Transpyr is designed to offer a great personal challenge and provide one of the best mountain bike adventures possible available. The route for 2013 will immerse riders in the scenery and cultures of the Pyrenees, from the southern slopes of the Pyrenees, crossing and merging Catalonia Pyrenees, Aragón, Navarra and Euskadi. An authentic experience in Mountain Biking to ride at least once in your life.
In only 8 stages, you will cover over 800 km and 20,000 meters of ascent. It also possess a unique identity which after few issues aims to emerge as one of the most attractive mountain bike stage races worldwide. Born with the goal of personal challenge and adventure, the organisation provides incentives to make it attractive also for the most competitive bikers.
In 2013, the Transpyr will run from July 6th to 13th and travel approximately 825 km with around 20,000 m of climbing, representing a daily average of over 100 km and about 2,500 m of climbing.
Two other short and possible events are also available: EAST where you can make the first 4 stages (Roses> Ainsa), or WEST with the other stages (Ainsa> San Sebastian).
The difficulty level of the three events can be classified as very high: It is aimed at riders with a very high physical and mental preparation, capable to link up to 8 stages with these characteristics, at an average overall speed rate of not less than 10 km per hour and above all, through ways including all kinds of trails and roads at times of low or no cyclability.
The philosophy of Transpyr is to empower team work and solidarity. For that reason participation is in teams of two or three persons. These teams should be considered as stable over the entire race. The events EAST and WEST can be ridden individually
To track the route you will be use GPS technology, which has proved very reliable and effective and avoids placing signs in the natural environment. Only at points of potential danger or problem the organization may decide to put signs of support.
Potential participants choose the type of accommodation they wish to use during the TRANSPYR. The organization offers a dormitory for participants with limited capacity at each stage. Stage towns also offer tourist establishments in various categories and prices. The organization will offer special accommodation offers.
Transpyr participation is limited to 300 bikers.
TRANSPYR prices 2013 are:
From the 1st October to the 31st December 2012: 695-Euros per person (1.390-€ teams of 2 members, 2.085-€ teams of 3 members)
From the 3rd January to the 10th May 2013: 795-Euros (1.590-€ teams of 2 members, 2.385-€ teams of 3 members)
EAST AND WEST prices 2013 are:
From the 1st October to the 31st December 2012:: 430-Euros per person (860-€ teams of 2 members, 1.290-€ teams of 3 members)
From the 3rd January to the 10th May 2013: 500-Euros per person (1.000-€ teams of 2 members, 1.500-€ teams of 3 members)
For details of participant packs, route specifics and event entry, visit the race website