Date 16. - 22.07.2017

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You are keen to discover the BIKE Transalp adventure but haven't found the perfect partner yet or don't feel comfortable to complete all seven stages? No worries: for the first time in the history of the world's most famous mountain bike stage race for the average Joe, taster sessions are on offer.

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Uli Stanciu is the father of the Transalp. The former editor-in-chief of the BIKE Magazin came up with the idea of a Alps crossing mountain bike race after he had done several tours from Bavaria to Lake Garda in the 1990's. Here is an interview we did with the former Race Director of the world's first ever mountain bike stage race.

You are up for winning a team entry for Europe's most prestigious mountain bike stage race? And you are also backing the P. Jentschura products? Then it's time to apply with your Jentschura jersey to our long-time finish area partner.

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They were racing in the leader jerseys – but unfortunately a longer distance than their competitors. Back in 1998, at the inaugural BIKE Transalp, two racers were not only struggling with the climbs but also with the little white loose-leaf.

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Just a few weeks after the 2017 BIKE Transalp powered by Sigma stage towns got unveiled the respective stage profiles and descriptions for the 20th event edition of the seven-day mountain bike stage race, which will take place from July 16 to 22, 2017, have been put online.

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While originally planned as a secret rally the BIKE Transalp quickly became the word's most popular mountain bike race – thanks to huge pile of post cards.

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The Land government of Tyrol has conferred a decoration on Monika Weber, the long-time Trade Fair and Event Manager of the Delius Klasing publishing house who is therefore also responsible for both stage races BIKE Transalp and TOUR Transalp.

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BIKE Transalp powered by Sigma Organisers have upgraded the package for the youngest participants. Besides cheapening the entry fee by € 200,- to € 595,-, all youngsters can also take advantage of the official Transalp camp – for free.

For further information on the U23 special click here.

The official registration for the 20th edition of the BIKE Transalp powered by Sigma opened Tuesday, October 11, 2016. Make sure to grab your spot for the seven-day event HERE!

The stage towns of the 20th BIKE Transalp powered by Sigma, the race which has influenced mountain bike marathon racing like no other over the past two decades, have been unveiled.

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