Technical guide

1. Rules
The races Lesvos – Molyvos URBAN MTB Races XCO C2 2018 are organized under the rules of the UCI, and the specific rules are mentioned in this guide.

2. Class – Categories
For the Lesvos – Molyvos URBAN MTB Races XCO C2 2018 only the following categories are allowed:

UCI Class2 XCO: Men Elite XCO – 4,1km x 7laps

Women Elite XCO – 4,1km x 6laps

Men Juniors XCO – 4,1km x 6laps

Women Juniors XCO – 4,1km x 4laps

3. UCI C2 Points Scale

Men Elite, Women Elite, Junior Men and Junior Women categories will receive points according to the UCI Class Two

UCI C2 XCO

Place Elite Men/Women – Junior Men /Women

1st 30 points – 20 points

2nd 20 points – 18 points

3rd 15 points – 16 points

4th 12 points – 14 points

5th 10 points – 12 points

6th 8 points – 10 points

7th 6 points – 8 points

8th 4 points – 6 points

9th 2 points – 4 points

10th 1 point – 2 points

4. Programme

Saturday 2/6/2018 – UCI C2

11:00 – 12:00 Registrations and distribution of Race numbers at the Conference Center of Molyvos, near the Start/Finish area

12:00 – 12:30 Managers’ meeting at the Conference Center of Molyvos

15:00 – 16:00 Training Time

17:00 Start of Men Elite/ Juniors Men / Women Elite / Juniors Women XCO UCI C2 categories

  • The race course for Men Elite XCO UCI C2 is 4,1km x 7laps
  • The race course for Women Elite XCO UCI C2 is 4,1km x 6laps
  • The race course for Men Juniors XCO UCI C2 is 4,1km x 6laps
  • The race course for Women Juniors XCO UCI C2 is 4,1km x 4laps

18:30 End of the races

21:15 Award Ceremony near the Start / Finish area

Sunday 3/6/2018 – UCI C2

8:30 – 9:30 Training Time

11:00 Start of Men Elite / Juniors Men / Women Elite Juniors Women XCO UCI C2 categories

  • The race course for Men Elite XCO UCI C2 is 4,1km x 7laps
  • The race course for Women Elite XCO UCI C2 is 4,1km x 6laps
  • The race course for Men Juniors XCO UCI C2 is 4,1km x 6laps
  • The race course for Women Juniors XCO UCI C2 is 4,1km x 4laps

12:30 End of the races

13:00 Award Ceremony near the Start / Finish area

5. Registration Procedure
The participants can register using the following ways:

Online, E-mail, Online registration closes 28th May 2018

http://www.molyvosmtb.com/ – e-mail: nantiafaka@yahoo.com

Registration of the riders (with distribution of Race number plates and timing chips) can only be done at the Registration office which will be at the Conference Center of Molyvos near the Start/Finish area during the following working hours:

2nd June 2018 11:00 – 12:00

6. Race Venue
Molyvos village in Lesvos Island where the race takes place, is 65 km far from the center of Lesvos. There is direct access to the race tracks and paths. Athletes will stay in hotels in the region. There are many catering businesses near the place of the race.
7. Route Description

2/6/2018
The race has the starting and finishing lines near Molyvos village, 500m far from the center of the village. It runs along paths and forest roads and the altitude reaches 165m.

3/6/2018

The race has the starting and finishing lines in Molyvos village, and runs along paths and cobbled roads. The altitude reaches 110 m.

The route is in the center of the village, the paths are pleasurable and take the athletes through a tunnel of natural beauty.

8. Contact

The organizer is “The Molyvos Tourism Association”, organizer of many hiking and biking excursions on Lesvos Island, such as The Molyvos Urban MTB race and The Lesvos Trail race.

E-mail: visitmolyvos@gmail.com, nantiafaka@yahoo.com

9. History of the Race
On Lesvos, many M.T.B and National Caps of MTB have been organized. The organization committee is “The Molyvos Tourism Association” and Co-organizer is the Hellenic Cycling Federation. The race takes place around Molyvos village, where the Molyvos Urban Open race has been organized for the 4th time.

Technical delegate of the race is Mr John Pattes, who was the organizer of “Hellas Salamina Island MTB XCO” races in Salamina in 2014, 2015 and 2016 (Categories of races C2, C1, S2, S1), and technical delegate of AlterBikeTours Sparti MTB C3 Race and Sparti Peter&Pauls MTB C2 Race in Sparti in 2017.