BikingMan X Sprint Race | Race type

September 22nd to 27th 2024
BikingMan X #4

The ultimate BikingMan experience in Morocco, the ultra in the kingdom of sand! The route of the Prepare your gravel for an extraordinary adventure and an exploration of the land of light.

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BikingMan X in numbers

X By BIKINGMAN | Race typeRace start Marrakech
X By BIKINGMAN | Distance courseDistance 1,000 KM
X By BIKINGMAN | Dénivelé courseTotal elevation secret
X By BIKINGMAN | Durée de la courseTime limit 5 days – 120 hours
X By BIKINGMAN | CheckpointMandatory checkpoints 3

The fundamentals of the X #4

The “X” is historically our ultimate adventure, the one that brings together challenges and ingredients for the most adventurous among you. It is also the main stage of the championship (the round counts double in terms of points) for its exotic character. For the second year in a row, Morocco offers a truly beautiful gravel experience and spectacular topography. For your preparation, make sure to gain experience on your gravel and work on managing your autonomy (water/food/repairs).

Expect a spectacular and exotic journey to end 2024 in style in the heart of the Moroccan mountains and desert.

Participants will discover the route on the morning of 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 (max 80%) and gravel (max 20%). It is essential to bring a gravel bike or mountain bike (with or without telescopic fork) to register. We recommend using:

  • Gravel bike such as the Origine Graxx 3 GTR or mountain bike (with or without fork)
  • 35mm tires (minimum, ideally 40 or 45mm)
  • Disc brakes
  • Transmission: 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 to participate in the race. The organization will ensure that you are in possession of the mandatory equipment when athletes and bikes check-in.

  • GPS tracker – provided by the organization
  • 1x set of 4 spare AAA batteries (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 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 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 racing village will be located in Marrakech. The departure hotel will be communicated later.

  • Check-in: Saturday September 21th from 5pm to 7pm / Sunday September 22nd from 7am to 10am.
  • Pre-race Briefing: Sunday September 22nd at 10:30am.
  • Race Start: Sunday September 22nd at 12pm.
  • CP1: secret
  • CP2: secret
  • CP3: secret
  • Race cutoff time: Friday September 27th at 1pm (to be confirmed).
  • Closing lunch: Friday September 27th at 12pm.

The participants Board

Complete the year 2024 alongside the #bikingmanFamily and the #RaceAngels with a sublime gravel experience. Don’t forget: the hardest part of facing a challenge is making the decision to take the plunge!

What’s included in my registration

Race Package

  • Goodies BikingMan (personnalized race cap, bag, water bottle etc)
  • GPS tracker for security and live-tracking
  • Brevet card to stamp your progression
  • Race manual with GPS track
  • Bag storage during the race

Security and supervision

  • Equipment checking before the start
  • Race Briefing for all participants
  • Race angels 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 athletes

Media Coverage

  • Radio Cyclo studio to give you the floor
  • OWAKA Livetracking platform in real time
  • Media cars to immortalize your exploits
  • Professional photographers and videographers on the road
  • Race animation on social networks

After the race

  • Finisher Medal
  • Finisher T-Shirt
  • 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 unique experience and atmosphere of the BikingMan events

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 energy bars
  • Hot coffee by FastClub Café

Participants testimonials

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How to register?

Participate SOLO (349€) or in PAIR (2x 349€) with a teammate.

Places are limited, reserve your bib now to be part of the adventure in September 2024.

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