Riders' Info 2019

Dear Migdal Epic Israel riders,
We are less than two months before the start of the 7th edition of Migdal Epic Israel.
We all have a lot of preparation to do in order to be ready for the challenge at the highest level.
In this Riders' Info we will focus on information that should help you better prepare:
* SHIMANO – the official technical support – providing technical assistance during the race
* Joe's service area
* Karcher Bike wash
* Massage and Pre race packages – last call
* Start list
 *Additional accommodation options close to the race village
* Special offers for all participants

Technical support during Migdal Epic Israel powered by Trek 2019:
For the 7th year Shimano Israel is the official technical partner of Migdal Epic Israel,
providing technical and mechanical support throughout the event.
Technical support will be available during the stage along the course and in the race village.
During a stage:
Every day during the stage, there will be 3 feed zones where technical support will be available.
Two secondary stations for self-use and repair (tires, tubes), without technical support from SHIMANO mechanics.
The main mechanical support station:
At every stage will be fully equipped (shifters, derailleur etc) and assistance provided by an expert SHIMANO mechanic.
In the race village:
In the race village, a fully equipped technical station with will be available.
You can get assistance between stages to prepare your bikes for the next day’s challenge.
At all technical stations, basic parts will be free of charge.
More expensive parts from a certain price range will be charged for.
Technical Assistance for UCI riders:
Special and further instructions will be sent separately for UCI riders about assistance and UCI boxes.
You can find here more information: https://www.epicisrael.org.il/?section=294
Joe's No Flats service and support area
Joe will be available for you in 2 places in the race village:
* Tubeless technical support – you can renew your tubeless slime if needed.
* Washing area – with Joe's lubricants and washing products.
Joe's No Flats team will be happy to service you and provide you with all their goods.

Karcher bike wash area.
For your convenience in the race village, there will be a professional bike wash area by Karcher.

Last call:
Massage packages (half an hour massage after Thursday and Friday stages) and Pre race packages are available for purchase.
There are a limited number of packages.
You can purchase the Massage package from your personal area or in the following link after you have connected to your personal area.

Please take a look at the start list of Migdal Epic Israel 2019 and check that all your details are correct.
The list is by Alphabetical order in each category, each rider is written once as himself and the second time as a partner.
If you have any changes please send an email to: contact@epicisrael.org.il

Additional accommodation options:
For riders who purchased a self-organized registration package, please find special offers from accommodation places in the area.

Buy Now
:Special offers for Migdal Epic Israel participants
Rudy Project special offer
Special offer for Migdal Epic Israel riders:
30%  off Rudy Project Sunglasses will be available from now at Rudy Project shops and in the race village until the end of 2019 event.
Good luck to all
Migdal Epic Israel powered by Trek


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Dear Migdal Epic Israel riders, in this Riders' Info please find:

  1. Pre-race package details.
  2. Massage package details
  3. Custom designed rider kit for Migdal Epic Israel
  4. Official Migdal Epic Israel Kit from Jinga
Dear rides,
We are less than three months til the special start of the 7th Migdal Epic Israel Galilee Edition.
Please take the time carefully to review the information we will share with you - contains important and critical details to your success, such as:
  • Schedule
  • Collection of your rider kit
  • Information for your stay at the race village during the 4 days of the race and more.
Pre-Race Package (Only for riders who are registered to stay in a hotel room) Tuesday 24/9
Would you like to settle in early and arrive at the race village in the evening before the event begins, you can have a head start. Complete the registration procedure, feel the energy, get excited and wake up only a few meters from the start line.
The pre-race accommodation package includes: One night in the hotel room, dinner and breakfast.
On Wednesday the starts will be from noon.
Registration will be open Tuesday afternoon and Wednesday morning.
You can purchase the pre-race package from your personal area or in the following link one you have logged into your personal area.
Available until the 8/9 or until sold out.
Pre race package
Massages packages:
You can purchase a message package for maximum recovery.
Massage package includes two half our massage at the end of stages 1 and 2. (Thursday and Friday)
There are limited number of packages avaliable.
You can purchase the Massage package from your personal area or in the following link once you logged into your personal area.
Massage package

Custom designes Team kit for Migdal Epic Israel from Jinga
We have a unique and special offer for Migdal Epic Israel riders, you can pre-order a self-designed  rider jersey.
All the details and designs in Jinga website:  https://www.jingaclothing.com/product-page/academy-bs-replica
Orders must be finalized before July 20th.
International riders - If you would like to purchase the bib or the jersey please contact Jinga directly at:

Official Migdal Epic Israel Kit
This kit includes a Bib, a Jersey and a Base layer.
With great designs and made out of quality Italian fabric, it is on a special for Migdal Epic Israel participants.
You can pre-order the kit or one of its parts until July 20th and your Kit will wait for you at the race village.
International riders - if you would like to purchase the bib, jersey or base layer please contact Jinga at: https://www.jingaclothing.com/contact-us-eng
You can click on the links below to see the great design:

Insurance & medical permit – a reminder!!
In order to participate in the event, you must have a valid medical permit and personal accident insurance (that include bicycle race coverage).
Please add your permits to your personal area under personal details before August 14th.
For any questions we are happy to assist: contact@epicisrael.org.il
Thinking of coming to the Western Galilee area to train?
Galilee treasures invites you to enjoy the great restaurants and beaches in the area
The diversity of the western Galilee culture can be found in the different cuisines the area has to offer - From Chef restaurants to bistro, Kosher, Lebanese, Italian, Dairy and more.

The beaches of the western Galilee are the most beautiful in Israel.
The beaches are well organized and offer life-guard services, chairs, toilets and more.

One day race in Migdal Epic Israel
We have several one day races during the event:
 - Friday one day - long distance - for teams of 2 riders. (92km)
 - Saturday one day - long distance - for teams of 2 riders. (72 km)
 - Saturday one day - medium distance - for teams of 2 riders. (53 km)
 - Saturday one day - medium distance - for solo riders. (53 km)
Invite your friends and family to have a taste of what you are going to ride through.
For more details about the one day race please contact us: contact@epicisrael.org.il
We wish you all huge success and happy to assist in any matter,
Migdal Epic Israel team


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Dear riders, Migdal Epic Israel participants,
We are very excited to send you the 1st Rider's Info for 2019.
We want to thank you and let you know we will be happy to serve and support you until the finish line of the exciting Epic Israel, Crusaders Galilee edition.
First, we are thrilled to announce that this year we are supported by “Migdal”  - one of the biggest Insurance company in Israel as our title sponsor!
We Hope that this partnership will become a tradition and will pave the way for other major companies to join and support the Israeli cycling renaissance that is only starting.
Our long term partnership with CTC, Trek Israel Company, is now seven year old (since the first edition of Epic Israel!)  and we are once again excited to be "Powered by TREK".
CTC support is a major force behind the Migdal Epic Israel race 
and we thank both Ford and CTC very much.
This year Migdal Epic Israel powered by TREK is raising the bar in order to provide a unique and first of its kind experience to the participants.
We are going to have LIVE COVERAGE on the Israeli sports channel with the best Israeli commentators, covering the leading riders. We will also have daily broadcasts in Eurosport and more surprises.
We would like to wish you all good luck and thank you for your participation.
From now, and until the 25th Of September, we are available for you regarding any matter.
In the near future, we will share with you via our regular Rider's Info's emails updates on important aspects of the race such as:

  • Necessary requirements (medical permit, insurance....)
  • Schedule
  • Essential participant information

“Personal area”
Each team has a personal area on the event website.
You can “sign in” with the email and the password you first signed in during the registration.
Please go into your personal area in the next week and validate that all details are correct.
After the 29th of June any change or request should be sent via email to: contact@epicisrael.org.il

Personal Area

Insurance and Medical permit 

In order to participate in the event, you must have a valid medical permit and personal accident insurance (that include bicycle race coverage). 

You must upload your permits at the designated area in your personal area under your details until the 14/8/19. 

Authorized permits will be signed in green V. 


Western Galilee
The 7th edition of Migdal Epic Israel race village will be located in the Western Galilee area with great support from the councils in the area, especially Mate Asher regional council. 
Another great support and exciting connection we have this year is with the Philanthropic nonprofit venture -Galilee Treasures ,
headed by the businesswoman, philanthropist and social entrepreneur, Mrs. Raya Strauss Ben Dror.
We hope this partnership will become a tradition for the years to come.
Galilee Treasures was established in 2013.
The project that includes hundreds of tourist businesses in the Western Galilee, was initiated for the purpose of encouraging and increasing tourism to the Western Galilee.
Galilee Treasures is part of The Spirit of Galilee also established by Mrs. Raya Strauss Ben Dror. Its purpose is to generate an economic and social leap in the Western Galilee by improving the quality of life of its residents on the basis of its unique story and assets.
The end result would that the Western Galilee will become the economic growth engine for the whole state and as a source of inspiration for other regions in Israel and the world.
Riders who want to come and train in the area are welcome to enjoy recommended accommodation:

Accommodation in the western Galilee

Please contact us via email: contact@epicisrael.org.il for any matter. 

Good luck to you all 

Migdal Epic Israel powered by TREK Team 



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