The Granfondo Colnago has reached the 16th edition, and comes back to the origin with the Classic Granfondo Colnago in two routes of 110 km (Mediofondo) and 138 km (Granfondo).
Through the “register here” section, you can proceed in the registration to the Colnago and you can decide directly during the race which one of the two routes take (the Mediofondo or the Granfondo).
See the complete regulation at the point 5.
RACE OFFICE OPENING – PICK UP OF RACE BIB AND RACE PACKET
Palazzo Todeschini – Piazza Malvezzi, Desenzano del Garda (BS)
Friday 5th April:
– 8.00 Randonnée and Colnago Garda Gravel
– from 4.00 p.m. to 7.00 p.m. Granfondo and Mediofondo Colnago e Colnago Garda Gravel
Saturday 6th April:
– from 8.30 to 9.00 Colnago Garda Gravel
– from 1.00 p.m. to 2.00 p.m. – Colnago Family
– from 2.00 p.m. to 7.00 p.m. – Granfondo and Mediofondo Colnago e Colnago Garda Gravel
Sunday 7th April:
– from 5:45 to 6:30 – Granfondo and Mediofondo Colnago
START GRANFONDO AND MEDIOFONDO COLNAGO
Lungolago Cesare Battisti, in front of Piazza Matteotti.
Sunday, April 7th, at 7.30 a.m.: Start Granfondo and Mediofondo Colnago
Max. number of participants 4000.
Participation in the Colnago Cycling Festival events is permitted with any type of road bike, touring bike, electric bike, gravel bike, tandem, mountain bike, recumbent, handbike, city bike. Electric bikes will NOT be allowed to enter the Granfondo Classic and Granfondo Crono.
ENDU platform registration
In order to be registered for the Colnago Cycling Festival 2024 events, you will need to enter your details and proceed to payment through the ENDU web site. The procedure will be available fpr max. 4,000 starter, remember that the validity will be obtained only after the payment of the fee. We would like to remind you that it will be possible to make the following payments through the portal:
Costs registration on ENDU platform:
– Selecting the group – registrations with at least 5 members it cost 5.-€;
– For all registrations from 1 to 4 people the fee required is 0.75€ + 6%;
RACE BIBS GRANFONDO COLNAGO REGISTERED ATHLETES
|Granfondo COLNAGO*||€ 50 (until il 31.12.23 – € 60 from 01.01.24 until 4.000 registrations)|
|Granfondo COLNAGO PLATINUM*||€ 200 (10 bibs witd 2 Pass Hospitality for “Gourmet lunch” – start with bib 1 to 50)|
|Granfondo COLNAGO GOLD*||€ 100 (15 bibs with 1 Pass Hospitality for “Gourmet lunch” – start with bib 51 to 150)|
|Granfondo COLNAGO SILVER*||€ 80 (30 bibs – start from 151 to 500)|
|Granfondo COLNAGO BRONZE*||€ 69 (30 bibs– start from 501 to 900)|
* for non-registered athletes, € 10 must be added to the registration fee for the daily registration
BIBS OTHER EVENTS COLNAGO CYCLING FESTIVAL
|Colnago Gravel – Terra del Garda||€ 39|
|Colnago Gravel – Sentieri della Battaglia||€ 41|
|Combo 2 percorsi (Terra del Garda + Sentieri della Battaglia)||€ 60|
|Colnago Family (free for under 14 years)||€ 10|
|Randonée Tour of the Lake*||€ 35|
|Granfondo Colnago + Randonée Tour of the Lake*||€ 64 (until il 31.12.23 – € 74 from 01.01.24 until 4.000 registrations)|
|Granfondo Colnago + Family*||€ 55 (until il 31.12.23 – € 65 from 01.01.24 until 4.000 registrations)|
* for non-registered athletes, € 10 must be added to the registration fee for the daily registration
BIBS PACKS GRANFONDO PARTNER
(the first 30 who purchase one of these packages are entitled to be included in the bronze grid)
|Granfondo Colnago + Top Dolomites Madonna di Campiglio + Dorelan Reactive Peschiera d/G||€ 100|
|Granfondo Colnago + Southgardabike + Dorelan Reactive Peschiera d/G||€ 95|
|Granfondo Colnago + Top Dolomites Madonna di Campiglio||€ 82|
|Granfondo Colnago + Dorelan Reactive Peschiera d/G||€ 79|
|Granfondo Colnago + Southgardabike||€ 74|
|Granfondo Colnago + Colnago Randonèe Tour of the Lake||€ 64|
|PLATINUM 1 – 50||
|GOLD 51 – 250||
|SILVER 251 – 550||
In 2024 the Granfondo Colnago will take place offering 2 tracks, the shortest one will not be competitive and will be open to amateur cyclists (cicloturisti).
The INDIVIDUAL OVERALL RANKING will be determined in order of result of the Long or Medium track based on the first 3 men and women who cross the finish line.
The INDIVIDUAL CATEGORY RANKING is made in order of result of the Long or Medium course according to the Real Time ranking. The ranking will be decided by the time of the entire race course from the passage on the timing carpet from the start to finish with mandatory passage in the chip points provided on the path. It will still be possible to view the time spent in each climb, with the position of category and absolute, but not for the ranking. The short course will not be provided for the ranking but only will be drawn up a ‘list in alphabetical order with its own time from start to finish.
ITALIAN “tesserati” (cardholders), aged between 18 and 75 years, with a valid licence for 2021 issued by ACSI Ciclismo, by the F.C.I. or by the entities in direct agreement with the same, with a Bike Card and recognised by C.O.N.I., only if in possession of a medical certificate of fitness for competitive cycling as per art. 4 of D.M. 16/24.04.2013.
- FOREIGN athlets, aged between 18 and 75 years with a licence valid for the current year, issued by their National Cycling Federation and in possession of a medical certificate confirming fitness for competitive cycling in accordance with art. 5 of Ministerial Decree 18.02.1982
ITALIAN “CICLOTURISTI TESSERATI”, must attach to the application form, a copy of the medical certificate confirming fitness for competitive cycling in accordance with art. 5 of Ministerial Decree 18.02.1982
NON-TESSERATI AND FOREIGN ATHLETS, with any club membership and/or sports association and foreign athlets without an UCI licence, aged between 18 and 75 years, in order to participate must pay, in addition to the registration fee, an additional of € 10.00 for a multi-risk insurance policy + RCT with coverage valid only for the time of the event. For Italian “not – tesserati” and foreigners, it is compulsory to send with the application form, which has to be filled in online, a copy of the medical certificate confirming good fitness for a competitive cycling event as per art. 5 of Ministerial Decree 18.02.1982
IMPORTANT: The GRANFONDO COLNAGO is a competitive/racing/cycling event and therefore the rules of the road traffic code must be strictly observed. The actual competition is allowed only to the competitors included in the space delimited by the vehicles “Inizio gara/start of the race” and “fine gara/end of the race”. The remaining competitors, included in the space delimited by the vehicles “end of the race” and “end of the event”, are obligated to transit exclusively by bicycle, in compliance with all the rules governing normal road traffic.
N.B.: By signing the registration form, each participant guarantees his behaviour during and after the event; he also declares that he is in good physical condition and in possession of a valid race card for the year of the event and that he has read and approved all the following rules.
His signature has the legal value of self-certification with regard to what has been declared. The Organising Committee also reserves the right not to accept unwanted entries. In this case, the person concerned will be informed before the event. The Organising Committee also reserves the right to take legal action for compensation for any damage caused by a participants to the event’s image through behaviour contrary to sporting ethics.
We would like to remind you that once the registration has been made, it will be checked and added to the entry list within 7 working days. The bibs are available while stocks last: it will not be possible to extend the purchase window for any reason.
To all those who register up to March, 1st, 2024, will be given a personalised bib number with name and surname. After this date it will no longer be possible for anyone to replace or cancel an athlete.
It is possible to ask, within the 1st March 2024, the reimbursement of the registration fee (minus € 15 for secretary costs and bank charges), or the postponement of the registration to the 2025 edition (in this case will be issued a voucher for the amount of the registration fee minus € 10 for secretary costs and bank charges).
The request of replacement with another participant will be accepted only within the 1st March 2024.
The requests of refoundement/postponement or replacement must be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org:
It is compulsory to display the race number on the bike, on the back in a VISIBLE and NON-ALTERRATED manner. The number must not be rolled up. Competitors with a non-visible number are disqualified at the sole discretion of the Jury and the Committee.
CATEGORIES GRANFONDO AND MEDIOFONDO
Junior (18/29)*, Senior 1(30/34), Senior 2 (35/39), Veterani 1 (40/44), Veterani 2 (45/49), Gentleman 1 (50/54), Gentleman 2 (55/59), Super Gentleman A (60/64), Super Gentleman B (65 and older**), Junior / Woman A (15/39), Woman B (40/49), Woman C (50 and older)
*18 years old can participate only to the Mediofondo Race
**olden than 70 years old can participate only to the Mediofondo Race
– The first 3 overall winners of the Granfondo and Mediofondo Men and Women.
– The first 3 of each category in the Granfondo and Mediofondo
– The 5 bigger teams
It is possible to participate with electric bikes, the participation must be indicated on the entry form. All participants with electric bikes will be included in the Granfondo Colnago grid from nr. 2000 to 3000. Participation without category or overall ranking, but can participate in the corporate ranking.
The time to define the rankings will be at the shot as regards the absolute classification, for the categories it will be in Real Time, with the effective starting time on the antennas.
N.B.: Those who do not pass on the carpets for the check, on the start, in finish line and along the route will be disqualified and will not be in the ranking.
IF YOU WANT TO BE TIMED:
Starting from the 2024 edition there are two options available for choosing the chip to use to get your race time:
- purchase through the Endu portal of a disposable chip to be applied on the dinghy under the saddle. The timing detector is available on the ENDU portal under the name OneChip Special Edition Colnago Cycling Festival 2024, valid only for our event, at a cost of €5 and you will find it directly in your technical envelope. The chip can no longer be reused during other events, but you can keep it as a souvenir of the CCF24;
- If you already own or want to purchase a personal annual OneChip, you have until March 31st to enable it in order to participate in our event.
!!It is no longer possible to purchase or enable the Chip in the secretariat during the days of the Festival as was the case in previous years!!
!!It is no longer possible to rent the daily chip!!
The chip must be positioned on the under seat post using the appropriate one plastic support.
Free mechanical assistance along the entire route (spare parts are paid directly to the mechanic). Medical assistance to all participants is garanteed. In case of withdrawal wait for the sweeper trucks or report your abandonment to movers on the route. All those who are late on the schedule will not be guaranteed assistance. All marshals along the route have the tel. numbers and contacts to make the appropriate intervention.
Information for participating athletes and accompanying persons for their safety. Participants are required to observe the rules concerning road traffic and all rules commonly defined as “normal caution” during the entire duration of the cycling event, i.e. from the start to the finish.
Please note that the event takes place on roads open to traffic and in all weather conditions. The organisation declines all responsibility for any accidents that may occur before, during and after the event to athletes and companions.
THE ASSISTANCE OF CARS OR SCOOTERS FOLLOWING THE ATHLETES IS NOT ALLOWED, under penalty of the unquestionable disqualification of the beneficiary subjects and teams, unless previously agreed with the organisation. For anything not covered by these regulations, the rules governing the cycling activity of ACSI CICLISMO apply.
IT IS NOT ALLOWED THE ASSISTANCE OF BICYCLES OR SCOOTERS FOLLOWING THE ATHLETES, under penalty of the unquestionable disqualification of the beneficiary athletes and teams, unless previously agreed with the organization. For anything not covered by these rules are valid the regulations governing the cycling activity of ACSI CICLISMO. The organizer is expressly exonerated from responsibility for circumstances, any damage resulting from facts attributable exclusively to the participant, as well as damage to property or persons that the participant should cause on its own initiative. The organizer is expressly excluded from liability for circumstances resulting from unforeseeable circumstances and/or force majeure, i.e. circumstances that the organizer himself could not, according to professional care, reasonably foresee or resolve.
The use of an approved full-face helmet is compulsory.
The payment of the fee automatically implies acceptance of the regulations.
The organisation reserves the right to make changes to the regulations and the route at any time.
In case of a positive result in the doping controls during the GRANFONDO COLNAGO or in the case of a positive result in the 6 months following the Granfondo, the competitor must pay to the Organizing Committee GRANFONDO COLNAGO, as compensation for the serious damage caused to the image of the event, the sum of € 50,000.00 (fifty thousand/00 Euros). If it belongs to a sports association, the same will be jointly and severally obliged to pay this sanction. The sums forfeited by the OC of the Granfondo Colnago as compensation for damage to the image will be entirely donated to youth sport.
Any claims must reach the jury within the time limits laid down in the regulations, together with the fee laid down in the regulations.