The DAMA Twenty Peaks challenge is made of editions on a state level. Every edition lasts exactly 6 months and contains a large number of climbs - both on and off road. Participants have to complete 20 climbs to meet the challenge. In addition, each year the organisers choose 20 climbs that make up the competitive heat of DAMA Twenty Peaks and are marked accordingly. If you choose to do those climbs you may compete for your place in the rankings table.
Experienced cyclists but not necessarily competitive. it’s for climbers and those who want to improve their climbing abilities. It’s a great experience that will get you cycling in new routes and will provide a great sense of satisfaction if you manage to complete it.
Any time. Check the “editions” section in the web site to familiarise yourself with the various editions and dates. Naturally the later you register to editions that already started, less time you’ll have to complete them. So we recommend you register in advance.
Enter the “editions“ section and choose yours. Press “register“ and you will be walked through the interfacing process between Twenty Peaks and your Strava account. The next step is completing your personal details and jersey/bib size (it’s highly recommended you consult the size table). Enter your discount code if you have one and check the terms & conditions. You will than be transferred to PayPal to complete the payment and registration. We will send you an e mail to confirm your registration.
Connecting your Strava account is essential for registering your activity. In fact Strava will verify that your ride includes one or more of our climbs and will pass this info to us automatically. We will then mark those climbs in your personal area in the web site.
You have two options for registering your activity:
1. Directly with the Strava app - start the app before the ride and hit stop /finish at the end. A popup window will let you save your activity.
2. Using a dedicated GPS device (Garmin, Polar, Suunto, fitbit, TomTom and others). On your Strava, under “settings / applications, services and devices” choose “connect a new device to strava” and add yours. Once connected, your device will automatically sync with strava at the end of each ride.
In your personal area on our web site you can see all the past and present editions your are registered to and the climbs performed for each.
If the segment that defines that climb shows in the segment list of your ride you’re ok. You will also receive an automatic mail from Twenty Peaks for each climb registered.
First, make sure you followed the route accurately. If so, send us a link to that specific activity on strava and we’ll look into it and approve your climb. Otherwise you have to do that climb again. If we decide to manually approve a climb it may or may not show in the rankings table. It depends on the circumstance and strictly at our discretion.
As many times you want. The best result will count. We do recommend doing all 20 climbs before taking time to improve your results.
First, consider that the DAMA gear is slim pro fit and Italian sizes are small. You shouldn’t rely on what you know from other outfits you own but rather take the time to measure yourself according to the size table. If, nevertheless, your jersey or bib are not the right size for you, send them back to us in the original packaging and we will send you the right size for the cost of delivery.
By currier. Consider it is made in Italy so it may take a few weeks before we consolidate a shipment to your country and from there to your address. If you reside in Italy it will usually take no more than 2 weeks.
Yes. Right after registering and validating your mail address we will send you a mailto confirm your registration and jersey size. There is a building option in that mail for requesting a size change. You can also simply write use a mail requesting the change (if you need a different bib size than the jersey’s make sure it is clearly stated).