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Ride for Help Charity Cycle Challenge - from Sunday 20 to Saturday August 26th 2017

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The Concept

RIDE FOR HELP follows the original mountain stages of TOUR DE FRANCE. As a challenging found raising event, organized to raise money for a good cause. 


RIDE FOR HELP  was set up in 2005 and attracted since then more then 300 participants from 15 different countries out of Europe, USA, Australia and Asia to score a triple P win :

  • People : Being with a great international group of amateur cycling enthusiasts.

  • Planet : Collecting money for a good cause.

  • Performance : Achieving something exceptional one would not think to be capable.

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The charity operation

Ride for Help Charity Cycle Challenge has made a donation

  • In 2014 : 36 542 €
  • In 2015 : more than 42 000 €
  • In 2016 : 45 291 €

This money was handed to different organizations like HANDICHIENS in France, STARS4KIDS in Germany, DYADIS in Belgium and HUNDE FÜR HANDICAPS in Germany.

Teams must prepare hard before the challenge, with the goal of raising as much money as possible for the charity.

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Ride for Help Charity Cycle Challenge 2017

  • The peloton is open to max. 40 participants (min. 30 participants),
  • Participants are asked to build teams of 4 riders (maximum : 10 teams) - the participation as individual is possible,
  • The charity purpose is definited by the team/individual,
  • SIGN-IN as individual is possible (1250 €),
  • 5 stages from 60 to 103 km with 1 to 3 climbs a day,
  • Arrival day is sunday, august 20th ; start of the first stage on monday, august 21st ; finish of last stage and celebration dinner on friday, august 25th ; departure day is saturday, august 26th,
  • Transfer from the airport to the hotel,
  • For participants coming by car, the reception is at the hotel, where participants can leave their car during the weekd,
  • A dedicated SUPPORT TEAM (permanent assistance during daily stages with 3 cars incl. nutrition and advice, medical assistance, mechanics, signposting of stages, broom car and end-of-tour assistance, massages, luggage transport),
  • Stay in 3*** hotels on the basics of twin room.

IMPORTANT : In case of individual registration (1250 €), please contact us at this address :  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

The Course 2017

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Profiles of Stages

Day 1 : Sunday 20th August

Reception at Geneva airport - transfer to Uriage-les-Bains

Day 2 : Monday 21th August 

URIAGE-LES-BAINS > ALPE-D'HUEZ (59 km)

Uriage-les-Bains : 

Alpes-d'Huez : 

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Day 3 : Tuesday 22th August

HUEZ > SAINT-FRANÇOIS-LONGCHAMP Col de la Madeleine (80 km)

Huez : 

Saint-François-Longchamp Col de la Madeleine :

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Day 4 : Wednesday 23th August

SAINT-FRANÇOIS-LONGCHAMP > LES SAISIES (83 km)

Saint-François-Longchamp :

Les Saisies :

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Day 5 : Thursday 24th August

LES SAISIES > SAINT-GERVAIS MONT-BLANC (103 km)

Les Saisies :

Saint-Gervais Mont-Blanc :

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Day 6 : Friday 25th August

SAINT-GERVAIS MONT-BLANC > LES SAISIES (63 km)

Ride for Help Charity Cycle Challenge 2017 celebration with the Tour de l'Avenir

Saint-Gervais-Mont Blanc :

Les Saisies :

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Day 7 : Saturday 26th August

Transfer to Geneva airport

Modalités d'Inscription

The amount of the stay is fixed at 5000 € by team of 4 riders, including 3*** hotels, breakfast, dinner, nutrition and advice, medical assistance, mechanics, signposting of stages, broom car and end-of-tour assistance, massages and luggage transport. The entire stay is payable at the time of registration.

All participants must validate their registration online, regardless of the means of payment (credit card, bank transfer, check).

For payment by credit card, it is necessary to obtain the agreement of the bank to make the payment.

SIGN-IN as individual is possible (1250 €).

IMPORTANT : In case of individual registration (1250 €), please contact us at this address : This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Terms of cancelation

  • Cancellation before the 15th june

100% of the total amount of the registration is donated to the team (5000 € in 2017). Alpes Vélo undertakes to reimburse the team of 4 riders by bank transfer (the bank transfer fees are the responsibility of the participants), within a maximum period of two months upon receipt of the cancellation of the participation by the complete team.

  • Annulation before the 15th july

80% of the total amount of the registration is donated to the team (4000 € in 2017). Alpes Vélo undertakes to reimburse the team of 4 riders by bank transfer (the bank transfer fees are the responsibility of the participants), within a maximum period of two months upon receipt of the cancellation of the participation by the complete team.

  • Annulation before the 15th august

50% of the total amount of the registration is donated to the team (2500 € in 2017). Alpes Vélo undertakes to reimburse the team of 4 riders by bank transfer (the bank transfer fees are the responsibility of the participants), within a maximum period of two months upon receipt of the cancellation of the participation by the complete team.

  • Annulation after the 15th august

0% of the total amount of the entry is refunded to the team.

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Security of the stay

  • Code of the road French and helmet use

The Ride for Help Charity Cycle Challenge 2017 is a free-paced tour that is not timed.

It is therefore not a sports competition ; the participants are evolving under their own responsibility and are obliged to respect the French rules of the road and to wear a helmet.

  • Medical Service

In order to guarantee the best safety conditions for the participants, a qualified doctor is present during the five days of hiking.

Sizes of Jerseys

Size Man

Sizes Woman

S = 46

S = 36

M = 48

M = 38

L = 50

L = 40

XL = 52

XL = 42

XXL = 54/56

XXL = 44

Contact

Rolf ZEPP

Mail :  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  /  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Mobile : +49 178 618 30 34