OMAN Sprint RACE BIKINGMAN | Race type€249

From June 21st to 25th 2021

BikingMan France #1

From the sublime Côte d’Azur, you will climb the Préalpes d’Azur park to reach the Gorges du Verdon and the Géant de Provence: Mont Ventoux (1.909m). After this mythical ascent, you will cross the Écrins national park and join the highest road in Europe with the Col de la Bonette (2.802m). You will then finish with a breathtaking view of the Mediterranean Sea.

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BikingMan FRANCE in numbers

France By BIKINGMAN | Race typeRace Start Le Cannet
France By BIKINGMAN | Distance courseDistance 1.000 km
France By BIKINGMAN | Dénivelé courseTotal elevation 20.000 m
France By BIKINGMAN | Durée de la courseTime limit 5 days – 120 hours
France By BIKINGMAN | CheckpointMandatory checkpoints 2

History and symbols of France

The South region of France is famous for the beauty of its landscapes, its peaceful lifestyle and its authentic culture. Bordered by the Mediterranean sea, it has 8 natural parks and a very varied geology (clues, gorges, lakes …).

The South region and its 6 departments are THE climbers’ paradise with the highest passes in France. Its many picturesque villages have a unique charm that characterizes the South of France.

The numerous bakeries, fountains and shops accessible along the route are part of the French experience and will remind you of the values of the Tour and its first cyclists who have pedaled in these places.

The South of France has a network of sublime scenic routes. No portion of gravel on this route. Following the recognition of the route in June 2020, we recommend:

  • Road bike / CX / Gravel Bike
  • 25mm minimum tires
  • Front transmission single plate or compact (50-34 teeth) and cassette 11-32 teeth (or 11-34 teeth for maximum comfort in bumps)

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

  • GPS tracker – provided by the organization
  • 1x set of 4 spare AAA batteries (ideally lithium) (for the GPS tracker)
  • 1x bicycle helmet
  • 1x front light (with permanent mode)
  • 1x rear light (with permanent mode)
  • 1x bicycle pump (compulsory even when using tubeless tires)
  • 1x inner tube + 1x repair kit (patch + glue + tire changer – compulsory even when using tubeless tires)
  • Gourds for a minimum capacity of 1.5l of water (1x 750ml gourd supplied 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 fitted 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 on your personal cloud)

Download the race manuel:
Race manuel available soon

Download the template for the sworn statement
Sworn statement template

Download the template for the medical certificate
Medical certificate template

Download the template for the GPS tracker deposit
Tracker deposit template

Find below useful information on the logistics and the calendar of the race which will be updated soon. The departure from Le Cannet is located a few minutes from the SNCF train station and 20 minutes from Nice airport, where it is easy to find a taxi / Uber.

  • Check-in: Saturday June 19th – from 2pm to 6pm and June 20th from 9am to 12pm
  • Start of the race: June 21st at 5am (to be confirmed)
  • CP1: Aix en Provence – closing time and exact location to be confirmed
  • CP2: Embrun – closing time and exact location to be confirmed
  • Arrival deadline: Saturday June 26th at 5am (to be confirmed)
  • Finisher party: Friday June 25th at 8pm (to be confirmed)

The athletes Hall of Fame

France reserves a legendary event for both the landscapes it crosses and the challenges to be met along the route. BikingMan events are open to everyone. Find out who will pedal by your side during BikingMan France 2021.

What’s included in my registration

 

Race package

  • Race Goodies
  • GPS tracker for security and live-tracking
  • Brevet card to stamp your progression
  • Race manuel 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
  • 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
  • Prize pool and finishers’ goodies
  • Personal photo gallery available for sale in HD
  • The experience of a unique adventure

 

Participants testimonials

Medias talk about BikingMan France

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