Randonneur

We race again August 27-29 2018

 

Competing in the Randonneur division means that you ride self-supported on the same course as the ultracyclists, either solo or in a two person team.  The maximum time is 40 hours for both solo riders and teams. The Randonneur division is not a RAAM qualifier.

Velomobiles and other special bikes are welcome as long as they are without electrical assistance.

Time limit

40 hours for solo and teams.

The Route

The route is 610 km. Start and finish is at the Best Western Hotel Scheele in Köping.The race is held on open roads with mostly very limited traffic. The route takes you through sparsely populated areas and past beautiful lakes in vast pine forests.

The hills are up to five kilometers long but almost never steep and they add up to nearly 5000 meters of elevation gain.

The route

TS 7, Sunne Spa at 340 km is a hotel 00-24.

There are no services after 23.00hrs/375 km until 10.00/440 km, 8.00/480 km and 8.00/540 km

You will have to verify passage at every RTS (Randonneur Time Station) in a way that we will announce later.

RTS 1 Söderbärke 82
RTS 2 Bredsjö 195
RTS 3 Sunne 342
RTS 4 Lesjöfors 445
RTS 5 Lindesberg 540

 

Schedule

Friday, August 25

17.00-18.00: Check-in at Best Western Hotel Scheele

17.00-18.00: Inspections

18.00-19.00: Mandatory racer meeting (racers and crew chief)

Saturday, August 26

5.00 Solo Randonneurs start: Maximum time 40 hours.

5.00 Two person team/tandem Randonneurs start: Maximum time 40 hours.

Sunday, August 27

21.00 Course Closes

 

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