events

What’s new:

Iberica-Traversa northbound and southbound
Iberica-Traversa starts now in spring and autumn: May edition starts in Tarifa Spain and finishes in Irun, northbound. The September edition starts in Irun Spain and finishes in Tarifa, southbound.

Iberica-Traversa road route
New road route for Iberica-Traversa: Beside the gravel/trail route we offer for the September edition also a road route starting at Irun and finishing at Tarifa. First start September 2022.

Two continents:
Iberica-Traversa and Morocco-BikeAdventure, one race. Start at Irun and finish in the south of Morocco. The 1st bikepacking event you ride your bike on a fixed route over 2 Continents. 4020km gravel, piste and trails or 4200km road cycling. For the piste version first start 19th September 2021, for the road version first start September 2022.

dateeventstartfinishdistancetype
01.05.2022Iberica Traversa northboundTarifaSaint-Jean-de-Luz1720kmgravel & trails
20.06.2022NorthCape-TarifaNorthCapeTarifa
Helsinki 1753km,
Bregenz 4071km,
Nice 5370km
7400kmroad
02.07.2022Swiss-BikeAdventureAndermattAndermatt1300kmroad
08.07.2022-10.2022Swiss-BikeAdventure ITTanywhere on the route1300kmroad
14.08.2022Alaska-DivideAnchorageDeadhorse1660kmgravel & road
25.09.2022Iberica-Traversa southboundIrun*Tarifa1720kmgravel & trails
25.09.20222 continents:
Irun - Sidi Ifni piste
Irun*Sidi Ifni4000kmgravel, trails and Moroccon piste
26.09.2022Iberica-Traversa roadIrun*Tarifa1800kmroad
26.09.20222 continents:
Irun - Sidi Ifni road
Irun*Sidi Ifni4200km - 4750kmroad
08.10.2022Morocco-BikeAdventure pisteTangierSidi Ifni2300kmpiste/dirt roads
09.10.2022Morocco-BikeAdventure roadTangierSidi Ifni2100km - 2650kmroad

*) depending on border restrictions the start will be in Saint-Jean-de-Luz or Irun


Traversing the Iberian Peninsula on 90% gravel roads and trails

“The most beautiful route I have ever cycled” – Aleksander Pachulski, 1st finisher 2020.

The 5th Iberica-Traversa self-supported bickepacking adventure from Tarifa Spain to Irun.

The coming spring edition starts in Tarifa and finishes in Irun, nortbound. The September edition starts in Irun and finishes in Tarifa, southbound. For the first time we offer in the September edition also a road route.

  • Start date: 01/05/2022
  • Start: Tarifa
  • Finish: Irun
  • Type: gravel and trails
  • Distance: 1720km
  • Vertical climbing: 30000m
  • Registration: is closed
  • Event page: https://iberica-traversa.com

The longest bikepacking adventure in Europe!

Self-supported bikepacking adventure from the most northern to the most southern point of the European mainland, over famous Tour de France mountain passes to the top of the highest road in Europe.

  • Start date: 20/06/2022 – every 2nd year
  • Start: NorthCape
  • Finish: at Helsinki (1753km), Bregenz (4071km), Nice (5370km) or Tarifa (7400km).
  • Type: road (all kind of surfaces)
  • Distance: 7400km
  • Vertical climbing: 80000m
  • Registration: is open
  • Interval: every 2nd year
  • Event page: https://www.northcape-tarifa.com

Please note that 2020 and 2021 entries are transfered to 2022.
The NorthCape-Tarifa bicycle adventure will start every 2nd year. 2022, 2024, 2026…


The devil’s ride – Switzerland the most hilly country in Europe

“Swiss Bike Adventure 5 days, 1300km, 27000m and one of the most amazing experiences of my life.” – Matthew Spooner
“Thanks for such a wonderful route, it was something special!” – Robbie Britton

Are you adicted to climbing and great downhills? The 2022 route will include new sections with Berninapass, Splügenpass, Lake Geneva and Walensee. A draft of the route will be published November 2021.

  • Grand depart: 02/07/2022 in Andermatt
  • ITT: start anywheere on the route, tracking is open from 08.07.2022 till October 2022
  • Finish: where you start
  • Type: road (paved roads with some short gravel sections)
  • Distance: about 1300km
  • Vertical climbing: about 27000m
  • Registration: is open (for ITT from 01.05.2022)
  • Event page: https://swiss-bikeadventure.com

The Last Frontier of North America – about 80% gravel and 20% pavement

The 1st edition of Alaska Divide unsupported bikepacking adventure from Anchorage to Deadhorse on Prudhoe Bay. The route will traverse the subarctic ecosystem of southern Alaska to the arctic tundra north of the Arctic Circle. Long days and a chance to see the Northen Lights awaits!

  • Start date: 14/08/2022
  • Start: Anchorage
  • Finish: Deadhorse
  • Type: gravel and road
  • Distance: 1660km
  • Registration: is open now till 30/06/2022
  • Event page: https://alaskadivide.com/

Please note that 2020 and 2021 entries are transfered to 2022.


Traversing the Iberian Peninsula on 90% gravel roads and trails or road

“The most beautiful route I have ever cycled” – Aleksander Pachulski, 1st finisher 2020.

The coming spring edition starts in Irun and finishes in Tarifa Spain, southbound. For the first time we offer in the September edition also a road route.

Continue in Morocco – Two Continent adventure:
You can start in Irun and finish in Sidi Ifni in the south of Morocco. You can choose between a 4200km till 4750km road route all hard surface and a 4020km gravel/piste route. It’s a 2 stage route with start of the 2nd stage in Tanger October 8th/9th together with Morocco-BikeAdventure.

Road route:

  • Type: road (paved roads)
  • Distance to Tarifa: about 1800km
  • Distance to Sidi Ifni Morocco: about 4200km – 4750km
  • Vertical climbing: to be announced
  • Highlights: Pico del Veleta 3398m

Piste route:

  • Type: gravel and trails / pistes in Morocco
  • Distance to Tarifa: 1720km
  • Distance to Sidi Ifni Morocco: 4020km
  • Vertical climbing: 30000m to Tarifa
  • Start date for the gravel/trail route: 25/09/2022
  • Start date for the road route: 26/09/2022
  • Start: Irun
  • Finish: Tarifa Spain or Sidi Ifni Morocco
  • Registration: is open till 31/07/2022 (for the gravel/trail route 30 slots limited)
  • Event page: https://iberica-traversa.com

Africa adventure with piste and a road route

When you start the “Morocco Bike-Adventure”, you dive into a world far away from your comfort zone! You conquer the African continent on your bicycle!

The 3th edition of this self-supported bikepacking adventure starts again in Tangier and heads trough the Rif mountains and over the Middle Atlas to the Sahara desert. For the dirt road route, “pistes” once used from the legendary Paris-Dakar Rally, are again part of the route. The road route stays nearby the piste route but uses paved roads only with almost no traffic.

Start in Irun Spain – Two Continent adventure :
You can start in Irun and finish in Sidi Ifni in the south of Morocco. You can choose between a 4200km till 4750km road route all hard surface and a 4020km gravel/piste route. It’s a 2 stage route with start of 1st stage in Irun 25th/26th September together with Iberica-Traversa and the 2nd stage in Tanger October 8th/9th together with Morocco-BikeAdventure.

Road route:

  • Type: road (paved roads)
  • Distance: about 2100km (optional extension of 550km)
  • Vertical climbing: to be announced

Piste route:

  • Type: piste, dirt roads
  • Distance: about 2300km
  • Vertical climbing: to be announced
  • Start date for the piste route: 08/10/2022
  • Start date for the road route: 09/10/2022
  • Start: Tangier
  • Finish: Sidi Ifni
  • Registration: is open (20 slots for the piste route, 30 slots for the road route)
  • Event page: https://morocco-bikeadventure.com

Cuba Bike-Adventure

Date: originally February 2020
No date set now, postponed indefinitely (COVID-19).

A 1500km bike adventure from Havanna to Santiago de Cuba.

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Plaza de la catedral in Havana – Cuba

4000 south

Date: originally 2021, planed for 2023
No date set now, postponed indefinitely (COVID-19).

A self supported bicycle adventure from Krakow Poland to Tarifa Spain or Portugal. About 4000km roadcycling.
Some key facts: Grossglockner, Timmelsjoch, Col de Tende, Col de Turini, Nice,  Gorges du Verdon (biggest Canyon in Europe, also called “Grand Canyon du Verdon”), Mont Ventoux, Pico del Veleta.

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