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Ultra Bike Pursuit: Hautacam

September 11 - September 16 2021
Hautes-Pyrenees, France
The Ultra Bike Pursuit series offers the world’s toughest mountain road challenges. Each event also comes with an easier loop option.
 
These routes are 100% on asphalted roads. No gravel trails, no bike path, no dull roads. Routes are carefully designed by a native local guide, regional expert and experience bikepacking racer to only showcase the very best of each region.
 
Three separate events: Tourmalet, Hautacam, Ultimate Pyrenees.
 
Ultra Bike Pursuit: Hautacam – Western Pyrenees (France & Spain)
 
The Hautacam Ultra Bike Pursuit begins in the heart of the Hautes-Pyrenees, travels to the Atlantic coast, and returns to the Hautes-Pyrenees. This route includes many iconic climbs of the Tour de France and Vuelta. You’ll also discover many off-the-beaten-path climbs and routes all over France and Spain and dive deep into the colorful culture and excellent cuisine of the Basque Country.
 
This is not a mere Pyrenees crossing. This is a ride back in time in the footsteps of the Grand Tours pioneers. A ride steeped in over a century of cycling history. A ride so unimaginable that whether you finish or not, will remain etched in your memory forever.
 
The Ultimate itinerary will push the boundaries of your physical limits. The shorter loop is perfect for a first bikepacking experience. Optional sections offer a modular approach to adjust the challenge level to your wishes and needs. All routes promise an ultimate bikepacking adventure.
 
Ultra Bike Pursuit: Hautacam
 
Routes: 1002, 1333 km
Difficulty of Greatest Route: F - Ultra Distance and Climbing for events well over 100 miles
Entry Limit: 100 participants
 
Start Times / Itinerary
September 11th – 6 Days (144 hrs)
 
The Hautacam Pursuit starts on September 11th at 10h30 AM from the town of Lourdes. For ease of travel and logistics, the event finishes in the same town. Participants have 6 Days (144hrs) to complete the course.
Costs

249 Euros

What's Included?

A unique bikepacking itinerary
Up to 6 days of Live tracking with Maprogress
A Finisher Medal for all finishers
An Ultimate Pursuit Finisher T-Shirt
A Finisher certificate 

Packet Pickups

Lourdes (start location)

Prize / Race Categories

solo riders and pairs (team of 2)

Facilities
Adequate Car Parking
Free Parking
Toilets / Changing Rooms
Sign On Desk
Pre-Packet Pickups
 
Features
Finishing Medals
Results Within 24 Hours
Downloadable GPS files
Fundraising
 
Event Size
Less Than 500 Riders
 
Start Address: 27 Ave du Paradis, 65100 Lourdes, France
 
 
 
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