Mountain Bike Stage Races
There are a plethora of mountain bike stage races in the world, which makes deciding which race to do almost impossible. For all those mountain bikers who are looking for the ultimate adventure, the following guide should be priceless.
Races already Participated
Crocodile Trophy - Queensland, Australia - October
An epic Stage Race in Australian rainforest and the Australian outback (See Crocodile Trophy section / Stage Race Profiles).
Mongolia Bike Challenge - September
An epic Stage Race in the most sparsely populated country in the world (See Mongolia Bike Ride Section / Stage Race Profiles).
Sudety MTB Challenge - Poland / Czech Republic - July/August
A extremely technical race in the Sudety Mountains of Poland and the Czech Republic (See Sudety MTB Challenge Section / Stage Race Profiles).
Races awaiting Participation
Trans Portugal - 9th-17th May 2015
Crossing from Braganca, in the north, to Sagres, in the Algarve, in the south west of Portugal in 8 days and covering 1000 km of steep singletracks on cliff tops, forest tracks and gravel roads, using a GPS for navigation. The overall racing winner is from one category, handicapped for age and gender.
Australian Stage Races
Port to Port - Newcastle, New South Wales 28-31 May 2015
The sister event to the Cape to Cape in Western Australia, this four day event is a great introduction to Stage Racing (See Stage Race Profiles).