Below is the criteria for participantion in this years Veloraid edition
A team will consist of 6 riders. Mandatory 3 novices have to be there in each team. All teams to mail their team composition identifying the 3 novices. Facebook and strava links of the novice rider and brief background to be included in the mail to
A scrutiny committee consisting of the 2 race directors and a core team member will decide if the rider is a novice or not and approve the team.
Only for the sake of guidelines,
A novice will be considered to.be someone who is relatively new to cycling, have not done or attempted more then 200brm, not taken part in any cfi or Uci races, District,state or national level races or trials.
Definitely not someone who manages above 29kmph avg over a distance of 100 kms.
Based on their discretionary powers and not limited to above guidelines the scrutiny committee will make their decision, which will be final and binding.
Cycles: Only human powered and not more then 3 bicycles to have tire width less than 31.5mm
Race distance : 180 kms
Route: Thane – Atgoan – Tansa- Vaitarna – Khardi- Kalyan- Thane