Bike Odyssey XC Race- Greece 2014
Bike Odyssey is a XC race that will take place for the 2nd time in 2014 across Pindos Mountains, Greece.
Bike Odyssey 2013 - The toughest mtb race has successfully come to an end!
* 20.000 m elevation gain
On June 2nd, 2013 the first Bike Odyssey was successfully completed. The first edition of the eight-day mountain bike race, a unique event in Greece and one of the toughest races around the world is part of the history!
The unprecedented for our country organization was very successful as both athletes and the audience were happy with the result. Eight days of mountain biking in the most beautiful routes of Pindos Mountains at northern and central Greece. From the picturesque Laista village to its final destination, Amfiklia city, athletes had the opportunity to cross parts of unbelievable natural beauty, go through national parks, rivers and historic villages and feel the intensity and adrenaline of one of the toughest races in the world. The route crosses on its way with 41 other mountain villages of Greece where local people greeted us with great joy.
Catch a glimpse of the action: http://www.bikeodyssey.gr/el/photo-video/photo.html
and the preparation BIKEODYSSEY 2013 - YouTube
Last edited by bike odyssey; 10-08-2014 at 08:01 AM.
the first data for the routes and stages of Bike Odyssey 2014 have been announced !
Check out the distance and elevation stage by stage:Stages
2014 Registration dates: December 1st, 2013 – January 15th , 2014
Find a teammate and join the most exciting mtb race for 2014!
If you have completed your registration upon January 15th , 2014 you can complete your registration by paying the fee announced within one month, i.e. February 15th, 2014.
*Registration form will be activated on 12/15/2014
Bike Odyssey 2014 - The first registered teams!!
Registration is open and the first teams have already signed up!
Bike Odyssey 2015
The epic mtb race returns!
21st to 28th of June, 2015 in the mountains of Greece
Pindos, the largest mountain range in Greece, will host for the third time the toughest mtb race, a cycling odyssey or else “Bike Odyssey 2015”.
Eight days - eight stages, in a harsh mtb adventure. From the village of Laista in Zagorohoria up to the historical city of Amfiklia, this race will be a cycling odyssey for the riders!
This amazing race attracts worldwide interest and offers excitement both at participating athletes and spectators. The route will include both paths and gravel roads in forested landscapes as well as small asphalt sections. The race will be a real mountain adventure for those who love mtb!
Bike Odyssey returns after its success in 2014. A magical journey awaits participants with passages from 57 picturesque, mountainous villages of unrivaled natural beauty and historical significance!
"Bike Odyssey" comes in three other versions for those who want to taste a little of magic of the 8-day version. There will be a three-day race, «3-Day Odyssey», alongside the last 3 stages of 8-day Bike Odyssey. In addition the following one day races will take place: “Laista Circuit”, race in circuit form which will be held along with the prologue in Laista and daylong «1-Day Odyssey» to be held in parallel with the last stage.
More information about the whole event in race’s official webpage:
Bike Odyssey : Pindos Cross-Country 8days race
Looks awesome, adding it to the bucket list!
2014 Seven Ti geared bike (in the womb!)
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