Alta Via Stage Race - Equipment

Equip­ment

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Every ath­lete and every Team must be pro­vided with an equip­ment suit­able for the race. It is rec­om­mended not to under­es­ti­mate the impor­tance of the manda­tory items, whose request is based on the char­ac­ter­is­tics of the route (you must cross very iso­lated areas, there­fore it is essen­tial that every ath­lete should be as self-​sufficient as pos­si­ble) and on the weather con­di­tions, often unsta­ble along the Alta Via dei Monti Lig­uri (risk of fog, wind and cold, even in summer).

Please note that the list of items required of the par­tic­i­pants is referred to HERO, E-​RACE and FUN for­mu­las. WEEK­END for­mula par­tic­i­pants might want to adjust quan­ti­ties in rela­tion to the dif­fer­ent kind of race.

NOTICE! Bag­gage weight must not exceed 20 kg

Indi­vid­ual equip­ment — required in race *

  • Mobile phone
  • Whis­tle
  • Approved hel­met
  • Front light sys­tem and rear reflec­tive light
  • Rear red light and head light
  • Back­pack
  • Water bot­tle or camelback
  • Wind­proof jacket
  • Arm and leg wormers
  • Ther­mic blan­ket for emergency
  • 2 Tubes

Team equip­ment — required in race *

  • GPS instru­ment
  • Pump
  • First Aid Kit
  • Multi Tool

(*) For Solo cat­e­gory both facil­i­ties are required

Indi­vid­ual equip­ment — rec­om­mended for the main­te­nance of the bike

  • 45 Tubes
  • 12 Tires
  • 1 Dropout derailleur hanger
  • 1 Chain + chain tool + lube
  • 1 Repair tube kit
  • Spare parts

Indi­vid­ual equip­ment — rec­om­mended for the race

  • 23 Shorts
  • 23 Jerseys
  • 23 Socks
  • 1 Water­proof cloathing
  • 23 Gloves
  • 2 Glasses (one clear lens and one in dark glasses)
  • 2 Pairs of shoes (there are some stretches of portage)
  • 1 Cap
  • Ade­quate stocks of bars and supplements

Indi­vid­ual equip­ment — rec­om­mended for the night and after the race

  • Camp­ing mat or mat­tress (HERO, WEEK­END, E-​RACE in VIL­LAGE mode)
  • Sleep­ing bag (HERO, WEEK­END, E-​RACE in VIL­LAGE mode)
  • T-​shirt
  • Jer­seys
  • Shorts
  • Trousers
  • Water­proof Clothing
  • Sports Shoe
  • Cap