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27 Sep 2018

Welcome to a new edition of GAES Catalunya Bike Race shifted by XTR

The stages will begin tomorrow and will continue until Sunday at La Cerdanya, ideal territory for mountain biking

The second edition of GAES Catalunya Bike Race shifted by XTR begins. Early in the afternoon of today, many mountain bikers have passed by the paddock, which is located in Puigcerdà, to collect the start number and Welcome Pack, and then carry out the last training before the start gun which will be tomorrow at noon. 

The riders have been able to check the activities that will occur along the three days of racing and have also been able to know each of the main newelties of GAES Catalunya Bike Race shifted by XTR. 

See you tomorrow from 9 a.m. at the paddock to complete the final registration and begin the first stage at noon. 

Tomorrow, first stage

Long climb from Vilallobent using the Vilallobent Torrent and crossing Les Pereres and Mas D’Amunt Torrent midway up to the vicinity of La Molina, having mostly riden on tracks and trails. Short downhill to reach La Molina train station, from where a long and technical singletrack descent inside a forest begins, and ends at the Tower of Riu, at one kilometre from Alp. After a connection section of descending tracks and trails, you take the twisty and well-known singletrack of Els Canyamassos along the Segre river, before returning to Puigcerdà from Ger, which will still have three short but decisive climbs. 

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