Cross Europe Challenge is a unique cross country rally on
motorcycles and scooters. It is the
ultimate challenge for those who love adventure travel and extreme
the first ever season of Cross Europe Challenge encompasses a
fascinating track throughout few of the best sightseeing spots of
Please find below all details needed for participation in the 2013
season of Cross Europe Challenge.
Cross Europe Challenge registration is open for any interested
from across the world. Participants can register online by visiting the
The organizing committee reviews each participant
application very carefully to select those who meet the challenge's selection
criteria. The organizing committee reserves the right to reject/refuse
any participant's entry in accordance with the selection criteria.
The selection criteria and guidelines are listed below:
- At the time of registration any participant must be 18 years of age
- The participant must hold a valid European motorcycle driving license or an
international driving license.
- The participants must have a minimum experience of 6 months driving
motorcycles / scooters.
- The participant must have the physical ability to join Cross Europe
All participants are requested to submit clear scanned copies of the
following documents at the time of registration to
- ID or Passport
- Driving license (Local or international)
- Personal photo
A valid European motorcycle riding license is mandatory for all
European participant and a valid international driving license with
motorcycle classification is mandatory for all international
Cross Europe Challenge organizing team will hand each participant an
event vest and two t-shirts to use during the challenge. Wearing the official
is a must during the rides, It can be worn on top of your safety jacket.
Do not forget your swimsuit, good sunglasses, a cap and one pair of
A minimum safety
gear of a motorcycle/scooter helmet, protective jacket and protective gloves is a must for
all participants in Cross Europe Challenge. Any further safety gear is
optional. Participants without any safety gear will not e permitted to
join the challenge.
Please be prepared with the minimum spare parts for your trips. Each
participant is responsible for his own spare parts supply. We will carry
your spare parts in the chase van (available volume for each participant
will be provided after registration)
Depending on your motorcycle/scooter fuel consumption, expect to pay
somewhere between €120 to €200 for your entire challenge. These figures
are estimated based on the consumption of 400 - 600 cc engines.
Fuel in Europe run between €1.5 to €1.8 per liter (1 US Gallon is 3.78
Most highways in Europe incur toll charges. As much as we will sometimes
try to avoid certain highways to avoid the high toll charges, we will at
many other times ride through major highways that will require us to pay
tolls. Expect to pay around €100 on avaerage for the entire Cross Europe
There will be free parking facility at the challenge hotels every night,
however if you take your motorcycle/scooter for a city tour, you must
watch carefully for the parking signals. Most parking lots in Europe are
There are plenty of food choices available in the places we will ride
through. Food prices vary depends on personal preferences. Expect to
spend around €20 to €30 per day for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Cross Europe Challenge
will provide personal accidents insurance to all participating riders.
Motorcycles.\/scooters are not insured so you may need to purchase this
on your own.
No vaccination is required. It is suggested that participants bring not
only medications for likely gastrointestinal problems but also other
prescription for personal use.
The official language of Cross Europe Challenge is English and all
communication between the organizing team and riders will be in English.
Local currency is the Euro. Exchange rates are around 1.31 USD. There is no limitation to import foreign currency,
easy to change in all banks.
SPECIAL NOTE TO PARTICIPANTS FROM EGYPT
Due to the high demand of participation from Egypt, Cross Europe
Challenge will create special arrangements for participants from Egypt.
This special arrangements will include travel arrangements and
motorcycle/scooter shipping to and from Europe.
Egyptian participants can enjoy the following travel arrangements:
- Flight reservation between Cairo / Rome and return flight between
Barcelona / Cairo
- Airport transfer in Italy from Rome to Naples
- Visa assistance + travel insurance
- Shipping of motorcycles/scooters with marine insurance from Alexandria
port to Naples port
- Shipping of motorcycles/scooters with marine insurance from Barcelona
port to Damietta port
- Lashing and unlashing of motorcycles/scooters in Alexandria, Naples,
Barcelona and Damietta