Riders' Roadbook 2019
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Welcome to Qingcheng Event Overview How To Get To Qingcheng Event Village Registration Day Registration Pack A Typical Day Your Haute Route ID card Rules And Regulations Safety And Support Signage
17 18 19 20 24 25 26 27 28 29 30
What To Take With You Bag Logistics Feed Stations Introducing Qingcheng Stage 1 Stage 2 Stage 3 Final Day Operations Official Boutique How To Follow Event Partners 5
Dear Rider Welcome to the 2019 Haute Route Qing-
欢迎来到2019 Haute Route大青城。我们的
cheng. We’ve been working hard behind
the scenes to make sure everything is in
place so you can live an experience of a lifetime. Part of this process is the publication of this roadbook. Its purpose is to provide a comprehensive guide outlining all the information you will need during the 3 days, both on and off the bike. Inside you will find details on the registration process and technical stage information for the event, including details of the mechanical and medical assistance provided. Wishing you all the very best of luck with your final preparations, 愿您享受比赛，不虚此行！ The Haute Route Team.
本路书将向您提供在三日赛骑行前、骑行中 及骑行后相关的各类信息，以便您对赛事有 综合性的了解。 在路书中，您可以找到注册日流程及细节、 赛事路线及技术爬升的信息，同样包括机械 服务及医疗服务细节。 愿您享受比赛，不虚此行！ Haute Route团队祝您一切顺利。
Event Overview The first edition of the Haute Route Qingcheng offers an exceptional course around the foothills of the Tibetean Plateau. The Course features a total of 236 km and 4970M+ of climbing over three days.
Thursday, 24th October
Saturday, 26th October
Event Village on lawn of Minjiang Xinhao Hotel Open at 1pm for Infinity Pass holders Open from 2pm to 7pm for other riders Welcome briefing at 7pm in Conference room, 4th. Floor in hotel Pasta Party at 8pm in restaurant, 2nd. Floor in Hotel
Start at 8am in Southbridge Stage 2 Southbridge • Mt. Qingcheng Gateway 132KM | 2430M+
Friday, 25th October Start at 8am in Southbridge Stage 1 Southbridge • Yingxiu 82kM | 1596M+
Sunday, 27th October Start from 8am in Southbridge Stage 3 Southbridge • Puhong Road Col 24KM | 944M+ Closing ceremony between 11am and 1.30pm on lawn in Minjiang Xinhao Hotel
How To Get To Qingcheng AIRPORT Chengdu International Airport
CAR Drive from home or rent a car from your arrival airport/train station. Private Car shuttle Service (1440 CNY).
SHUTTLE If you are flying to Chengdu International Airport, you can enjoy the airport shuttle service (165 CNY). Airport to event: 24th of October at 11AM and 2PM Event to airport: 27th of October at 3PM and 6PM Add Shuttle to your registration and add your flight details Please note: The service is only available as a round trip.
Event Map Key You will find at the official event Hotel 388 Dujiangyan Ave, Dujiangyan Shi, Chengdu Shi, Sichuan Sheng, China
Bike Park Available
Booking at Information Point
Prizegiving - 11am
Pasta Party & Rider Lunch
Other keys points : Southbridge
Start lines: Stages 1-2-3
Event Village All riders are required to register at the Event Village on 24th October between 2pm and 7pm (from 1:00pm for the Infinity Pass Holders). The village will be located on the lawn of the Official Event Hotel.
Partners and Activities in the event village
SPECIALIZED Bike rental service Boutique
MAVIC Mechanical assistance and shop
MUC - OFF Bike washing service and shop
SERK Coffee and shop
Registration Day 1 2 3
VILLAGE ARRIVAL – The event village will be open from 1pm to 7pm. Before exploring the village and visiting partners’ and exhibitors’ booths, make sure you follow the steps outlined below. BIKE PARK – If you brought your bike with you to the village use the secure bike park while you complete the registration process. EQUIPMENT CHECK – Present the following mandatory equipment to the organisation before being allowed to proceed to bib collection: Hard-shell helmet.
BIB COLLECTION – Collect your bib, bike plate and Haute Route Qingcheng registration pack (you will need one form of photo ID).
OFFICIAL PHOTO - Don’t forget to have your official Haute Route picture taken.
BIKE PLATE – Once you’ve collected your registration pack, attach your bike plate on to your handlebars. It is forbidden to alter, cut or fold your bike plate. WELCOME BRIEFING – Once you have completed all these steps and have visited our partner and exhibitor stands please ensure that you attend the mandatory Rider Briefing at 7pm 4th floor in Event Hotel. N.B: The Rider Briefing will be followed by the Event Supporter Briefing which is mandatory for friends and family following the event by car.
PASTA PARTY – To start the Haute Route in the right way, make new friends over dinner at the Pasta Party, which will take place at 8pm 2nd floor in Event Hotel . Finally, don’t forget to pick up your bike if you used the bike park. There is no secure bike park overnight.
Registration Pack 1801 JERSEY & BIBS Receive your Haute Route Jersey & Bibs
KITBRIX BACKPACK To put your change of clothes for each day
BACKPACK TAG To insert in the pocket on the side of your backpack
BIKE PLATE & CABLE TIES To be secured on your bikeâ€™s handlebars
BIB NUMBER AND PINS
2 BIKE STICKERS With profile info for each stage
RED BACK LIGHT
HAUTE ROUTE LANYARD
ROADBOOK To be referred to during all event
PRECISION HYDRATION ELECTROLYTE TABLETS
ID CARD ID card to give you access to all services on event
A Typical Day 5:00AM
6:00AM Wake up and breakfast
7:15AM Ride to start line
8:00AM Start of stage
11:00AM 2:00PM Finish Stage Book Massage Lunch Massage Bike Check with Mavic Relax
Actual times may vary 12
Your Haute Route ID card The Official Haute Route ID Card is your pass to access all services on-event.
Bike Park Present your ID Card to collect your bike from the bike park
Rider Meals Pass Pasta Party, rider meals and closing ceremony
Massages Present your ID Card at the Info Point whilst booking your massage. You will receive a sticker with your scheduled massage time on it
Rider's Experience & Services Team Official Hotline If you have any questions about the organisation on-event. The phone-number is activated from the day prior to registration day until the day after the closing ceremony
Medical Emergency 24/7 hotline for any medical emergency on-event
Rules And Regulations Rules and Regulations
It is important to be aware of all the Rules & Regulations of the Haute Route which include timekeeping & rankings, time limits, equipment allowed, safety, medical and personal assistance, anti-doping and other important topics.
• The roads will be fully closed for the majority of the course. Should you find yourslef on an open section of road please abide by the following rules. • Respect traffic rules at all times (traffic lights, stop signs, etc.) • Ride on the right hand side of the road • Respect traffic signs of the Haute Route • Respect other road users (not involved in the event) • Wear a hardshell helmet at all times • Wear your bib on your back • Position your frame plate on the front of your handlebars • No earphones
View the rules in full: hauteroute.org/downloads
Equipment check The following equipment is mandatory and must be presented by every rider during registration to pass the Equipment Safety Check prior to collecting your bib and registration pack: • Hard-shell helmet
Sustainability By entering the Haute Route, you commit to respect the environment and the natural areas visited. It is strictly forbidden to leave any type of waste (paper, plastic packaging etc) on the course. Any rider caught throwing waste on the course can be penalised or even disqualified. See chart: https://www.hauteroute.org/riders-corner/ downloads
Safety And Support Organisation
Technical Assistance Assistance on the course • Mavic is the only party authorised to provide assistance on the course outside of designated feed stations. Riders receiving outside assistance - mechanical or otherwise - are liable to penalties and ultimately disqualification • Every participant is expected to be selfsufficient in the case of a puncture If you suffer a mechanical, please be patient and inform the driver of the closest course vehicle - they will inform Mavic. Please note that time waiting for Mavic will not and can not be deducted from your race result. Mavic have to look after the entire peloton and their neutral service will help you as quickly as possible.
Medical Assistance Available 24/7: • Emergency Doctors • Professional Nurses • Ambulances
Assistance in the event village and at the start line: Mavic will have a stand at each Event Village and at the start line. The team will attempt to resolve any mechanical issues. Replacement parts, spares and accessories: Mavic will not provide spare parts. Although there may be some bike shops close to the course, we recommend you bring specific spares including: • A rear-mech hanger • Allen keys specific to your bike • Spare brake blocks (front and rear) • Inner tubes with the correct length valves and CO2 cans and a pump
Medical Emergency Phone number:
Signage Event Signage Stage Course
Route to start line
Route back to village
FINAL TIMED SECTION COMPLETE
Segment Start COL NAME SEGMENT 1985M 15KM 1050M+ 6.7% AVG. 12.8% MAX.
Distance to summit
Distance to finish
Refreshment point FEED STATION
The various services offered in the village are identified by these signs (non-exhaustive list):
SAC A DOS BACKPACKS BACKPACKS
Vehicle Accredition Car Front
What To Take With You While every rider will have their own personal preference, this is a suggested list of what to take on the bike and in your backpack (dropped off at the start/collected at the finish of each stage):
ON THE BIKE
OFF THE BIKE
A windbreaker/gilet Water/drinks bottles Cereal bars, dried fruits, energy gels A pair of sunglasses A mobile phone in your waterproof pouch Spare inner tubes or sealant for tubeless tyre Tyre-levers A pump or a CO2 canister A multi-tool including chain tool
Haute Route Qingcheng ID Card Comfy clothes Shoes Tech Chargers Toiletries Towel Compression socks
KIT * Helmet Jersey Shorts Base layers Shoe covers Jacket cape Thermal jacket Gloves x2 Gillet
Cycling cap Beanie Sun glasses Arm warmers Leg warmers Knee warmers Shoes Socks Buff
Bars Gels Electrolyte tablets Recovery drinks
PROTECTION Sun cream Chamois Cream
* Mandatory for equipment check on Registration Day 17
DROP BACKPACK AT START
VAN DRIVES TO FINISH
COLLECT BACKPACK AT FINISH
Feed Stations All feed stations throughout the Haute Route will be stocked with a variety of different products to help you fuel and hydrate for your ride. From a variety of drinks and energy products to sweet and savoury whole foods, there will be something to suit everyoneâ€™s taste.
PRECISION HYDRATION ELECTROLYTE DRINK
SAVOURY FOOD Cheese, ham, crackers, potatoes
SWEET FOOD Dried fruit, cakes, bananas, oranges
FEED STATION ETIQUETTE
To ensure rider safety, please do not block the road, and use the bike racks provided rather than pulling up to the tables with your bike. For riders receiving external support from family, coaches, or tour operators, note that the feed station zones are the only points on the course where assistance is permitted.
Stage 1 - Friday, 25th October Practical info
Cut off times
Start: At 8am Southbridge, Dujiangyan Village: Minjiang Xinhao hotel Briefing: Minjiang Xinhao hotel at 6:30pm
32 km: @10am 66 km: @11:45am 80.79 km Yingxiu village, Wenchuan: @12:20am
S O U T H B R I D G E , D U J I A N G YA N - Y I N G X I U V I L L A G E , W E N C H U A N 8 2 K M | 1 5 9 6 M+
Stage 2 - Saturday, 26th October Practical info
Cut off times
Start: At 8am Southbridge, Dujiangyan Village: MinjiangXinhao hotel Briefing: MinjiangXinhao hotel at 6:30pm
86.34 km: @12am 106.12 km: @1pm
S O U T H B R I D G E , D U J I A N G YA N - M T . Q I N G C H E N G G AT E WAY 1 3 2 K M | 2 4 3 0 M+
Xiange- Honkhou Pass
ITT Stage 3 - Sunday, 27th October Time Trial procedure
Your start time is defined by your overall ranking following the previous stages and riders will set off in reverse order of the general classification. 1. Call times and start times published at the briefing after the previous stage and available online 2. Present yourself in the waiting area at your call time 3. Enter the Time Trial start pen 2 minutes before your start time 4. Enter the start ramp 20 seconds before your start Please note, Duo riders will ride down the start ramp individually, and their start time will be based on the ranking of the slowest rider in their Duo.
Practical info Start: From 7am Southbridge, Dujiangyan Finish: Rd. Puhong Col Village: Minjiang Xinhao hotel, Dujiangyan Closing ceremony: Minjiang Xinhao hotel at 11am D U J I A N G YA N S O U T H B R I D G E - P U H O N G R O A D PA S S 2 4 K M | 9 4 4 M+
Final Day Operations
You become a finisher at Puhong road
Receive your Finisher Medal
Return to Event Village
Collect your Backpack
Receive your Finisher T-shirt
Closing Ceremony: food, drinks, awards 11am-1:30pm At Lawn of Minjiang Xinhao hotel - you must have your Haute Route ID card with you. Additional tickets can be purchased for friends and family. 27
Official Boutique Available online at hauteroute-shop.com, head to our official boutique to pick up a few pieces of memorabilia. Choose from our selection of hats, caps, t-shirts, socks, posters and much much more.
S O C K S ( 3 - PA C K )
Be proud to be part of the Haute Route community with our 2019 limited edition graphic tee.
At the Haute Route we know how much our participants love wearing fancy socks. Thatâ€™s why we couldnâ€™t launch a boutique without our own collection of socks.
This trendy snapback cap is the perfect accessory for sunny days or casual attire.
Hang this 2019 Haute Route Cycling Series poster at home or in your office to remember that you can overcome all obstacles.
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