In English

Helsinki Velotour is a road cycling race and sportive event held on Sunday, August 26th 2018. The event will be held at the Helsinki Olympic Velodrome and it includes two routes, about 75 and 150 kilometers respectively.

Sportive events

Starts take place in groups of 50 riders in registration order in 2-minute intervals.

For the 150 km route the first groups to start are the average speed groups (36, 33, 30, 28 and 26 km/h) that have group leaders assigned by the event organizer. Likewise, for the 75 km route the first groups to start are the average speed groups (28, 24 and 20 km/h).

If you want to ride in one of the average speed groups, choose the group when you register for the event! The size of the average speed groups is limited to 50 riders. Additional groups may be arranged if there is a lot of demand.

Registration

Registration is open for the sportive starts of the 2018 event! In order to enter the event, kindly fill out the registration form.

Entry fees for sportive starts:
  • Pre-registration until 31.12.2017: 40 €
  • Pre-registration until 31.3.2018: 48 €
  • Pre-registration until 30.6.2018: 56 €
  • Pre-registration until 20.8.2018: 64 €
  • At the velodrome on Saturday, 25.8.2018: 72 €
  • On the morning of Sunday, 26.8.2018: 80 €
Terms of registration:
  1. The registration fee includes the participation right for the Helsinki Velotour 2018 cycling event, timing and result service, luggage service, and food service at rest points and the finish area.
  2. Distance and speed group can be changed until the end of pre-registration, behind the link in the confirmation e-mail. However, speed groups can fill up before the pre-registration ends.
  3. The registration can not be cancelled. If a medical certificate is provided the registration can be moved to next year’s event.
  4. The registration can be be moved to another person for a service fee of 10 euros.

Registration for race starts will open later! Details about the race starts and their courses will be announced when the registration opens. In order to enter a race start you must have a valid racing licence of a UCI member federation, as well as insurance covering competitive events.

Timing and service points

Both race and sportive events have electronic timing. The 75 km route has three service points and the 150 km route has five. A warm meal will be available at the velodrome after the finish!

Short route

The route is marked with signs before intersections. The exact length of the route is 77,7 kilometers and service points are at about 19, 01 and 58 kilometers. The exact route map is available from RideWithGPS from where you can also download it for use in your GPS device.

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Long route

The route is marked with signs before intersections. The exact length of the route is 155,1 kilometers and service points are at about 18, 48, 80, 119 and 136 kilometers. The exact route map is available from RideWithGPS from where you can also download it for use in your GPS device.

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