Century Cycle Challenge (Saturday 4th May 2013)
General Important Information

SATURDAY 29th April 2017

IMPORTANT EVENT INFORMATION FOR ALL RIDERS

Responsibilities

Your own personal safety during the cycle ride and all personal possessions. Broom Wagons are provided. If you are in any way struggling it is your responsibility to call the 'broom wagon' telephone number on the route map.

Ensuring you make the feed stations shown on the route maps provided by the 'cut off times' stated. Please be aware that food and drink at these stops will not be available beyond these times.

Ensuring that you make the finish at The Jolly Sailor, Brancaster Staithe by 5.30pm. Cyclists on the route beyond 5.30pm will be collected by the Broom Wagons. Food & drink apart from the stops & ensuring you have warm clothing at the finish

Navigation

Route markers (yellow boards with black arrows) will be put out by the organisers to identify the route. It is however likely that these markers will be tampered with somewhere on the route and you should not rely totally on all these arrow markers. Route maps are available at registration.

However you may wish to carry an independent means by which to navigate, as it is the responsibility of each rider to take the correct route. The routes can be found on www.centurycyclechallenge.co.uk/the-routes.

Emergency

All riders should carry a form of identification showing name, address & contact details of a person to be advised in the eventuality of an accident. First Aid and emergency numbers are on the route map. In cases of serious accidents call 999

Insurance

You are responsible for insuring your own bicycle, all other personal possessions and against all personal accidents or injuries. The organising committee, the charities or its employees or agents cannot be held responsible for loss or damage to personal effects, accident, injury or death however so arising.

By entering the ride you have agreed to the terms and conditions regarding insurance stated above.

Triathlon handlebars

The use of triathlon handlebars is discouraged in such events. However, where riders do have them fitted they are not to be used when riding in a group.

Cycling helmet

The wearing of a cycling helmet is compulsory for all riders.

Highway

Please observe the rules and regulations of the highway. Any rider not conforming will be removed from the ride.

Kit

It is advised that each every rider carry:

  • Money
  • Spare inner tubes
  • A fully charged mobile phone
  • A working pump
  • Extra clothing to complete the ride, taking into account the route and possible adverse weather conditions

Bike and body

Participants are responsible for the roadworthiness of their own cycle and ensuring that their bodies are in good condition and fit for the ride.

By entering the ride you have agreed to the terms and conditions regarding Bike and Body stated above.

Support

We will make every endeavour to support you during the ride. However in the event of mechanical failure or fatigue we are not responsible for getting you to the finish line. You must consider this as part of your planning.

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