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York 100 Frequently asked questions

Question: Do I need insurance?
Answer: We recommend that you have appropriate cover for you and your bike.
Question: Are spare parts available for my bike?
Answer: Yes, for most common bikes. Spares are chargeable.
Question: What happens if I get lost or get into difficulties on the day?
Answer: On the day you will be given a contact number for ride control, who will help with any issues.
Question: How long do I have to complete the ride and what happens if I can't complete the distance?
Answer: The ride closes at 6.00pm. Very slow riders may be picked up and moved on.
Question: Do I need to wear a cycle helmet?
Answer: You must wear a cycle helmet to take part.
Question: How old do I need to be to take part?
Answer: You must be at least 16 on the day of the event to take part; if you are under 18 you must be accompanied by an adult.
Question: What facilities are available?
Answer: There are changing facilities with showers at the start/finish and toilets at our feed stations. Your belongings should be locked in your car or carried with you (there are a few lockers available at the start - for which you'll need a £1 coin). There are well stocked feed stations along the route. Hot and cold drinks and biscuits etc will be available at the start/finish. There is also free parking on the university campus
Question: What are the timings for the day?
Answer: REGISTRATION: Champion: 7:00 - 8:15 Classic 8:15 - 8:45 START TIMES: Champion: 7:20 - 8:15 Classic:8:15 - 9:00 RIDE CLOSES: 19:00

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Key information

Event date

19 August 2018

Entry

£38.00

Location: Sports Centre, University of York, Heslington Lane, Heslington, York, YO10 5DD
Registration: 7.00 - 8.50am
Start times: 7.20 - 9.00am

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Route options

Classic: 68 miles
Champion: 103 miles

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Event includes

    Chip timing
    Route options
    Circular route
    Feed stations
    Mechanical support
    Full signage
    Medal
    Emergency cover

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