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Cyprus  Sunshine  Cup  2012  

               

         Informational  Guide  

   

 

  CYPRUS  SUNSHINE  CUP  2012    

TECHNICAL   GUIDE  

           

 

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3.  RULES  &  DATES ......................................................................................................................................... 3   4.  CATEGORIES: ............................................................................................................................................. 3   5.  INSCRIPTIONS ............................................................................................................................................ 3   6.  REGISTRATIONS ......................................................................................................................................... 3   7.  PRESS ........................................................................................................................................................ 4   9.  TECHNICAL  ASSISTANCE ............................................................................................................................................... 5   10.  TEAM  MANAGERS  MEETING .................................................................................................................................... 6   11.  RACE  CLOTHING ......................................................................................................................................................... 6   12.  PROGRAM .................................................................................................................................................................. 7   13.  CEREMONIES .............................................................................................................................................................. 8   14.  PRIZE  MONEY ............................................................................................................................................................ 9   15.  DESCRIPTION  OF  THE  COURSES ................................................................................................................................. 9   16.  CONTACT  INFORMATION .........................................................................................................................................11   17.  ACCOMMODATION ..................................................................................................................................................11   19.  TEAM  SPACE  BOOKING ............................................................................................................................................12   20.  ACCOMMODATION  AND  OTHER  SERVICES  FOR  TRAINING  CAMPS. ......................................................................12   “BIKERS’  VILLAGE”  IN  LIMASSOL ...................................................................................................................................12   21.  CAR  RENTAL .............................................................................................................................................................13   22.  MAPS ........................................................................................................................................................................13   COURSE  MAP  FOR  STAGES  1  &  3:.................................................................................................................................14   23.  HOSPITALS  NEAR  THE  VENUE ..................................................................................................................................18  

                                           

 

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1.  Rules  &  Dates   The   Cyprus   Sunshine   Cup   2012   races   are   organized   under   the   rules   of   UCI   and   the   Cyprus  Cycling  Federation  and  the  specific  rules  mentioned  in  this  guide.     The  race  calendar  for  2012  is:   • 19/2  Cyprus  Sunshine  Cup  #1  –  XCO,  Voroklini,  Larnaca  ,  Class  1   • 24-­‐26/2  Cyprus  Sunshine  Cup  #2  –  AFXENTIA  Stage  Race,  Macheras  Forest  –SHC   • 4/3  Cyprus  Sunshine  Cup  #3  –  Amathous,  Agios  Tychon,  Class  1    

2.  Categories:     For  the  UCI  races  only  the  following  categories  are  allowed:     Women  and  Men  Elite:  aged  19+  (born  before  1994)     Other  Categories  in  the  races:   • Junior  Men  &  Junior  Women     • U15  Boys  and  Girls,  U17  Boys  and  Girls     • Masters  1  (31+),  Masters  2  (41+),     • “Cycling  for  alL”  Categories  (19-­‐30y,  31-­‐40y,  41+y  men  and  women)   • Kids  Competitions  U14    

3.  Inscriptions   The  participants  can  register  using  the  following  ways:   -­‐Online  on  our  website  www.cyclingcy.com       or  Email  us  on  info@mtbcyprus.com     Online  inscription  closes  2  days  prior  the  race  day  of  each  race.     Late  registrations  will  have  a  penalty  of  +5  euro  on  the  initial  fee  

4.  Registrations   Registration  of  the  riders  (with  distribution  of  Race  number  plates  and  timing  chips)  can   be  done  only  at  the  Registration  office  during  the  office  working  hours:     The   day   prior   to   the   race   from   10:00   –   13:00   and   13:30   -­‐   16:00.   For   “Afxentia   2012”   the   race  office  will  be  open  for  two  days  prior  the  first  day  of  the  race.   After  online  registration  closes,  each  new  registration  is  considered  late  registration  and   has  a  penalty  of  +5  euro  on  the  initial  fee.   On  the  spot  Registrations  closes  2  hours  before  the  Team  Managers  meeting.       UCI  License  is  kept  and  returned  with  the  return  of  the  number  +  chip.   Please  note  that  training  will  not  be  authorized  without  a  number  plate   Riders  who  don’t  return  the  timing  chip  after  the  event  will  be  charged  80  Euro  for   replacement.    

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Registration  fee:  30  euro  for  the  one-­‐day  races  (CSC  #1  and  CSC#3)  and  90  euro  per  rider   for  the  stage  race   Participants  in  non  –  UCI  races  and  “Cycling  for  all”  category  pay  20  euro   Late  registrations  will  have  a  penalty  of  +5  euro  on  the  initial  fee    

5.  Press       A  press  office  is  located  near  each  race  venue.  The  press  office  will  be  fully  equipped  for   online   communication.   Please   all   interested   media   to   contact   the   Organizers   of   the   Events  for  any  information  and  other  arrangements.     Press  coverage   The   races   are   covered   by   the   Organizers’   Permanent   Press   officer   for   all   international   media   in   3   different   languages   (English,   German   &   Greek).   Many   other   journalists   and   photographers   are   invited   every   year   to   cover   the   event   for   the   media   in   several   countries.       TV  coverage   The  organizers  every  year  is  negotiating  the  rights  of  TV  broadcasting  with  the  local  TV   channels.  The  events  are  covered  with  three  or  more  TV  cameras  and  is  broadcasted  in   Cyprus.   The   final   race   in   Amathous   is   broadcasted   live   on   the   satellite   and   is   free   to   download  to  all  interested  parties.   Any  interested  TV  channels  to  receive  the  races  images  please  contact  the  organizers  for   more  information.

 

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7.  Start  List,  Start  Procedure,  Start  order   Start  List:   Elite  Men  and  Women  start  list  for  riders  registered  is  drawn  as  follows:  Winner  of  Last   year’s  Cyprus  Sunshine  Cup  -­‐  Overall,  Reigning  World  Champion  MTB  XCO  (Elite  and   U23),  last  published  UCI  individual  MTB  XCO  classification  -­‐  ranking.  Non-­‐ranked  riders   will  be  placed  after  the  last  ranked  rider  on  a  first  registered  basis.  For  last  minute   registered  riders  rankings  are  not  considered,  they  are  placed  after  the  last  normally   registered  rider.       Starting  Procedure:   Riders  will  be  called  in  the  Staging  Area  20  minutes  before  the  scheduled  start  time  of   the   race.   Staging   will   begin   15   minutes   before   the   scheduled   start   time   of   the   race.   Riders  will  be  lined  up  as  described  in  the  Start  Order  above.  Eight  riders  will  be  placed   on  each  line  (might  change  by  decision  of  the  President  of  the  Commissaires'  Panel).  The   rider  him/herself  can  decide  his/her  position  on  the  line.  Once  the  riders  are  lined  up,   warm-­‐up  (by  rollers,  turbo  trainer  etc.)  is  excluded  inside  or  outside  the  start  area.     The   start   will   be   given   by   the   Start   Commissaire   using   the   following   procedure:   Announcements   at   3,   2,   1   minutes   and   30   seconds   before   the   start,   then   a   final   announcement  that  the  start  will  be  given  within  the  next  15  seconds.  The  President  of   the   republic   of   Cyprus   or   the   President   of   the   Republic   of   Cyprus   Parliament   will   be   invited  to  give  the  Start  on  the  last  stage.  A  starting  pistol,  whistle  or  horn  will  be  used   to  give  the  start.       The   Start   Commissaire   will   be   in   sole   control   of   the   public   address   system   from   three   minutes  before  the  start  until  the  start  has  been  given.  

9.  Technical  Assistance   Technical  assistance  during  the  races  is  permitted  subject  to  the  conditions  below:     Authorized  technical  assistance  during  a  race  consists  of  repairs  to  or  the  replacement   of   any   part   of   the   bicycle   other   than   the   frame.   Bike   changes   are   not   permitted   and   the   rider  must  cross  the  finishing  line  with  the  same  handlebar  number  plate  that  he  /  she   had  at  the  start.     Technical   assistance   shall   only   be   given   in   the   feed/technical   assistance   zones.   Spare   equipment   and   tools   for   repairs   must   be   kept   in   these   zones.   Repairs   and   equipment   changes  can  be  carried  out  by  the  rider  himself  or  with  the  help  of  a  teammate,  team   mechanic  or  neutral  technical  assistance.  Small  items  such  as  an  inner  tube  or  a  small   tool  may  be  handed  up  from  the  feed/technical  assistance  zones.    

 

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All   people   inside   the   Feed/Technical   assistance   zone   must   have   on   them   in   a   visible   place   a   Feed/Technical   Assistance   zone   pass.   People   without   a   pass   will   be   removed   from   the   Feed/Technical   Assistance   zone.   Passes   will   be   handed   during   the   Team   Managers’   meeting   under   the   supervision   of   the   President   of   the   Commissaires   panel     (1  pass  for  every  3  riders  for  each  Feed/Technical  Assistance  zone)       In   addition   to   technical   assistance   in   feed   zones,   technical   assistance   is   permitted   outside  these  zones  only  between  riders  who  are  members  of  the  same  UCI  MTB  team   or  of  the  same  national  team  (if  riders  are  registered  in  the  race  as  part  of  the  National   team).       Riders  may  carry  tools  and  spare  parts  provided  that  these  do  not  involve  any  danger  to   the  rider  himself  or  the  other  competitors.     Any   changes   to   UCI   regulations   regarding   feed/technical   assistance   will   be   applied   to   the  above,    

10.  Team  Managers  Meetings   Each   team   shall   designate   a   Team   Manager   who   shall   represent   the   team   during   the   Cyprus   Sunshine   Cup   and   at   the   team   managers   meeting.   Any   contact   with   the   teams   will   be   made   through   the   team   manager.   Riders   racing   without   a   team   can   represent   themselves  or  can  assign  a  person  to  represent  them.  This  must  be  specified  during  their   registration.     Aim   At   the   team   managers   meeting   the   President   of   the   Commissaires   panel   and   the   Organizer  will  inform  the  participants  on  all  the  latest  race  information  and  last  minute   changes.   Start   Lists   will   be   handed   out.   Feed/Technical   assistance   zone   passes   will   be   handed  out  (1  pass  for  every  3  riders  for  each  Feed/Technical  Assistance  zone).    

In   order   to   be   informed   about   the   latest   information   it   is   essential   for   team   managers  to  attend  the  team  managers  meeting.    

11.  Race  Clothing   Race   Leader,   Cyprus   Sunshine   Cup   2012   series   leader,   World   Champion,   National   Champions   must   participate   wearing   the   jersey   identifying   their   title.   National   team   members  must  participate  wearing  their  National  team  jersey.       Race   Leader   Jerseys   will   be   presented   to   the   Race   Leaders   (Women   and   Men   Elite)  

 

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during  the  awards  ceremony  after  each  race  /  stage.  National  and  UCI  MTB  teams  are   encouraged   to   provide   the   organizer   in   advance   with   the   desired   Team   and   Sponsors   logos   to   ensure   that   the   Race   Leader   jerseys   will   be   prepared   for   race   day   with   the   correct  logos.      

12.  Program    

Cyprus  Sunshine  Cup  #1  –  Voroklini  Class  1  

18/2/2012   09:00  -­‐  16:00  Inscriptions  /  Registrations  in  Voroklini  village  center   10:00  -­‐  16:00  Unofficial  Training   18:00  -­‐  18:15  Technical  Meeting  at  Voroklini  Community  Council  Building   19/2/2012   09:30      Start  of  Cadets,  juniors  and  Masters  Categories   11:30      Start  of  Men  Elite  and  Women  Elite  categories   14:00      Award  Ceremonies  for  all  races    

Cyprus  Sunshine  Cup  #2  –  “AFXENTIA  2012”  -­‐  SHC  

22/2/2012   10:00  -­‐13:00  &  13:30  -­‐  16:00     Inscriptions  /  Registrations  near  the  Start  /  Finish  area     23/2/2012   10:00  -­‐13:00  &  13:30  -­‐  16:00   Inscriptions  /  Registrations  near  the  Start  /  Finish  area   10:00  -­‐  16:00     Unofficial  Training  in  all  three  courses  of  the  stage  race.   18:00  -­‐  18:15     Technical  Meeting       24/2/2012   Time  Trial.  The  race  course  is  5.6  km  long  (full  lap  of  the  XCO)   13:00     Start  of  Juniors  and  Masters     14:00     Start  of  Women  Elite  and  Men  Elite  categories   15:45     Award  Ceremonies  for  all  races     25/2/2012   XC  Point  to  Point   11:00   Start  for  Men  Elite   11:20   Start  for  Women  Elite,  Juniors,  Masters  and  Cycling  for  All  Categories   14:00   Award  Ceremonies  for  all  races         26/2/2012   XCO     10:00     Start  of  Women  Elite,  Juniors  and  Masters  Categories   10:15     Start  of  the  “Kids”  Competition     12:00     Start  of  Men  Elite  category   12:30     Award  Ceremonies  for  Juniors,  Masters  and  Kids  races   15:00     Award  Ceremonies  for  Men  and  Women  Elite  categories  

           

 

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Cyprus  Sunshine  Cup  #3  –  Amathous  Class  1  

3/3/2012   09:00  -­‐  16:00  Inscriptions  /  Registrations  (place  to  be  confirmed)   10:00  -­‐  16:00  Unofficial  Training   18:00  -­‐  18:15  Technical  Meeting  (place  to  be  confirmed)     4/3/2012   10:00  Start  of  Women  Elite,  Juniors  and  Masters  Categories   12:15  Start  of  Men  Elite  category   14:30  Award  Ceremonies  for  all  races  

 

13.  Ceremonies   The  following  procedure  apply  to  the  award  ceremonies:     Procedure  for  Cyprus  Sunshine  Cup  #1  &  #3   Within   20   minutes   following   the   Finish   of   the   top   five   riders   in   the   Elite   Categories   (unless  otherwise  mentioned  in  the  race  program  or  team  managers  meeting),  the  top   five  riders  must  be  ready  for  the  award  ceremony.  Also  the  Overall  Classification  leaders   shall  be  ready  for  the  award  ceremony  that  will  be  conducted  under  the  supervision  of   the  President  of  the  Commissaires  Panel.       Riders   shall   appear   in   racing   attire,   wearing   their   Team   Racing   outfit,   until   the   official   ceremony  concludes.   World  Champion  and  National  Champions  must  wear  their  jersey  identifying  their  title.     Procedure  for  Cyprus  Sunshine  Cup  #2  –  Afxentia  2012   Within   15   minutes   following   the   Finish   of   the   top   three   riders   (unless   otherwise   mentioned   in   the   race   program   or   team   managers   meeting),   the   Stage   winner,   the   second  and  the  third  placed  riders  shall  be  ready  for  the  award  ceremony  that  will  be   conducted  under  the  supervision  of  the  President  of  the  Commissaires  Panel.       Within  20  minutes  following  the  Finish  of  the  top  three  riders  of  stages  2  and  3  (unless   otherwise   mentioned   in   the   race   program   or   team   managers   meeting),   the   General   Classification   leaders   shall   be   ready   for   the   award   ceremony   that   will   be   conducted   under  the  supervision  of  the  President  of  the  Commissaires  Panel.       Within  25  minutes  following  the  end  of  Stage  3  (unless  otherwise  mentioned  in  the  race   program   or   team   managers   meeting),   the   Stage   Race   winners   together   with   riders   placed   2-­‐5   in   the   final   General   Classification   shall   be   ready   for   the   award   ceremony   that   will  be  conducted  under  the  supervision  of  the  President  of  the  Commissaires  Panel.        

 

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Riders   shall   appear   in   racing   attire,   wearing   their   Team   Racing   outfit,   until   the   official   ceremony  concludes.   World  Champion  and  National  Champions  must  wear  their  jersey  identifying  their  title.  

14.  Prize  Money   According  to  the  UCI  Financial  Obligations  (Europe  2):   MTB  Stage  race  HC  Europe  2  Prize  Money  (Europe  2)  -­‐  60%  of  UCI  Table    

15.  Description  of  the  courses       Cyprus  Sunshine  Cup  #1  –  Voroklini   This  course  is  mainly  on  forest  road  and  some  technical  sections.  The  surface  of  the   course  is  hard  clay  and  there  are  some  parts  with  rocks.  At  the  start  loop  riders  ride  anti-­‐ clockwise.  After  the  first  200m  there  is  a  wide  left  turn  leading  in  the  first  ascent  of  the   start  loop.  After  ascending  for  about  200m  there  is  a  sharp  left  turn  taking  you  In  the   second  uphill  on  a  dirt  /  forest  road.  When  you  reach  the  top  there  is  a  plateau  for   500m,  which  leads  to,  the  next  sharp  left  turn  on  a  tarmac  road  going  downhill  to  the   start  area.  After  you  pass  the  start  line  you  enter  the  start  loop  again  and  when  you  ride   on  the  plateau  for  second  time  there  is  a  right  turn  entering  the  tarmac  road  heading   uphill.  After  200m  you  are  already  in  the  normal  lap  starting  to  ride  the  course  on   clockwise  direction.  From  here  you  head  to  the  top  of  the  course  that  is  at  2km  from  the   start  line  (normal  course).  It  is  followed  by  the  first  single  trail  downhill.  On  2,45km  is   the  Feed/  technical  zone  1.  After  that  you  ride  a  fast  section  you  enter  the  second   technical  section  that  is  600m  long.  Just  1km  before  the  finish  you  the  last  climb  and  the   last  single  trail  of  the  course.    Feed  /  Technical  zone  2  is  200m  before  the  finish  line.     View  the  course  online  in  Garmin  Connect  and  download  GPS  and  Google  Earth  files:   http://connect.garmin.com/activity/68384985         Cyprus  Sunshine  Cup  #2  –  AFXENTIA  Stage  race   The  event  takes  place  in  two  different  courses.  One  course  of  5.6km  is  used  for  the  1st   and   3rd   stages   and   a   separate   course   of   41km   for   the   Men   Elite   and   32km   for   the   Women  Elite  is  used  for  the  2nd  stage.       Course  for  the  Time  Trial  and  XCO  races  (stages  1  &  3):   The  course  which  was  rebuild  almost  from  scratch  and  was  first  introduced  in  the  2011   race,   consists   of   singletrack   and   forest   roads.   It   has   the   form   of   a   loop   inside   another   loop   using   a   bridge   specially   built   for   the   race   to   connect   the   two   loops.   The   start   finish  

 

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area  is  located  at  the  “Mantra  tou  Kampiou”  picnic  area.  Each  lap  is  5.6  km  long  and  the   total  ascend  per  lap  is  217m.       For  the  1st  stage,  the  time  trial,  the  riders  will  do  one  complete  lap  of  the  course.  For  the   3rd   stage,   the   XCO   race,   the   riders   will   complete   a   start   loop   of   4km   on   forest   roads   before  they  enter  in  the  normal  lap.       Immediately  after  the  start  area  the  course  enters  in  singletrack  for  a  short  climb  before   descending  into  newly  build  singletrack  which  climbs  for  approximately  2  minutes.  The   climb  continues  for  a  further  1  minute  using  dirt  and  fire  roads  to  reach  the  1st  technical   downhill   section.   The   first   Feed   /   Technical   Assistance   zone   is   located   immediately   after   the  1st  technical  downhill  section.       Then  the  course  slightly  ascends  through  dirt  and  fire  roads  before  entering  also  newly   build  singletrack  which  take  the  riders  to  the  2nd  technical  downhill  section.  Being  at  the   lowest   point   of   the   course   which   is   also   the   middle   of   the   course,   the   riders   take   the   longest  dirt  road  of  the  course,  with  a  length  of  1,5  km,  to  climb  back  to  the  “Mantra  tou   Kampiou”   area.   Right   before   they   pass   under   the   bridge   the   riders   go   through   the   second  Feed  /  Technical  Assistance  zone.       After  exiting  the  picnic  area  the  riders  will  climb  through  fire  roads,  dirt  roads  and  newly   build  singletrack  to  the  highest  point  of  the  course  which  is  located  approximately  600m   before   the   finish,   before   descending   through   the   3rd   technical   downhill   section   and   a   steep   fire   road   to   reach   a   spectacular   passing   over   the   bridge   and   enter   the   finish   straight  which  is  about  80m  long.     View  the  course  online  in  Garmin  Connect  and  download  GPS  and  Google  Earth  files:   http://connect.garmin.com/activity/63662360     Course  for  the  Point  to  Point  race  (Stage  2)     The  course   starts   in  the   middle   of   Kapedes   village.   The   first   3-­‐4   km   are   held   on   an   uphill   tarmac  road.  The  riders  will  do  a  ceremonial  start  and  will  be  accompanied  by  cars  at  a   slow  pace  for  the  first  kilometer  of  the  race.  Cars  will  leave  at  the  small  round-­‐about  at   the  exit  of  Kapedes  village.     The  riders  will  enter  the  dirt  roads  at  the  “Mantra  tou  Kampiou”  pic-­‐nic  area.  The  most   of  the  course  is  on  forest  roads  and  two  sections  of  singletrack.  The  first  20km  are  on  a   wavy  course  until  they  enter  the  first  sigletrack.  The  first  singletrack  is  7km  long  mainly   uphill   with   several   sections   for   passing.   As   the   riders   exit   the   singletrack   they   are   entering   a   tarmac   road   for   1,5km   which   takes   them   to   the   entrance   of   the   downhill   singletrack   of   6kms.   American   rider   Adam   Craig   was   heard   commenting   about   this   singletrack:  “If  I  had  a  third  thumb  I  give  it  three  thumbs  up!”    

 

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Exiting  the  section  they  have  just  6  km  remaining  for  the  finish  line  on  a  forest  road.  The   stage  has  a  total  ascent  of  1471m.       View  the  course  online  in  Garmin  Connect  and  download  GPS  and  Google  Earth  files:   http://connect.garmin.com/activity/41317264       Cyprus  Sunshine  Cup  #3  –  Amathous   The  start  is  just  next  to  the  ruins  of  the  Ancient  site  of  Amathous.  The  start  loop  is  on  a   wide  tarmac  &  dirt  road  and  is  going  around  the  Acropolis  hill  next  to  the  ruins.  After   the  start  loop  you  cross  via  a  tunnel  under  the  main  road  and  you  ride  on  the  wooden   path  along  the  beach.  After  1,2km  on  the  normal  lap  you  enter  the  dirt  road  and  the   first  uphill  singletrail.  As  you  exit  the  trail  after  500m  you  ride  next  and  on  the  bottom  of   the  hill  on  a  wide  trail  which  is  leading  to  the  first  feeding  /  technical  zone  on  km  3.  After   this  you  have  a  downhill  single  trail  that  takes  you  over  the  starting  area  to  enter  the   last  and  longest  climb  of  the  course.  This  climb  is  700m  long  and  takes  you  to  the   highest  point  of  the  course.  Through  nice  /  twisting  single  trails  you  go  down  to  the   finish  line  to  complete  the  lap.  Second  feed  zone  is  immediately  after  the  start  of  the   lap.       View  the  course  online  in  Garmin  Connect  and  download  GPS  and  Google  Earth  files:   http://connect.garmin.com/player/22483498      

16.  Contact  Information   If  you  need  further  information  about  the  Cyprus  Sunshine  Cup  2012  #2  –  Afxentia  2012   stage  race  please  contact  the  Organizers:     MH  BikinCyprus     Thermopylon  20,  Apt  7,   2007,  Nicosia   Cyprus   T:  +35799694900   info@mtbcyprus.com   www.cyclingcy.com    

  17.  Accommodation     Every  year  the  Organizer  in  cooperation  with  the  Accommodation  Partner  offer  very  low   prices  for  the  participants  of  Cyprus  Sunshine  Cup.     For  More  information  and  bookings  please  visit  http://www.directcyprus.com/  

 

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  19.  Team  Space  booking   The   Organizer   will   provide   upon   request   a   Tent   (3x3m   or   3x6m)   for   a   small   fee.   All   requests  for  tent  bookings  must  be  finalized  until  the  15th  February  2012      

20.  Accommodation  and  other  services  for  Training  Camps.   “Bikers’  Village”  in  Limassol   As  Cyprus  is  becoming  a  gathering  place  for  many  bikers  at  the  beginning  of  the  year,  we   are  continuing  in  2012  what  we  first  launched  in  2010,  the  “Bikers’  Village”  concept  in   the   area   of   Limassol.   Limassol   is   an   ideal   destination   for   the   participants   to   stay   and   combine  their  racing  with  a  training  camp.  We  have  organized  it  in  such  a  way  that  all  of   the  riders  will  have  the  concentration  they  need  for  their  training  on  the  one  hand,  but   also  fun  and  joy  on  the  other  hand  during  their  stay  and  train  in  Cyprus.  For  sure  will  be   no   problem   to   find   a   training   group   or   company   during   your   stay   here.   Most   of   the   riders  will  be  in  located  in  the  "village",  so  will  be  easy  to  organize  training  meetings  or   even  coffee  meetings  while  not  on  the  bike!     Bikers  Village  will  also  include:   • • • •

Organized  “Bike  service  center”  in  the  central  hotel   Free  Internet  wi-­‐fi  connection  to  most  of  the  Hotels,   Bike  rooms  in  the  hotels   "Start  of  the  Season  Party"  

Discounts  in  many  restaurants  cafeterias  and  pubs  in  the  "Village"    

 

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22.  Maps     Map  and  profile  of  Cyprus  Sunshine  Cup  1  in  Voroklini  

 

 

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  Maps  and  profile  for  Cyprus  Sunshine  Cup  #2  –  Afxentia  2012   Course  Map  for  stages  1  &  3:    

View  the  course  online  in  Garmin  Connect  and  download  GPS  and  Google  Earth  files:    

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http://connect.garmin.com/activity/63662360   Course  Map  for  Stage  2:  

View  the  course  online  in  Garmin  Connect  and  download  GPS  and  Google  Earth  files:    

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http://connect.garmin.com/activity/41317264  

Altitude  charts   Altitude  chart  for  stages  1  &  3  

 

  Altitude  chart  for  stage  2   Men  Elite:    

 

 

 

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Women  Elite:  

 

  To  find  your  way  to  the  Start  area  of  Cyprus  Sunshine  Cup  #2  –  Afxentia  stage  race   please  visit  www.geomatic.com.cy      

                                             

 

 

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Cyprus  Sunshine  Cup  #3  Amathous      

     

 

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