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Dolomiti Superbike – the regulations

The golden rules and entry terms and conditions

Before you sweat the small stuff and tear out your hair about what and how everything runs at Dolomiti Superbike, simply take a look at the regulations. You can find everything that you need to know before, during and after the bike race here. 


1. Eligibility

The race is open to all participants which are in possession of a valid medical certificate. The participant can be a member of the FCI (Italian Cycling Federation) or member of other sports promotion institutes who have signed the agreement for the year 2021 with the FCI. All participants of the long distance have to be at least 18 years old, instead to participate at the short distance you have to be at least 16 years old, at the time of the race. All participants must have a medical certificate, which has to be valid on the day of the race. You can download a sample of the certificate via the following link:
Please send the medical certificate within 30.06.2022 to the following e-mail address:
The organisation reserves the right to cancel incomplete registrations. Every participant agrees to accept the terms of the regulations of the organisation committee unconditionally. The Organising Committee may decide at any time whether to accept or not the enrolment or to exclude at any time an enrolled contestant for the event that may damage the image of the event. No registrations from participants who have been sanctioned by Sporting and/or Ordinary Justice, for a period of time longer than 6 (six) months, for reasons related to doping will be accepted.

2. Registration

Registration and payment can be carried out only on our homepage  from 01.12.2021 at 00:00 am. The payment fees which vary depending on the chosen payment method are shown in the payment procedure and are at the expense of the participant. Each participant registered individually will receive by June 30th 2022 by e-mail the voucher with the assigned number that is necessary together with an original valid ID (identity card, passport or driving license) to collect the material of the Maratona in the two days before the event. A pickup from third parties is not accepted.

3. Entry fees

From 01/12 to 31/12/2021: 85,00 €

From 01/01/2022 to 09/07/2022: 100,00 €

Tandem & Cat. "Lui e Lei": 120,00 €

Junior Trophy: 20,00 €

4. Payment

Payment can be carried out by credit card on our homepage via DATASPORT (as of 01.12.2021).

5. Cancellations

Datasport offers the option of a cancellation insurance which can be chosen during the registration process online. To exercise the respective cancellation insurance any requests need to be addressed directly to Datasport. The paid registration fee will not be refunded – neither in the case of inability to attend, nor in the case of illness or accident. Substitutions of registered participants will be accepted until 00:00 on 15 JUNE 2022 for a fee of 15,00.- Euro. In case of race cancellation due to force majeure, registration fees will not be refunded.

6. Privacy

The contestant agrees that his or her information may be passed on to third parties, in accordance with the Italian Personal Data Protection Code (Art. 13 and 23 of Legislative Decree no. 196 of 30 June 2003). The updating or deleting of your personal details can be requested in writing to the organising committee. You can also notify the organising committee in writing if you do not wish for your personal details to be forwarded.

7. Modifications

The organizers reserve the right to modify conditions of participation, the distances and their profiles as well as the invitation and regulation to the competition.

8. Categories

There are 49 different categories in total.

9. Start order, start blocks and starting times

Starting order and start numbers will be determined according to the following criteria:

a) the results of the last three editions of the Dolomiti Superbike (2021, 2019and 2018):
- top 100 on the long distance (elite and U23 will not be taken into consideration)
- top 100 on the short distance
b) the individual results of the athlete in the last five editions of the Dolomiti Superbike (2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 2021)
c) the moment of submission of the online registration form. In case of identical submission date regular participants will receive preferential treatment.
d) All women will start with pink bib numbers and are free to choose their start block. Athletes starting in another start block as the one assigned will be disqualified.

10. Starting Time

07.25: Start 27th Südtirol Dolomiti Superbike - ELITE, U23 Women

07.30: Start ELITE, U23 Men and Starting block 1

07.40: Starting block 2

07.50: Starting block 3

11. Infos

Only mountain bikes or mountain bike tandems will be admitted to the competition. Broken bikes can be repaired at one of the four service points along the course. It is advisable that participants check their bikes before the competition. Helmets are mandatory for the entire duration of the race for safety reasons.

12. Technical regulations

Only mountain bikes or mountain bike tandems will be admitted to the competition. Broken bikes can be repaired at one of the four service points along the course. It is advisable that participants check their bikes before the competition.

13. Safety regulations

Helmets are mandatory for the entire duration of the race for safety reasons.

14. Road traffic regulations

Part of the course takes place on public roads and therefore the Italian traffic code must be observed, as well as the general FCI rules for mountain bike competitions. Non observance of the regulations will lead to disqualification.

15. Jury

The Jury will be composed of a member of the organizing committee, a judge of the FCI and a member of the time-keeping company.

16. Award ceremony

Immediately after the first athletes have passed the finish line, the flower ceremony will take place in the finish area. The official award ceremony will take place at 4 pm also in the finish area. At the official award ceremony only the overall categories, the Sprint award as well as the Hill Stages awards will be honoured. Following ranks of the overall categories will be honoured and winners/riders concerned must attend the prize giving ceremony:

  • 130 km distance: top 15 men (prize money)
  • 85 km distance: top 5 women (goodies)
  • 85 km distance: top 5 men (prize moey)
  • 85 km distance: top 10 women (prize moey)
  • The first 3 of all rated categories are entitled to prizes in goods. These prizes will be ready for collection from 02.00 pm till 06.30 pm respectively after the completed finish of the according category in the City Hall of Villabassa situated in the main square. All price money is subject to a 20% tax deduction, as stated by Italian law. The winners have a right to their prices only, if they follow all the rules.
    The prices are not handed out at a later stage.

17. Prize money and prizes in goods

You can find the prize money for the Dolomiti Superbike here.

18. Mountain sprint prices

Find all details here

19. Intermediate sprint by Marlene

The Sprint prize will be awarded to the first 3 men and first 3 women.
1st ranked € 200.00
2nd ranked € 120.00
3rd ranked € 80.00

20. Disqualification

The jury as well as the race management reserve the right to exclude participants from the competition. The use of bicycles fitted with any type of electronic aid is strictly prohibited, and will lead to disqualification or exclusion. Littering and leaving behind waste along the course is not permitted. Waste bins are at the disposal of bikers next to the feed zones. Because of nature conservancy regulations participants are not allowed to abandon the course at any time. Non observance of these regulations will lead to disqualification.

21. Nature conservancy

Littering and leaving behind waste along the course is not permitted. Waste bins are at the disposal of bikers next to the feed zones. Because of nature conservancy regulations participants are not allowed to abandon the course at any time. Non-observance of these regulations will lead to disqualification.

22. Protests

Protests must be submitted to the Jury within and no later than 15 minutes after the race in written form with a deposit of € 50.00 which will be refunded if the protest is upheld.

23. Liability

Participation to the Südtirol Dolomiti Superbike is at the contestant’s own risk. By registering, the contestant waives any legal claim on the organizers, on a third party, or on any legal entity or person in connection with the organization. By registering, the contestant acknowledges that he or she is physically fit and sufficiently trained to participate in the competition.

24. Abandonment of the competition

Participants who give up must report this to the next marshal along the course and hand over their race number. Participants who cannot complete the race within the deadline will be stopped and their numbers will be removed. The numbers can be recollected in the finish area.

25. Time limit – deadlines


San Candido - KM 34 10:40 am
Passo mt. Croce - KM 54 12:40 pm
San Candido - KM 74 13:40 pm
Dobbiaco train station - KM 84 14:45 pm
Salita Prato Piazza - KM 99 15:50 pm
Arrivo - KM 123 18:15 pm

26. General rules of conduct

  • Slower bikers must immediately clear the way for faster bikers
  • Attention must be paid to dangerous and complex passages
  • Be careful on downhill stretches and remain prepared to brake at any time
  • Do not stop on the course for technical damages but on the side of the trail at a safe distance
  • A lane change in the final sprint is not allowed
  • Disregard of these regulations will lead to disqualification
  • Should bad weather occur, think of appropriate clothing! You are in an Alpine area! 

27. Time keeping

Time recording is carried out by Datasport and the net time (real time) will be measured.

28. Right and obligations of participants

With the submission of the online registration form participants declare to:

  • being in possession of a medical certificate according to the requirements of the ministerial decree dt. 18.02.1982.
Please send the medical certificate within 30.06.22 to the following e-mail address:
  • be in possession of a valid liability insurance.
  • have read the present regulations.
  • give permission to make use of pictures and personal data.
  • The number and the chip, provided by the Organisation, has to be fixed to the handlebars in a clearly visible manner.
  • The number cannot be modified or changed in any way.
  • Bikers must wear a hard safety approved helmet which must be kept fastened throughout the race.
  • Road safety regulations must be respected throughout.
  • The participants stopped at the gates of any time limit are required to deliver their race number and chip to the person appointed for such purpose.
  • All bikers must carry with them a puncture kit.
  • Furthermore, all are required to keep with them an ID throughout the whole race.
  • It is strongly advised that bikers should carry with them a change of clothing and a cape to provide against inclement weather conditions.
  • Bikers are required to move aside to allow faster bikers to overtake. Extreme prudence is to be exercised in parts of the race with poor visibility.
  • Any stop for repairs must be made in a clearly visible area away from the main race route.
  • Participants who quit the race have to give such communication to the Organisation and hand the number back to the next security controller along the route.
  • No change of lane is allowed in the final approach to the finishing line and a violation of this stipulation will lead to the biker being



Dolomiti Superbike services

1. Race kit

Every contestant will get in his starter kit:

  • bike shirt or similar gadget
  • starter package containing various typical products from the region
  • informative literature
  • race number
  • transponder for keeping time
  • the voucher for the Pasta party plus one drink.

No race kit will be sent

2. Catering

During the Südtirol Dolomiti Superbike competition there will be 9 feed zones along the course. The feed zones will offer energy drinks, sandwiches, cakes, bananas, apples, and water.

3. Showers, bike wash, car parks, camping zone

  • There will be showers and toilettes at the sport zone in Villabassa
  • bike wash is located immediately after finish area
  • Our team of physiotherapists will offer you massages free of charge in the finish area.
  • free car parks at the participants’ disposal are located on the west side entering in the town of Villabassa. Please note that parking outside the marked area is prohibited and will be prosecuted by local authorities
  • a camping area is located at the sport zone in Villabassa by a fee of 10,00.- Euro per day

4. Signposting of the course

Course security and signposting at every major turnoff will be available by the end of May. Peril points such as steep descents and dangerous bends will be marked with readily identifiable signs. In addition, there will be signs indicating length and altitude at each major ascent and signs indicating the remaining kilometres (countdown mode). ATTENTION: the complete signposting of the course will only be positioned the weekend of the competition.

5. Race numbers

The different colours of the race numbers refer to the respective starting blocks and starting times. The race numbers handed out by the organizers must be attached to the bikes. It is prohibited to cut off or to cover the logos of the sponsors.

6. Issue of bib numbers

The starting number needs to be picked-up personally with an original valid ID (identity card, passport or driving license) and on handing over the voucher. No copies of ID’s or other ID’s allowed. A pickup from third parties is not accepted. The location for number pick-up is the Raiffeisen Kulturhaus in Niederdorf/Villabassa – opening times:

  • Thursday 07th July 2022: 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm
  • Friday 08th July 2022: 10:00 am to 8:00 pm
  • Saturday 09th July 2022: 6:00 am to 7:00 am

7. Transponder for timekeeping

We use a one-way transponder called DATAONE. You do not have to pay a deposit and returning is not necessary.

8. Participation diploma and finishers medals

Each participant can download a personal participation diploma from the internet after the race. Download available at or Finisher medals are given immediately after passing the finish line

9. Results, SMS service, e-mails

The first results will be available as soon as the first bikers have passed the finish line by sms. They will also be published on our website  – or on . Participants who have indicated their mobile phone number will receive text messages free of charge with different information and results. Participants who have indicated their e-mail address will receive various info mails about the event.

10. Pastaparty

The race kit includes a voucher for the "Pasta party" plus one drink. The Pasta party will take place at the agriculture hall situated entering Niederdorf/Villabassa West. Opening hours: Saturday 09th July 2022 from 10:00 am to 06:00 pm

11. Massage

Our team of physiotherapists will offer you massages free of charge in the finish area.

12. Emergency Medical Service

A team of emergency doctors and paramedics of the “White Cross” ambulance service will be present.

The closest hospitals are:

  • San Candido/Innichen hospital: 9 km Tel. (+39) 0474 917 111
  • Brunico/Bruneck hospital: 23 km Tel. (+39) 0474 581 111

13. Public order

Public order and supervision of the tracks will be granted by local firemen, local police departments and mountain rescue services. Their orders must be categorically obeyed at all times.

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