BikingMan BRAZIL Sprint Race | Race type
€279

From Sept 25th to 30th 2023
BikingMan BRAZIL #3

Explore some of the oldest mountains in South America, and around the Mantiqueira Massif. You will cycle through the Atlantic forest and discover the spectacular Brazilian biodiversity, one of the wildest in the world. Brazil offers you an exceptional gravel experience with its tropical weather and its tracks at the end of the world.

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BikingMan BRAZIL in numbers

BRAZIL By BIKINGMAN | Race typeRace Start Santo Antonio Do Pinhal
BRAZIL By BIKINGMAN | Distance courseDistance 1 000 km
BRAZIL By BIKINGMAN | Dénivelé courseTotal Elevation 18 000 m
BRAZIL By BIKINGMAN | Durée de la courseTime Limit 5 days – 120 hours
BRAZIL By BIKINGMAN | CheckpointMandatory checkpoints 2

History and symbols of Brazil

The fifth largest country in the world, Brazil is also the only country to be crossed by both the equator and the Tropic of Capricorn. Its territory occupies a large part of the South American east coast, as well as a large portion of its interior territory. As a result, Brazil shares a border with all South American countries, except Ecuador and Chile.
Colonized by Portugal in the early 16th century, and declared independent in 1822, Brazil has retained Portuguese as its main language, the only one in South America, and by far the largest Portuguese-speaking population in the world. Brazilian culture presents an extremely diverse and varied nature which can be described as that of a multicultural society which has given rise to many world famous festivals (such as the Brazilian carnivals).

The route consists of 70% paved roads, 30% tracks and some sections on cobblestones. The course also includes technical ascents/descents.
For this reason, we recommend:

  • CX / Gravel Bike
  • 40mm gravel tires
  • Disc brakes + a set of spare pads
  • Transmission: Single chainring 40 teeth max (front) – cassette 11-50 (rear)
    or Double chainring 48-31 (front) – 11-42 (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 batteries (ideally lithium) (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 changer – mandatory even when using tubeless tires)
  • 2x sets of spare brake pads
  • 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 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)

You can find all the documents for the race on the dashboard space

Find useful information on the logistics and the race schedule below. The start of the race is located in Santo Antonio do Pinhal. If you are flying, we suggest you land at Sao Paulo International Airport. From there you will find cheap buses that can take you directly. The bus company accepts boxes and bicycle bags.

  • Check-in: Saturday September 23rd – from 2pm to 6pm and Sunday September 24th from 12 pm to 3pm.
  • Pre-race briefing: September 24th at 3pm.
  • Race Start: Monday, September 25th at 5am.
  • CP1: Location to be confirmed
  • CP2: Location to be confirmed
  • Closing party: Friday September 29th at 8pm (to be confirmed).
  • Race cutoff time: Saturday September 30th at 5am.

The participants Board

The Brazilian stage is certainly one of the wildest of the 2023 circuit. It is an unforgettable extraordinary adventure.
Study with great care the 2022 replay of the course to plan your strategy.

What’s included in my registration

Race Package

  • BikingMan Goodies (numbered cap, etc.)
  • GPS tracker for security and live-tracking
  • Brevet card to stamp your progression
  • Race manual with GPS trace
  • Bag storage during the race

Security

  • Equipment checking before the start
  • Race Briefing for all participants
  • Race angels volunteers at checkpoints and on the road
  • Marshal on the road, to ensure safety
  • SOS function on the tracker
  • Medical on-call available 24 hours a day
  • Communication group dedicated to the race

Media Coverage

  • OWAKA Livetracking platform in real time
  • Media cars dedicated to the promotion of the race
  • Professional photographers and videographers on the road
  • Race animation on social networks

After the race

  • Finisher Medal
  • Finisher T-Shirt
  • Finisher beer
  • Prize pool and finishers’ goodies
  • Projection of the film of the end of the race
  • Personal photo gallery in low resolution to share about your adventure
  • The experience of a unique adventure with the BikingMan family

Optional services

  • Hotel partners with negotiated rates
  • Insurance to cover you during the event
  • Bike mechanics accessible during the check-in
  • Photo Packs in HD and personnalized
  • Personal video packs of your best moments

What I will find at checkpoints

  • Race Angels present for your comfort 24 hours a day
  • Rest area with self-service mattress for micro-naps <1h
  • Power supply to recharge your equipment (gps, lights etc.)
  • Water supplies and PunchPower energy bars
  • Hot coffee

Participants testimonials

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Participate in SOLO (279€) or in PAIR (2x 279€) with a teammate.

Local rate for Brazilian participants, please send us a message for direct payment in the local currency.

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