Trans-Savoie 2014: More spaces

Another chance to get your multi-stage alpine enduro on in 2014 – news from the Trans-Savoie team…

TEN ADDITIONAL SPACES AVAILABLE FOR ENTRY TO 2014 TRANS-SAVOIE BIG ALPINE ENDURO

Event date: August 24-30th 2014

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Here at Trans-Savoie we are excited to announce a further ten places for the second edition of our Big Alpine Enduro will be released late this December. After the overwhelming success of the first multi-day Trans-Savoie event, and thanks to exciting sponsorship partnerships to be announced in the New Year, capacity has been increased for next August’s event.

The latest application window opens for 24 hours only on December 27th 2013 at 18.00 GMT. Full details of the entry requirements and race package details are available at trans-savoie.com/entry.php

New and previously unsuccessful applicants are invited to apply and will be considered equally, with successful candidates selected at random & to be informed by email within 5 days of the entry window closing.

Don’t miss the opportunity to join the point-to-point race that is redefining all-mountain racing and offers the adventure of a lifetime and around 25,000m of descending in six days across the French Alps.

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Vital Statistics:

Val D’Isere to Les Contamines (Mont Blanc), France.
6 Days
25,000m Descent
5,000m Ascent
28 Timed Stages
300km Distance
100% Natural Alpine Terrain

Like last summer, Trans-Savoie will offer some massive, undiluted 25 minute-plus natural singletrack descent stages packed into a refined route for 2014 with less liaison mileage, more shredding and over an hours timed natural singletrack downhill most days.

The all-inclusive entry fee includes all food, accommodation and transfers as well as professional mechanical support for the duration of the six-day event.

Check trans-savoie.com for full package details.

“The best race of the year”
-      Trek athlete Rene Wildhaber (sixth place overall in the 2013 Enduro World Series)

What’s new?

A large contingent of Pro mountain bike riders are in the process of signing up for 2014, which means successful entrants will be afforded a chance to witness first hand leading racers from the EWS series compete on the longest, most spectacular tracks on the Enduro calendar. Obviously, some riders may prefer to complete the beautiful, scenic Trans-Savoie route with friends at a more relaxed, safer pace, and the choice is yours on how best to tackle the adventure.

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The Trans-Savoie Guided Experience

We understand not all riders will want or to race or ride all day every day for six days straight (or sleep under canvas!), and thanks to sister company Trail Addiction we’re able to offer all the excitement for those that can’t make it to the race with guided, fully catered Trans-Savoie Experience holidays next year. On limited dates in 2014, riders will get the chance to ride the entire 300km route on one day on, one day off basis that offers a more relaxed way to take in the challenging Savoie terrain and includes some hidden gems we simply couldn’t squeeze into the race schedule. Included in the adventure are several opportunities to don an official timing chip and check your speed on actual race stages against former competitors and legends like Megavalanche legend Rene Wildhaber.

Full details of the Trans-Savoie Experience schedule and pricing are available at: trailaddiction.com/TransSavoie.php

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“An unforgettable adventure”
- MTB Cut and Orange rider Hannah Barnes

With the trails set to be more incredible than ever in 2014 and new partnerships with some of the biggest names in mountain biking that will help ensure the organisation is even better, we can’t wait to welcome next year’s riders and show you our definition of stunning all-mountain riding.

Make sure you join us for the ride next August.

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