FAQ2019-06-06T12:51:50+01:00

FAQ

CAN I TRANSFER MY ENTRY TO ANOTHER PERSON?2019-06-17T10:16:41+01:00

Yes, we will facilitate transfer of entries to another person before September 6th 2019, free of charge. However it is a matter for yourself to arrange the transfer. No transfers available after this date.

All participant’s details are required for the sake of health and safety of the participant during the cycling.

WHAT IS THE ENTRY FEE?2019-06-27T15:00:10+01:00

The standard entry fee is €55.

WHAT FIRST-AID FACILITIES WILL BE AVAILABLE ON THE DAY?2019-06-06T13:03:25+01:00

First aid will be provided on the day by the Irish Red Cross. You will be provided with an Emergency number to call in the event of an Medical Emergency.

You will also be provided with a Breakdown Number in the event your Bike breaks down. These Service Vehicles will help you with minor mechanical difficulties where possible.

In the event that the Service Vehicles are unable to fix your bike, you will be escorted to the nearest check point where you can arrange a spin back to event HQ.

WHAT DO I NEED TO BRING WITH ME?2019-06-06T13:02:50+01:00

A hard shell helmet is compulsory for every participant.

Don’t forget your bike, spare tube, pump and gear. We would advise each participant to bring some additional food and water.

There are food stops on the routes. Please also keep an eye on the weather forecast so that you can prepare for the day. (sunblock, rain gear etc.)

ARE THERE CHANGING AND SHOWER FACILITIES?2019-06-06T13:02:15+01:00

Yes, changing, toilet and limited shower facilities will be provided for participants in Glengarriff GAA just outside the town:

http://www.glengarriff.cork.gaa.ie/locate-us

Toilet facilities will be available at the Start/Finish area and at all the Food Stops.

IS THERE PARKING?2019-06-06T13:01:29+01:00

Yes, there will be FREE Parking for the Tour De Beara in Glengarriff.

Parking spaces are on a first come, first served basis. There is NO PARKING at the Event HQ, Eccles Hotel on the day of the event.

Please follow the instructions of our Parking Stewards on the morning of the event.

FOOD & WATER STOP ARRANGEMENTS?2019-06-17T10:18:46+01:00

FOOD STOPS (FS) WATER STOPS (WS)

Beara 85km:

– FS – Tuosist

– WS – Caha Pass & Healy Pass

Beara 160km:

– FS – Adrigole & Eyeries

– WS – Healy Pass & Allihies

WHAT TIME DOES MY EVENT START?2019-06-17T10:19:25+01:00

The Beara 160k will begin at 09:00 SHARP

The Beara 85k will begin at 10:00 SHARP

Please Note: If you start before the Lead Car for your event you will not have event support, food stops or medical support.

CAN I CHANGE FROM ONE ROUTE TO ANOTHER?2019-06-17T10:21:28+01:00

Cyclists can change between the Beara 85km and Beara 160 km but must notify the organisers when signing in for the event which route they intend taking part in.

WHAT TIME CAN I SIGN ON AND COLLECT MY GOODIE BAG?2019-06-17T10:37:32+01:00

Individual Entries: Individual Entries are required to sign-in prior to the event to collect an event number and a goody bag. A friend can sign in for you as long as they have your E-Ticket.

Sign-in details for 85 km, and 160 km are on the following page:

HOW CAN I CHECK THAT I AM ENTERED?2019-06-17T10:24:28+01:00

Online entries should receive an email confirmation almost immediately. Closer to the event you will receive an information pack which will be sent via email.

WHAT IF I CAN’T MAKE THE CYCLE ON THE DAY?2019-06-06T12:57:42+01:00

Unfortunately there is no facility for a refund.

You can however transfer your entry to another person provided you contact us before Thursday 6th September.

I HAVE ENTERED – WHAT NEXT?2019-06-17T10:39:25+01:00

As a confirmation of registration, you will receive an e-mail with the following:

  1. a) E-TICKET – Your E-Ticket will be required to Sign In at the Tour De Beara weekend. Sign In will be operated by Scanners. It is compulsory to have your printed bar code in order to get your event number, goody bag and participation in the event.
  2. b) General information about the event.

SIGN IN Details: There will be 2 Sign In options for participants in the lead up to the event. Click here for more details.

At Sign-In, you will receive a Tour De Beara Goodie bag.

On the day of the event, you will receive refreshments on the route, medical and cycle support services.

WHAT IS THE CLOSING DATE FOR ENTRIES?2019-06-17T10:25:09+01:00

The closing date for entries is strictly 12 noon on Wednesday 4th of September.

There will be NO REGISTRATION facility on the weekend of the event.

Maximum capacity for 2019 is 1,000. Registration will close automatically once this number is reached.

Entries are strictly on a FIRST COME, FIRST SERVED basis. NO Exceptions!!

CAN I ENTER BY POST?2019-06-17T10:26:13+01:00

Unfortunately there is no facility to enter by post.

CAN I ENTER ONLINE?2019-06-17T10:43:40+01:00

Yes, you can enter online by clicking here.