FAQ – Frequently Asked Questions

1. How to reach the start?

The race starts in Lesko, main square.

2. What gear is mandatory?

Each contestant must have a working bike, bike helmet and efficient light source. If somehow you are unable to remember all 12473 turns on Carpatia Divide Course you may need a gps device, on which you can save and display race route. You can download it from this website. File is in .gpx format and should work on any touristic and bike gps devices. You have to provide the device by yourself. During the race you need to have a tracking device, provided by us, which will record your track and allow others to follow you on our website. Data from this device will be ground for race final results.

3. Can I sleep outside the route?

Yes, you can. There are no limitations in leaving the route in order to: pee, shopping, fixing your bike, eating, sightseeing, sleeping. But under one condition: you have to return on the route in exactly the same place you left it.

4. Can I use my gravel bike?

You can use every kind of muscle-powered bike, just remember that our track has been optimized to suit best MTB bikes. Check the track to be sure.

5. What to do if the route is blocked (fence, water, trees)?

You need to go safely around every obstacle and get back on CD route as close as possible, with respect to other rules of CD. All the vis major detours will be approved by the organizer.

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