BikingMan X Sprint Race | Race type

From Oct 30th to Nov 4th 2023
BikingMan X #3

Join the final stage of the 2023 season which will be held for the first time in Morocco. You will explore in gravel the Atlas Mountains, its winding roads and amazing tracks. As is the tradition of the “X”, the course will be revealed on the day of the briefing of the event for a total immersion in the adventure.

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BikingMan X in numbers

X By BIKINGMAN | Race typeRace Start Marrakech
X By BIKINGMAN | Distance courseDistance secret
X By BIKINGMAN | Dénivelé courseTotal Elevation secret
X By BIKINGMAN | Durée de la courseLimit time 5 days – 120 hours
X By BIKINGMAN | CheckpointMandatory checkpoint secret

The fundamentals of X #3

The “X” is historically our ultimate test, the one that brings together challenges and ingredients for the most adventurous among you. Morocco will be no exception to the rule with a gravel experience of great beauty and spectacular topography. For your preparation, make sure you gain experience on your gravel and work on managing your autonomy (water/food).

Expect a spectacular and exotic course to end the season in style in the heart of the Moroccan mountains and desert.

Participants will discover the course the day before departure during the briefing.

This event is open to everyone but make sure you prepare seriously with your gravel bike.

The course will include portions of asphalt and gravel. It is essential to bring a gravel bike or a mountain bike (with or without telescopic fork) to register. We recommend using:

  • Gravel bike or mountain bike (with or without fork)
  • 40mm tires
  • Disc brakes
  • Drivetrain: FRONT 48-31 or 46-30 teeth or MONO – Cassette 11-34 minimum

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 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)
  • 1x set 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 organisation)
  • 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)
  • Identity document + paper or digital copy of it (ex: keep a copy of your passport or identity card on your personal cloud)

You can find all the documents for the race on your Dashboard space

Find useful information on the logistics and schedule of the race below. The race village will be located in Marrakech at the Hotel “L’Oliveraie de l’Atlas“.

  • Check-in: Sunday October 29th from 9am to 2pm.
  • Pre-race Briefing: October 29th at 4pm.
  • Race Start: Monday October 30th at 5:00am (TBC).
  • CP1: secret
  • CP2: secret
  • CP3: secret
  • Closing party at race village: Friday November 3rd at 8pm (TBC).
  • Race cutoff time: Saturday November 4th at 5am (TBC).

The participants Board

End your human and sporting season alongside the #bikingmanFamily and the #RaceAngels with an unforgettable gravel experience. Don’t forget: the hardest part of a challenge is making the decision to take the plunge!

What’s included in my registration

Race Package

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

Safety and Supervision

  • 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
  • SOS function on the tracker
  • Medical on-call available 24 hours a day
  • Communication group dedicated to the race

Media coverage

  • Radio Cyclo studio to give you the floor
  • 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
  • Pietra’s 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
  • Massage service to help you recover from your adventure
  • 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 by FastClub Café

Participants testimonials

Our Race Partners Equipment and media

How to join?

Participate in SOLO (329€) or in PAIR (2x 329€) with a teammate./p>

Places are limited, book your bib now to be part of the adventure in October 2023.

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