Event Name: E-BIKE TROPHY La Classicissima Sanremo
Type of Race: not competitive amateur Granfondo
Date: 24 March 2019
Start: corso Garibaldi, Sanremo
Finish: Poggio di Sanremo
Logistic Base: Palafiori, corso Garibaldi – Sanremo
Sports Organization: UC Sanremo
Registrations Secretariat: Nyala Wonder Travel d.m.c.
Aegis: ACSI Ciclismo
E-BIKE TROPHY La Classicissima Sanremo
Art. 1 – GENERAL REQUIREMENTS
The E-Bike Trophy is open to:
- all Italian cyclists in compliance with a license from ACSI, FCI, Bike Card and the organizations for the promotion of sport that are recognized by ACSI.
- All foreign cyclists in compliance with a license recognized by the UCI.
- All cyclists without a licence who buy an ACSI day licence on the event website upon presentation of a competitive sports medical certificate for cycling.
The vehicles that are permitted are all models of pedal-assisted bicycles (known as E-Bikes).
The term pedal-assisted bicycles means bicycles that operate with the support of a motor body and a battery. The type of motors that are accepted are those that are in compliance with the laws which define them as cycles and not motorbikes, that is with a 250 watt motor and battery (that can be of 300 kwh or 400 kwh) the only difference between them being the duration of the battery. E-bike models that are motorized to more than 250 watts are not permitted (directive of approval of 2002/24/CE).
Recharging or replacing the battery during the race is permitted, although it is entirely the responsibility of the participants.
Anyone who wants to participate using an e-bike will not be able to participate in any classification or alter in any way the regular competitive performance of the Granfondo Sanremo-Sanremo.
Art. 2 – LICENSE/ SPORTS MEMBERSHIP CARD
The possession of a valid membership card is an obligatory requisite.
Foreign cyclists are admitted only if in possession of a licence recognized by UCI.
All athletes must forward a scan of their valid sport licence only via the form available on our online registration system.
Art. 2a – DAY MEMBERSHIP CARD
Italian and foreign cyclists who are not in possession of a membership card or license issued by one of the organizations indicated above must purchase a license/day membership card issued by the ACSI.
Day membership card must be purchased at the moment of registration through our online registrations system.
It is obligatory to forward a scan of your medical certificate for competitive sports (issued not more than 6 months before the event) to the registrations secretariat via the online form available on our online registration system by 31 January.
It is obligatory to show the original copy of your competitive sports medical certificate on the day before the race.
If these requirements are not satisfied it will not be possible in any way to take part in the race.
Art. 3 – REGISTRATION
Registration for the event must be carried out through the website.
For organizational reasons no other form of registration is permitted.
Direct registration is possible on the day before the race at the Palafiori:
- Saturday 23 March, from 2:00 pm to 7.00 pm
Art. 4 – DEADLINES FOR REGISTRATION
The deadline for online registrations is 20 March.
Direct registrations on the spot are allowed on 23 March.
The deadline for the purchase of the ACSI day membership card is 17 March.
Art. 5 – COST OF PARTICIPATION
The cost of registration is:
- € 40.00 for registration carried out online by 7 January
- € 45.00 for registration carried out on 20 March.
- € 50.00 for registrations on the spot (23 March)
The forms of payment that will be accepted are:
- Visa or Mastercard credit cards
- Bank transfer, available only up to 7 March
The above rates are net, bank charges are to be considered entirely the responsibility of the customer.
- included for Visa, MC or Bank Transfer payments
- 5% for Paypal payments
- € 10.00 for bank transfers from outside the EU
Art. 6 – GOODS AND SERVICES COVERED BY THE REGISTRATION FEE
The cost of registration includes:
- competition number,
- recovery in case of abandonment of the race,
- shower (at the Palafiori),
- pasta party (at the Palafiori)
The race pack described in the regulations is only guaranteed for the first 700 who register. The organization will do its best for those who register at the last minute, but they can’t guarantee that products will be available.
Art. 7 – AGE LIMITS
The event is open to cyclists, both men and women, from 18 to 70 years of age, as of the day before the race, in compliance with membership for the current year.
Art. 8 – REGULATIONS
By signing the registration form, you declare that you have read and approved these regulations, that you are in good physical condition, and that you are either in possession of a card intended for participation in competitive sports issued after attending a medical appointment conducted by a sports physician, or that you are in possession of a competitive sports medical certificate in compliance with registration for a day membership card.
Art. 9 – CANCELLATION OF PARTICIPATION
The registration fee is strictly personal and it is in no case reimbursable whether it is used or not.
Reimbursement is not allowed in case you miss the race, nor are substitutions of another athlete allowed.
Art. 10 –STARTING GRID
The E-bike Trophy participants must start from the part of the grid that is reserved for them in the queue of participants in the Granfondo Sanremo-Sanremo. Participants who start in one of the preceding grids reserved for the participants of the Granfondo, will be disqualified.
Art. 11 – VERIFICATION
Verification of licenses, distribution of race numbers and the materials supplied will take place at the Palafiori Congress Center, Corso Garibaldi snc, San Remo, at the following times:
- Saturday 23 March, from 2:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
- Sunday 24 March, from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m.
Failure to have the relevant membership card checked at the time of registration, or failure to submit the medical certificate for competitive sports required for registration with a day card, will result in automatic exclusion from the event.
Everyone who has registered should go to the Race Bib Collection Desk to find their race bib number and to consult the start list.
Art. 12 – MEETING
The meeting is set for Sunday 24 March at 8:30 a.m. in Corso Garibaldi in San Remo, where electronic checking of the participants will take place.
Art. 13 – START
The start is set for 10:00 a.m. on Corso Garibaldi in San Remo.
Art. 14 – ELECTRONIC CONTROLS
There will be an electronic control of the Start. Participants who do not take part in the control of the Start will be automatically excluded from the rankings.
Electronic controls are provided on the climbs of the course.
Art. 15 – TIMING: WINNING TIME REGULATION CHIP
As it is an amateur Granfondo the time chip is optional.
The timing service will be provided by Winning Time. Every athlete must be supplied with their own Yellow Winning Time Personal Chip in order to be listed in the table of final times and receive the certificate of participation.
The owners of Yellow Winning Time Personal Chips ARE OBLIGED TO enable them from 1 January on the www.winningtime.it website in the manner indicated, or else at the race at the WINNING TIME STAND.
Athletes not already in possession of chips may purchase them directly for the price of 15.00 euros directly from the WINNING TIME STAND in the area where race packages are being distributed.
Athletes can also rent a daily chip valid EXCLUSIVELY for the event upon payment of a deposit of 10.00 euros (with refund of 5.00 euros upon return of the chip). The yellow chips and those that have been rented must be placed on the release of the front wheel; incorrect placement will not guarantee accurate inclusion in the table of final times.
Art. 16 – HELMET
It is mandatory to use and wear an approved rigid helmet even on the climbs: whoever is caught without a helmet will be automatically excluded from the final rankings.
Art. 17 – ACCOMPANYING VEHICLES
It is not permitted for accompanying vehicles to follow the participants; this will result in disqualification of the athlete in question.
Art. 18 – ROAD TRAFFIC
All the roads on the course of the event are OPEN to traffic.
It is obligatory to respect and comply with the Highway Code.
Art. 19 – RECOVERY VAN
A van will be provided for the recovery of participants and their bicycles who abandon the race exclusively for reasons of mechanical breakdowns.
In no case can assistance be asked from the organization if a participant has difficulty following the route because the battery of their e-bike has run out. In this case the participant must be responsible for their own return and any expense this entails.
Art. 20 – ARRIVAL
The arrival will take place in San Remo between 12:30 pm -1:30 pm; those who arrive after this time will not be entered in the rankings. Following will be the transfer (with one’s own means of transport) to the Palafiori for a shower, the pasta party and prize giving (2:30 pm).
Art. 21 – ORDER OF ARRIVAL
After crossing the finish line, participants must go to the control post to return the Chip.
Art. 22 – RANKING
E-Bike Trophy is a cyclosportive amateur race without any rankings.
Art. 23 – COMPLAINTS
Any complaints must be addressed to the race jury according to the terms of the regulations and accompanied by the prescribed fees set down in the regulations. Collective reports or complaints, signed by more than one person, will not be accepted.
Art. 24 – PRIZE-GIVING
There will be no prize-giving since it is a non competitive amateur Granfondo.
Art. 25 – DISQUALIFICATION
The following types of behaviour will result in disqualification of the competitor:
- participating with the race number of a different lane
- throwing rubbish along the way of the course
- not observing the Highway Code
Art. 25 – ACCEPTANCE OF THE REGULATIONS
By signing the reservation form (even online) the competitor states that he is in possession of medical certification according to the D.M of 18/02/02, has a valid membership card and third-party insurance, and has accepted the current regulations.
Art. 26a – PRIVACY
By signing the online registration form, the participant gives his consent, in compliance with current legislation, to the processing of his personal data for the purposes of the management of the registration and services connected to it such as the official photography service, the timing, the rankings, as well as the occasional communication of news related to the event, the area where it is being held, and other similar events.
By purchasing the ACSI day membership card the participant gives his consent, in compliance with current legislation, to the processing of his “particular and sensitive” personal data, in particular in relation to the obligation to transmit his competitive sports medical certificate to the organization.
Personal data will be processed according to the regulations in force by the organizing company, by ACSI, by the company that follows the registration office, by the company following the timing and ranking service, and by the official photographers of the event.
By registering for the event the athlete expressly authorizes the organization, together with sponsors and media partners, to acquire the right to use still or moving images in which they may appear, in all media, including promotional material and/or advertising, throughout the world and for the maximum time required by law, by the regulations and treaties in force, including any extension that may be made to the expected period.
Art. 26 ter – IMAGE RIGHTS
With the registration to the race, the athlete expressly authorizes the Organization, along with sponsors and media partners, with the acquisition of the right to use still or motion images in which the participant might appear, in all media including promotional and/or advertising material all over the world and for the maximum time allowed by law, the regulations and treaties in force, including any extension that may be made to the planned period.
Art. 27 – CHANGES TO THE REGULATIONS
The organization reserves the right to make changes in the regulations. The www.classicissima.it website will be considered the official organ of the event. All official communications will be made via the website.
Art. 28 – RESPONSIBILITY
The Promotor declines any responsibility for any accident or damages that may affect participants or third parties, or things that happen before, during or after the holding of the event, and it reserves the right to accept registrations at its sole discretion.
Art. 29 – HIGHWAY CODE
Every participant is considered to be on a personal excursion: it is obligatory to comply with the provisions of the Highway Code and traffic rules. The road will not be protected.
Art. 30 – FORCE MAJEURE
If the race is cancelled because of force majeure, for example in the case of a heavy rain alert resulting from adverse weather conditions, the registration fee will not be reimbursed.
The regulations translated into other languages are offered as an act of courtesy. In case of any dispute the wording of the regulations in Italian will be valid.