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BALI AUDAX 2010

Are you ready join  on  Second Bali Audax  2010 ?

The history of cycling around Bali starting from 1900s. The cyclist is W.O.J. Nieuwenkamp, a famous Dutchlandscape and portrait artist who rode his bike around Bali in the early 1900s, painting as he went. Until know many people cycling round Bali, but they cycling around Bali more the two days. Now Bali Cycling Operator invite you join on Bali Audax. Bali Audax is cycling program for 410 km distance around Bali island on two days . The participants must be on good skill level, minimum average speed 22.5 km/hour on 100 km distance.  Starting from Kuta early morning 06.00 AM to Tabanan to Gilimanuk and finish at Lovina. Next day starting 07.00 AM from Lovina to Amed to Candidasa to Denpasar and finish at Kuta.

Bali AUDAX 2010 Rule

Commencement

These rules come into operation on Bali Audax 2010.

Locating the Checkpoints Checkpoint Food

Checkpoints should be established every 50 km

Types of Rides

Rides are classified as: Calendar – Events held on a specific date and appearing in the Bali Audax calendar.

Ride Times

1. Bali Audax rides are not races, however to be successful a rider needs to finish within a maximum time as set out in this rule.

2. For any ride distance, intermediate and finish control opening times are based on a maximum speed of 30 km/hr.

Who May Ride

Any person may take part in a ride provided that:

(a) the person is a member of Bali Audax,

(b) a person who is under 16 years of age must be accompanied throughout the ride by a parent or other responsible adult,

(c) a person who is under 18 years of age must have written approval from a parent or guardian,

(d) the rider has satisfied any qualifying or entry criteria set by the organizer in accordance with Rule.

Ride Entry and Fees

(1) Before the start of a ride a rider must:

(a) give the organizer a completed ride entry form prior to any entry closure date specified by the organizer,

(b) pay the ride entry fee,

(c) pay the cost of a patch, medal or award, if the rider has ordered one; and

(d) pay the cost of any applicable food or accommodation charges.

(2) Unless otherwise advised to riders at the time of entry, ride fees are not refundable.

(3) If two or more rides of different distances are being run together, the rider must specify which distance they are entering for and cannot subsequently choose a different distance after the start of the ride.

Bicycles and Equipment

(1) A rider may ride any type of cycle on a ride provided it is only capable of being propelled solely by human effort and complies with the road rules.

(2) On a ride where any part of the maximum permitted time for the ride is at night, a rider must:

(a) have available for use at all times:

i. at least two independent front lights which have constant beams and otherwise comply with the road rules;

ii. at least two independent rear lights which comply with the road rules;

iii. a red reflector which complies with the road rules; and

iv. an effective reflective vest, bandolier or jersey (with reflective markings on both the front and rear) or equivalent,

(b) have securely attached to the cycle at all times, one front light and one rear light and a red reflector,

(c) at night or in hazardous weather conditions causing reduced visibility:

i. have illuminated at least one front light of constant beam,

ii. have illuminated at least one rear light; and

iii. wear the reflective vest, bandolier or jersey or equivalent as the outermost garment.

(3) For any rider, reflective tape must be added to the front and rear of the bike or trice or rider equivalent to a vest, bandolier, jersey or equivalent where the rider’s reflective vest, bandolier, jersey or equivalent is in any way obscured from the front or rear while riding.

The Course

(1) The course for a ride is that described in the route notes and/or depicted on the map issued by the organizer for that ride.

(2) An organizer may change the course before or during a ride if necessary for safety reasons or to deal with unforeseen circumstances. Where it is necessary to shorten the course, riders will be deemed to have entered a ride of the shortened distance.

(3) Riders must stay on the route. If a rider leaves the route, they must return to the route at the same point prior to continuing

Controls and Brevet Cards

(1) Controls may be:

a) Supported – where the organizer provides food, drink and a support person to validate the brevet card at a designated location. A rider may choose to treat a supported control as unsupported where the control is open but the support person is not available.

b) Unsupported – where no organizer or support person will be present and the rider must get their brevet card validated at the location specified by the organizer.

c) Secret – where the rider must get their brevet card validated by the organizer or a support person at unspecified locations along the route. A secret control need not be in the same place for each rider and there need not be the same number of secret controls for each rider.

d) Information – where the rider stops at specified locations or landmark on the route where the rider must write into their brevet card identifying information from this location or landmark.

(2) A rider must carry their brevet card at all times during the ride and must stop at each control while the control is open and get their brevet card validated. If, at an open control (other than the start or finish), it is not possible to get the brevet card validated, a rider may record their own arrival time and leave the brevet card unsigned for that control.

(3) A rider who arrives at a control after it has closed (excluding Secret controls) has not successfully completed the ride, except where the organizer or designated support person is satisfied that the rider’s lateness is due to the occurrence of something unforeseen and beyond the control of the rider and in such case the rider may be allowed to continue to participate in the ride. However, if the rider arrives at:

(a) both of the next two (2) controls; or

(b) the finish control after they have closed, the rider has not successfully completed the ride.

(4) At the end of a ride a rider must give their validated brevet card:

(a) to the organizer or a support person,

(b) may leave the brevet card at a pre-arranged place or

(c) if no arrangement has been made, must deliver it to the organizer within 7 days of the end of the ride.

Support

(1) Each rider must be self-sufficient however nothing in this rule prevents a rider from obtaining assistance (including buying food and drink), from:

(a) another rider taking part in the ride or

(b) a shopkeeper, local resident, passer-by or other disinterested person.

(2) No personal support of any kind (including a follow car) is permitted on the course. Personal support is only allowed at controls if agreed by the organizer. Any rider deemed to have received personal support may be disqualified.

Rider Behavior

(1) A rider must obey the road rules. If a dirt ride is on roads or tracks that are not covered by the road rules, a rider must, as far as reasonably practicable, comply with the road rules as if they did apply on those roads or tracks.

(2) A rider may ride on their own or with other riders taking part in the ride. A rider may draft behind other riders taking part in the ride, but must not draft behind any rider not taking part in the ride.

(3) A rider must obey the reasonable requests of the organizer and any support person.

(4) A rider must be courteous to, and behave in a sporting manner towards, other riders taking part in the ride, the organizer and all support people.

(5) A rider must not engage in any behavior that may bring Bali Audax into disrepute.

Special Conditions

(1) An organizer may require riders to attend a pre-ride inspection to check compliance with Rule and any rider who does not attend may be disqualified. A ride organizer must conduct a pre-ride inspection for all calendar events where Rule regarding lighting requirements applies.

(2) An organizer may, with the prior approval of the Committee, impose qualifying or other entry criteria in respect of a ride. A rider cannot enter the ride unless they satisfy those criteria.

(3) An organizer may, with the prior approval of the Committee, impose additional rules in relation to:

a. the equipment to be carried by a rider,

b. the behavior of riders taking part in a ride,

c. the patch, medal or award available on completion of the ride; and

d. any other aspect of the ride.

(4) If additional rules are imposed under Rule , a rider who breaches those rules may be disqualified.

(5) The organizer and support persons for a ride with supported controls may choose to ride the course up to 15 days prior to the date of the ride. The rider’s brevet card in such circumstances will be ratified as if the course was ridden on the date of the ride.

Disqualification

(1) Any violation of these rules may and any violation of rule will, result in disqualification by the organizer or designated support persons. A rider may be disqualified at any time before, during or after the ride and will be informed of disqualification as soon as practicably possible. A disqualified rider must relinquish their brevet card if the organizer or designated support persons so requests. The ride organizer is no longer required to provide support to a disqualified rider.

(2) A rider may be disqualified if, in the reasonable opinion of the organizer or a designated support person, the rider is likely to present a danger to them self or other road users.

(3) A rider who is disqualified from a ride may lodge an objection with the Committee within 7 days of the closing time for the ride.

(4) If an objection is lodged a meeting of the Committee is to be convened within 21 days of receipt of the objection.

(5) At that meeting the Committee is to allow the disqualified rider, organizer and designated support person to put their cases.

(6) The Committee may uphold or overturn the disqualification as it thinks fit, and if it overturns the disqualification may award or not award the ride to the rider as it thinks fit.

What to bring

1 International passport (valid for at least 6 months )

2 Enough  currency for you personal accepted in most places.

3 Your personal medication (if any )

4 Mosquito repellant

5 Bike with road tires

6 Spare tubes/tires (especially if you use unique type )

7 Rear and front light

8 Helmet

9 Gloves

10 Good pair of padded cycling short

11 Water bottles/camelbacks

12 Cycling jerseys (event jersey +at least on more )

13 Some casual wear.

14 Always carry wear including on tour body a road id. May be a bracelet or simply a card (laminated to be waterproof) showing your name, blood group, drug allergy (if any), next-of –kin name and contact number.

Recommended items

1 Energy bars (with a high SPF )

2 Sun block (with a high SPF)

3 Lip balm (with SPF)

4 Muscle rub for sore muscles

5 Vaseline (to prevent abrasions )

6 Cain lubricant

7 Extra batteries for front ad rear light

8 Torch

9 Camera

Suggested tools/parts to bring

1 Spare tubes (right for your tires )

2 Tire levers

3 Hand/frame pump (better than co2 because if never runs out of air)

4 Patch kit (to fix the occasional second flat on one ride)

5 Adjustable wrench of 4,5 and 6mm (or a “Y” wrench of these sizes)

6 Screwdrivers  (straight & Phillips head a needed)

7 Box wrenches or open/box combination (as appropriate for your bike)

8 Hex (Allen) wrenches of 4,5 and 6 mm (or a “Y” wrench of these sizes)

Look this list over and compare it with your bike’ needs for such things as derailleur  adjustment, brake adjustment, handlebar or rack tightening, wheel removal, and saddle adjustments. Be sure you understand what tool is needed for each fitting or your bike, and then alter the about list of tools as needed. You may also want to bring rags and other cleaning agents to maintain your bicycle after the long day’s ride.

1 You’re a guest, just passing through. Be responsible and considerate.

2 Respect local laws and customs.

3 Always make sure your whereabouts are know to at least one  anther person.

4 Look your after long bike belongings.

5 Drink boiled and/or bottled water. Tape water may be unsafe drinking. Check that the seal on minerals water bottles have not been tampered with.

6 Remember that ice may be made have a dehydrating effect.

7 Avoid alcoholic beverages as theses have dehydrating effect.

8 Be careful when consuming milk products; ensure that they have not gone bad.

9 Eat plenty of fruits but beware of cut fruits because of the possible use of contaminated water.

10 Avoid uncooked shellfish like mussels, oysters or clams. Steaming does not make them safe for eating.

11 Be punctual for breakfast and be ready to start the day’s ride on time

12 Please do not be the ugly guest misuse hotel supplies. Do not clean bicycles, shoes or other filthy items with the hotel towels/sheets/curtains, etc.

13 Be aware of the point below (whether you are rider or support crew)

14 Be patient and polite with the locals, particularly the local support crew.

For  Riders

1. Make sure that your bicycle is in good  working condition. It is your responsibility to have your      bike checked and service  before the rider. Things to look out for. Brake pads, gear and brake cables, balding tires, trueness of wheels, smooth shifting of gear, comfortable seat height.

2. Bring front/rear light as some rides may start early in darkness. Lights are also a must in rainy/misty conditions.

3. Helmet and gloves must be worn when riding.

4. Wear bright clothing whenever  possible, to make yourself  more visible to motorist.

5. Do not ride alone. Stay with your group and its guide.

6. When cycling through village, always be on the lookout for children, chickens and dogs. Slow down on approaching a village.

7. Do not follow too closely behind fellow riders, especially when going downhill or in the dark (early morning or evening).

8. Avoid riding abreast other cyclists. Rider in a single file as par possible.

9. Turn around regularly to make sure the rider behind you is within sight; slow down if otherwise.

10. Be alert and attentive while riding. Establish. Eye contact with motorist and pedestrians if you are about to cross their path. Do not hesitate call out to warn other road users of your approach.

11. Look out for vehicle in front of you even if they are going in the opposite direction. Oncoming vehicle attempting to overtake the vehicle in front of them may swerve info your path.

12. Check back regularly and listen for vehicle coming from behind you, even if it sounds like a motorcycle. Be prepared for inconsiderate drivers who blast their horns as they are passing you.

13. A friendly wave usually goes long way. Don’t forget there are other riders in front and behind you and aggravating motorist may endanger  your fellow riders.

14. Be cautions when you rider past parked vehicle (doors may be flung open in your path); and be extra cautions in school areas or where there are children playing, or animals grazing.

15. Use hand signals to warn you riders behind you of hazards ahead and for making intention clear. Point to road hazards (eg potholes) as you pass them.

16. If you must stop (for a break or for repairs), make sure you and your bike get off the road completely. Avoid stopping at bends a round blind spots that put you at high risk of being hit by passing vehicles.

17. Should you stop for a toilet or drink break, look after your bike and belongings.

18. If you should choose to rest at location that is not visible to passing vehicles, please indicate your location (perhaps by parking you bike by the roadside) so that the passing support crew can sport you and render assistance if necessary, or simply to account for you.

19. Warm up stretch well before stating a rider and warm down after it.

20. Wear padded short. To avoid nasty abrasions, you might want to bring some Vaseline or similar lubricant. Please approach one of the organizing committee members if you do not know where to apply this. Padded seats (foam or gel) might help.

21. Wear gloves and shock. To might experience numbness on your hands an feet on long riders. Make sure you change handlebar positions frequently, sit up and stretch while riding or pull off the road to a safe spot to do it you have to.

22. Pace yourself according to the distance to ride.

23. Protect your eyes-it could be a hot and dry ride. Use eyewear-shaded or clear.

24. Apply sunscreen and lip balm as required and protect the exposed parts of your body from sunburn with arm covers, tight, etc. the  cheeks, nose  and back of your neck are particularly vulnerable parts.

25. Arm protectors are highly recommended. For cheap and simple pair of arm covers, buy a cheap pair of women’s tight. Snip of the leggings and use those for arm covers.

26. You may want to bring a light raincoat or wind-breaker for cold or wet days.

27. Hydrate. The night before, during and after a ride, have a sip of water every 15 min or so; never you wait till you are thirty-that usually to late.

28. Try to carry some basic essentials with you luggage: see the list in section c above.

For mountain bikers, it is advisable to use a pair opt slick tires instead of you knobblies for are more comfortable and easier ride.

Daily Schedule

1. First Day / Friday, 05th November 2010

a. Arrived at Bali

b. Airport pick up

c. Bicycle Prepare

d. Rest

2. Second Day / Saturday, 6th November 2009

a. 05.00 Breakfast

b. 05.30 Loading baggage

c. 06.00 Start

d. Check and break point 1 (50 Km) Soka Beach

e. Check and break point 2 (100 km) Negara

f. Check and break point 4 (150 km) Pulaki Beach

g. Check and break point 5 (200 km) Seririt

h. Finish point at Lovina

i. Dinner

J.    Rest at Aditya Hotel Lovina

http://www.adityalovina.com

3. Third Day / Sunday, 7th November 2009

a. 05.00 Breakfast

b. 05.30 Loading baggage

c. 06.00 Start

d. Check and break point 1 (50 Km)

e. Check and break point 2 (100 km) Tirta Gangga

f. Check and break point 3 (150 km) Candidasa

g. Check and break point 4 (200 km) Tohpati

h. Finish point at Jimbaran

i. Diner

j. Rest

4. Fourth Day / Monday,7th November 2009

a. Prepare back to home

b. Back to home.

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