|Race Type||500 Mile +|
|Competition Type||500 Mile Series|
Mountain Revelation: A perfect challenge for Mountain lovers. Pyrenees Bikepacking event by a native expert guide.
A spectacular landscape diversity from start to finish!
The Basque Pursuit starts and finishes in the heart of the Haute-Pyrenees. It will take you west to the Atlantic Coast and back.
You will cycle many iconic climbs of the Tour de France such as Soulor, Aubisque, Marie-Blanque, La Pierre-St-Martin, Luz-Ardiden, Tourmalet (from the other side), and Col du Portet (the new Giant of the Pyrenees). You’ll discover many off-the-beaten-path climbs and routes all over France and Spain and dive deep into the colorful culture of the Basque Country.
Choose between 3 loops:
The Discovery loop was designed for people who would like to try the sport of bikepacking. The Adventure and Hardcore loops are for experienced bikepackers and ultra-cyclists.
Do you enjoy mountains, stunning scenery, adventure, ultra-cycling, and exploring your own limits? You will love the Basque Pursuit.
|Registration Starts||Monday, March 1, 2021 - 17:30|
|WUCA Members Discount||NA|
|Permitted Genders||Male, Female, Unspecified|
|Permitted Ages||12-17, 18-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80+|
|Permitted Bicycle Types||Road (multi-speed), Time-trial (multi-speed), Road (fixed single speed), Recumbent (multi-speed), Recumbent (trike), Tandem (same gender), Tandem (mixed gender), Elliptical, Hand-cycle, HPV (fairing or shell)|
|Event Liability Insurance Acquired||NA|
|Athlete Performance Tracking||NA|
|Safety regulations required (helmets, lights, brakes, etc.)||NA|
|On-course support to disabled bikes or injured athletes (SAG, course marshals, etc.)||NA|
|Local permits granted||NA|
|Registration Support Email||NA|
|Organiser Name||Ultra-Bike Pursuit Series|