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Discover the 2023 BikingMan Origine season

BikingMan ultracycling races are meant to take you back to the essence of cycling: self-supported (no external assistance), no stage and beautiful natural environments.

The BikingMan Series is the 1st World Ultracycling championship, with races in many locations, the ultimate endurance challenge for athletes ready to cycle unassisted in all kinds of terrain and weather conditions.

The 2023 Championship will again feature 7 stages opening with the spring warmth of Portugal, exploring the most epic regions of France and closing with Brazil and the dreadful Atlantic forest.
To enter the championship rankings, participants need to complete 2 sprint events of the Series.

Gravel cyclists will also be able to discover the 555 events series, including the 2nd edition of the 555 Vercors.

Note: the 2023 calendar still has some secrets and surprises to reveal. Keep an eye on this page to discover what’s coming!

2023 season

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BIKINGMAN - COURSE - PORTUGALMay 1st 2023Portugal
BIKINGMAN - RACE Logo - Portugal
PORTUGAL #5Borders of the Iberian Peninsula

Come and discover the many ingredients that make the BikingMan Portugal so special: explore the Algarve mountains and the fortified cities of the Alentejo, follow the Spanish border, reach the Atlantic coast and the western-most point of Europe and enjoy the warm and vivid atmosphere of Spring.

Portugal By BIKINGMAN | Race typeSprint
Portugal By BIKINGMAN | Distance course1,000 km
Portugal By BIKINGMAN | Dénivelé course12,000 m
Portugal By BIKINGMAN | Durée de la course5D / 120H
Type99% Paved – 1% Gravel
BIKINGMAN - COURSE - CorsicaMay 29th 2023Corse
BIKINGMAN - COURSE logo - Corsica
CORSICA #6The mountain in the sea

The jewel of the Mediterranean welcomes you for an always unique experience! Natural park, heavenly beaches, enchanting coasts, the Agriates desert and the infamous Cap Corse: the island never ceases to amaze.

Corsica By BIKINGMAN | Race typeSprint
Corsica By BIKINGMAN | Distance course1,000 km
Corsica By BIKINGMAN | Dénivelé course18.000 m
Corsica By BIKINGMAN | Durée de la course5D / 120H
Type100% Paved
BIKINGMAN - COURSE - FRANCEJune 26th 2023France
BIKINGMAN - COURSE logo - France
FRANCE #3On the road of mythical passes

The south region of France invites you to discover its best hidden secrets. From the Côte d’Azur, reach the Gorges du Verdon en-route to climbing Mont Ventoux before crossing the Écrins national park towards the highest road in Europe, la Bonnette, before a lovely finish along the Mediterranean Sea.

France By BIKINGMAN | Race typeSprint
France By BIKINGMAN | Distance course1,000 km
France By BIKINGMAN | Dénivelé course20,000 m
France By BIKINGMAN | Durée de la course5D / 120H
Type100% Paved
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BIKINGMAN - COURSE - 555 VercorsJuly 28th 2023Vercors
BIKINGMAN - COURSE logo - 555 Vercors
555 Vercors #2Experience Vercors with gravel.

Take on the challenge of the 555, our IncaDivide inspired event that mixes road, gravel and unique verticality. The course is a spectacular exploration of the Vercors massif over the space of a weekend.

555 Vercors By BIKINGMAN | Race type555
555 Vercors By BIKINGMAN | Distance course500 km
555 Vercors By BIKINGMAN | Dénivelé course12,000 m
555 Vercors By BIKINGMAN | Durée de la course55H
Type80% Asphalt – 20% Gravel
BIKINGMAN - COURSE - AURAAugust 7th 2023Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
BIKINGMAN - COURSE logo - AURA
AURA #3Ride across volcanoes.

Explore the largest stratovolcano in Europe. The AURA region has a permanent show in store for you with a route of rare geographical variety and undeniable beauty.

AURA By BIKINGMAN | Race typeSprint
AURA By BIKINGMAN | Distance course1,000 km
AURA By BIKINGMAN | Dénivelé course19,500 m
AURA By BIKINGMAN | Durée de la course5D / 120H
Type100% Paved
BIKINGMAN - COURSE - EUSKADISeptember 4th 2023Basque Country
BIKINGMAN - COURSE logo - Euskadi
EUSKADI #3The wild Pyrenees

Prepare for an intense vertical challenge in the Pyrenees following in the footsteps of the legendary passes of the Tour de France. Enter the true wilderness

Euskadi By BIKINGMAN | Race typeSprint
Euskadi By BIKINGMAN | Distance course1,000 km
Euskadi By BIKINGMAN | Dénivelé course23,000 m
Euskadi By BIKINGMAN | Durée de la course5D / 120H
Type99% Paved – 1% gravel
BIKINGMAN - COURSE - BRAZILSeptember 25th 2023Brazil
BIKINGMAN - RACE logo - BRAZIL
BRAZIL #3The wildest biodiversity

Join BikingMan Brazil to explore some of the oldest mountain ranges of South America and get a glimpse of the immense biodiversity that covers the country.

Brazil By BIKINGMAN | Race typeSprint
Brazil By BIKINGMAN | Distance course1.000 km
Brazil By BIKINGMAN | Dénivelé course19.000 m
Brazil By BIKINGMAN | Durée de la course5D / 120H
Type70% Paved / 25% Gravel / 5% Cobble stones

BikingMan points system for the World Series

To enter the BikingMan Series ranking, riders are required to be “finisher” on a minimum of two BikingMan races in the same category.

2 race formats – 2 points level
the points system is made easy and simple, no fancy calculation or hidden rule.

 

  • Each race in the series allows the rider to score points (For General and Categories rankings: Solo male, solo female, team)
  • The amount of points is based on the rider’s position at finish, for the first 20 finishing riders
  • Beyond the first 20 positions, each finisher scores points.
  • The following chart details the points given for each position/finisher for both race formats: Sprint (time-limit < 120hours) and X.
  • Ties in rankings are ordered by best position achieved
BIKINGMAN - 2023 Points System

Ready for thenext race? PORTUGAL #5

For 2023, Portugal will again open the BikingMan season, bringing a florishing experience of the Algarve and Alentejo regions. Ride across a green Portugal rich with vegetation and vivid colors.

Start and finish of the race: Faro.

BikingMan Portugal 2023

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