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Ostende (Belgium), 02. - 03.09.2017
RAD RACE CRIT European Championships
THE FOURTH EVENT OF THE RAD RACE SERIES!
The European Championships are coming up and the beautiful seaport of Ostende is where the magic will happen. Instead of skyscrapers and urban vibes let the fresh sea breeze clear your mind. Between panoramic views and abondened Wehrmacht facilities we will go crazy in a 2.900 m "fixed-gear-only" criterium. Nevermind if youl feel more like roadbiking because our friends from OSTENDE KOERST are offering a race for you as well.
02. - 03.09.2017
Start of event: Saturday, 11am
Event ends: Sunday after the award ceremony 16.45pm
All participants aged below 18
need a letter of consent signed by their parents.
Fixed Gear only
No brakes. Track bikes. Only dropbars.
No riser or bullhorns!
18 spokes minimum. No tri-spokes. No platform pedals.
Recommended gear ratio:
Something around 49X14/15 for beginners and 48X14 or even bigger for Pros.
In the best case you bring a few options
to experiment with.
No helmet, no ride!!!
- Starter kit 1: 32,00 €
- Starter kit 2: 50,00 € (incl. RAD RACE Shirt)
- Starter kit 3: 107,00 € (incl. RAD RACE Cycling Jersey)
Registration starts on December 10th at 3 P.M. First come, first served. We'll stop after 200 registrations. After that there's going to be a waiting list. The starter list will be published after registration started.
For women: If you register for this event you can bring a female friend that can participate for free. Just send us an Email with her details after you registered.
Bragging rights !
Plus some awesome prizes from our partners.
Canyon // Oakley // Abus // Gore Bike Wear // Iriedaily // DT Swiss // Beck's // Clif Bar // Selle San Marco
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Fixed Gear Only:
The track has a length of 2.9km per round. In the men's qualification 10 laps. In the Last Cance Race 6 laps. In the finals 15 laps. 12 laps in the women's finale.
Men & Women start together in seperate races with both having their own ranking. Women have no overlapped rule. The men's race will have a leading motorbike and an overlapped rule. Once the motorbike overtakes you, you're out of the race.
On saturday there will be 2 qualifying races for men to get the starting grid for the finals on sunday. Each qualification race has 100 riders. The first 50 qualify for the finals. Place 51-100 get into the Last Chance Race that will be ridden on sunday. The first 20 of the Last Chance Race qualify for the finals.
The starting grid for the finals on sunday will be built according to the info graphics below.
The winner of the Last Chance Race and the first two riders of the quali races form the first row in the finals.
Starting row 2 will be formed by the 2 second of the quali race. Starting row 3 the two third places of the quali races. Starting row 4 the 4th and 5th places of the quli races. Starting row 5 the 6th and 7th places of the quali races. Starting row 6 the 8th, 9th and 10th places of the quali races. Followed by the 99 other riders that qualified. A total of 120 male riders in the finals.
The women all qualify for the finals. The starting grid will be build accordingly to the men's race.
If someone is registered but cannot ride on saturay, he can still start in the Last Chance race.
This is an event of the 2017 RAD RACE SERIES therefore the results will affect the overall Series ranking (Teams and Individual rankings).
Saturday, 02. Sep. 2017:
11-15: Registration & Starter Kits
12:30: guided City-Ride "Ostende street art Crystal ship"
17:00: RAD RACE CRIT EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIPS
- Qualification Women
18:00: RAD RACE CRIT EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIPS
- 1st Qualification Men
19:00: RAD RACE CRIT EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIPS
- 2nd Qualification Men
20:30: Crawl Race - fixed gear only
21:30: Skid Race - fixed gear only
22:00: After Show Party
Sunday, 03. Sep. 2017
10:00: Ostende Koerst
11:30: Gentlemen GOLD Race
13:30: RAD RACE CRIT EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIPS Last Chance Men
14:15: RAD RACE CRIT EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIPS
- Final Women
15:30: RAD RACE CRIT EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIPS
- Final Men
16:45: Podium Ceremony
Hotel & Reservation
Until 17 July 2017, all riders of the RAD RACE Crit European Championships can save some $$$!
As well, you can rent a sports chalet for you/your team. There are 7 chalets with space for 8 people.
The chalets can only be booked with this form:
These are our brave riders. All registered athletes and their starting groups are listed here.
Here's a short rule book for all our events. Please check it out!