The best MTB riders in the world meet once again at the Vallnord BikePark La Massana from July 2nd to 7th, with 3 qualifying races for the MTB World Cup. Keep reading and do not miss any of this great sporting event in its seventh edition in Andorra.
The Bikepark is located in the ski resort of Vallnord in Pal and Arinsal tracks, located in the parish of La Massana. From June to September, it is transformed to host outdoor adventure activities such as karting, zip-line and BTT descent among others, in the Mountain Park and Pal’s Bike Park. This is where the finals of the 3 races that are part of the UCI Mountain Bike World Cup will take place. It will offer visitors 29 circuits, 21 of which are downhill, 2 are enduro, 4 are cross-country, 1 is for electric bicycles and 1 for four cross. There is also 1 kids bike park for the little ones to start with mountain bike accompanied by their parents and mothers. It has a total of 40 km. dedicated exclusively to mountain biking and a drop of 1,000 meters.
Schedule of the 3 competitions:
The downhill (DHI) is a 2.5 km race. The first qualifying round will take place on Friday, July the 5th from 12.15 pm to 2:00 pm, with departures in 15-minute slots by category. The finals will be on Saturday at 9.45 am, for the Junior category and at 12.30 pm for the Elite category. In addition you can also watch them training, from Thursday to Saturday.
The cross-country (XCO) final, with 3.8 km of ride, will take place on Sunday July the 7th from 8.30 h and the training phases from Thursday at 12 h, and Friday and Saturday from 9.30 h .
Both training and short-track (XCC) tests will be on Friday, July the 5th from 15.45. In this case the track is only 1.1 km. In this race, with a limited time, only the best bikers of the XCO discipline can participate, so do not miss it!