Velomediane practicalities

The VELOMEDIANE is a sportive cycle ride for cyclists who are 18 and more.

It is sponsored by Claude CRIQUIELION and benefits from the support of the city of La Roche-en-Ardenne, the FCWB Fédération Cycliste Wallonie Bruxelles and U.C.I.

The run is 170 kilometers long with a difference in level of 3.500 meters and follows the roads of the superb region of the Ourthe and Aisne in the Belgian Ardenne.

The starting signal will be given to all the competitors at the same time on Saturday August 27th 2022 at 9 o’clock in the centre of La Roche-en-Ardenne.

The finish line is situated at the rue de Harzée of La Roche-en-Ardenne.

Medical care will be provided by the Lux Rescue Team.

A mechanical aid is foreseen. The manpower is free ( only spare parts will be invoiced )

No follower car will be admitted.

Musicians will be present in the marquee in front of the Sports Centre and all long the ride ( hunting horns, accordions, jazz, folklore , … )

Showers available at the Benelux campsite 800m from the finish.


ENTRY PRICE 34€ (included insurance )

Following a recent decision from both FCWB (Cycling Union Wallonia – Brussels) and the insurance company CONCORDIA regarding accidents which happen during a cyclo ride, the amount of your insurance is from now on set to 5€ (4€ for civil liability, individual insurance and legal aid) and the remaining euro covers the administrative costs.
This includes two extra supplies (fruit, biscuits, water and energy-giving drinks), individual timing, assistance, a diploma and a tee-shirt for people who reach the finishing line.

For people who have priority (golden 2019 and 2021) the end of registration is on July, 1st (mention having priority on the form).

The end of the registration is at the latest on August, 22th 2022.

An acknowledgement of receipt will be sent to registered people who have paid (sending from the 30th of July)

The price of registration the day before or the day of the ride (if accepted) will be substantially increased (6 Euro).
Registration on Friday evening from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm or on Saturdays mornings from 6:30 am to 8:45 am. The departure is at 9:00 am.

In exchange of your handlebar plate, your diploma will be available 20 minutes after your arrival and until 6:45 pm. It will mention the performances with secret intermediate controls and arrival, time, average, classification scratch and category.

The proclamation of the results and the giving of prizes to the first ones of each category and firsts by drawing lots will be made in the marquee on August, 27st from 6 p.m.

For the winning cyclists, the arrival place is decisive.

CHAMPIONCHIP : The chip lies now behind the handlebar plate. No more deposit is necessary.


Compulsory for the Cyclosportive (not for Petite Crique)

For cyclists who don’t have a Belgian or a foreign licence

When you registrate, you must present:
– either a medical certificate (not older than one year) to proof that you are fit enough to cycle
– either a declaration on honour
The organizer responsibility being engaged, no registration will be accepted unless you have presented one of these documents.

– No reimbursement will be granted! Only a participation voucher for next year will be granted upon presentation of a medical certificate

– No change in the route (Vélomédiane <> Petite Crique) will be accepted on the day before the event

However, for the ones who register on Friday  from 6 PM to 9 PM or on Saturday  from 6 AM to 8.45 AM, the material will be as usual picked up at the sports centre, at the same time as the registrations.