Mountain Bike

1st Annual Downhill Race (Part of the Cyprus Downhill Cup 2013)

 

 See the 1st Annual Downhill Race Video Invitation (opens new window, also available in HD)

See the 1st Annual Downhill Race Video by Home Made Pictures Productions (open new window via FB. HD Quality) 

See the 1st Annual Downhill Race by Media Sponsor Prime Tel (opens new window, also available in HD)

 

1st Annual Downhill Race on Sunday 7th of April 2013 at Platres, Cyprus

 

The Venue:

Platres Sports Center is situated on the southern edge of Platres.  Platres Sports Center signs are well signposted from every direction, just follow signs towards Platres and then to Platres Sports Center. The venue is accessed off the B8 main road, Platres junction turn.

Postcode: 4820

Many designated locations along the route are available for spectators.

Spectating will be free.

 

The nearest Airports are the ‘Larnaca International Airport’ and ‘Pafos International Airport’.

 

Nearest Hospital is the ‘Limassol Hospital’ but the ‘Platres Rural Health Center‘ (Tel: 25421324) can be used for First Aid and any emergency.

 

Nearest Police station is the ‘Platres Police Station‘ situated at the center of the village. Tel: 25813018.  Emergency Telephone: 112

 

Forest Fire Emergency Number: 1407

 

 

2013 Race Schedule: (to be confirmed)

Sunday

09:00 Venue open for team pits, parking etc.

09:00 Warm Up Runs

12:30 Timed Runs (Race)

16:00+ Awards

 

Race Categories and Running Order: (to be confirmed)

Juniors (15-18 years old)

Elite (19-30 years old)

Masters 1 (31-40 years old)

Masters 2 (41+ years old)

 

Race Regulations: (to be confirmed)

The ‘Release of Liability, Waiver of Claims, Assumption of Risks and Indemnity Agreement‘ must be signed by all participants.

Parent/Guardian of all participants below 18 years old must sign the ‘Release of Liability, Waiver of Claims, Assumption of Risks and Indemnity Agreement’.

 

Juniors must wear the following minimum body armour:

Full Spine

Elbow pads

Knee pads

Full Face Helmet

For riders that do not wear them (Disqualified)

 

Elite and Masters must wear the following minimum body armour:

Knee pads

Full Face Helmet

For riders that do not wear them (Disqualified)

 

General:

Race Registration: EUR20

Under suspicion of theft, the police will be called.

Anti-social behavour, vandalism, acts of violence and intimidation will result to life time ban (Disqualified).

 

Toilets, Showers etc. (on location) services will be available during the event at the Platres Sports Center.

 

Accommodation, Restaurants etc. : If needed a large variety according to your needs can be found within Platres.

 

Media/Sponsorship : For media accreditation and sponsorship opportunities please contact us by email or telephone at the PSC.

 

All information are subject to alterations.

Contact us by email or telephone at the PSC for any additional information needed.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Links of Pictures & Videos of the event as taken by participants and spectators.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v4CKBYsmPGA

https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=oa.447254862027682&type=1

http://www.martialarts-cy.com/2013/04/12/1st-downhill-race-cyprus/

https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.440827639336860.1073741831.435891739830450&type=1

http://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.489184547796678.1073741829.374843405897460&type=3

http://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.489501737764959.1073741830.374843405897460&type=3

http://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.490085077706625.1073741831.374843405897460&type=3

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ghDq59c4zq4

Downhill Drift Trikes

Platres Sports Center expands with a new Bicycle Center. On the 28th of August 2012 the Platres Sports Center becomes the base of the Cyprus Downhill Club.

Click here to see a video of the event held on the 28th Oct 2012 as reported by Limassol Portal.

 

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