REGULATIONS SELLARONDA BIKE DAY
1) "Sellaronda Bike Day"
The Sellaronda Bike Day is a non competitive cycling event open to all and the Highway code must
2) The Highway Code
The Highway code must be obeyed at all times in order to ensure the safety of all participants. The
participants should save the environment.
3) Advised direction "New"
Bearing in mind the roads and the potential for speed, the organising committee, recommend cyclists
to go in the anticlockwise direction. Keep to the right and only use the right hand lane. Considering
there are families with children on the route as well, cyclists should maintain a moderate speed during
4) Use of helmet
For safety reasons, helmets are obligatory.
5) Closure of roads
The roads will be closed to traffic from 8.30 a.m. to 3.30 p.m. The closure is planned for half an hour
before the opening to cyclists, allowing any traffic on the passes to reach its destination. The organising
committee, does not guarantee absolute absence of traffic on the route.
6) Authorized Traffic
The only vehicles authorized to use the passes during the period of closure are exclusively the public
services (Carabinieri, Polizia, ambulances, fire brigade etc.) which will have sirens and warning lights.
The vehicles of the organising committee are also permitted, they will have a flashing yellow light.
7) Public busses to the passes
On 24.06 and 23.09.2012 the public bus service around the Sella Group will be suspended.
8) Times for the event
Considering that this is not a race there is not a precise start time. It is important to note that the roads
are officially closed to traffic from 8.30 a.m., before this time there may still be traffic on the passes;
the passes will be open to traffic again at 3.30 p.m.
The Sellaronda Bike Day is a cycling day open to all and no registration is necessary.
The organisers of the Sellaronda Bike Day are not to be held responsible for any accidents or
damage to people or things that may happen before, during or after the event.
- Those who participate in the Sellaronda Bike Day do so at their own risk. Participants relinquish
the right to take legal action against third parties, against the organising committee and all the officials
involved in the organisation of the event.
- All participants are obliged to obey the Highway code.
11) Rescue services
Rescue service is guaranteed on the entire route of the Sellaronda. An ambulance will be positioned
at the top of each pass and in the following places:
- The Miramonti cross roads (between Passo Sella and Passo Gardena)
- The village of Arraba
- The village of Corvara
12) The Sweeping up service
At the end of the event, all those participants who cannot make it up the passes will be collected
and helped on their way home.