Epic Cymru – Exciting new Mountain Bike stage race for South Wales in 2015

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We’re excited to be supporting a new multi day race in Wales. Epic Cymru is a brand new Mountain Bike stage race held over 5 days within South Wales on August 15-19th, 2015.

South, south Wales
South, south Wales

Epic Cymru can’t be pigeon holed to one style of riding, it is aimed at the whole spectrum of riders, from XC to enduro; offering as much for the weekend warrior as the hardcore racer. We like to call it… Mountain Biking!

The race will include some of the best and most famous riding spots in South Wales, including Bike Park Wales, Afan Forest Park, Rheola Forest & Margam Park with a mix of trail centre riding and natural riding including areas within the Brecon Beacons National Park.

Jump Forest
Jump, Forest

The race format will include timed sections and linking sections; during the 5 days, riders will compete over 18 timed sections with separate cross country and downhill sections. Stage distances will be manageable but still challenging 45-75 kilometres with an emphasis on providing fun, technical riding throughout. Racing will of course be optional, many riders will choose to sit up and enjoy the amazing views on offer and enjoy the riding.

All logistics, transportation, catering, nightly entertainment and camping is included as standard, with other accommodation options also available as well as a bike care package, meaning riders can worry about what is important: The riding.

Baby heads
Slate river

It isn’t all about the riders though, being held in the middle of the British school holidays, the event will be family friendly, with plenty of activities on offer for all ages. With the beautiful Gower coastline just a stones throw away it could make the perfect holiday base.

Entries will open on Sunday January 11th, with numbers being limited to 225 riders.

Full details are available at: http://www.epiccymru.com

Comments (2)

    Would a complete lack of any ‘down hill’ riding and a hardtail be a problem! 🙂

    I’d love to do this, maybe 2016 if everything permits. I Excited to see something like this closer to home!

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