq. of annex II of Royal Decree 1428/2003, of November 21, which approves the General Traffic Regulations for the application and development of the articulated text of the Law on traffic, movement of motor vehicles and road safety, approved by Royal Legislative Decree 339/1990, of March 2. CANYON GIRONA GRAVEL RIDE TOUR is a march open to all federated and non-federated cyclists over the age of 18 to be able to complete one of the two routes of 79km and 125km.
CANYON GIRONA GRAVEL RIDE TOUR is a non-competitive event that will take place at all times on roads open to road traffic, which means that all participants must take extreme precautions throughout the route and always respect the traffic code.
CANYON GIRONA GRAVEL RIDE TOUR is organized by Club Esportiu Bike, within the Sea Otter Europe festival.
Art. 2 . CANYON GIRONA GRAVEL RIDE TOUR will take the official start on Saturday, September 23, 2023, the 125km start and Sunday, September 24, the 79km start at Avinguda Josep Tarradellas in Girona. The finish line will be at Parc de la Devesa in Girona.
Art. 3 . Registration rights:
Registrations will be open from April 25, 2023, until September 20, 2023 or until a maximum of 400 participants are completed
Registration fee 79km
- €46.80 from April 25 to May 25
- €52 from May 26 to September 1
- €57 from September 2 to September 20
- €5 insurance
Registration fee 125km
- €60 from April 25 to May 25
- €70 from May 26 to September 1
- €80 from September 2 to September 20
- €5 insurance
Art. 4. To participate it is mandatory to be in possession of the corresponding cycling license approved by the UCI or the FCC, or to subscribe to the day license with the insurance provided by the organization. They are the only valid insurances accepted by the organization. Participants who do not have a license from the Catalan Cycling Federation must pay €5 in terms of day insurance, which provides medical cover for physical injuries suffered by the participant, but does not cover material damage to the bicycle or other add-ons.
The participant undertakes to participate in the test under his own responsibility and at his own risk. Also, at the time of registration, the participant declares to be physically fit for the test.
The registration is personal and non-transferable and implies the acceptance of all the articles of the present regulations, as well as the conditions of purchase.
All prices are listed on the registration form on this website and can be processed through the online payment system with credit or debit card.
Art. 5. The organization will provide the material to all participants:
- Participation in the test
- Participation in the test
- Dorsal, mandatory for the front of the bike. The participant who does not have the bicycle plate visibly placed will be excluded from the route by the members of the organization or by the police
- Blitz jersey by GOBIK, which is highly recommended to be worn during the march to facilitate control by the organizing staff and the police service.
- Medical assistance
- Refreshments during the route
- Final refreshments on arrival
- Track GPX
It is very important that during the registration process you carefully study the table with the measurements of the jersey before choosing the size.
Art. 6. Registrations will be made through the OCISPORT payment gateway and refunds will be made in accordance with its procurement rules. In the event of a change of owner, the change must be communicated by email and all the necessary data of the replaced participant and the substitute must be provided. To the address [email protected] under the subject: change of holder – Girona gravel ride / cancellation – Girona gravel ride.
Art. 7. Bib numbers will be collected at the Fontajau pavilion:
- Friday 22.09.2023 from 12:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. (provisional)
- Saturday 23.09.2023 from 09:00 to 19:00 (provisional)
- Sunday 24.09.2023 from 07:30 a.m. to 08:45 a.m. (provisional)
Art. 8. To collect the plate it is mandatory to present the DNI or NIE and the cycling license in case the insurance proposed by the organization has not been subscribed. For those under the age of 18, it is mandatory to present the parental authorization (download attached sheet) duly signed. If the license is not presented, €5 will be charged as day insurance.
Art. 9. It is mandatory to use an approved cycling helmet.
Art. 10. The route of the march will not be signposted , it is mandatory to bring GPS and the track provided by the organization will be followed.
Art. 11. During the development of the test, the organization will have ambulances at strategic points along the route and a PMA (advanced medical point) in the finish area, broom cars and shower service in the Fontajau pavilion.
Art. 12. Solid and liquid refreshments will be located at:
- Supply 1 in PK: 39
- Supply 2 in PK: 57
- Solid provisioning in the PK: meta
- Supply 1 in PK: 61
- Supply 2 in PK: 84
- Supply 3 in PK: 105
- Solid provisioning in the PK: meta
Art. 13. The test must be carried out with a GRAVEL bike. Cyclocross, MTB and adapted road bikes are also accepted (and in eBike mode) but they are not the most recommended.
Art. 14. Cut-off time. Two cut-off points are planned for supplies.
Art. 15. Any participant who completes the route in its entirety, within the timetables provided by the organization, will be considered a Finisher of the CANYON GIRONA GRAVEL RIDE TOUR.
Art. 16. All participants must heed and follow traffic rules. The test takes place on roads open to traffic. Anyone who does not comply with traffic rules will be expelled from the march and subsequent editions.
Registration for the test assumes that the participant assumes the risks inherent in participating in a test open to traffic, and excludes the organization of the test from liability for any incidents or accidents arising from participation in it.
Art. 17. The organization is not responsible for any accident that could be the cause or victim of the participant, who must be covered by the corresponding federative license or accident insurance taken out from the organization in case it is not federated. It is also not liable for the expenses or debts that the participants may incur during the test, nor for the losses or damages that the bicycles or other equipment of the participants may suffer.
The participant exempts the organization from any responsibility for loss or deterioration of personal items due to any circumstances.
Art. 18. The participant must accept the document “Declaration of the cyclist” which informs about the risks involved in participating in the test and excludes the organizer from responsibilities in the event of any incident or accident resulting from participation in the CANYON GIRONA GRAVEL RIDE TOUR In the case of online registrations, this document is visible at the time of registration and must be accepted in order to complete the process correctly. If it is not accepted at this time, for example, in appointments with the possibility of in-person registration, it must be signed when collecting the bib before departure.
Art. 19. The organizer guarantees full compliance with the regulations for the protection of personal data and, thus, in accordance with Organic Law 15/1999, the participant is informed and gives his consent to the incorporation of his data in the existing automated files on the part of the organizer and to the treatment of the same for their use in relation to the execution of administrative, commercial management and other own activities.
Art. 20. The organization reserves the right to make the appropriate modifications, when for some reason it deems it necessary. Likewise, the right of admission is reserved.
Art. 21. Image rights. The acceptance of these regulations obligatorily implies that the participant authorizes the organizers of the CANYON GIRONA GRAVEL RIDE TOUR to record all or part of their participation in it; gives his consent so that they can use his image for the promotion and dissemination of the image of the march in all its forms (radio, press, video, photo, internet, posters, media, etc.), and cedes all the rights related to their commercial and advertising exploitation that they consider appropriate to execute, without the right to receive any financial compensation. This article can also be extended to photographs.
Art. 22. The mere fact of enrolling in this test implies the acceptance of these regulations and the waiver of all rights against the organization, including also the waiver of any legal action that may arise from your participation in the test .
Art. 23. Strictly, those participants will be penalized who:
- Do not respect traffic rules.
- Do not respect the safety instructions given by the police and the organization.
- Do not go through the exit control and others located on the route.
- They litter or degrade the route, throwing rubbish.
The penalty will be:
- Disqualification of the test, without the right to photograph in high quality at the finish line.
- Prohibition to participate in other editions of the test.
Art. 24. The organization will designate a group of participants whose function will be to ensure the safety of the test. These collaborators have the power to communicate to the organization the behavior of any participant in relation to the behaviors described in article 24. These communications will have the same value as the complaints made by the organization itself.
Art. 25. The organization will not assume any responsibility if the event is suspended or postponed due to force majeure.
Art. 26. Participants are strongly advised to undergo a medical examination before taking part in the test.