REGULATIONS LA LOOK 2023

Regulation updated on January 10, 2023

ARTICLE 1 – DEFINITION

LA LOOK GRAVEL is a cycling event on the road of the Gravel type which will take place on Saturday May 13, 2023. LA LOOK ROAD is a Cyclosportive road cycling event that will take place on Sunday, May 14, 2023. LA LOOK CRIT event will be held on Friday May 12, 2023 starting at 5:00 pm (see article 2- 2)

It is organized by LOOK CYCLE and La French Run under the rules of the French Cycling Federation (FFC) and with the support of the Club Cycliste Varennes Vauzelles (CCVV) for the technical aspect of the competition.

LA LOOK CRIT includes a circuit:

  • Start on Friday, May 12, 2023 at 5:00 pm
 

LA LOOK GRAVEL has two circuits to choose from:

  • 50 : Starts on Saturday, May 13, 2023 at 8:30 am.
  • 120 :  Departure on Saturday, May 13, 2023 at 8:30 am.
 

LA LOOK ROAD has three circuits to choose from:

  • 150 : Departure on Sunday, May 14 at 08:30 am.
  • 100 : Start on Sunday May 14 at 08:30 am.
  • 60 : Start on Sunday, May 14 at 8:30 am.
 

The choice of route is mandatory at the time of registration.

ARTICLE 2 – PARTICIPANTS

The Gravel event is open to licensed and non-licensed cyclists and cyclosportives aged 15 years or older on the date of the competition for the 50km event and 17 years or older on the date of the competition for the 120km event. A parental consent will be required for any minor participant.

For safety reasons, the number of participants is limited to 250 for the 50 km and 250 for the 120 km.

The Road event is reserved for licensed and unlicensed cyclists and cyclosportives with the following age limits

LA LOOK ROAD 150 km: 19 years old

LA LOOK ROAD 100 km : 17 years old

LA LOOK ROAD 60 km : 15 years old

For safety reasons, the number of participants is limited to 200 for the 60 km, 500 for the 100 km and 500 for the 150 km.

The frame plate of each competitor must be fully visible throughout the event.

Checks will be carried out during this competition to ensure perfect conditions of regularity of the race. Any competitor who does not respect these rules will be withdrawn from the competition.

The FFC licensees will have to join to their registration the photocopy of their valid license or the photocopy of the duly registered application.

The other competitors, licensed by other federations or not licensed, will have to provide, in accordance with the law n° 99-223 of March 23, 1999, the original or the photocopy of a medical certificate mentioning “fit for competition cycling” and dated less than one year before the day of the event.

The presentation of a valid FSGT or UFOLEP license mentioning competitive cycling or competitive sport is considered as a medical certificate.

Any competitor who cannot present the required medical certificate will not be able to participate in the competition.

The different courses are available on the website of the event:

www.lalookfrance.com

2-2 : LA LOOK CRIT

This mixed M/F event takes place on Friday, May 12, 2023, on a single lap of about 1 km in downtown Nevers, and is open to road bikes and fixed gear bikes:

5:00 pm to 5:40 pm: Qualifying (road bike) – 10 laps, top 15 in Final A and bottom 15 in Final B

17h00 to 17h40: Qualifications (fixed gear) – 10 laps, the first 15 in final A and the last 15 in final B

17h45: Final B (road bike) – Race 20 laps – scratch classification 

18h15: Final B (fixed bike) – Race 20 laps – scratch classification

18h45 : Final A (road bike) – Race 25 laps – scratch classification 

19h30 : Final A (fixed bike) – Race 25 laps – scratch classification

Podium for the first 3 men and the first 2 women on both races

For participants in LA LOOK CRIT – Road Bike event. Your bike must be equipped with :

  • Curved handlebars
  • Caps on the hangers
  • Automatic chocks, foot chocks or straps accepted.
  • Good condition and pressure of tires
  • Only spoked wheels are allowed (spoked wheels and solid wheels are not allowed).
  • Rear wheel with a free wheel
  • Brakes
  • Gloves
  • Helmet
 

FORBIDDEN ITEMS:

  • Headphones
  • Mini camera forbidden on the bike
  • Any detachable element is forbidden on the bike (light, water bottle, mudguard).
  • Free gearing
 

For participants in the LA LOOK CRIT – Fixed gear event. You are responsible for your equipment, your bike must be well maintained and well adjusted, otherwise, after control, you will be banned from the start. To know :

  • Curved handlebars
  • Stoppers on the hangers
  • Automatic chocks, foot chocks or straps accepted.
  • Pedals with keys
  • Good condition and pressure of tires
  • Only spoked wheels are allowed (spoked wheels and solid wheels are not allowed).
  • Fixed sprocket rear wheel with lock nut
  • Sprocket fixed on hub with araldite
  • Brakes
  • Gloves
  • Helmet
 
FORBIDDEN ITEMS:
  • Headphones
  • Mini camera forbidden on the bike
  • Any detachable element is forbidden on the bike (light, water bottle, mudguard).
  • Gear ratio Free (recommended: 49×15).
 

ARTICLE 3 – ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT

The routes of LA LOOK 2023 take roads through natural and wild areas, some of them classified NATURA 2000.

All participants commit themselves to respect the environment.

It is strictly forbidden to throw away your waste (cans, gel tubes, energy bar paper, plastic, inner tubes, etc.) outside the waste collection areas.

At each aid station, as well as at the start and finish, you will have waste collection areas. Thank you for scrupulously respecting the selective sorting of waste. Any participant caught in default will be immediately excluded from the event.

The vehicles of the organization apply the same instructions, in particular by prohibiting the use of the Klaxon in the classified zones.

ARTICLE 4 – REGISTRATION

 4-1: Registrations are made

Online registration will close 30 minutes before the start of each race.

  • On the event village. Esplanade of the Ducal Palace – NEVERS
  • Saturday, June 13 from 7:00 am to 8:00 am for LA LOOK GRAVEL and from 8:00 am to 6:00 pm for LA LOOK ROAD
  • Sunday, June 14 from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m. for LA LOOK ROAD No on-site registration on Friday, May 12, 2023.

If you encounter any difficulty concerning your payment method, you can contact us by email at bonjour@lalookfrance.com or by phone at 03 86 61 59 67.

4-2: Cancellation, modifications, postponement

In case of force majeure, natural disaster or any other nature endangering the safety of the competitors, the organization reserves the right to cancel or interrupt the event without the participants being able to claim any refund.

The Organization will reimburse the full amount of the registration fee if the race has to be cancelled due to its own fault (prefectural decree not obtained, refusal to authorize passage, low number of registrants…).

No refund is provided in case of cancellation by the participant. In accordance with the provisions of Article L221-28 of the Consumer Code, online registrations are excluded from the right of withdrawal. There is no right of withdrawal for leisure activities provided ” (…) which must be provided on a specific date or period”.

All commitments are firm and final, and cannot be refunded for any reason whatsoever. Any person participating in the competition who transfers his or her number to a third party without the agreement of the organization will be held responsible in case of an accident occurring or caused by the latter during the event. The organization declines all responsibility in case of accident in this type of situation.

4-3: The official categories are

The age of each participant is determined by the year of birth, except for minors whose age must be over.

Recumbent bicycles, tricycles or manually propelled bicycles are not accepted as they do not offer sufficient guarantees for the safety of the riders.

The registration of disabled riders is accepted as long as their handicap and the equipment used allow them to cohabit safely with the other riders.

4-4: Timekeeping

For LA LOOK GRAVEL, the 2 courses are not timed.

However, Strava segments, determined beforehand by the organization, will be set up to allow participants who wish to challenge themselves on reduced sections and will give rise to a ranking at the end of the race.

For LA LOOK GRAVEL 50km, there will be 2 auto-timed sections via Strava

For LA LOOK GRAVEL 120km, there will be 3 auto-timed sections via Strava.

For LA LOOK ROAD, the 3 courses are timed by the company YAKA CHRONO (https://yaka-chrono.com) via an individual electronic chip that must be installed on the seatpost.

These chips will be returned at the end of your race.

If your chip is not returned after the race it will be imperative to return it to the organization by hand or by post otherwise we will be obliged to charge you the sum of 15€.

4-5: Rules for awarding prizes

Each participant will receive a reward at the end of the race.

ARTICLE 5 – PRICING*

LA LOOK CRIT :

Until 31/01 included Until 15/03 included Until 30/04 included Until 11/05 included 12 may
18 € 22 € 25 € 28 € No registration

The price includes:

  • A LA LOOK 2023 cycling jersey
  • Event bag
  • Finisher medal
  • The frame plate
  • Finish ranking
  • Finish refreshment stand

LA LOOK GRAVEL of 50 km :

Until 31/01 included Until 15/03 included Until 30/04 included Until 11/05 included 12 - 13 - 14 may
20 € 25 € 28 € 32 € 39 €
Minor 10 € Minor 10 € Minor 10 € Minor 10 € Minor 10 €

The price includes:

  • A LA LOOK 2023 cycling jersey
  • Event bag
  • Finisher medal
  • The frame plate
  • Finish ranking
  • Finish refreshment stand

LA LOOK GRAVEL of 120 km :

Until 31/01 included Until 15/03 included Until 30/04 included Until 11/05 included 12 - 13 - 14 may
25 € 30 € 33 € 37 € 44 €

The price includes:

  • A LA LOOK 2023 cycling jersey
  • Event bag
  • Finisher medal
  • The frame plate
  • Finish ranking
  • Finish refreshment stand

LA LOOK ROAD of 60 km :

Until 31/01 included Until 15/03 included Until 30/04 included Until 11/05 included 12 - 13 - 14 may
25 € 30 € 33 € 37 € 44 €
Minors 10 € Minors 10 € Minors 20 € Minors 20 € Minors 20 €

LA LOOK ROAD of 100 km :

Until 31/01 included Until 15/03 included Until 30/04 included Until 11/05 included 12 - 13 - 14 may
35 € 39 € 43 € 48 € 50 €
Minors 15 € Minors 15 € Minors 15 € Minors 15 € Minors 15 €

The price includes:

  • A LA LOOK 2023 cycling jersey
  • Event bag
  • Finisher medal
  • The frame plate
  • Finish ranking
  • Finish refreshment stand

LA LOOK ROAD of 150 km :

Jusqu’au 31/01 inclus Jusqu'au 15/03 inclus Jusqu'au 30/04 inclus Jusqu'au 11/05 inclus 12-13 mai
40 € 45 € 49 € 54 € 56 €

The price includes :

  • The LA LOOK Road 2023 cycling jersey
  • A water bottle
  • A pair of Made In France collector socks BV SPORT x LOOK CYCLE
  • Bag of the event
  • Finisher medal
  • Meal tray made by Les Toques Nivernaises
  • The frame plate
  • 3 refreshment points on the course
  • Electronic chip timing

*2€ discount for FFC licensees

ARTICLE 6 – Electrically Assisted Bikes

Electrically assisted bicycles are allowed on the courses of LA LOOK 2023. However, the participants in VAE will not be able to be part of the final classification.

ARTICLE 7 – COLLECTION OF BIB NUMBERS

These can be collected at :

For LA LOOK CRIT

  • Friday, May 12th from 2pm to 8pm – Place Mossé (starting village of LA LOOK CRIT)

For LA LOOK ROAD and LA LOOK GRAVEL

  • Look Cycle Store, at 41 Boulevard Camille Dagonneau in Varennes-Vauzelles on Friday 12 May 2023 on opening hours
  • At the starting village
    Saturday, May 13th from 7:00 am to 6:00 pm – Esplanade du Palais Ducal
  • Sunday June 14 from 7:00 am to 8:15 am – Esplanade du Palais Ducal
 

No race numbers will be sent by mail and each registered competitor will have to collect his or her number in person.

Any number assignment is firm and final.

ARTICLE 8 – SECURITY

8-1: Race safety

During the races, the road will be partially secured with flagmen at intersections and traffic circles.

There will be signs only at the refreshment areas.

All participants must assess their physical abilities when choosing their route. The events and routes defined may be modified, neutralized or even cancelled, without notice or prejudice of any kind, by the event directors.

Medical assistance will be provided during the event.

8-2: Health security

The regulations concerning the protection of Covid-19 will be applied by the organizers and must be respected by the participants. Its content is subject to change.

8-3: Personal Safety

The wearing of a hard shell helmet is mandatory for all participants and throughout the event.

Each participant commits himself to respect the prescriptions of the highway code as required by the prefectural decree.

In particular, each participant is obliged to stay on the right side of the road and to be particularly careful during the descents of the passes which remain open to traffic.

Anti-sporting behavior, non-respect of the rules, of the unmarked routes or of safety in general are liable to exclusion. Likewise, the medical staff has the right to suspend or evacuate any participant who takes risks that could harm his health, his life or that of others.

Unofficial following vehicles are forbidden.

All “race and medical” participants will be equipped with a communication system.

A list of useful numbers (telephone contacts) will be provided by the organization to participants.

ARTICLE 9 – RANKING

Rewards cannot be accumulated on the same race.

An individual award will be given:

For LA LOOK CRIT in road bike and fixed bike

  • The first 2 Women
  • The first 3 Men
 

For LA LOOK ROAD – every distance

  • The first 3 at scratch
  • Cadet (15 and 16 years old) 1st M/W*
  • Junior (17 and 18 years old) 1st M/W**
  • Espoir (19 and 22 years old) 1st M/W
  • Senior (23 and 29 years old) 1st M/W
  • Master 1 (30 and 39 years old) 1st M/W
  • Master 2 (40 and 49 years old) 1st M/W
  • Master 3 (50 years and older) 1st M/W
  • Handisport 1st M/W
 

*Only the 60km

**Only the 100km

 

For LA LOOK GRAVEL – every distance

  • The fastest 3 riders for the overall time of all completed segments.
 

ARTICLE 10 – INSURANCE

10-1: Civil Liability

In accordance with the law and the FFC regulations, the organizer has taken out an insurance policy covering the consequences of his civil liability and that of all participants who are not FFC licensees. For them, the extra cost is included in the entry fee.

For FFC licensees, civil liability is covered by the license.

It intervenes in all cases between the start and finish line, and only on the defined routes and between these two marks.

Personal insurance and insurance associated with licenses other than FFC (those related to family and home) are not valid on the race.

10-2: Personal injury insurance

Each participant in LA LOOK 2023 with a FFC license is covered by personal accident insurance.

10-3: Property damage insurance

The organizer declines all responsibility in case of theft, breakage or loss of participants’ personal property. The insurance contract of the organizer does not cover any damage to the cycle and/or equipment of each participant in case of fall or theft.

ARTICLE 11 – MEDIA SUPPORT

By participating in LA LOOK 2023, each participant expressly authorizes the organizer to use, in any form and medium whatsoever, his name, his image and his sports performance in the context of LA LOOK 2023 for any subsequent exploitation.

In accordance with the French law of January 6, 1978, each participant has the right to access and rectify personal data concerning him/her. To exercise this right, send an email to bonjour@lalookfrance.com

ARTICLE 12 – DISPUTES

In case of dispute, the organization committee has a race commission.

Any complaint must be brought to the attention of the race stewards no later than 30 minutes after the event.

After study of the requests formulated by the participant(s), the decisions of the aforementioned commission will be enforceable immediately and without appeal.

ARTICLE 13 – PROHIBITIONS

The handlebars called “triathlete” or any type of extension are forbidden on all the events.

Unofficial following vehicles are forbidden on the course. However, people from outside the organization who are assisting a cyclist will be able to cut in to find the cyclist being followed at the refreshment stations.

Recumbent bicycles or manually propelled bicycles are forbidden.

ARTICLE 14 – SPECIFICITIES OF THE ROAD RACE

The traffic being open, the respect of the road code is compulsory.

Except for the LOOK CRIT which will take place in a closed circuit.

ARTICLE 15 – POWER OF DECISION

The power of decision rests with the Organizer and is final.

ARTICLE 16 – IMAGE RIGHTS

Participants expressly authorize the organizers as well as their beneficiaries such as partners and media to use the still or audiovisual images on which they may appear, taken during their participation, on all media including promotional and/or advertising documents, throughout the world and for the longest period of time provided for by law, regulations and treaties in force, including for any extensions that may be made to this period.

ARTICLE 17 – CNIL

Participants are informed that the personal data collected is subject to computer processing intended exclusively to allow the communication of information exclusively related to the event by the organizer of the event LA LOOK 2023. The French Run, responsible for this processing, undertakes not to communicate to third parties the personal data thus collected.

In accordance with Order No. 2018-1125 of December 12, 2018 taken pursuant to Article 32 of Law No. 2018-493 of June 20, 2018 on the protection of personal data and amending Law No. 78-17 of January 6, 1978 on computers, files and freedoms and various provisions concerning the protection of personal data, each participant has the right to access, rectify and oppose the processing of data concerning him or her by providing proof of identity to the Organizer, by sending a letter to the attention of La French Run – 10, place Saint-Sébastien – 58000 NEVERS or by e-mail to bonjour@lalookfrance.com

ARTICLE 18 – ACCEPTANCE OF THE RULES

Participation in LA LOOK 2023 implies the express acceptance by each competitor of the present rules for which he/she also undertakes on his/her honour not to anticipate the start and to cover the entire distance provided for by the chosen event before crossing the finish line.

For any dispute not resolved by the present rules, the FFC rules will be applied. Each registration implies acceptance of these rules.

 

TOMBOLA RULES

The company LOOK CYCLE INTERNATIONAL SA with a capital of 2,400,000 euros, whose registered office is located at 27, rue du Docteur Léveillé -BP 13 -58028 NEVERS CEDEX (RCS Nevers: B4195 13 262), hereafter referred to as “Look Cycle”, is organizing a free game with no obligation to purchase from 20/01/2023 to 10/03/2023. 

ARTICLE 1: PARTICIPATION 

This game is open to all persons who are aware of the existence of the contest and who have registered for one of the following events: LA LOOK ROAD or LA LOOK GRAVEL. Failure to comply with the above provisions will result in the invalidity of the entry. Only persons registered for LA LOOK ROAD and LA LOOK GRAVEL between 20th  January 2023 and 10th March 2023 will be eligible to participate in the draw. LOOK CYCLE reserves the right to ask any participant to prove these conditions. 

Any person who does not wish to provide proof of their condition will be excluded from the game. 

ARTICLE 2: GAME PROCEDURE 

Two draws will be made among the participants of the competition: one within the framework of LA LOOK ROAD, and the other within the framework of LA LOOK GRAVEL. Participants must be registered for one of the two events mentioned above, and have entered their full contact details beforehand. Each player may only participate once in each draw. 

ARTICLE 3: DETERMINATION OF THE WINNERS 

In order to determine the winners, a draw will take place among the participants at the end of the valid duration of the contest. There will be one winner per draw, one for LA LOOK ROAD and one for LA LOOK GRAVEL. To enter the draw, the entrant must have registered their personal details between 20th (00:00 UTC+2) January 2023 and 10th March 2023 at 23:59 UTC+2. Only one entry per person will be taken into account (same first name and surname). 

Only participants who meet the conditions described above will be eligible to win. The draw will be organized by the members of LOOK CYCLE, organizer of the contest.  

ARTICLE 4: PRIZES AT STAKE 

The prizes at stake are “the loan of a LOOK CYCLE road bike between 10/03/2023 and 14/05/2023, a night at the Kyriad hotel in Nevers (or equivalent if not available) during the night of May 13th 2023, a race number for LA LOOK ROAD and an invitation to the Pasta Gala on 13 May 2023 ” and “the loan of a LOOK CYCLE gravel bike between 10/03/2023 and 13/05/2023, a night at the Kyriad hotel in Nevers (or equivalent if not available) during the night of May 12th 2023,  

 

a race number for LA LOOK GRAVEL and an invitation to the Pasta Gaa on 13 May 2023 “. 

The prize must be accepted as such and may not be reimbursed, exchanged or be the subject of any financial consideration. 

ARTICLE 5: FILING AND CONSULTATION OF THE RULES 

The rules can be obtained free of charge from LOOK CYCLE by writing to the address: LOOK CYCLE INTERNATIONAL – 27 rue du Docteur Léveillé – BP13 – 58028 NEVERS CEDEX. 

Stamps used for a written request for a copy of the rules will be reimbursed at the price of a second-class postage stamp, upon request. 

ARTICLE 6: ACCEPTANCE OF THE RULES 

Participation in this draw implies unconditional acceptance of the terms and conditions of the game as well as the rules, and participants waive any dispute in this regard. LOOK CYCLE reserves the right to exclude a player from participation in the game, subject of the present rules, in the event of non-compliance with any of the provisions of the rules or breaches of the laws and regulations in force. LOOK CYCLE reserves the right to take legal action against anyone who has cheated, defrauded or disrupted the operations written in the rules or attempted to do so. 

A winner who has cheated will be automatically stripped of any right to obtain any prize. 

ARTICLE 7: LIMITATION OF LIABILITY OF LOOK CYCLE 

LOOK CYCLE is responsible for the delivery of the prize to the participants. 

LOOK CYCLE cannot be held responsible for any direct or indirect damage related to the prizes. LOOK CYCLE cannot be held responsible for any direct or indirect damage resulting from an interruption, malfunction of any kind, suspension or termination of the game, for any reason whatsoever, or for any direct or indirect damage resulting in any way. LOOK CYCLE cannot be held responsible for any delay, loss, theft, damage to mail, or illegibility of postmarks due to the postal services. LOOK CYCLE shall not be held responsible, and no recourse shall be taken against it, in the event of the occurrence of an event presenting the characteristics of force majeure (strike, bad weather, etc.) or a fortuitous event beyond its control, depriving the winners partially or totally of the benefit of their winnings. 

ARTICLE 8: PERSONAL DATA 

Participants are informed that their personal data (civil status, first name, surname, e-mail address, postal address, postcode, town and telephone number) are collected during the present game and are intended to be stored in a computer file. If they are not stored, participation in this game will not be taken into account. 

In accordance with the legal provisions on the protection of personal data, each participant has a right of access and may obtain a copy of the data processed concerning him/her. Each participant also has the right to oppose, rectify, delete and communicate his/her personal data. Finally, each participant has the right to withdraw his or her consent to the processing of his or her personal data at any time. Participants may exercise their rights by contacting: privacy@lookcycle.fr or by sending a letter to LOOK CYCLE INTERNATIONAL – 27 rue du Docteur Léveillé – BP13 – 58028 NEVERS CEDEX. 

In any case, each participant has the right to lodge a complaint with a control authority. 

ARTICLE 9: DISPUTES AND CLAIMS 

The present rules and the draw are subject to the provisions of French Law. Any question relating to the present rules, notably concerning their application or interpretation, will be submitted exclusively to LOOK CYCLE. It is understood that no dispute will be admitted, in particular on the terms of the game, on the results, on the winnings or their receipt. Any claim must be addressed to LOOK CYCLE INTERNATIONAL – 27 rue du Docteur Léveillé – BP13 – 58028 NEVERS CEDEX. 

After the date of April 13th 2023, no claim will be taken into account.