2019 Taiwan Cycling Festival Taiwan KOM Challenge - Register
Event: 2019 Taiwan Cycling Festival Taiwan KOM Challenge
Date: Oct. 25th 2019
Deadline: 2019-08-31 23:59:59
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  • 1. Riders register this event by their own will and fully acknowledged and agree with all event regulations and notices.
    2. Falling rocks in Taroko Gorge are a hazard. Riders are requested to consider these risks before deciding whether to participate in this event. Riders will be required to sign a risk consent form before taking part in the event.
    3. There is a certain degree of difficulty involved with this cycling event. Attendees should consider the risk of riding this event and evaluate his/her own health condition to decide if entry is appropriate. Any rider with any health issues, or history of health issues such as hypertension, cardiovascular disease, heart disease, diabetes, epilepsy and asthma, is not allowed to participate in this cycling race/event. The event Organizer will not be responsible for any accident caused by these health issues.
    4. In the mountain area, temperature and weather can change very fast. Riders are requested to prepare warm-keeping clothing at the finishing area. The rider backpack with post-event items (food/warm clothing) are required to be handed over at the start line, and these backpacks will be carried to the finish area by the organizer.
    5. Riders must hand over the day bag to the Organizer before the event start. The Organizer will convey these bags to the finish area, for riders to take back for immediate use when arriving at the finish point.
    6. The Organizer has the right to terminate or pause the event if there is deemed to be any risk to the rider’s health and/or route safety. Riders and any other attendees must abide by this decision.
    7. All riders must ride standard road bikes or flat bar road bike fitted with a full braking system front and rear. Both front and rear lights MUST also be mounted for riding through tunnels and foggy areas. Jerseys cannot be sleeveless. Cycling helmets are mandatory during riding.
    8. Riders must ride on the right side of the road at ALL times. Riding against the flow of traffic on the left side is prohibited and will result in immediate disqualification.
    9. All riders are responsible for the effective and safe working condition of their bicycles. Any rider on a bicycle deemed unsafe by the organizer will not be allowed to start the event.
    10. Riders who pass the finish line in Wuling must follow the following procedure: (Organizer-selected riders will take the doping test immediately), receive finish medal, retrieve their personal backpack, then ride down the hill 2 kilometres on the western side to Kunyang parking lot to return their chip and receive a refund of their chip deposit money, and get lunch/certificate. Team cars and official transportation buses will be parked in Kunyang parking lot.
    11. Male competitors must not offer any sustained unsportsmanlike assistance or support to female competitors in a way that might affect the outcome of the race. This especially includes deliberate pacing by means of drafting and/or riding alongside. If any infringement is spotted by any race staff then both riders will be handed a DNF sanction. In the case of this behavior being reported to race officials by other competitors, the race organizers reserve the right, once a judgement has been made, to impose the DNF penalty.
    12. There will be 3 check points in this event. Riders that fail to pass the check points within the designated time limits will be disqualified from the race.
    a. Bilu Sacred Tree: 10:30
    b. Dayuling: 12:00
    c. Wuling: 13:00
    13. There are four feeding zones, at Xibao, Xinbaiyang, Bilu Sacred Tree and Guanyuan Gas Station. Riders should slow down and ride to the side of the road for feeding access.
    14. Team cars can feed riders only at two feed zones: Bilu Sacred Tree and Guanyuan Gas Station. Dynamic feeding on the course or feeding outside the feed zones is prohibited and could lead to a time penalty or disqualification from the event.
    15. Only the Men/Women GC top 6 riders receive flowers, and must if requested take part in the photo shoot and media interview. All will be held at Wuling. All other categories award ceremonies will be held at Kunyang parking lot.
    16. The ‘back markers’: race commissaire has the right to terminate the participation of any racer who has fallen behind the peloton too far. Riders in such situation should follow the commissaire’s instruction to stop riding.
    17. Riders should carry their health insurance card or travel document/other ID during the event. If any rider crashes and is injured whilst riding, please seek medical care immediately and keep the receipt and diagnosis certificate for later insurance claims.
    18. The first insurance for participants of this event is “Medical Travel Insurance”. Participants should evaluate his/her own safety regarding their personal health condition when deciding whether to participate in this event. Participants may apply for other personal insurance policies at own cost if they consider the Organizer's offered insurance as insufficient. Please refer to the event insurance policy website (click here) of “Medical Travel Insurance” for the coverage details of the event insurance. The Organizer is only responsible for the Indemnity amount with the maximum price per person as the insurance policies offers. Do not register for the event if you do not agree with the coverage, items, and indemnity amount of insurance policy.
    19. The second insurance for this event (participants) is “Public Liability Insurance” is for accident payments caused by Organizer. That means, based on the law, the insurance only covers the event accidents that are caused by the Organizer’s, and therefore the Organizer is liable. Please refer to the event insurance policy website (click here) of “Public Liability insurance” for the coverage details of the event insurance. The organizer is only responsible for the indemnity amount with the maximum price per person as the insurance policies offer. Do not entry this event if you do not agree with the coverage, items, and indemnity amount of insurance policy. Any personal health issues during the event or any riding injury caused by a personal health problem will not be included in the insurance. Riders that have personal health problems should not attend this event.
    20. The entrant is responsible for the correctness of all entry information provided. The rider is responsible for all results caused by incorrect registration information.
    21. If the weather on the event day is bad, the organizer may announce any new event policy at the Riders’ Meeting/Pre-event briefing. For example, the organizer may cut short the riding time limit or shorten the race distance, etc.
    22. In the case of typhoons, other extreme weather conditions or a local government suspension of traffic on HeHuan Mountain, the Organizer retains the right to delay, terminate or postpone the event, change the time limit of check points, or to alter the route at any time. In such cases, all information will be forthcoming at the appropriate time.
    23. The Organizer has the right to publish or share all event-related videos, photos, event results in media, internet, galleries etc. Attendee and riders must agree to the right of the Organizer to use all materials for promotion.
    24. Respecting the natural environment, riders are forbidden to litter along the route.Anyone doing so will be immediately disqualified from the event.
    25. Upon the completion of event registration, please continue to visit the TCF website www.cyclist.org.tw for updates.
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