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WHO CAN PARTICIPATE?
Good news, the Gravel Show is open and free for all and gives you access to many activities! However, to take part in the different events (Ultra and Bikepacking, competition, Gravel discovery and Bike/VAE discovery), registration is necessary.
HOW CAN I REGISTER?
To register for the events, go to the relevant pages. Registration is open until 30 May for the events and 14 June 2023 for the Secrets of Ramsar.
I HAVE NOT RECEIVED A CONFIRMATION EMAIL, WHAT SHOULD I DO?
First of all, I check in the undesirable tabs, spam, social networks, promotion, etc., of my mailbox. Once you have found this email, remember to redirect it to your main inbox in order to receive all other information emails.
Otherwise, you can send an email to the course team.
DO I NEED A MEDICAL CERTIFICATE?
If you are a member of the FFC – Fédération Française de Cyclisme, you do not need a medical certificate to register for the events, but only to provide a copy of your current and up to date licence when you register.
If you are not a FFC member, you must provide a medical certificate of no contraindication to the practice of cycling in competition. (Except for the Festive and the Secrets of Ramsar)
WHICH SPORTS LICENCE DO I NEED TO TAKE PART IN THE EVENTS?
Our events are open to all adults, male or female (except for the Secrets of Ramsar, which is open to all, an adventure particularly suited to children over 11 years old)
If I have an FFC – Fédération Française de Cyclisme – licence, I benefit from the FFC licence rate and I provide a copy of my card when I register.
If I do not have an FFC licence, I must provide a medical certificate stating that I am not contraindicated to practice cycling in competition. My subscription to the FFC day pass is included in the registration. I hand in the completed form on the day of registration. If I am a member of another cycling or sports federation, then the conditions for non-members apply.
GOLD / GOLD BIKEPACKING / RACE200: I WOULD LIKE TO CHANGE THE SIZE OF THE JERSEY I SELECTED AT REGISTRATION, WHAT CAN I DO?
First of all, please check your correct size on the reference provided below.
Shirt size chart
If it doesn’t match, please ask for the modification and provide the exact size to email@example.com
Please note that Nature is Bike will not be able to provide any exchange on the day of your registration.
CAN I CANCEL MY REGISTRATION AND GET A REFUND?
In case of cancellation of the event at the initiative of the organizer due to a governmental decree, a prefectural order related to the health crisis (covid 19), the refund of the registration is assured by Nature is Bike. For any cancellation at the initiative of the participant, only 30% of the registration fee will be refunded.
NB : Please refer to the rules of each event
GOLD : LUGGAGE STORAGE
Luggage and luggage storage are not included in the Gravel of Legend registration. They are options that must be reserved.
For any order, please go to your participant area. For any modification or cancellation, please send an email to the Registration & Course team.
IS IT POSSIBLE TO RESELL OR TRANSFER MY REGISTRATION?
No, every registration is individual and nominative: it cannot be transferred to a third party.
CAN I REPRESENT A THIRD PARTY DURING THE REGISTRATION PROCESS? (CAN I REGISTER AN EVENT FOR AN ABSENT THIRD PARTY?)
No, every participant must present his or her participation ticket at the registration. Registration is individual and nominative.
Furthermore, registration implies a check of the gravel and equipment which can only be carried out in the presence of the competitor himself.
WHAT IS THE PERMITTED TYRE SIZE?
The tyre section depends on the event. All the information is given in the regulations.
IS THERE AN OBLIGATORY SIZE FOR THE WHEELS?
No, the Nature is Bike organiser does not require a specific wheel size, as long as the width of the tyre corresponds to that authorised in the event regulations, everything is fine. Don’t hesitate to contact your favourite cycle shop, which will be your best ally.
ARE FLAT HANGERS ALLOWED?
They are allowed for the Festive, for the Gravel Bikepacking, and for the Gravel50.
However, they are not allowed for Gravel of Legend Legendre, Gravel Bikepacking Specialized, Race200 – Panaracer and Gravel100 DT SWISS, where round road handlebars are required.
IF I DON’T HAVE A GRAVEL BIKE, WHAT ALTERNATIVES ARE THERE?
2 events are open to all bikes:
The Festive 30 VAE – VELO
The Secrets of Ramsar
The Gravel50 event is open to mountain bikes.
Nature is bike does not provide Gravel rental. However, we recommend that you contact your favourite cycle shop.
IS THERE A CLASSIFICATION FOR EACH EVENT?
Only the Race200 is subject to a ranking (by section and on all the timed sections). There are no rankings for the other rides. Only a display of the participants having crossed the finish line of the Gravel of Legend Legendre, of the GOLD Bikepacking SPECIALIZED will be provided. (Display on the Gravel Festival and on the website)
If you have any further questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.