Cykelvasan is a race sanctioned by Svenska Cykelförbundet (SCF, the Swedish Cycling Federation), and run in accordance with SCF’s regulations. See SCF’s website. Each participant takes part at his or her own risk.
Bearing in mind general safety and the risk of accidents, participants are not permitted to have headphones in their ears – for example, no music! Trailer bikes are not allowed, nor are electrical bikes, unicycles, bike trailers or children’s seats.
The simple track allows for all cycles that can handle dirt roads. Approved bicycle helmets are mandatory for Cykelvasan.
Part of the race runs on public roads where regular traffic regulations apply.
Time penalty for littering in the Vasaloppet Arena
It is allowed to throw garbage in three different ways during Vasaloppet’s Summer Week, you will be caught by throwing debris otherwise you may be penalized with a time penalty of 15 minutes. You must throw litter:
- In the bins at the Vasaloppet checkpoints.
- In the marked littering zones between each Vasaloppet checkpoint.
- Where you as a participant know that a team leader or associate will pick up what you throw.
How to influence your start position
Your start position in Cykelvasan 45 is based on the expected finish time you filled in when registering. The opportunity to enter/change your expected finish time can be done on My pages until July 31.
Getting to the start
Once in place at the event you can take the Vasaloppet busses to the start and back home after your finish. With the busses you’re guaranteed to arrive well rested and on time, and you can leave your car at home. Tickets are sold at vasaloppet.se, in Vasaloppet’s House, at the bus entrances, and at the race offices in Sälen and Mora. We recommend advance booking to secure your place!
On the page Traffic and transport you’ll find timetables, bus stops and ticket booking.
Cycles will be transported by truck. Bubble wrap for protecting your bike is available in limited quantities. Vasaloppet is not responsible for scratches and nicks that may appear on the cycles during transportation.
You can also get to the start area by car, in which case we recommend leaving in very good time! Note that parking and stopping is not allowed in certain areas, as indicated by signs.
Vasaloppstrippeln – three Vasaloppet in one year
Vasaloppstrippeln, the Vasaloppet trifecta, is a challenge where participants complete three 45-kilometre Vasaloppet races during one calendar year.