FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
All participants in the Maremma Challenge Bikepacking are required to have a valid, specific competitive medical certificate for cycling. Medical certificates for other sports such as athletics, triathlon, etc. will not be accepted.
The medical certificate must be uploaded at the time of registration or sent no later than April 18, 2023 (under penalty of exclusion from participation in the event without any right to reimbursement)at the email address email@example.com
Each participant must declare in accordance with the D.P.R. no. 445 of December 28, 2000 that the documents forwarded by him are true and correspond to the originals in his possession.
Membership in an amateur sports association ASD is mandatory. All participants must be in possession of accident insurance coverage.
It is possible to join the amateur sports association BGM ASD, organizer of the Maremma Challenge, by sending a request email to firstname.lastname@example.org by September 29.
The Maremma Challenge Bikepacking can be done by gravel bike, MTB, and EMTB.
The route develops on dirt roads, paths in the woods, asphalted provincial and secondary roads with little traffic.
The loop route of about 500km is divided into 10 intermediate phases, where you can change batteries, eat, and refresh yourself. In the evening you will stay overnight in the best facilities in the area. We’ll take care of the luggage, logistics and everything else.
The philosophy of the Maremma Challenge is fun in safety. At the time of registration, you can select from the additional services the rental of a GSM live-tracking system, “LifePass device” to be monitoried by us 24 hours a day during the event at a cost of €40.
We strongly advice you to bring a LifePass with you, to always ride in company, and not to travel at night or during prohibitive weather conditions.
A certificate of recognition is not included in the Maremma Challenge Adventure Plus program, but, upon your arrival, we will take photos and do a brief interview-testimony to hear about your experiences, which if you’d like, we can share on our social media channels.
The Komoot platform is our official partner for the creation of the Maremma Challenge route track. Ten days before departure, you will receive a free Komoot Regions Pack worth € 8.99 which will allow participants to download the Maremma Challenge track, to use the turn-by-turn navigation voice, to download the offline route (to know where you are even in the absence of an internet connection) and to use the screen of your smartphone instead of a GPS. We advise you to study the route well!
Upon your arrival in Massa Marittima, we’ll be waiting for you at the Bike Garage & More for Cocktail Party with live music. You will receive the finisher t-shirt and we will share the emotions of the tour.
In case of inability to participate, the paid registration fees will not be refunded. Only any advance fee for the rental of the LifePass safety device will be refundable.
CANCELLATION – In case we need to cancel the event due to force majeure (environmenal and/or health at a national or international level), a refund will not be made, but the registration made will be valid for the next edition with no additional costs.
RESCHEDULING – In case we need to reschedule the date of the event due to force majeure or other serious reasons, which could jeopardize the preparation of the event or the participation in it by a number of people not less than half of registrants, the Organization
reserves the right to reschedule the place and/or date of the event within the same calendar year. In this case, the fee paid for the registration will be valid for the event on the rescheduled date, without additional costs for the registrants It is not possible to transfer the registration to the following year’s edition.
We advise all participants to arrive on Saturday, October 7 so as not to miss the Welcome Festival which includes a detailed briefing, pinsa party & DJ set, an excellent opportunity to get to know the other participants and to recharge your batteries!
We have requested the availability of a parking area for campers and cars at the Municipality of Massa Marittima, we will share the address and more details as soon as possible.