ADIRONDACK ULTRA CYCLING BIKE SHOP COMING TO SCHUYLERVILLE IN JUNE!
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Thank you for your interest in the Adirondack Ultra Challenge. Below are the general details for each ride. Use the links to guide you, and if you have any questions, feel free to contact us.

  


All rides start promptly. Please give yourself adequate time to arrive, check in or register, and get ready to ride. Riders are expected to be on the start line at least 15 minutes before the start for last minute instructions.

Most rides leave from our event director's home at 7 Pearl Street, Schuylerville, NY, but please refer to the specific event's page for more information and the exact starting location. Wherever we start, please be courteous when arriving, departing and parking, especially if it is late at night or early in the morning. For travel directions and parking instructions, click here.

Entry fees must be in US dollars, and are non refundable and non transferable.

Rides will be held rain or shine. If there's a chance of snow, ice or other dangerous conditions on our winter rides, they'll be postponed and rescheduled. If that occurs, and a pre-registered rider can't make the new date, they'll be given a full refund or credit toward another ride, whichever they prefer.

Most rides will be unsupported on the road, but services will be available on the route. Riders should plan on being self sufficient.We'll provide gels, bars and drinks at the start of most rides, as well as pizza or pasta at the finish. We've also put together a rider's checklist to help you prepare.   

   


ONLINE REGISTRATION is available for all of our rides. Riders may also register via mail, using the ENTRY FORM. Same day registration will be available beginning one hour before the start, and we're pleased to announce that we now accept credit cards for on-site registration and purchases.

For more information, please refer to the specific event's web page.

   


While our sanctioned events have strict time limits that riders must adhere to, our Adirondack Ultra Challenge rides have "soft" time limits. We expect everyone to finish within the posted time frame, but you won't be disqualified if you take a little longer to finish. As long you're properly prepared, reasonably coherent and riding in a safe manor, you'll be allowed to officially complete the ride.

However, we do reserve the right to disqualify a rider and pull them from the course if we feel they are not properly prepared, incoherent or riding in an unsafe manor.

For a list of items to bring to be properly prepared, please refer to our rider's checklist. And, if you have any questions on this policy, feel free to contact us.

   


LIGHTS and REFLECTIVE GEAR are required from dusk to dawn. On some of our rides the time limit expires after dusk, but most riders should finish before sunset. On these rides we do not require lights, but it is solely the rider's responsibility to have proper lighting in the event they are still riding after dark.

Anyone caught riding between dusk and dawn without lights and/or reflective gear will be immediately disqualified from that event. To view our rider CHECKLIST, which includes our minimum lighting requirements, click here.

   


All of our events are eligible for the Adirondack Ultra Cup competition.

Our brevets are officially sanctioned by Audax Club Parisian and/or RUSA, and are eligible for all of their awards and qualifiers.


ADIRONDACK ULTRA CYCLING GENERAL INFORMATION

  • All of our events are held rain or shine, unless otherwise noted, and all entry fees are non-refundable and non-transferable. If an event is canceled or rescheduled for any reason, pre-registered riders will receive credit toward one of our other events.
  • All of our events start promptly. Please arrive at least a half hour early to register, check in, get ready and receive last minute instructions. The clock starts on time for sanctioned events, whether or not you start riding. Finish times for all of our events are recorded when a rider checks in with the official time keeper.
  • Same day registration is available for most of our events. Please refer to each event's page for details. We accept cash, check and credit/debit cards for all on-site purchases.
  • Drafting is allowed in all of our events.
  • Pets are not allowed at any of our events, including those brought by riders, crews, friends, family, etc. Anyone arriving with a pet will be asked to leave and the associated rider may be disqualified or given a time penalty.
  • Motorized bicycles of any kind, including all types of e-bikes, are prohibited from our events. Riders arriving with a motorized bicycle will not be permitted to participate in the event and no refund will be issued.
  • Helmets must be worn at all times.
  • Lights and reflective gear are required to be used from dusk to dawn, but are highly recommended for daytime use as well. Appropriate lighting requirements: 600 lumen minimum steady white light for the front, attached to the bicycle; two 50 lumen minimum red lights for the rear (one set to flashing, one set to steady), both attached to the bicycle; reflective sash, vest or jacket; and reflective ankle bands or footwear. Additional lighting and reflective gear is also highly recommended. Please note that helmet mounted lights are not acceptable as your primary light, but may be used in addition to your primary bicycle mounted lights. If you have any questions about our lighting requirements, please CONTACT US before you register for any of our night rides.
  • Traffic laws, signals, signs and devices must be obeyed at all times.
  • All turns, stops, slow downs, etc., must be signaled and/or called out to other riders and other traffic.
  • Ride defensively, always be aware of your surroundings and always watch for traffic.
  • Riders must get completely off the road when stopped.
  • Ride no more then 2 abreast and only when traffic permits. Single up when traffic approaches from the rear.
  • Keep as far to the right as safety permits, and if there is a good shoulder, please use it.
  • Most of our routes are unmarked. Be prepared to navigate on your own and follow a cue sheet and/or GPS device.
  • Most of our events are unsupported on the road, but snacks and pocket food will be provided at the start and finish. Be prepared to be self sufficient and/or use convenience stores to resupply.
  • Sanctioned events will have other rules and regulations specific to their governing organization.
  • Drug testing using WADA guidelines may be performed on any entrant up to 30 days before or after an event. In addition, any rider under suspension by any sports governing body is prohibited from entering our events.

PRIVACY STATEMENT: We do not share your personal information with any other person, club, race, business, organization, etc., without your consent, except as required to submit official results to sanctioning organizations.

If you have any questions, feel free to CONTACT US.

 

  

  

  

  

  

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