Another race in the BikingMAN bikepacking series, the BikingMan Corsica 2019 shows off some of the best kept secrets of this majestic mediterranean island. If the rich history along the route doesn’t draw you in, we expect the fantastic topography will.

When

Date: April 29, 2019

Time: 8:00 am

Details

Cost: €299

Event Website

Organizer: AXEL CARION

Email: AXEL@BIKINGMAN.COM

Dive into the heart of Corsica for a unique bikepacking race. The route was designed to show you the secrets of the island. From Bastia, you will face the mountains through the Regional natural Park of Corsica, to reach the Southern parts of the island. You will then follow the west coast heading north, passing by its enchanting beaches, through the desert of the Agriates and around the Cap Corse. Corsica like you have never seen it…

2018 Race Recap: 83 athletes from 20 different countries explored the 700km loop around the island & covered over 13,000mtrs of climbing. The race started at 6 :30am on Arinella beach, 29th of April in Bastia and finished when the last athlete arrived, Place Saint Nicolas in Bastia on May 3rd. The mandatory route took the athletes on the remote roads of the Corsican National Park, then to the hilly coast and the stunning Piana Calanches and finally to the northern Cap Corse in Barcaggio before heading back to Bastia. At the conclusion all athletes had been treated by a journey of a lifetime with all setting out having individual goals and aspirations. None were disappointed. The female SOLO category was won by italian Ivana Furlan, who completed the race in 40h 24min. The mens SOLO category was won by Mikael Flockhart from Sweden, who completed the race in 29h 35min. The TEAM category was won by the Corsican Team, consisting of Anthony Duriani and Loic Leonardi in 45h 41min. 

– Axel Carion, CEO & Communications Director

Additional Info

700 km within 5 day time limit. Part of the 2018 BikingMan race season. Entry fee reflects a solo rider, entry fee for a pair is €598.00 / team.

*photo credit to BikingMan / Dstyv

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