Our mission: To create a high quality & memorable event with great friends, support, top rated overnight hotel, Shab will cook on spot.
Event Date: Starts on Friday June 4, 2021 promptly at 4:00am and ends on Monday June 7 at 7am. (75-hour time limits)
Event start/end location: Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott at Dulles Airport, Sterling VA
23000 Indian Creek Dr, Sterling, VA 20166 (hotel provides free shuttle to/from IAD airport)
We reserved a block of room at Fairfield Inn & Suites for $79 per night.
Please use link below to make your reservation. The availability is limited and ends by May 14.
Registration link: https://forms.gle/38VbruUo7TPV3GE8A
Last Day of Registration is May 28. No day-of registration!
Online Waiver link:https://waiver.smartwaiver.com/w/5f72524063884/web/
Registration priority: first come, first serve.
You will receive an email that you are in the confirmed riders list when the criteria above have been met.
Entry Fee: $190 + RUSA Insurance $5 = $195 :
Event fee does not include rider hotel/logging. Please make your own arrangement. This will provide more flexibility for riders and lower event fee.
Other Services that you may receive: (These services are not guaranteed & it will be based on our best effort with no extra charge to you)
Otherwise riders are responsible for their own food, lodging, transportation, and other incidentals.
Payment Methods: PayPal from this link https://www.paypal.me/NorthernVA
Hotel for before/after the event: Riders are responsible for their own hotel arrangements at the hotel in Leesburg VA for before/after and during the event. For riders conveniences; we are going to arrange a special rates for a blocks of rooms from June 3rd and check-out on June 7th.
If you are parking your car at the Leesburg Comfort Suites or Red Roof Inn, please park at the back. Make sure to tell the hotel that you are parking until Sunday and give them your car info.
Transportation: From Dulles (IAD) Airport shuttle service, scheduled, complimentary Shuttle Phone: +1 703 435-5300. For other airports in the area like BWI or Reagan/National, you may check their website for transportation options.
Ride Qualifications:None but we are highly recommend that you ride a 300km or longer during 2021.
Rider limit: None.
Foods: We do our best to accommodate all type of diets; vegetarian, vegan, Mediterranean and meat lovers and yes, Shab is planning to cook fresh on spot her famous Basmati Rice. Some of the items in the menu that we are thinking are pasta (with/without meat), soup, salads (potato, Tuna, macaroni), sandwiches, Chili, Pizza, fresh fruit & so on. (If you have any allergy, please check before eating any foods)
Route: The final route & cue-sheet will be sent to registered riders after the pre-ride.
Route Services: We are working hard to design a route where it provides services at good intervals for riders but always plan to carry enough food & drink with you.
Intermediate Checkpoints/Controls open/close time: All intermediate controls are info controls therefore they have no open/close time but you have to check in/out at over night controls with our staff. Time limit is 75 hours.
Safety & Night riding Requirements:
Riders Rules & responsibility: you may find them here https://rusa.org/pages/rulesForRiders please make yourself familiar with these rules; even if you are not RUSA member.
Bike inspection: there will be a bike inspection.
We will check your Helmet, reflective vest & ankles band during the bike inspection; please be ready to show them. Here more info on reflective https://rusa.org/reflectivity/
Your overall bike should be in a very good condition for riding a 1000k event. We highly recommend at least installing brand new tires/tubes, chain and braking pads/disk or make sure that they are in a very good condition.
Riders Check-in: it will be during the same time as bike inspection as noted above where the riders can pick up their rider packet (Brevet card, cue-sheet & so on) at the lobby of the start hotel after
Late arrival: If you arrive after 3:45 am on Friday June 4th then you may have to wait until ride starts at 4am for bike inspection & check-in. Start control will be closed at 5am.
Volunteers: no ride is successful without tireless effort of volunteers. We welcome you if you wish to be a volunteer for this event. If you are interested or know someone who is interested to volunteer, please contact Shab firstname.lastname@example.org or 561-843-4775.
How do we communicate event info/news*:
Please note that we do not setup or officially communicate from any social media; including Facebook & so on.
*If we have to reach an individual; we may directly contact you via email, text or call.
How to contact us: by sending email to email@example.com ; calling Hamid 561-843-3770 or Shab 561-843-4775
A sample of 1000 km ACP Brevet controls open/close time are provided here for your amusement.
Checkpoint Date Time
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0mi start: 06/4 04:00 (Start - control)
close: 06/4 05:00
255mi open: 06/5 16:28 (1st overnight)
close: 06/5 07:20
450mi open: 06/6 03:14 (2nd overnight)
close: 06/6 06:51
629mi open: 06/7 13:05 (Finish - control)
close: 06/7 07:00
If you still have questions or concerns then please ask.
Your event organizers
Hamid & Shab Akbarian
Registered Riders =================