Costa Blanca Bike Race opens registrations on September 28, 2021
Costa Blanca Bike Race launches its race this next September 28. The event, which in the 2021 edition will celebrate its seventh edition, will take place on the trails of the Costa Blanca from January 28 to 31, with the event’s headquarters being the Hotel Cap Negret located in the Alicante municipality of Altea.
Costa Blanca Bike Race has become a classic on the international mountain bike scene, it is the place where after the winter period all the bikers on the national and international scene want to debut, and for this reason it is chosen as the first competition on the UCI calendar of the season within the UCI S2 Category.
This edition is the edition of hope, after a very complicated 2020 for everyone and marked by uncertainty, the organizers wanted to keep faith high and send a message of hope to all mountain bike lovers, as pointed out by the director of the Fermin Egido competition. “This year we want our race to be an element of hope, a reason for bikers, a reason to get up with joy, a goal that gives hope and returns the desire to ride a bike and to be better. In these times of unease and uncertainty, clinging to a goal that motivates us will make us better in all areas of our lives ” As for the race format for this edition, it changes slightly, becoming individual, the organization has chosen to change the format from couples to individual in an exceptional way for this 2021, however the option to participate in pairs will continue. As for the routes and news for the seventh edition, the Costa Blanca Bike Race will have 4 stages, of which 1 of them will be a chrono, going up to the mythical Albir antennas that includes the now classic, hardest paved kilometer in Europe.
The rest remain undisclosed until the last moment, but it is possible to advance that they will be new stages with a length of between 45 and 65 km with positive slopes ranging from 1500 to 2100 meters. All the stages are marked by the type of territory already characteristic of the Costa Blanca full of trails and trails that will not leave any biker indifferent. As for the main venue, for the third year it is once again the Hotel Cap Negret, considered the best cycling hotel in Europe and with more than 400 exclusive places for the race, without a doubt the best option to experience a biker environment like never before. seen, Pepe Alvado, co-owner of the hotel tells us “January is a special month for the hotel, bikers from all over the world are beginning to arrive to start the season in Altea due to the great weather and tours that we have, everyone at the hotel is passionate about mtb and we live the arrival of the CBBR with real enthusiasm, that is why we put the best of each one to live a unique atmosphere, because for a few days we are the world capital of mountain biking “All stages will have different routes but with departure and finish a few minutes from the hotel.
The Costa Blanca Bike Race territory that includes municipalities such as Polop, Altea, Finestrat, Alfas del Pí, La Nucia, Callosa de in Sarriá … is committed to positioning itself as the world capital of mountain biking, and that is why many international teams choose the area to your winter preparation. Costa Blanca Bike Race in alliance with the Cap Negret hotel launches a proposal for accommodation and training in packages ranging from 4 to 15 days with prices from € 38 per day in full board, in this way a unique opportunity to live and train as the professionals.
Faithful to the proposal to excite the Costa Blanca Bike Race adapts its format in this edition to be a safe race in every way. Regarding the COVID 19 prevention systems, the race will have a strict prevention protocol to which it is added that each participant will have a PCR test included in their registration. Likewise, to give more security to the bikers, in case of not being able to participate due to COVID or if the race should be postponed for this reason, the organization will return the registration fee. The registration opening will take place on September 28 at 12 am Spanish time on the web www.costablancabikerace.com