TRANSIERRA NORTE 2020

CONCEPT

 Transierra Norte is a multiday Mountain Bike race where amateur and expert racers meet up to celebrate the Mexican famous tradition better known as “Day of the Dead”.

 

Racing bikes along the North Mountain Range of Oaxaca, the intention of this event is to push the trail exploration to have new and blind trails to race every year, also support the growth of the outdoor industry in the communities of the Sierra Norte of Oaxaca and promote the culture and festivities in the region while we all make a bike party filling it with an authentic Mexican experience. 

What is included? 

  • 5 nights of lodging in a shared room

  • All meals

  • All shuttles and land transportation

  • TSN Goodies bag and jersey

  • Mechanical support

  • First Aid assistance 

  • *Airport Pick up

  • Race snacks and post-ride brews

  • Timing chips

  • Photographer 

  • Hotel reservations for early arrivals and late departures

  • Travel planning

RACE FORMAT

Based on the “Enduro” racing protocol this race will be an individual race with 12-16 timed stages with an average of 90% of descending and the other 10% a mix of flat sections and short climbs. Some of the transitions will be pedally transitions and some other ones will be shuttle assisted.

Every day has to be completed on a pre-established overall time; otherwise, a time penalty will be applied to the participant. The total sum of the timed stages will be the final result of the racer.

ITINERARY

OCTOBER 26th

Welcome Dinner and riders Meeting

OCTOBER 27th

Race Starts

OCTOBER 28 & 29th

Race Day

OCTOBER 30th

Race Day followed by awards ceremony

OCTOBER 31st

Departures

TOURS ITINERARY

 

Join our pre and after race Day of the Dead tours. *All profits go to support the communities of the Sierra Norte and trail building.

October 24: Ride and culture with lodging included.
 

October 25: Ride and culture with lodging included.
 

October 31: Cemetery bike tour with lodging included.
 

November 01: Mezcal tasting and distillery tour with lodging included.


Booking tours@transierranorte.com

Either You want to join one of our ride and cultural tours before the race or you just want to see the day of the dead festivities in Oaxaca City, we highly recommend arriving 1 or 2 days earlier.

Flying into Oaxaca City is your best choice; most international flights have a connection in Mexico City.

You can also fly into Mexico City, Cancun or Puebla and try to catch a bus or rent a car. This is not an easy drive and you should also consider We will happily assist with traveling logistics and hotel bookings with discounted rate for you and your family, please for any inquiry email us to info@transierranorte.com

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