4 Mountain bike events in Minas Gerais that you can not miss out on
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Minas Gerais is the most pedaling state on the mountain, is not it? It is no wonder that the fame for the rest of Brazil is that the “miner’s beach is the mountain”! In a few words, the mythical mountains of Minas Gerais are considered the “mecca” of every biker who cares.
Whether you are born in Minas Gerais or not, it is well known that the contact with nature through pedaling some of the best trails in Brazil is an indescribable pleasure that does well for the soul of anyone.
Meet four events in which the differential is the commitment to the athlete, the bicycle enthusiast, his friends and family who seek to enjoy a pleasant and well-being day.
MARCH 12 – MOUNTAIN CHAMPIONSHIP OF MOUNTAIN BIKE MARATHON – SANTANA DOS MONTES – MG
The Venzo Marathon 2017 Mineiro Mountain Bike Championship, held in a single stage, is the country’s main state competition, bringing together the biggest names in the sport to pedal in the most emblematic mountains of Brazil. Santana dos Montes is a very welcoming mining town, which is embedded in the Serra do Espinhaço and has countless stretches of trails, waterfalls and Atlantic forest. The competition valid for the ranking of the Brazilian and Brazilian mountain bike marathon (XCM) on March 12 promises to really surprise with all the structure offered in the Fazenda da Chácara Hotel, the only one in Brazil has a bike park inside the facilities, with an asphalt pump track and specific trails for XCO (cross country), enduro and downhill practices.
APRIL 23 – INTERNATIONAL MARATHON ROAD OF MTB – OURO BRANCO – MG
The Estrada Real MTB 2017 International Marathon is the newest challenge of the world mountain bike, which will cover the beautiful landscapes and trails of the Serra de Ouro Branco and Serra do Espinhaço, in Minas Gerais, on April 23, 2017. The international event will visit the most incredible places of the “Golden Route”, in which the challenge consists of overcoming a wall of about twenty kilometers in length that delimits a plateau whose altitude varies between 1,250 and 1,568 meters and steep slopes. The race will have two levels of difficulty, with sport (40km) and pro (66km), with 1,386m and 2,226m accumulated altimetry, respectively.
JUNE 18 – SENSE DE CROSS COUNTRY MINING CHAMPIONSHIP – SANTANA DOS MONTES – MG
The quiet town of Santana dos Montes (MG) literally shakes with the invasion of bicycles. The Bike Park of Fazenda da Chácara Hotel will be the venue again for the state title race of the Olympic cross country mountain bike. The competition will be valid for the Mining Federation of Minas Gerais (FMC) and the Brazilian Ranking of the Brazilian Cycling Confederation (CBC) and is also open to amateur (non-federated) athletes.
02 JULY – XCO INTERNATIONAL ROAD ROAD – 350 PARTICIPANTS – SANTANA DOS MONTES – MG
The 1st edition of the Cross Country Competition (XCO) Internacional Estrada Real will be held again at Fazenda da Chácara Hotel, which has a complete first world structure to host major events. It is an area of more than 10.000m ² offering to its visitors all comfort, leisure and tranquility with its restaurants, kiosks, bars, sauna, swimming pools, water wheel and panoramic view of the Atlantic Forest. Anyway, everything for the participant – cyclist and companion – to enjoy an incredible experience. The city of Santana dos Montes hosts events organized by Avelar Sports since 2012, with innovations every year. The event valid for the international ranking of the UCI (Class 2) promises to be unforgettable!