Art.1 General features
La Matta is a NON-competitive cycle ride with vintage bicycles, racing or otherwise, prior to 1987. The route winds through the streets of the Itria Valley and these will be open to traffic throughout the event; all participants must respect the Highway Code.
The organization declines all responsibility for damage to third parties, persons or things, which may occur during the whole event and the same reserves the right to exclude from the “La Matta” event the participants who will have an incorrect, violent and offensive behavior. It is compulsory to have a kit for repairs and for punctures.
The Matta includes two routes, one of 35km (called SHORT) and one of 85km (called LONG). Both routes start from the center of Noci, the LONG one from 12 noon while the SHORT one at 3 p.m. They will wind along the urban and suburban Provincial roads of Itria Valley, then return to Noci. Along the entire route there will be signs and arrows to indicate the route, in addition in the race pack there will be a travel booklet with all the useful numbers to call in case of emergency. At the end of each track there will be a van, made available by the Association, which will follow the procession as the END OF THE RACE.
Registration will be closed on June 03, 2023 and the cost of the registration fee varies as listed, both online and on-site:
It is possible to register from the website www.lamatta.org , by completing the SIGN UP form in the REGISTRATION space in every single part.
The registration fee includes the race pack which includes:
For non-participants there will be the possibility to purchase a “pasta party” ticket at a reduced price.
Art.4 Admission criteria: the bike
Only bicycles with the following characteristics will be allowed at the start:
Underage participants can participate only and only with the presence of an adult at their side. During the event, the participant can change the choice of the tour, whether short or long, upon notification to the Organization.
Art. 5 Clothing
Participants are also obliged to wear vintage or inspirational clothing, or woolen sweaters and shorts, avoiding to show clothing with recently manufactured technical materials. The Organization reserves the right not to admit cyclists with farcical or mocking clothing or attitudes to the start.
Art. 6 Methods of payment
Only the following forms of payment will be accepted:
Via Anselmo Quite 1, 70015 Noci (Ba)
IBAN : IT 82 X 02008 41581 000104863995
The procedures for registration are shown in Article 3
Art.7 Delivery Numbers
Participants will be able to collect the dorsal by presenting a copy of a valid document, a copy of the payment and of the documentation requested by the Organizing Company.
Art.8 USE OF THE HELMET
USE OF THE HELMET In this regard, the text of the UISP regulation is reported, to which the event conforms: Art. 37 – HISTORICAL RECURRENCIES – VINTAGE CYCLING TOURISTS In these special events, (free excursion walks) the use of historical looms is authorized , traditional costumes, vintage clothing and accessories, on routes that include both asphalt and dirt roads, cart tracks, etc. The performance observes the technical rules of the cycling activity; the regulation of these period events may provide for, for those who participate with historical bikes and clothing, the derogation from the use of hard helmets (striped helmets, hats, etc.). The insurance of the organization and of the participants is similar to the remaining UISP cycling activity.
Art. 9 Complaints
Any complaints must be sent to the organization exclusively via the email email@example.com within the following ten days of the publication of the list of arrivals.
Art.10 Cancellation of the event
If, due to force majeure, the event does not take place, the amount paid at the time of registration will not be refunded.
Art. 11 Declaration of responsibility
By asking to participate in La Matta, each participant declares to have read and approved these regulations and to accept all of its parts;
consequence of your participation in the event;