The Costa Blanca Bike Race has become a classic in the international mountainbike competition scene. A place where the though trails of the Costa Blanca are chosen for the first race of the UCI calendar within the UCI S2 Category. Due to COVID the 2021 CBBR has been postponed from January to November. Portugese champion Ilda Pereira and Belgian mountainbike master Jasper Lefevre have teamed up in the mixed category and finished as winners of the UCI S2 XCS.
The Costa Blanca is less known for its excellent network of MTB tracks. But just off the coast lies a wealth of trails with different levels of difficulty. In just seven editions the Costa Blanca Bike Race has managed to open a gap amongst the best UCI mountainbike races. From November 4 to November 7 2021 the challenging multi-stage race was there to set the condition on point.
As a mixed team, Ilda Perreira and Jasper Lefevre have conquered the hardness and beauty of all stages. And finished the CBBR 2021 as winners of the UCI S2 XCS.
Stage 1 - Exit line from Altea towards Polop, overcoming a very demanding stage, with 53km and more than 2000 height meters.
Stage 2 - Finish at Alto de Bernia. 12km with 862 height meters and 25% slopes.
Stage 3 - Start in Calpe with the Sierra d'Oltà as playing field of the day. 30km with 1200 height meters.
Stage 4 - Final stage. 50km and more than 1700 height meters, tracks and endless trails.
The Costa Blanca Bike Race is known as a 4-day race in which you compete in stages, but for those who can't ride that many days, there is the possibility of participating and competing only 2 stages, Saturday and Sunday. And if you can't make it as a duo team, there is also the option to participate individual.
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