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Fatbike races are coming back at the Gatineau Loppet with the collaboration of the Ottawa Mountain Bike Association (AVMO/OMBA) Fatbike Festival. Races will be held on Saturday February 17th, 2018.

Come ride with us on the exceptionally accessible trails of the Club de golf Hautes-Plaines and on a new course between Chelsea and Gatineau!

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GENERAL INFORMATION

  • All racers have to get their bib at the École secondaire Mont-Bleu on Friday, February 16th from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. or the Club de golf Hautes-Plaines on Saturday, February 17, before the race.
  • We also recommend that all racers arrive one hour before the start of their race. 
  • Registration includes your license valid of the race (Value of 5 $). If you hold a racing license with the FQSC or another UCI recognized cycling federation, then please bring your license and you’ll be refunded after the race.
  • 10km and 20km : 12 years old and under need to be accompanied by an adult registered for the same race
  • 40km : 16 years old and under need to be accompanied by an adult registered for the same race.
  • On site registrations will open on friday February 16th at 5 pm at Mont-Bleu High School.

 

SHEDULE

8:45 am
Start of the 20km and 40km at the Club de golf Hautes-Plaines. 
Due to the distance and difficulty of the course, this race is recommended only for experienced cyclists.

8:50 am
Start of the 10km at the Club de golf Hautes-Plaines. 
Races accessible to cyclists of all levels. 

BIKE ALLOWED

Bikes allowed for races must be fat bikes with a minimum tire width of 3.5 inches.

  • The use of homemade screws/studs or the use of any other “homemade” methods are not allowed.
  • Studded tires are allowed on fat bikes if: the studs extend no more than 3 mm from the tire thread and the studs were part of tire manufacturing or the studs which were added to the tires were made specifically for cycling.

COURSE PROFILE 

40km
20km
10km

FAQs

What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event? Directly at the Club de golf Hautes-Plaines. There is a large parking lot, however, carpooling is highly recommended!

What can I bring to the event? Your fatbike! Spare clothes for after the race (lockers available at the Club de golf Hautes-Plaines). And refueling for during your effort.

How can I contact the organizer with any questions? By sending us an email at info@gatineauloppet.com