The Races

Discover the 2019 calendar of the BikingMan series

The BikingMan ultracycling races are unassisted (without external assistance). This is the ultimate endurance challenge for athletes that are ready to cycle unassisted in all kinds of terrain and weather conditions.

The 2019 season will be composed of 6 races that bring together the most demanding climatic and topographic conditions on the planet. From the desert of Oman, to the stunning mountains of Corsica, the jungle of Laos, the high altitude of the Peruvian Andes, the extreme south-west of Portugal and the endless passes of Taiwan…You can challenge yourself on one or more races of the 2019 season and get special price conditions with the “season” pass. To be ranked in the 2019 BikingMan Series, same rule as in 2018, you will need to be “finisher” on a minimum of two BikingMan races.

2019 season

BIKINGMAN - COURSE - OMANFebruary 24th 2019Sultanate of Oman
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OMAN #2in Marco Polo’s footsteps

Explore the southeastern part of the Arabian Peninsula: the Hajar Mountains, the spectacular Jebel Shams Pass, the Ash Sharqiyah Desert and the Arabian Sea.

Oman By BIKINGMAN | Race typeSprint
Oman By BIKINGMAN | Distance course1.050 km
Oman By BIKINGMAN | Dénivelé course7.200 m
Oman By BIKINGMAN | Durée de la course5D / 120H
Type95% Paved / 5% Gravel
BIKINGMAN - COURSE - CORSICAApril 29th 2019Corsica
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CORSICA #2The mountain in the sea

The island of beauty reveals all its cycling secrets with its most beautiful routes and superb climbs in a spectacular race between sea and mountains.

Corsica By BIKINGMAN | Race typeSprint
Corsica By BIKINGMAN | Distance course700 km
Corsica By BIKINGMAN | Dénivelé course13.000 m
Corsica By BIKINGMAN | Durée de la course5D / 120H
Type100% Paved
BIKNGMAN - COURSE - LAOSMay 20th 2019Laos
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LAOS #1The pearl of South East Asia

Explore the land of the million elephants. Ride through the tropical jungle, along the Mekong and through the ethnic villages of Laos.

Laos By BIKINGMAN | Race typeSprint
Laos By BIKINGMAN | Distance course780 km
Laos By BIKINGMAN | Dénivelé course11.000 m
Laos By BIKINGMAN | Durée de la course5D / 120H
Type100% Paved
BIKINGMAN - COURSE - INCADIVIDEAugust 14th 2019PeruDIVIDE
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INCADIVIDE #3Exploring the Qhapaq ñan

The ultimate bikepacking epic! Taste the quintessence of Peru and the Andean Cordillera. The grail of the BikingMan series on the historic roads of the Inca Empire.

IncaDivide By BIKINGMAN | Race typeDivide
IncaDivide By BIKINGMAN | Distance course1.650 km
IncaDivide By BIKINGMAN | Dénivelé course23.500 m
IncaDivide By BIKINGMAN | Durée de la course10D / 240H
Type70% Paved / 30% Gravel
BIKNGMAN - COURSE - INCADIVIDESeptember 23rd 2019Portugal
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PORTUGAL #1On the borders of the Iberian Peninsula

Explore the Algarve mountains and the fortified cities of the Alentejo along the Spanish border. Join the Atlantic coast to reach the most extreme western point of Europe.

Portugal By BIKINGMAN | Race typeSprint
Portugal By BIKINGMAN | Distance course950 km
Portugal By BIKINGMAN | Dénivelé course10.000 m
Portugal By BIKINGMAN | Durée de la course5D / 120H
Type100% Paved
BIKINGMAN - COURSE - TAIWANNovember 4th 2019Taiwan
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TAIWAN #2In the Qing dynasty’s footsteps

Discover the hidden face of Taiwan! Challenge yourself on its challenging mountains in the heart of several national parks and close to the sublime Chinese sea.

Taiwan By BIKINGMAN | Race typeSprint
Taiwan By BIKINGMAN | Distance course1.150 km
Taiwan By BIKINGMAN | Dénivelé course18.000 m
Taiwan By BIKINGMAN | Durée de la course5D / 120H
Type100% Paved

BikingMan points system for 2019 World Series

To enter the 2019 BikingMan Series ranking, the same rules apply from the 2018 season series, riders will be required to be “finisher” on a minimum of two BikingMan races in the same category.

2 race formats – 2 points level
the 2019 points system is made easy and simple, no fancy calculation or hidden rule that you would discover the hard way.

 

  • Each race in the series allows the rider to score category points (Solo male, solo female, team)
  • The amount of points is defined by the rider’s position at finish, for the first 20 finishing riders
  • Beyond the first 20 positions, each finisher scores point.
  • The following chart details the points given for each position/finisher for both race formats: Sprint, (time-limit < 120hours) and Divide (time-limit < 240hours).
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Ready for thenext race? BikingMan Corsica #2

The call of the mountain, of its beautiful forests, of its enchanting coast, of its legendary cape, and more generally of the Adventure. The island of beauty invites you to come enjoy its charms through a loop of nearly 700kms from Bastia. An unforgettable magical experience that will let you discover a variety of unsuspected landscapes. Once you have completed the #BikingManCorsica, you’ll only want to ride that loop again!

100 slots only, the race will start from Bastia, from the camping site San Damiano, will take you to the Corsican mountains, through the desert of Agriates, along the Corsican coast, in the creeks of Piana and finally around the famous Corsican Cape before finishing your epic journey in Bastia. Are you ready for this visual rollercoaster that will blow your mind?

BikingMan Corsica 2019

Get yourSEASON PASS Enter the BikingMan series with exclusive conditions.

Be among the athletes who sign up for the whole or part of the season with exclusive conditions: the best price, fast check-in, exclusive bib number and World Series ranking.

Focus on what matters: your race! For the rest, plan your season with the Explore pass (3 events) or the World series pass (access to the entire series).

Read the general conditions: EXPLORE / WORLD SERIES PASS.

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