Here's a few tips to have you on your merry way to Electric Picnic with absolutely no stress! Get yourself clued in and have the best day you can possibly have!
Do's, don'ts and useful tips!
07:00 Cyclist Registration Opens at Tallaght Stadium
Register, get your wristband and put your bike and bag tags on!
Go to bag drop where our drivers will safely transport your SINGLE PIECE of luggage to Electric Picnic
07:00 All Registered??Join the Breakfast Party!
A nutritious breakfast of kings! Start your day with the best Fuel going!
07:30 Warm up & Get on the Road!
After you are fed and watered, it's time to warm up and hit the road. Shake off the cobwebs with a warm up and get on your noble steed!
08:00 Cyclist Registration is Closed!
All cyclists must be ready to leave at this point.
08:30 You'll be on your merry way!
All you lucky cyclists will be on the road to Electric Picnic
On the Road!
Refuel Point 1 The Avon
The team at the Avon will be serving the mid morning Menu! Get some fuel into you to keep you flying through the next stage
Refuel Point 2 Athy GAA
Athy GAA will be packed with delicious sandwiches and snacks to get you through the final hurdle!
YOU MADE IT CHAMP
You've arrived to the
Tour de Picnic Welcome Area at
LET'S GET THIS PARTY STARTED
We'll be waiting with open arms, a tonne of food, beers, hot tubs, massages and banging tunes!
When your ready, pop over to the Tour de Picnic Box officer to get your well deserved ticket to Electric Picnic!
RIDE WHAT TO BRING
You cannot cycle 80K on a pile of junk! Make sure your bike is up to scratch and safe for the road ahead. Check your bike, breaks, wheels before you set off. If you are unsure, ask one of our mechanics.
Bring a helmet and get to the Picnic with your noggin straight! You will not be permitted to cycle without a helmet.
Best to stay hydrated especially before going to a festival! No one wants a premature hangover
PADDED CYCLING SHORTS:
We can’t recommend this enough for the sake of your nether regions. A little extra cushion goes a long way on the saddle.
PADDED CYCLING SHORTS: We can’t recommend this enough for the sake of your nether regions. A little extra cushion goes a long way on the saddle.
You are cycling in Ireland. You know yourself.
SPARE TUBES & PUNCTURE REPAIRE KIT:
We have support vehicles and mechanics throughout the cycle but best to come prepared so you can be attended to quickly.
Don’t want your bike returned to Dublin? Bring a lock as you will need to lock it up in the Tour de Picnic Welcome area until you collect it.
We will not be responsible for helmets and other accessories…
RIDE GETTING REGISTERED
Print Your Ticket to Register! Your Festival tickets redeemed at the finish line after you complete your challenge…
One for your verification (on your wrist) - you will need this to redeem your EP ticket and your bus home. One for your bike - this needs to stay on for your bike to be claimed - record the model and have a picture handy just incase . One for your ONE PIECE OF LUGGAGE
Start points are drop off points only. You will NOT be permitted to park at Tallaght Stadium or Coursetown Country house (Run Start Point)
ONE BAG ONLY
Tie all your bags / tents together to make ONE!!! We strictly only take one item of luggage. It doesn't matter how large it is or how heavy, it must be in one piece! Bring tape and tie it together and do what you have to do to get all your gear into one bag!
RIDE SAFETY FIRST!
Obey the rules of the road!
This is not a race - Watch your speed!
Check your bike!
Wear a helmet!
Don't leave anyone behind !
Stay in Pairs!
SUPPORT ALONG THE WAY:
We have support vehicles and motor outriders throughout the journey should you need assistance.
Ride Captains with CREW jerseys dotted throughout the route. Should you find difficulty, one of them will pass you soon enough.
Hang tight! Mobile medical support available - alert a steward or crew member if you are in any trouble.
Eurocycles Eurobaby mechanics will be at the start point along with the Bike Doctor moving along the route.
Bike return is available on Monday the 7th and Tuesday the 8th of September ONLY
Any bikes collected after this will be charged €25 per day to collect as we need to pay for storage.
Location will be in Dublin city centre (Location TBC) you’ll need your numbered wristband to collect your bike.
If you don’t want your bike taken from site, bring a lock and secure it to the bike racks in the Tour de Picnic Welcome Area.
Start points are drop off points only.
You will NOT be permitted to park at Tallaght Stadium or Coursetown Country house (Run Start Point)