3rd - 06th of February 2018 4 Stage Mountain Bike Race on 4 days where amateur and elite riders challenge themselves on varied terrain of tarmac roads, sand, lava fields and dirt track routes in the north of the island. 90% of the course is off road.
90% of the course is off road, covering sand, lava fields and dirt tracks in the north of the island.
The Time Trial stage starts from Caleta de Famara going up to Las Nieves (approx. 25 K) with 500 meters of climbing. The hardest race ‘XL’ leads the riders from Club La Santa towards Teguise, continuing to the bottom of the mountain close to the water dam, then up to the windmills (more than 10K climb). The return journey takes participants through Teguise and on to Club La Santa.
Participants in the Cadets division must compete in half of the course on the longest races (stages 2 & 4)
The MYLAPS ChampionChip is the official timing system for all participants.
Aid stations and medical care
One water station is located on the course during races 1 and 3, and two stations on the courses for races 2 and 4. Participants should still carry their own bike bottles and other essentials. The aid station at the finish line will provide water, Coca-Cola, fruit. Full medical care will be available during the event.
•Spanish Cycling Federation rules must be followed •Only Mountain Bikes will be admitted to race •The MTB must be in perfect working condition. Participants must carry out a safety check of the bike before racing (oiled chain, perfect functioning shifters & brakes, good condition tyres, etc.). The final check will be performed by the Spanish Cycling Federation judges •Participants should carry spare parts •Your race number must be placed on your back, the front of your helmet and the front of your bike •It is mandatory to wear a helmet •Outside help is not allowed - No participant shall accept help from any person (other than a race official) •You MUST carry a license and an authorization to race in Spain issued from your national Cycling Federation which is valid for 2018. If you do not have these, you will be required to purchase a Spanish day license for each Stage at registration (1 stage 5€; 2, 3, 4 stages 10€).
* Cadets can compete in the whole race for stages 1 and 3, but only half of the race in stages 2 and 4.
The Organization reserves the right, at any time, to vary the content of the programme
Friday, 02nd of February 16.00-19.00 Registration and information, the Square, Club La Santa 19.00 Pre-race meeting, the Square, Club La Santa
Saturday,03rd of February
Race Day 1-(approx.38 K) 10.00 Meeting at the Stadium, Club La Santa 10.30 Race start – cut off time: 13.30 - Awards shortly after the race (Stadium) 2017 Stage 1 Map
Sunday, 04th of February: Race Day 2- (approx. 55 K) 08.30 Meeting at the Stadium, Club La Santa 09.00 Race start – cut off time: 14.30 14.30 Awards Ceremony at the Beach Club, Club La Santa 2017 Stage 2 Map
Monday, 05th of February: Race Day 3: Time Trial (approx. 21 K) 08.00 Meeting at the Stadium, Club La Santa 09.00 Race start, Caleta de Famara - Awards shortly after the race (Ermita de Las Nieves). 2017 Stage 3 Map
Tuesday, 06th of February: Race Day 4: XL (approx. 95 K) 08.30 Meeting at the Stadium, Club La Santa 09.00 Race start – cut off time: 16.00 20.30 Award ceremony and Race Video, Square, Club La Santa 2017 Stage 4 Map
Awards Medal to the Finishers of the 4 Stages.
The prize money will be awarded in Euro to the participants in the UCI Elite category*. * To be eligible to the prize money, participants must hold a competition cycling license, issued by a national federation, approved by the UCI (with UCI code) and valid for 2018.
UCI Elite (19-29) Males/ Females All 4 Stages
1st: 800€ 2nd: 600€ 3rd: 400€ 4th: 250€ 5th: 200€ 6th: 180€ 7th: 160€ 8th: 140€ 9th: 120€ 10th: 100€ *Local tax & bank commissions will be deducted from the prizes. The prize money is based on the combination of time and position of all stages.
UCI Elite (19-29) Males/ Females Per Stage
1st: 270€ 2nd: 200€ 3rd: 150€ 4th: 100€ 5th: 90€ *Local tax & bank commissions will be deducted from the prizes. Stadium: Podium Top 3 Elite m/w at the end of each Stage
Age groups Winners - Males/ Females All 4 Stages
Cadets - Juniors - Master 30 + - Master 40 + - Master 50 + - Master 60 +: Trophies and Gift vouchers to top 3 Winners
Trophy to the first resident in the Canary Island and the first resident in Lanzarote (male/female) Age groups Winners - Males/ Females Per Stage
Cadets - Juniors - Master 30 + - Master 40 + - Master 50 + - Master 60 +: Gift Voucher for the Winner
Official Ship transport
The shipping company Naviera Armas offers a special 25% discount on routes between the Canary Islands for participants and friends or family travelling with them. To benefit from this special offer, the participants will need to fill this document and send it to the e-mail address at the bottom of the document.
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