Jeroboam series

Italy
Dolomites

Varena (TN) - 28-30 AUGUST
Jeroboam Dolomiti Gravel Challenge

Jeroboam Dolomiti Gravel Challenge

Gravel rides up to 300 km

The 300 km jeroboam, 150 km magnum and 75 km standard offer a perfect blend of physical challenge and fun on fantastic gravel roads while the 37.5 km demi family ride is open to cyclists of all ages.

Saturday 20 at 9:00 am

JEROBOAM

291 km
9500m D+

SURFACE: 77,5% gravel, 22,5% road

More than a gravel ride, a real journey - the Jeroboam 300 will take you on the paths and forests that run along both sides of the Val di Fiemme to the foot of the Dolomites, with the magical view from the Pale di San Martino to the valley of the Adige passing through the Enrosadira of the sunset of the Dolomitic. 300 km in deep contact with nature. A smooth and fully pedaled paths however...don’t underestimate the route!

300
<p>JEROBOAM</p><p>291 km<br>9500m D+</p>
saturday 20 at 7:30 am

MAGNUM

150 km
3650m D+

SURFACE: 64% gravel, 36% road

150 km of pure fun on dirt roads and mule tracks that will take you to the peaks of the Rolle Pass, to discover the high mountain pastures through the Paneveggio Natural Park among ancient trees, unspoiled nature and ungulates ready to surprise you. All the ingredients of the other distances but in doses that result in a faster and more suitable route for those who love to discover ever new panoramas.

150
<p>MAGNUM</p><p>150 km<br>3650m D+</p>
sunday 21 at 9:00 am

STANDARD

76 km
2500m D+

SURFACE: 64% gravel, road 36%

A journey to discover the Monte Corno natural park, a journey in the forest of the province of Bolzano with a panoramic terrace over the entire Adige valley. Roads to discover, away from the most famous tourist destinations, with a distance suitable for everyone.

75
<p>STANDARD</p><p>76 km<br>2500m D+</p>
saturday 20 at 9:30 am
sunday 21 at 9:30 am

DEMI

36 km
880m D+

SURFACE: 37% gravel, 63% road

A tour on the borders of Val di Fiemme that will make you discover the food and wine excellences of local producers, from the hop of the Fiemme brewers to the Speck produced following the traditions of the past. The 37.5 Gourmet Ride will take you on a tour of pure pleasure and relax.

37,5
<p>DEMI</p><p>36 km<br>880m D+</p>

EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT JEROBOAM DOLOMITES

Gravel

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JEROBOAM 300

THE "JEROBOAM" IS A BOTTLE OF 3 LITERS: THE EQUIVALENT OF 4 NORMAL WINE BOTTLES.

The event takes its name from the fact that the Jeroboam event was held in Franciacorta, Italian area famous for its sparkling wine.

The 300 km challenge corresponds to the 300 cc bottle, while the 150 cc Magnum bottle and the Standard 75cc bottle corresponds to the respective 150km and 75km of running.

JEROBOAM 300
JEROBOAM 300
Gravel What does "gravel" exactly mean? Originally it was a road surface. Then it became a type of bike capable of much more than just riding on gravel. Now above all "gravel" is a way of cycling: discovering new places & people and the fun on the journey rather than just getting to the finish line fast. Jeroboam summarizes, in its four distances, all the possible approaches to the gravel world: from the most adventurous to the most "racy" (although not a race!) For this reason, remember we will give very precise indications on how to prepare your bike for each distance as soon as we will have the final routes.
Festival Not just riding, but also spending time with friends and other cycling enthusiasts. Jeroboam events always feature an expo area and a space to socialize with good music and interesting stories. A complete schedule of the events at the village events will soon be available on this website.
Food&Drink Cycling means burning a lot of calories and we are not convinced an energy bar or gel is the best way to refuel. Typical cuisine and fresh drinks are things that never fail in the villages of Jeroboam Dolomiti. The details about the village kitchen proposals will soon be available.
Camping Area It is well known that there is no better cure for insomnia than a long ride. To sleep like a baby, but also to fully experience the atmosphere of the event, you can pitch your tent in the camping area, free for all participants.
Location The village, and starting point of the Jeroboam routes, will be set up in the Varena municipal sports field area. Expo area, parallel events and a tent ready to satisfy your demanding are some of the key points of Jeroboam Dolomiti.A list of the services and exhibitors present and a map of the village will soon be available.
Schedule Friday
  • 18.00 Opening, subscriptions
  • 18:30 Aperitif and music for all the participants
  • 19.00 English and italian briefing for all the riders
  • 20.00 Carbo-party with food and music
Saturday
  • Opening, subscriptions and breakfast for all the riders
  • 06.50 English and italian short briefing for the riders of J150
  • 07.30 Starting Jeroboam 150 km
  • 08.30 English and italian short briefing for the riders of J300 and J75
  • 09.00 Starting Jeroboam 300 and 75 km
  • 09.30 Starting Jeroboam 37,5 km wine ride
Sunday All day arrival 300 km riders.
  • 09.00Starting Jeroboam 75 km km
  • 09.30 Starting Jeroboam 37,5 km wine ride
  • 10.00Brunch, coffee and beer until the last rider
  • 18.00 Closing
Prices Jeroboam 300
  • Up to 31/01/2020: 40 €
  • Up to 15/6/2020: 45 €
  • Up to 22/8/2020: 50 €
Jeroboam 150
  • Up to 31/01/2020: 28 €
  • Up to 15/6/2020: 31 €
  • Up to 22/8/2020: 35 €
Jeroboam 75 & 37,5
  • Up to 31/01/2020: 20 €
  • Up to 15/6/2020: 22 €
  • Up to 22/8/2020: 25 €
Note
  • Prices do not include management fees by ENDU
  • Registration for Jeroboam 300 includes the rental of a GPS tracker that will be delivered upon departure. A deposit of € 50 must be paid and will be returned upon return of the device.
  • For non-members who have to sign up for a daily membership card, the fee will be increased by € 10 €.
Rules Art. 1 – Date and Place Jeroboam is a non-competitive cycling event organized by ASD Dolomitics in collaboration with 3T Cycling Srl and its selected partners, which will take place from Friday 28th June to Sunday 39th August 2020 in Varena - Val di Fiemme, Italia. Art. 2 – Routes and Departures Jeroboam has four routes, all non-competitive: 300 km, 150 km, 75 km and 37.5 km. Each participant has the right to choose the path most suitable and the choice must be indicated at the time of registration. The route selection cannot be changed after signing up. Everyone must rely on the GPS track provided before the departure. The layouts and the GPS tracks of the routes can be consulted on the official website www.jeroboam.bike. Art. 3 – Rules of Participation To participate, Italians must be in possession of a valid sport membership card for the current year issued by the Italian Cycling Federation - F.C.I. - or affiliated with the Italian Cycling Federation for the current year, foreigners must possess a card valid for the current year issued by the Cycling Federation of their nation recognized by the International Cycling Union - U.C.I. For those who do not have a valid membership card, must activate the "CSI SOCIAL CARD" (cost € 10) which includes the basic daily insurance coverage for Italian ASD Dolomitics events. An appropriate and valid medical certificate is required to participate in the event. For those registered as Italian residents, a certificate is needed confirming their fitness to practice agonistic cycling for the 300 and 150 km rides, non agonistic for the 75 km one and, for greater protection, for the 37,5 km. The certificate as per the example that can be downloaded from the link: https://tinyurl.com/ybhnewt3 is required for non-Italian residents. The 37.5 km ride is an eco-friendly ride (maximum controlled speed of 25 km/h, stops every 25 km), it will therefore be the responsibility of each individual cyclists to carry out the appropriate medical checks of sports fitness and have a personal insurance against damage to oneself and to third parties. The participation in the event is allowed only to those who are eligible for the event and to those who paid the participation fee and delivered a valid Medical Certificate to the organization. During the event, cyclists who are not registered regularly can't participate, under penalty of expulsion. In the event of an accident they will be held responsible for the damage caused. Registrations of participants who have been disqualified from their federations or bodies for doping or any other title will not be accepted. The organization of Jeroboam can, at any time and at its sole discretion, without obligation of further motivation, decide whether or not to accept the registration of anyone. Art. 4 – Equipment Participants are required to present themselves at the start of the respective route and use the following equipment appropriately:
  • Lights with sufficient charge to last for at least 6 hours (for the 300km route);
  • Helmet;
  • GPS device with sufficient battery to cover the duration of the chosen route;
  • Suitable clothing (including waterproof jacket);
  • 1.5 litres (or more) of liquids;
  • First aid kit;
  • Repair kit for faults, punctures and spare parts (brake pads, oil, multitool, pump, dropouts, air chambers, CO2 canisters, false links of the bike chain);
  • Cellphone
Art. 5 - Safety and respect of the highway code It is mandatory for all participants to respect the Highway Code. Art.6 – Payment Methods The registrations can be purchased directly on-line on the web portal https://www.endu.net/ with the possibility of payment via PayPal, or in cash on the day of the event. Checks, bank transfers or other forms of payment other than those indicated above will not be accepted. Art.7 – Substitutions or Waivers Substitutions of enrolments or postponement of registrations to the following year are not allowed. If a member is unable to participate in the event, he/she will not be entitled to a refund of the participation fee. The management reserves, however, the right to evaluate, at its own discretion, any case of "impossibility to participate". Art.8 – Maximum Hours, Assistance There is a maximum time to complete the routes, indicated on the website www.jeroboam.bike. No health care is provided, except for a doctor S.O.S. for emergencies. There is no mechanical assistance. Assistance from private vehicles is not allowed following the event. Art.9 – Refreshments and stamps The list of refreshments (for the validation stamps) will be published on the website of the event. The control stamps are the only proof of the taken route. They will be put on the Road Book at the start, along the route and upon the arrival. Art.10 – Complaints Any complaints must be sent to the organization only by e-mail info@jeroboam.bike within fifteen days following the publication of the list of the arrivals. Art.11 – Informazioni For any questions, email www.jeroboam.bike or info@dolomitics.it ASD DOLOMITICS, località Stava 14 B - 38038 - Tesero – TN Art.12 – Cancellation of the Event If, due to force majeure, the event does not take place, the amount paid at the time of the registration will not be refunded. Art.13 – Variations The organization reserves the right to make changes to the regulations at any time. The website www.jeroboam.bike is the only place where official information of the event is given. Therefore all official communications will be made known only through it. Art.14 – Approval, Consent, Authorization By asking to participate in Jeroboam in any of the ways provided by this regulation, each participant from the time of the registration:
  • Declares to have read and approved the present Regulation and to accept all their parts;
  • Must not use or be influenced by alcohol, drugs or narcotic substances during the event;
  • Declares to be in good physical condition and to have delivered to the organization a valid medical certificate after having undergone a medical examination for competitive or non-competitive cycling practice, providing the organization the indemnity for any damage that he/she might suffer as a result of his/hers participation in the event;
The organization declines all responsibility for itself and its collaborators, for accidents or damage to persons or property, which may occur before, during and after the event or as a result of the same. It also reserves the right to exclude cyclists from the event who will behave incorrectly before, during and after the event. Expresses consent to the use of your data, also for commercial purposes, including but not only the publication of the name in relation to the results of the event on the website www.jeroboam.bike, pursuant to art. 13 of Legislative Decree 196/2003 and of the articles 12, 13 and 14 of EU Regulation 679/2016 Confirm that have read the Organiser's Privacy Policy carefully. Participation in the Event involves the processing of participants' personal data for the purposes and in the manner described in the Organiser's Privacy Policy. The data controller is the Organiser. It grants the organizers the widest consent to use, in the ways permitted by law, even for profit, of every video or photographic image taken during the days of the event, providing the organization with the right to transfer these images to third parties; Acknowledges and accepts that, in order to register and participate in the Event it is necessary to authorise the recording and use of one's own image in the manner and for the purposes indicated in this Regulation, as well as in the Disclaimer and in the Privacy Policy, in consideration of the public nature of the Event, of the object of the services of dissemination and commercialisation of the video-photo shooting of the Event as well as the impossibility to selectively limit the video-photographic recordings. The modalities of conducting the Event foresee the shooting of videos and photos in order to document the event; among the services connected to the registration for the Event, the Organiser also offers all participants the possibility to purchase the photos and videos of the Event in which their image is present. The aforementioned authorization for the use of one's own image must be intended for an indefinite period and without territorial limits all over the world, for use in various publications and films, including, but not limited to, promotional materials and / or advertising on all media. The organization may also transfer to third parties and its institutional and commercial partners the rights of use provided for in this agreement.
F.A.Q. WHAT IS JEROBOAM? Jeroboam is the most important European event for gravel and cycling adventure. IS JEROBOAM A GRAVEL RIDE? Jeroboam is more than a gravel ride – you can choose your routes among the folloowing ones:
  • 300 KM GRAVEL UNSUPPORTED (NO FOLLOWING CARS)
  • 150KM GRAVEL RIDE
  • 75KM GRAVEL RIDE
  • 37.5KM SOCIAL RIDE
(You can also choose the “size” of the Franciacorta bollicine: Jeroboam 300, Magnum 150, Standard 75, Demi 37.5 - but better after the ride!) WHAT CAN MY FAMILY DO WHILE I RIDE? Val di Fiemme is one of the most renowned mountain valleys in Italy, far from the great tourist chaos but a stone's throw from the natural monuments that the area has to offer. The welcome of the accommodation facilities and the rich program of daily events for the whole family make Val di Fiemme a suitable location for families and couples looking for "active" tranquility thanks to the possibility of free access to the APT Fiemme proposals with the FIemme Card. Less than an hour from Trento, Bolzano and Merano, a few km from the beautiful Lake Carezza and the Dolomites that the world envies us. The Gourmet Ride is open to the whole family, with the possibility of renting an e-bike and the trolley for the little ones, will give the real opportunity to share the Jeroboam weekend to everyone with a double start on Saturday and Sunday. A meno di un’ora da Trento, Bolzano e Merano, a pochi km dallo splendido Lago di Carezza e dalle Dolomiti che il mondo ci invidia. La Gourmet Ride aperta a tutta la famiglia, con la possibilità di noleggiare una e-bike ed il carrellino per i più piccoli daranno la vera opportunità di condividere il week-end Jeroboam a tutti con una doppia partenza il sabato e la domenica. ARRIVAL AND PARKING The village is located in Via Cantelger 5, in the production area of Varena, Trento. You will find lot of parkings close to the village and the village itself is at 5 minutes walking from the hotels. Jeroboam has a space dedicated to camping with showers and services inside the sports field. SHOWERS At the village there are the showers for all the participants. SUBSCRIPTIONS The registrations for all the rides are opened on Friday from 16:00 till 22:00 and on Saturday at 6:00. STARTING POINT The departure will take place directly from the sports field of Varena. All the participants of Jeroboam 300 km must be at the start before 08:45. A final briefing for the riders will be held ten minutes before the departure. For details on other departures, pls kindly see the page“Schedule”. WHO CAN PARTICIPATE TO JEROBOAM 300? It is not an everyday ride: J300 is a demanding and challenging route due to the development and altitude (there won’t be "portage" sections). You must be prepared to ride 300 km with 9500 meters of altitude difference in two days, most of which on mountain roads: J300 is for strong and prepared cyclists. All participants should be aware that this 300 km route is a real challenge. WHICH IS THE IDEAL BIKE TO RIDE JEROBOAM 300? A gravel bike with wide tires if the perfect bike for the Jeroboam 300. As alternative, you can opt for a MTB - but don’t even think to do it with a road bike! If you do it with a Fat Bike, you will become our hero! WHICH IS THE IDEAL BIKE TO RIDE MAGNUM 150 AND STANDARD 75? The best choice will be either a gravel or a MTB bike. WHAT DO I NEED TO FACE J300? The route has no indications, so each rider should rely on his GPS tracker for the route (but be aware that this is not the same device to localize the risers) Moreover, you must have:
    • HELMET
    • WATERPROOF RAIN JACKET
    • FRONT AND REAR LIGHTS
    • THE GPS TRACKER PROVIDED BY THE ORGANIZATION
    • FOOD & WATER
    • AIR CHAMBERS, PUMP, MULTI TOOL, CO2 CANISTERS
    • ENT OR A SLEEPING BAG IN CASE YOU ARE EVALUATING TO SLEEP OUTDOORS
HELMET WILL I FIND SOME REFRESHMENT POINTS? Jeroboam 300 Ci sono due punti ristoro lungo il percorso There will be two refreshment points on the route with food, roof and a warm welcome from our staff and, if you want, also an hug! Magnum 150 and Standard 75 There will be an official refreshment point along the route and several places where you could find food and water, if needed. IS THERE A MAXIMUM TIME FOR THE J300? Jeroboam is an experience to life, not a pure race. However, for safety reasons, there is a maximum time before half of the route - if you cannot reach it, you would need to come back to the starting point. At the starting point, it will be given an alternative route for a pleasant return to the village of Varena. The last arrival is scheduled for Sunday at 18.00: it means that you will have a total of 33 hours to finalize the J300. IS THERE A MECHANICAL ASSISTANCE? Jeroboam 300, 150 and 75 are not races. The mechanical assistance is granted only at the village, at the starting point. In case of emergency, you can call the staff numbers listed at the end of this page. IS THERE A MEDICAL ASSISTANCE? In case of emergency, you can call the staff numbers listed at the end of this page. For medical emergencies, pls call the 112. IS THERE A GPS TRACKING SYSTEM? Yes, there is. The riders of the Jeroboam 300 will receive a GPD device from the organization and they should keep it for the whole duration of the ride and give it back at the end, once back to the village. ENDING All the rides end at the Village of Varena. At the village you can check the riders’ positions through the app that the organization will select to track their movements. Please, ride in safety on the routes to enter/exit the villages crossed by the rides. FINALLY
  • HELP THE OTHERS
  • RESPECT THE ENVIRONMENTE
  • RIDE AT YOUR SPEED… THE ROUTE IS LONG!
  • REMEMBER TO HAVE FUN
  • PLEASE, RIDE IN SAFETY FOR THE WHOLE ROUTE!
Please prepare yourself and your bike for the event, whichever distance you’re riding! Yes there is support on the course, but you are primarily responsible for your own welfare. STAFF NUMBERS for emergency
  • +39 349 102 2836 – Maurizio B - general coordinator
  • +39 347 154 8898 - Andrea T - referent for the village
  • +39 328 410 6143 – Luigi G - referent for the routes