X Sprint RACE BIKINGMAN | Race type€299

From July 19th to 23rd 2021
BikingMan X #1

Are you ready for the “queen stage” of the 2021 series? This is our most vertical and challenging event, exclusively for the finishers who already completed a BikingMan in the past.

Reserved for finishers

BikingMan X in numbers

X By BIKINGMAN | Race typeRace Start Annecy
X By BIKINGMAN | Distance courseDistance 1.000 km
X By BIKINGMAN | Dénivelé courseTotal elevation undisclosed
X By BIKINGMAN | Durée de la courseLimit time 5 days – 120 hours
X By BIKINGMAN | CheckpointMandatory Checkpoints 2

The fundamentals of the X

In search to build the ultimate endurance and exploration event of the 2021 series, we pushed the limit of the BikingMan format to its pinnacle.

Expect one of the most challenging course you have ever experienced compared to past BikingMan events as well as specific “ingredients” to guarantee the experience of a lifetime.

The participants will discover the course the day before the start during the briefing.

This event is open only to finishers of past BikingMan races who have built a track record with our race format.

Expect high mountains, a lot of climbing and places you have dreamt of exploring by bike.

The course is 100% on asphalt roads.
We recommend that you use:

  • Road bike / CX / Gravel Bike
  • MINIMUM 25mm tires with tubes or tubeless
  • 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 ensure 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 lever) – mandatory even when using tubeless tires
  • 1x pair of disc brake pads (or rim 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 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)

Download the race manual:
Race Manual (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 tracker deposit
Tracker deposit template

Find below useful information on the logistics and the schedule for the race. The race village’s location will be communicated soon.

  • Check-in: Saturday July 17th – from 2pm to 6pm and Sunday July 18th from 9am to 12 am
  • Pre-race Briefing: July 18th at 2pm
  • Start of the race (exact location to be confirmed): July 19th at 5am (TBC)
  • CP1: undisclosed
  • CP2: undisclosed
  • Race cutoff time: July 24th at 5am (TBC)
  • Finisher dinner: July 23rd (time TBC)

Athletes Hall of Fame

Meet the familiar faces and finishers that have decided to take part in the Queen Stage. Get prepared for an incredible BikingMan experience.

What’s included in my inscription

Race package

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

Security

  • Equipment checking before the race
  • Race briefing for all the participants
  • Race Angels Volunteers at the checkpoints and on the road
  • Marshals on the road, to ensure safety and respect of rules
  • SOS function on the tracker

Media coverage

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

After the race

  • Finisher Medal
  • Prize Pools and finishers’ goodies
  • Personal Photo Gallery available for sale in HD
  • The experience of a unique adventure with the BikingMan community

Participants Testimonials

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Enter BikingMan X Now!

Race SOLO (299€) or as a PAIR (598€) with a teammate.
Only 100 slots available only to finishers of past BikingMan. Don’t wait too long!

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