Live Finals details unveiled

When and where?

Saturday, 4th of January 2020 (12:00 – 21:00 CET) @VS Bike shop, Pokopališka ulica 39, Ljubljana

About

Live Final Event will be an exhibition social style event, promoting indoor riding with “Fit and fun for everyone” message. It will combine 3 short consecutive races separated for Categories A, B, C and additionally C UPG group. From each group, Top5 Slovenian riders by the points from Autumn Series are invited. These should then race head-to-head, side-by-side on five identical Wahoo indoor setup, scoring points from all three races. Additional, we would invite the entire community who attended Slovenian Zwift league to come, watch and cheer during Live event. There will be installed extra bike setup with easy seat height adjustment and regular pedals, so all interested could try Zwift over super short KOM challenge of climbing the Watopia wall in the shortest time possible. Everyone who finishes Watopia KOM climb will get into small prize draw contention. We will also try to Live stream most of the event on the Youtube channel.    

Reposted from rosewellbicycles.com

Rules & Points structure for finalists

Generally, TOP five riders from A, B, C groups by the points from the autumn series shall be invited. In case, someone can’t attend, the next scoring rider will get an invite. All five riders should be weighted prior to the race in a race outfit and without shoes, with their measured weight-adjusted during the event. All five riders will use randomly selected precalibrated Wahoo Kickr trainer as primary powermeter source set @100% trainer difficulty.

Riders will race in an invite-only events with following race formats:

  1. Time trial (20, 16, 12, 8 and 4 points available for fastest time)
  2. Criterium (10, 8, 6, 4, 2 points available on 2 intermediate and finish sprint banner)
  3. KOM finish (15, 12, 9, 6, 3 points available on KOM banner for fastest time)
ExampleTT timeTT PtsSprint #1 PtsSprint #2 PtsSprint #3 PtsKOM
Time
KOM PtsSUM
Pts
Rider1 mm:ss 1210108 m:ss 1545
Rider2 mm:ss 20444 m:ss 941
Rider3 mm:ss 166210 m:ss 640
Rider4 mm:ss 8286 m:ss 1236
Rider5 mm:ss 4862 m:ss 323

Riders from one group will race consecutive, starting first race and moving straight into the next pen right afterward with approx. 10min recuperation between races. The winner of the final event is a rider who scores most points from all three races. In case two riders score the same points, the winner will be one with the shortest time on the KOM segment.

Schedule, Start times, Race routes and Finalists list

Category C UPG: Samo Pitamic, Mitja Brvar, Miha Hrovat, Grega Gregorič and Blaž Robnik.

Start TimeTypeCourseLaps Dist  (km)Note
14:00TTWatopia Volcano Circuit16.0Meetup, TT bikes only
14:20CritWatopia Volcano Circuit, 2 Laps210
Meetup, points on Sprint banner, after Lead-In, 1st and 2nd Lap
14:50KOMWatopia KOM Challenge13Meetup, Fastest time on KOM segment wins

Category C: Domen Staniša, Marko Rode, Tilen Gašperin, Luka Lapanja and Marko Drinovec.

Start TimeTypeCourseLaps Dist  (km)Note
15:40TTWatopia Volcano Circuit16.0Meetup, TT bikes only
16:00CritCrit City, The Bell lap35.8
Points on Finish banner, after 1st, 2nd and 3rd Lap
16:20KOM Watopia KOM Challenge13Meetup, Fastest time on KOM segment wins

Category B: Matjaž Grušovnik, Miro Pristavec, Aleš Sušnik, Miha Zoubek, and Gregor Hiršman.

Start TimeTypeCourseLaps Dist  (km)Note
17:40TTWatopia Volcano Circuit17.0Meetup, TT bikes only
18:00CritCrit City, The Bell Lap35.8
Points on Finish banner, after 1st, 2nd and 3rd Lap
18:20KOM Watopia KOM Challenge13Meetup, Fastest time on KOM segment wins

Category A: Dean Bratuš, Igor Kopše, Tadej Sedar, Goran Salavec and Robi Marič.

Start TimeTypeCourseLaps Dist  (km)Note
19:40TTWatopia Volcano Circuit18.0Meetup, TT bikes only
20:00CritCrit City, The Bell Lap35.8
Points on Finish banner, after 1st, 2nd and 3rd Lap
20:20KOMWatopia KOM Challenge13Meetup, Fastest time on KOM segment wins

Wahoo Element Roam prize draw

One of 20 Live Finalists will be randomly chosen for the main prize of the Live finals – bike computer Wahoo Elemnt Roam. Prize draw will start after the last race @~21:30 and will be performed via simple Google sheet & Random.org draw and streamed Live.

Wahoo Tickr HR monitor prize draw

All league participants with at least five valid stage finishes during autumn series and all attendees at Live event who will try Zwift challenge of Watopia KOM climb during the day will be eligible in a prize draw for Wahoo Tickr Heart Rate monitor. Prize draw will start after the last race @~21:30 and will be performed via simple Google sheet & Random.org draw and streamed Live as well.

Come, try Watopia KOM Challenge and cheer!

Finally, the event is opened for the interested public to come from 11:45 until 21:00. You can try Watopia KOM challenge on extra Wahoo Kickr trainer + Kickr Climb with adjustable seat height and regular pedals and become eligible for Wahoo Tickr HR monitor prize draw, or you can simply cheer and have fun with us during the day.