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The Race Across Europe

Avanti RomanAvanti Roman Posts: 189
edited November 2010 in Amateur race
Apologies if this is a repost but I've been sent details of this event and thought it worth posting. Basically a new non stop 2,400km race from London to Istambul for individuals or teams - June 2011

Website here:

http://www.theraceacrosseurope.com/Home.html
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  • amaferangaamaferanga Posts: 6,789
    £795 entry fee for not much more than directions?
    What’s included
    •Full race directions and route maps in hard copy and GPS formats
    •All promotional race merchandise – T-shirts for riders, caps, car decals and stickers
    •Manned checkpoints every 100 miles across Europe with refreshments and mechanical and medical first aid
    •Constant communication with Greenrock’s mobile backup team during The RACE
    •Ongoing support and advice about equipment, vehicle hire, visas
    •Access to backup personnel
    •Discounted rates with vehicle hire companies and other key suppliers

    What’s not included
    •Flights
    •Accommodation
    •Fuel
    •Personal, medical and motor insurance
    •Daily meals and accommodation
    •Bike
    •Support crew and vehicles
    •Ferry ticket to France
    More problems but still living....
  • amaferanga wrote:
    £795 entry fee for not much more than directions?

    Hey, they throw in inexplicable capitalisation of the word "race" as well. And a discount on keys apparently.
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