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2018 Rules

ASD Granfondo Pinarello, with the approval of the Italian Cycling Federation (Federazione Ciclistica Italiana, FCI), presents the:

22nd Edition of the Granfondo Pinarello e della Marca Trevigiana

DATE: Sunday, July 15, 2018


TREVISO, Piazza del Grano, 7:15 a.m.


TREVISO, Piazza del Grano (historic center)


2 – Gran Fondo of 167 km and Medio Fondo of 105 km

Route for Gran Fondo (167 km):

Treviso – Spresiano – ponte della Priula – Susegana – Crevada – Collabrigo – Guizza – Rua – Conegliano – Ogliano (Bv.medio km 40) – Menarè – Colle Umberto – Cappella Maggiore – Sarmede – Montaner – Osigo – Cansiglio – Spert – Valdenogher – Farra D’Alpago – Fadalto – Longhere – Revine – Nogarolo -  Tarzo – Corbanese – Ca’ del Poggio – San Pietro di F. – Refrontolo – Collalto – Susegana – Tombola – Colfosco – Ponte della Priula – Arcade – Povegliano – Paderno - Ponzano  – Treviso.

Route for Medio Fondo (105 km):

Treviso – Spresiano – ponte della Priula – Susegana – Crevada – Collabrigo – Guizza – Rua – Conegliano – Ogliano (Bv.medio km 40) – Cozzuolo – Confin – Formeniga – Manzana – Ca’ del Poggio - San Pietro di F. – Refrontolo – Collalto – Susegana – Tombola – Colfosco – Ponte della Priula – Arcade – Povegliano – Paderno - Ponzano    – Treviso.


Ogliano – Cansiglio – Ca’ del Poggio – Collalto


Participation is open to any rider with a valid 2018 license issued by the FCI or a sports promotion association adhering to the FCI agreement, in possession of a medical certification of fitness for participation in competitive sports, and to any foreign rider with a valid 2018 UCI license issued by his or her own national cycling federation, subject to presentation of an ethical certification in English and a health certification in accordance with form E, Health Certificate Prior to the race, foreign riders without a UCI license must submit a medical certification attesting to their fitness for participation in a competitive cycling event. This certification must not have been issued more than one year before the date of registration for the event.

Prior to the race, foreign riders without a UCI license must submit a medical certification attesting to their fitness for participation in a competitive cycling event. This certification must not have been issued more than one year before the date of registration for the event.

The event is also open to those without a license; these riders will be issued a one-day FCI license for a fee of €15, which provides liability insurance during the event. The one-day license will be issued only upon presentation of a valid medical certification of fitness for participation in competitive sports, regardless of the route chosen.

Riders between 17 and 18 years of age and those over 64 must ride the Medio Fondo route (101 km).

In accordance with new federation rules, every participant must have a medical certification of fitness for participation in competitive sports. Participation in the event is by invitation, and the organizing committee may at any time and at its sole discretion decide whether to accept or reject a rider’s participation or to exclude a rider if the committee believes that the rider’s presence would damage the image of the event.


By signing and submitting the entry form, the rider, together with the representative of his or her team, certifies that there are no sporting sanctions, civil and/or criminal proceedings, or investigations pending against him or her for issues relating to doping, and declares that he or she has not taken – and will not take – substances included on the list of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA

False self-certification will be prosecuted according to law. Professional, elite (men and women) and Under-23 riders are permitted to ride only in a promotional capacity and at the invitation of the organizing committee and may not participate in any way in the classification. In the event of a positive doping control carried out at the GF PINARELLO, or a positive result returned in the six months following the race, the rider will be required to pay to the organizing committee, as compensation for the severe damage caused to the image of the event, the sum of €50,000 (fifty thousand euros). If the rider belongs to a team, the team will be jointly and severally liable for payment of the penalty. The amount will be donated to support youth sports development.


€40 from Novembre 10, 2017, to February 28, 2018

€50 from March 1, 2018, to July 6, 2018

€60 directly at the expo in Piazza del Grano on July 13 and 14, 2018

Registration fee for FOREIGNERS:

€55 from November 10, 2017, to February 28, 2018

€65 from March 1, 2018, to July 6, 2018

€75 directly at the expo in Piazza del Grano on July 13 and 14, 2018

For foreign residents who need a one-day FCI license, riders must send a copy of their medical certification of fitness for competitive sports or a declaration from their personal physician (see downloadable form) or a copy of their own medical insurance.

For foreign residents who have a valid racing license recognized by the UCI, riders must attach a copy of the license (see the UCI rules at

The registration fee includes registration for the race, a certificate of participation, medical and mechanical assistance (excluding the cost of parts), massages, feed zones and pasta party at the finish, and a GF PINARELLO 2018 commemorative gift.


During the course of the event, riders may freely choose the route best suited to their abilities as long as they respect the checkpoints along the routes, at risk of disqualification from the final classification. The GF PINARELLO is a competitive/cyclosportive event, and therefore it is absolutely obligatory that riders respect the rules of the road. Riders passed by the “fine gara ciclistica” (“end of bike race”) vehicle continue in the event as touring cyclists, retaining their race numbers but following the rules of the road. Riders must mount the race number with the transponder on the handlebars so it is visible and not rolled around the frame; the other number provided by the race organizers is to be pinned to the back of the jersey. These numbers may not be modified in any way. A standards-compliant hard-shell helmet must be worn, buckled, for the duration of the event. During the event, the roads are monitored by trained volunteer corner marshals, but the roads are nevertheless open to traffic and the rules of the road must absolutely be observed.


The GF PINARELLO is part of the Maglia Nera, Prestigo di Cicloturismo and Alè Challenge circuits; for the respective rules, please visit the official websites.


Red group   1–100: guests and sponsors

Blue group  101–1200: first 200 registered for GF PINARELLO 2018 + first 10 in category in Alè 2017 + first 100 in FSL ranking + Maglia Nera participants 2017 + Prestigiosi 2017

Green group 1201–2100: Giordana subscribers November/December 

Yellow group 2101–2700: Giordana subscribers January/February + registered for GF PINARELLO 2018  

Black group   2701–4000: registered for GF PINARELLO 2018

White group   4001–5000: registered for GF PINARELLO 2018


The start area opens at 6:30 a.m.

The latest GRAN FONDO finish time is 4:00 p.m.; the latest MEDIO FONDO finish time is 1:00 p.m. (riders arriving after these times will not be included in the classification); participants can consult the timetables indicating average speeds for both routes.


Anyone who reaches OGLIANO after 9:30 a.m. will be required to ride the Medio Fondo route.

REGISTRATION OPENS: November 10, 2017


On July 13 and 14, registration will reopen ONLY directly in Treviso at the expo area in Piazza del Grano, Borgo Mazzini.

Registration will not be available on Sunday, July 15.


Registration must take place by the specified dates via:

Fax +39 051 9525760

Registration information: 
Monday through Friday from 9:30  to 11:00 a.m. and from 2:30 to 4:00 p.m. at the premium rate number  +39 895 6060668 

Riders must register by completing the official entry form or, for group registrations, by submitting the following details for each individual athlete, on official team letterhead: first name, last name, date of birth, sex, full address and phone number, number and type of license (competitive or noncompetitive), federation, club code (required), chip code (for personally owned chips), and signature. 

For a group registration, the registration fees can be paid as a cumulative total deposit, accompanied by a full list of riders and their complete details, signed by the club president. 

The registration form can be sent via email or fax to the above-listed address or number, attaching proof payment (registrations without payment receipt will not be accepted).

Rider substitutions are possible only if the change is communicated via fax or email by July 6, 2018. A €5 administrative fee will be charged, to be paid on-site at the LICENSE CHECK.


Payment should be addressed to Granfondo Pinarello, Viale della Repubblica 12, 31050 Villorba (TV), Italy, and may be made via:

  • Bank deposit to:
    Bank: Banca Popolare dell’Alto Adige Spa / Volksbank
    IBAN: IT60 E058 5612 0042 0157 1357 844

The organizers reserve the right to accept or reject registration at their sole discretion. In the event that a registration request is rejected, the fee will be reimbursed in full.


It is also possible to register ONLINE with a credit card (VISA or MASTERCARD) via the official site,, using the appropriate form.


Those without a license issued by the FCI, ACSI, UISP or an association recognized by CONI or the UCI can obtain a one-day FCI FREE TIME license at a cost of €15. The license, which is to be requested at the time of registration, provides the rider with the required insurance.

IMPORTANT! Only medical certifications confirming fitness to participate in competitive CYCLING activities are acceptable. Certifications should be sent to and/or .


Finishers will be classified overall, by category, and by team based on number of participants. Any request to correct the results must be made within three days of the event, in order to facilitate the complication of circuit classifications and speed up the release of correct results in relevant publications.


  • the first 10 teams, based on the number of members who start
  • the first 3 finishers of the Gran Fondo route
  • the first 3 finishers of the Medio Fondo route
  • the first 3 women finishers of the Gran Fondo route
  • the first 3 women finishers of the Medio Fondo route
  • the first 3 in the men’s categories Elite/Sport 19–29, Master 1 30–34, Master 2 35–39, Master 3 40–44, Master 4 45–49, Master 5 50–54, Master 6 55–59, Master 7 60–64, and Master 8 65 and over (Master 8 riders may only ride the Medio Fondo route, like those under 18) 
  • the first 3 finishers in the women’s categories Master W1 30–39, Master W2 40–54, and Master W3 55 and over (for both the Gran Fondo and Medio Fond routes)
  • special prizes for the timed climbs


The timing service will be provided by Sdam Srl, official distributor of the MyLaps brand. Every rider must be equipped with his or her own Sdam chip to be classified.

The only chips that can be used are personal MySdam chips ACTIVATED for the current season or daily chips valid for the event only.

No other chips will work.

Personal MySdam chips can be ACTIVATED at the “Punto Chip” at the race for a €10 fee, or online at by the Thursday before the weekend of the event at a cost of €5.

Any rider who does not yet have a personal MySdam chip can purchase one directly from the Punto Chip in the race packet pickup area for €15. It will be immediately activated for the 2018 season.

Alternatively, a daily chip, valid ONLY for the event, can be rented upon payment of a €10 deposit, with €5 refunded upon chip return.

The return area will be located near the finish and will be available from 30 minutes after the arrival of the first competitor of the shortest route up to 30 minutes after the arrival of the last competitor in the event.

PLEASE NOTE: Timing service is NOT guaranteed for those who do not position the chip correctly.

Failure to activate the chip will result in exclusion from the race classification.


Every participant must come to the RACE NUMBER PICKUP area for the license check and race number pickup at the GF PINARELLO  booth in the historic center of Treviso in Borgo Mazzini, near the START of the GF PINARELLO. The booth is open at the following times:

  • FRIDAY, JULY 13 from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. 
  • SATURDAY, JULY 14 from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. 
  • SUNDAY, JULY 15 from 6 a.m. to 6:45 a.m.

Individual participants must present their license, ID and proof of registration fee payment. For teams, the team representative must present the list of participants along with photocopies of their licenses and proof of payment


The race number must be worn on the back of the jersey to enable rider identification. The number on the front of the bike must be attached to the handlebars in such a way as to be visible, at risk of exclusion from the classification. The front and back numbers will be in the same color.


If a rider is unable to participate in the event, the registration fee can be rolled over to the 2019 edition if notice of withdrawal is received via either fax or email by July 12, 2018.


The event will take place regardless of the weather conditions, except in the event of a natural disaster, in which case the organization will roll over €5 of the entry fee to the 2018 edition.


Checkpoints will be located at the start, at the finish, and at various points along both courses. The race jury and authorized staff will manage the checkpoints. Anyone who starts early or misses the check at the start will be excluded from the classification.


The individual and team classifications will be published on the website in the days following the event.


During the event, a suitable number of mechanical and medical assistance vehicles, both fixed and mobile, will be present along the routes. Assistance from private follow vehicles is not allowed, at risk of disqualification of the riders assisted. An emergency number (+39 338 5649798) will be set up, for use only in the event of major emergencies during the race; the 118 ambulance service and helicopter rescue will be called if needed.


Along the routes, feed zones (complete and/or hydration only) will be provided for riders wearing race numbers. 

The ECOZONES are an initiative to support sustainability and respect for the environment. The ecozones are areas for refuse collection near the feed zones, within which riders must throw their water bottles, energy bar wrappers, and other trash. The ecozones will be marked along the route with identical, easily recognizable signs. The organizers, in collaboration with the FCI race commissars and race staff, will monitor the event to ensure that riders do not throw trash along the route outside the ecozones. Any participant who demonstrates disrespectful behavior will be excluded from the event for a year.


Police and race organization vehicles will precede and escort the participants on both race routes. Only vehicles of the organization with the appropriate marking (such as lead vehicles, jury, race director and broom wagon) are authorized to be on the course.


Race organization and civil protection personnel will control intersections and danger points in agreement and collaboration with law enforcement.


To avoid potential bike theft, participants should be extremely careful during the entire event and not leave their bikes unattended, including during the pasta party after the finish.


The organizers will provide a “broom wagon” service for participants who find themselves in difficulty. Riders must wait for the race organization vehicles that will take them to the finish area. The emergency number (available soon) can also be used for information about the location of the broom wagon.


The roads are open to traffic during the event, and thus it is absolutely obligatory to follow the rules of the road. Charges will be pressed against any unregistered riders who join the event and cause damage or accidents.


Anyone seen throwing trash on the road will be reported to the race jury and excluded from the final classification. All participants are asked to maintain respectful behavior in the start area and throughout the event.


Remember that the GF PINARELLO is an amateur race and therefore any issue not addressed by these rules is governed by the rules of the national amateur cycling commission, the FCI, and the UCI. The race organization accepts no responsibility for any incident occurring before, during, or after the event involving participants among themselves or with any third party.


Any claims must be presented to the jury within the required time limit and accompanied by the fee specified in the FCI rules.


I confirm that I have read the rules of the event and will respect them; that I will be at least 18 years of age by the day of the event; and that I have registered voluntarily, declaring that I am physically healthy and adequately fit, and in possession of a valid medical certification. I authorize the organizing committee to use photographs, tapes, videos, and any materials related to my participation for any legitimate use, without compensation. The organizing committee reserves the right to reject any undesirable entries.


I authorize the Granfondo Pinarello, headquartered at viale della Repubblica 12, 31050 Fontane di Villorba (TV), Italy, to process my personal information in accordance with Legislative Decree 196/03, for the purposes of administration and accounting, including when disclosed to third parties, and communications related to the specific activity.

For further information and the exercise of rights under Article 7, refer to the information available at


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31100 Treviso
Tel.: +39 0422 547632