Rules

CSA (Cycling South Africa) rules apply

  • NO HELMET NO RIDE! STRIP HELMETS ARE NOT ACCEPTABLE.

  • All cyclists participating in the 110km, 77km, 50km and 30km races must be licensed or purchase a day license.

  • No postal entries will be accepted.

  • Number plates must be affixed to the handlebars.

  • Cyclists must obey all traffic rules and traffic officials, marshals, officials and route signs, otherwise they will be disqualified.

  • Cyclists to keep to the left of the road/path to allow a free flow of traffic. Cyclists must pull off the road/path to do repairs.

  • CYCLISTS MUST STOP AT WATER POINTS IF THEY WISH TO RECEIVE REFRESHMENTS. Please ensure that you keep hydrated. Humidity levels easily exceeds 95%

  • No cyclist may deviate from the route. A sweep marshal will collect stranded cyclists.

  • NO LITTERING WILL BE ALLOWED.

  • NO SMOKING OR OPEN FIRES WILL BE ALLOWED ON THE ROUTE.

  • An adult participant must accompany children under 10 years of age at all times.

  • No seconds or vehicles are allowed to follow the cyclists.

  • The race referee will adjudicate on any dispute including the interpretation of these rules and his ruling shall be final and binding.

  • The organisers shall be entitled, if they deem it necessary, to amend, remove, or add to these rules.

  • Cyclists who are not present at the prize giving ceremony will forfeit their prizes.

  • Race cut-off times apply. Cut-off times is available on the website, and will be briefed prior to the race commencement

  • The race organisers will not be liable for any loss, damage or injury incurred

  • In order to be timed riders must have a registered RaceTec chip. Chips can be checked at registration. All timing queries to be addressed to Racetec directly

  • Riders ride on own risk. Neither the organisers or the land owners will be responsible for any injury / loss.

  • Please adhere to all Covid-19 Protocols & requirements 

  • Barberton XCM COVID 19 REGULATIONS

    The aim is to prevent the risk of transmission and further spread of Covid 19.

    • No more than 500 people at the venue.

    WAITING AREA:

    • Screening and sanitizing to take place at the entrance gate, to the waiting area:
      • Information – entry number and temperature
    • An isolation area will be at the entrance gate, to the waiting area
    • All cyclist’s temperatures to be recorded according to board numbers
    • All cyclists to be scrutinized to be able to join the events
    • All participants to wear a mask or a buff. It can be removed 1 minute prior to the race
    • Keep a social distance of 1,5m when not racing
    • Races will start in different batches

    GENERAL:

    • Refreshments will be on sale at the venue
    • No prize giving
    • Results will be available after the event
    • All cyclists to wear a mask or buff at all times
    • Keep the social distance of 1,5m
    • Toilets will be sanitized on a regular basis
    • Qualified medical practitioner will be present at the first aid room
    • All members of the organizing team, food vendors and time keepers will be required to wear masks and adhering to social distancing

As you will be cycling through the beautiful mountains, there will be areas without cellphone reception.