BikingMan AURA Sprint Race | Race type€279

From August 8th to 13th 2022
BikingMan AURA #2

Departing from the Drôme, you will explore the largest stratovolcano in Europe. The AURA region has a permanent show in store for you with a route of rare geographic variety and undeniable beauty. You will discover the mythical passes of Puy Mary (1589m), of the Grand Colombier (1498m) as well as the formidable trilogy of the Chartreuse to finish on the vertiginous territory of Vercors.

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BikingMan AURA in numbers

AURA By BIKINGMAN | Race typeRace Start Beaumont-les-Valence
AURA By BIKINGMAN | Distance courseDistance 1.000 km
AURA By BIKINGMAN | Dénivelé courseTotal Elevation 19.500 m
AURA By BIKINGMAN | Durée de la courseTime limit 5 days – 120 hours
AURA By BIKINGMAN | CheckpointMandatory checkpoints 2

History and symbols of the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region

Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes is a territory located in the central and eastern part of France. The administrative region covers an area of nearly 70,000 km².
This region is marked by the contrast between the majestic Massif Central, its volcanic areas classified since 2018 as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, its granite highlands, its vineyards and numerous forests, and the departments located in the Northern Alps (Drôme, Isère, Savoie and Haute-Savoie) with its many imposing massifs.
The climate is of a great variety: mountain, semi-continental, Mediterranean and oceanic, and can reserve nice surprises by bike. The typical French villages that dot the route are a feast for the eyes and the heart.

The course is 100% on asphalt roads. The tar quality is variable and depending on weather conditions the roads can be greasy and cluttered with leaves, stones etc. We recommend that you use:

  • Road bike / CX / Gravel Bike
  • MINIMUM 28mm tires
  • Disc brakes
  • Transmission: 50-34 teeth (front) – 11-34 (rear)

For your safety, you are required to bring the following equipment with you in order to participate in the race. The organization will make sure that you are in possession of the mandatory equipment when checking in the athletes and bikes.

  • GPS tracker – provided by the organization
  • 1x set of 4 spare AAA (lithium) batteries (for the GPS tracker)
  • Bike GPS – Wahoo / Garmin type or equivalent
  • 1x bicycle helmet
  • 1x front light (with permanent mode)
  • 1x rear light (with permanent mode)
  • 1x bicycle pump (mandatory even when using tubeless tires)
  • 1x inner tube + 1x repair kit (patch + glue + tire remover – mandatory even when using tubeless tires)
  • Water bottles for a minimum capacity of 1.5l of water (1x 750ml water bottle provided to each athlete by the organization)
  • 1x pair of gloves
  • Reflective clothing (eg: Audax vest, yellow safety vest…)
  • 1x survival blanket
  • 1x jacket or jersey with light rain protection, ideally equipped with a hood
  • Sunglasses with UV protection
  • Mobile phone and charging device (eg: dynamo or USB battery)
  • Passport + paper or digital copy of your passport (keep a copy of your passport in your personal cloud)

Race manuel:
Download (available soon)

Template for the sworn statement

Template for the medical certificateDownload

Template for the GPS tracker deposit

Find below useful information on the logistics and the schedule for the race. The race start and race village will be located in Beaumont-les-Valence.

  • Check-in: August 6th – from 2pm to 6pm and August 7th from 9am to 12pm.
  • Pre-race briefing: August 7th at 2pm.
  • Race start: August 8th at 5am.
  • CP1: Coltines
  • CP2: Villebois
  • Race cutoff time: August 13th at 5am.
  • Finisher party: August 12th at 8pm (to be confirmed).

The athletes Hall of Fame

Come as you are is rule number 1 for BikingMan races. No VIP, no invitations, you will be alongside heroines and everyday heroes. Find out who will be riding alongside you during BikingMan AURA 2022. You can also take a look at the 2021 finishers and replay the course of the race.

What’s included in my registration

Race Package

  • Race Goodies
  • GPS tracker for security and live-tracking
  • Brevet card to stamp your progression
  • Race manual with GPS trace
  • Bag storage during the race


  • Equipment checking before the start
  • Race Briefing for all participants
  • Race angels volunteers at checkpoints and on the road
  • Marshals on the road, to ensure safety and enforce the rules
  • SOS function on the tracker

Media Coverage

  • Livetracking platform with dedicated app
  • Media cars dedicated to the promotion of the race
  • Professional photographers on the road

After the race

  • Finisher Medal and T-shirt
  • Prize pool and finishers’ goodies
  • Personal photo gallery available for sale in HD
  • The experience of a unique adventure with the BikingMan community

Participants testimonials

Medias talk about BikingMan AURA

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Participate in SOLO (279€) or in PAIR (558€) with a teammate.

Only 200 slots available! Don’t be too long!

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