Registration for the 2013 Death Ride® event is now closed. If you registered we look forward to seeing you in July! If you were not able to get a spot you can still get in by becoming a Sponsor or by participating in one of the bike camps.
No Transfer Policy:
The policy of the Death Ride® is to give every registrant an equal chance at entering the event. It is a combination of the Death Ride’s® fairness policy and the significant amount of difficult registrations that force the Death Ride® to have a “No Transfer Policy”.
The 2013 Death Ride® event entry fee is $120 for single riders and $240 for tandem riders. This entry fee DOES NOT include the Active.com processing fee. No-show spots if available will be released and sold on Friday 07/12/13 from 3:00pm till 7:00pm for $160.00 cash only.
Cancellations & Refunds:
Riders will be able to cancel their ride entry until 03/12/13. Active.com will issue a 50% refund of your entry fee. This refund will take up to 2 weeks to process once received by Active.com. Processing fees are not refundable. Rider will have to notify the Alpine County Chamber of Commerce in writing of this cancellation on or before 12:00pm PST on 03/12/13. You can email your cancellation request to firstname.lastname@example.org or fax it to (530)694-2478. If your credit card has expired your entry fee will be non-refundable.
Introducing Registration Protector From Active.com:
At just $7, Registration Protector from Allianz Global Assistance covers more reasons than most insurance policies on the market! Riders will have peace of mind registering early, know that they will get a full refund if they need to cancel for a variety of common reasons. This option will be available on the ACTIVE.COM registration page. This option is only available to single participants only registering for the 2013 Tour of the California Alps – Death Ride® thru ACTIVE.COM on 12/13/12 at 10:00 am PST. If you do exercise this insurance policy, please notify the event organizers that you have cancelled your entry. Send to email@example.com. You will have 10 days from the date you registered to cancel this insurance policy. Coverage ends when the event takes place, the entry has been used, or when you have filed a claim, whichever comes first. For additional questions: call (888)497-6987 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
2nd Rush Registration:
On 03/13/13, Active.com will re-open registration at 10:00am PST to fill the cancelled spots. If you didn't make the first round here is your chance to get in the event during the 2nd round of registration. Be sure to bookmark the registration link to get there quick on registration day!
Helpful Hints for Registration Day:
- READ THE REGISTRATION TIPS & GUIDELINES.PDF
- Bookmark the Active.com Registration Link so you can access the page quickly on registration day.
- Event entry fee is $120 for single riders and $240 for tandem riders. We will not be mailing your registration/liability form. You will pick up your form at the event. This entry fee DOES NOT include the Active.com processing fee.
- Declined credit cards could decrease your chances for a confirmed spot. You will not be considered registered until your payment has been processed.
- Make sure that your email address will accept the confirmation email from Active.com. Spam filter and bulk mail filters have caused problems in the past with registration.
- If you are registering in the tandem category please have the following info ready: tandem partner's name, date of birth, emergency contact and phone and email address. These questions will be mandatory in order to complete a tandem registration.
Duplicate registrations will be cancelled. Registration fees WILL NOT be refundable.
- Custom Death Ride® Patch
- Custom Death Ride® Water Bottle (excludes No Show Spots)
- Custom Death Ride® Five-Pass Finishers Pin (if course is completed)
- Giveaways from Sponsors (excludes No Show Spots)
- Official Participant Numbers
- Highway Closures
- SAG, Tech & On Course Communication Support
- Medical Support
- Law Enforcement Support
- Food & Drink at Rest Stops
- Lunch (10:00am - 3:00pm)
- Live Music
- Hot Showers (07/12/13 & 07/13/13 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm)
- Post Ride Fajita Dinner (dinner complimentary per event organizers and is NOT refundable)
At Check-In/Registration you will receive your rider packet which will include bib/bike numbers and a custom Death Ride® patch. Death Ride® water bottle and additional sponsor giveaways will be at the Rider Give Away booth located inside Turtle Rock Park (excludes No Show Spots). Bags are not provided for giveaway items, be sure to bring your own. To check in all riders MUST provide a Photo ID. Please come prepared with your ID. You will complete your registration/liability form at check-in. Registered rider must pick up their own rider packet. We will not give out packets to friends, family, spouses etc. Only one rider packet will be distributed per rider. We will be verifying your birth date and address that is on your photo ID before your packet is released.
Registered Out Of Country Riders & Tandem Riders:
Please come prepared with your photo ID for check in. Your bib/bike numbers will be available for pick up at the Death Ride® Office during the posted registration times. You will complete your registration/liability form at check-in. Registered rider must pick up their own rider packet. We will not give out packets to friends, family, spouses etc. Only one rider packet will be distributed per rider. We will be verifying your birth date and address that is on your photo ID before your packet is released.
Tandem riders must check-in together at the Death Ride® Office. If you are registered as a tandem you must ride a tandem bike. Tandems will receive one bike number.
Friday, 07/12/13 (11:00am - 7:00pm)
Check-In/registration is at Turtle Rock Park located on Hwy 89, just 2 miles north of Markleeville. If your are unable to pick up your rider bib/bike numbers on Friday, you must inform the event organizers by 07/01/13 either by email or fax (no phone calls will be accepted.) Upon notification your rider packet will not be resold and will be held at the Death Ride® office to be picked up during the Limited *Saturday Morning Check-In. Notification after 07/01/13 is subject to availability. Staff will not be available for emails, faxes or phone calls after 07/01/13.
Limited* Saturday Morning Check-In:
Saturday, 07/13/13 (4:00am - 6:00am ONLY)
*To pick up your rider packet during posted Saturday times you must inform the event organizers by 07/01/13 to hold your rider packet at the Death Ride® office. If you do not inform the Death Ride® organizers by fax or email (no phone calls will be accepted) your packet will be released Friday, 7/12/13 and re-sold as a no-show spot. No show spots will NOT be available for sell on Saturday morning.
No-show spots if available will be released and sold on Friday 07/12/13 from 3:00pm until 7:00pm. $160.00 cash entry fee will apply. Exact change is appreciated. There is no guarantee that no-show spots will be available. Water Bottle and Sponsor Giveaways do not apply with No Show Spot registration.
Check To See If You're Registered:
A list will be available after each rush event. This list will not be updated with ride groups, training camps, volunteer to ride participants, tech support and sponsors.
Note to Riders:
The Death Ride® management reserves the right, without the refund of any portion of the entry fee, to refuse admission to or eject any person(s) whose conduct is deemed to be disorderly, who language is vulgar or who fails to comply with these or other event rules. Any violation of these rules by riders will result in removal from the event and any future events.
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