Sahyadri Classic is now ‘Arkade Sahyadri Classic’

We are pleased to introduce Arkade as our Title sponsor for Sahyadri Classic Third Edition.

The #ThirdEdition of Arkade Sahyadri Classic will be organised on Saturday 27th November 2021.

Most of the format remains the same as that of the first edition, with a few tweaks.

 

DATE: 27th November 2021
START: Base of pasarni ghat, Wai
DISTANCE: 190 km and 90 km
FORMAT: Time Trial, with the climbing time for the ghats will be considered. All participants must finish the ride within 14 hours.
FINISH: Mahabaleshwar
BIB DISTRIBUTION: 26th November 2021, Wai. 
 
CATEGORIES:
 
* 4 Ghats Challenge – Men Open
* 4 Ghats Challenge – Men Masters
* 4 Ghats Team of Two – Men, Women, Mixed
* 2 Ghats Challenge – Open
* 2 Ghats Challenge – Women Open
* 2 Ghats Team of Two – Men, Women, Mixed
 
CLIMB SEQUENCE: 
 
The route and climbing sequence will be finalised once the final route check is done. Climbing sequence of Second Edition:* 4 ghats Challenge- pasarni, medha, tapola, ambenali (3400m+ elevation gain)
* 2 ghats Challenge- pasarni, ambenali (2000 m+ elevation gain)
 
Registrations charges inclusions:
 
* Cash prizes for winners for 4 Ghats Men Open, 4 Ghats Men Masters, 2 Ghats Women
* Medals for all finishers
* Finisher’s certificate for all participant
* A super awesome post race meal
* Personalised bib numbers for all the participants
* During race hydration support
* Basic first aid support during the race
 
Even to complete 4 Ghat Challenge in 14 hrs for amateurs is challenging and big achievement by it self!
2 Ghat Challenge will also be quite tough the seasoned riders.
 
Format is broadly based on La Marmotte in French Alps with some changes for Indian condition.
Only climbing time will be considered and descent time will be given to rider to ride down through ‘Ghats’
Routes and other details will follow soon.
 
All bikes will be allowed (except e-bikes). Drafting behind vehicles is not allowed. Needless to say, helmets are compulsory.
 
Please note: This is a self supported event. Participants will not be allowed to accept aid from friends and/or family members. We will have stipulated on-route check points/ hydration points.
 
Category with less than 5 participants will be merged with other categories.
 
Please feel free to share the details with your friends and fellow riders.
 
To register the the #ThirdEdition Click Here