Invitation to BRM 600 km Sveta Nedelja 2016

Dear all,

still organize brevet length of 600 km this year.

Will the marathon to be demanding and complicated? It will not. Drill only 611 km, keep several long climbs, win three control points, return to the target and you are at home. It will not be difficult and hiding turning.

The route leads from the first seconds of Saturday October 8, from Sv. Nedelja through Kerestinec to Rakov Potok, Jastrebarsko, Karlovac… After Karlovac you will riding on the famous state road D1 to Zaton Obrovački and the first control on the 230th kilometer.

After warm meal at the restaurant Anita you will drive along the coast to the northwest through Starigrad, Karlobag at the main road and reach the second control point in a mountain hut at Alan.

In continuation you will trip to the northwest along the coast to Jadranovo and via Križišće on the last long climb to the Gornje Jelenje where you can wave goodbye to the sea for this time.

The third checkpoint is planned for the gas station INA in Delnicama that works non-stop. From Delnice to Sv. Nedelja road is well known for the Croatian randonneurs and their guests. Delnice – Ravna Gora – Vrbovsko – Karlovac – Jastrebarsko – St. Nedelja.

To this sentence description was No problem. Not quite. It is recommended that all participants to prepare for driving in cold conditions. You don’t need fear of wolves and bears in the Lika and Gorski Kotar. You need fear of long hours of driving at 3 or less °C. You need seriously respect possibility low temperatures of air in night driving. Expect to be on the road to nineteen hours in the dark in the highlands.

So, as always when driving 400 and more kilometers except the correct bike you must be equipped by helmet, reflective vest, white front and red rear lights. Without that equipment start on brevet will not be allowed.

In the case of the bad forecast for coast under the Velebit mountain start will not be held. During the first night hours you can supply at gas stations that working nonstop in Karlovac, Turanj and Slunj. In return, late at night, you can supply at the stations in Senj, Crikvenica, Delnice and Karlovac.

On should finish by 16:00 on Sunday 9 October.

Entry fee is 100 KN. For all official finishers there will be available for order commemorative medal at the price of 70 KN. You can submit your application until Thursday, October 26th at noon. In your application include your first and last name, postal address; email address, year of birth and your cell phone number– submit your application  (here) sibabic (at) gmail (dot) com.

See you at the start!

Information

  • Road book BRM 600 km Sveta Nedelja 2016
  • Map BRM 600 km Sveta Nedelja 2016
  • GPX files BRM 600 km Sveta Nedelja 2016
  • At the start every participant will get the road book, map and brevet card, and is required to sign the Liability Statement
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Invitation to BRM 200 km Otočac 2016.

Hey you,

If you want visit one more part of the mountain and wild part of Croatia within brevet marathon show yourself with proper bike and necessary equipment on May 28th before 8:00 am on the Gacka river banks in Otočac. At the program will be 202 km asphalt roads of purum Lika.

Sights on water surface will behold karst beauties Gacka River and also beauty of Lika River in Krušičko Lake.

Mountain profile and passes it will be a lot more to count. Mala Kapela, Plješivica (for viewing), Mrsinje, Ljubovo and Velebit with its many parts, Senjsko Bilo or Nadžak for example, will provide a fine view of beech and coniferous forests, high cliffs, wide horizons … and ask you to express your effort to mastered their highs, serpentine and passes.

Everything that is written in the announcement of 400 km brevet for the living world along the route of the marathon, understood here also. Maybe even a trout from Gacka River jumping out of the water for some bug while you’re driving down the coast or this kind grebe or mallard feared you flying low over the water surface.

At the end, you can relax in the company of like-minded, to exchange experiences and tell to audience a cock-and-bull story with a good chow and refreshments.

Before departure, carefully and consider, read a road book. Do you intend to ride in the tourist rhythm and end up in the dark do not forget the bike equipped with appropriate lighting and bring reflective vest.

Do not miss this brevet.

Application

  • Entry fee is 70 KN. For all official finishers there will be available for order commemorative medal at the price of 70 KN. You can submit your application until May 26th at midnight. In your application include your first and last name, postal address; email address, year of birth and your cell phone number– submit your application (here) sibabic (at) gmail (dot) com.

Information

  • Road book BRM 200 km Otočac 2016
  • Map BRM 200 km Otočac 2016
  • GPX files BRM 200 km Otočac 2016
  • At the start every participant will get the road book, map and brevet card, and is required to sign the Liability Statement
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Invitation to BRM 400 km Sveta Nedelja 2016.

To all fans of long distance bike rides,

Come and find out why Croatia belongs to the hilly country. You can expect almost a precision 400 km in length that lead all the way to the wooded part of Gorski Kotar and you will collect more than 4600 meters of vertical ascent. This is not joke!

Time for start will be Saturday May 21th at 6:00 AM from Sveta Nedelja. The first serious climb is to 18th, kilometer across the Plešivica Mountain between of Samobor and Jastrebarsko.

After a short and relative plain driving to Karlovac and Duga Resa you will overcome a whole series of short climbs in the direction of Josipdol. To checkpoint in Jezerane you’ll still see the landscape on the pass Mala Kapela (888 m).

After second control you will drive approximately 20 km on the plain by a wooded area where “bears are postmen’s”. Really, up to 200th kilometer meet with the local inhabitants on four legs should not be the coincidence. Wolves will control traffic from the sidelines, lynx will take a nap in the shade, and the foxes will run over the road, badgers and wild boars will not meet because they work exclusively on the night shift. The deer and buck, which will be watching you from afar, because of its inherent blindness for color, will not be able to enjoy the color of your bib shorts and shirt. Yes … and somewhere there you’ll necessarily enjoy in climbing to almost 1,100 meters above sea level on passes of Velika Kapela Mountain.

Passing through Lič and continuing through Fužine to Mrzla Vodica you will take leave from Velika Kapela, and enter under Risnjak Mountain. After a break in Mrzla Vodica you will have to pass, in part, through the territory Risnjak National Park and enter the area around Gerovo. Residents of Gerovo speak by specific dialect of the Croatian language.

Almost 150 km is the distance from Gerovo to Samobor where will be the next-to-last, tactical, control point. You will all cycling in the dark, some even from dusk till dawn and be good prepared for night riding. Food and drinks you cyn buy on gas station in Delnice, Karlovac, Goli Vrh and Samobor.

By the correct bike, helmet, reflective vest, front and rear lights are mandatory piece of equipment.

Application

Entry fee is 100 kn. For all official finishers there will be available for order commemorative medal at the price of 70 kn. You can submit your application until May 19th at midnight. In your application include your first and last name, postal address, email address, year of birth and cell phone number you intend to use during the brevet – submit your application (here) sibabic (at) gmail (dot) com

Information

  • Road Book BRM 400 km Sveta Nedelja
  • Map BRM 400 km Sveta Nedelja
  • GPX files BRM 400 km Sveta Nedelja
  • At the start every participant will get the road book, map and brevet card, and is required to sign the Liability Statement BRM 400 km Sveta Nedelja
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Inivitation to BRM 300 km Čigoč 2016.

Dear all,

We invite you to one more colorful endurance test, trips, cycling and hanging out or whatever you like on Saturday, April 16, starting from little Posavina village Čigoč, well known as European Stork Village.

307 km long ride without very demanding vertical profile will lead on road that follows the curving meander of river Sava to Jasenovac, where it mouth of river Una.

Following river Una on the left side will arrive in Hrvatska Dubica, and crossing the river will enter the area of the Bosnia and Herzegovina and place Kozarska Dubica.

After a short break thirty kilometers road will lead through villages, fields and forests to Prijedor and entering the valley of the river Sana. Following its course will arrive to the town of Sanski Most.

Up to 60 kilometers away Bosanska Krupa you will ride on a bit hilly terrain northern slopes of mountain Grmeč.

60 km is again a magic word because it is so long ride through the valley of the Una Bosanska Krupa through the Novi Grad (The mouth of the Sana and Una!) to Bosanska Kostajnica and border crossing that leads to Croatia.

Over Blinja and Gornje Komarevo will keep coming in Sisak and across its industrial zone to enter into the left bank of the Sava and the road through the tame villages arrive back in Čigoč.

By the correct bike, helmet, reflective vest, front and rear lights are mandatory piece of equipment. As well as appropriate personal identification documents because it will be twice across state borders. Is desirable having few Convertible Mark (Bosnian currency) for coffee, kebabs …

Application

Entry fee is 100 kn. For all official finishers there will be available for order commemorative medal at the price of 70 kn. You can submit your application until April 14th at midnight. In your application include your first and last name, postal address, email address, year of birth and cell phone number you intend to use during the brevet – submit your application (here) sibabic (at) gmail (dot) com .

Information 

  • Road book BRM 300 km Čigoč 2016
  • Map BRM 300 km Čigoč 2016
  • GPX files BRM 300 km Čigoč 2016
  • At the start every participant will get the road book, map and brevet card, and is required to sign the Liability Statement
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BRM 300 km Sveta Nedelja 2015 – Invitation

Next event in our calendar is 300 km long brevet Sveta Nedelja. The start is on Saturday June 20th at 6:00 am from the main square in Sveta Nedelja. On the way to Senj and back the course runs through Jastrebarsko, Karlovac, Duga Resa and Josipdol, and is 319 km long. On the way one have to climb twice on passes Mala Kapela and Vratnik, making total of approximately 3300 m of climbing. Included in entry fee, there will be some refreshment at 3rd Check Point in Josipdol (on the way back), Hotel Josipdol.

The time limit for brevet this long is 20 hours, meaning we will wait for you at the finish at Ante Starčević Square in Sveta Nedelja until 2:00 am on Sunday. The helmet, front and back light, and reflective vest or sash are mandatory and will be subject to inspection prior to the start. The start will not be postponed due to non-ideal weather conditions.

See you at the start!

Application

  • Entry fee is 70 kn. For all official finishers there will be available for order commemorative medal at the price of 70 kn. You can submit your application until June 18th at midnight. In your application include your first and last name, postal address, email address, year of birth and cell phone number you intend to use during the brevet – submit your application (here) randonneurs.croatie (at) gmail (dot) com

Information

  • Road book BRM 300 km Sveta Nedelja
  • Map BRM 300 km Sveta Nedelja
  • gpx file BRM 300 km Sveta Nedelja
  • Please arrive at least half an hour prior to the start, so administrative issues can be taken care of: entry fee, road book, map, brevet card, and also every participant needs to sign the Liability Statement
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