The gradients of the Dolomites are ideal to host mountain bike competitions because they have trails and paths suitable to put to the test off-road skills.
Over recent years thousands of bikers have challenged each other in races and other competitions having an international coverage.
Thousands of bikers have in recent years challenged each other in races and competitions having an international exposure. All in all an irresistible call, offering the oportunity to test oneself to the limit, this before contending with one’s competitors. A challenge not to miss out on if to be considered a real mountain champion.
HERO Südtirol Dolomites
Something much more than a simple mountain bike race. It is the race that every biker would wish to compete in and to complete, as then one can justifiably claim : “I am a hero!!”. Since 2010 the HERO has become recognised as simply the world’s toughest and most fascinating mountain bike race. A race fot just a select few one might say. No, not at all, for every year 4,000 line up at the start.
16 June 2018
participants every year
is the race record as held by the 2015 World Champion, Alban Lakata
It is the discipline enjoying a real popular moment – it is the tops in the world of gravity, capable of combining the adrenalin of downhill with the discovery of an outstanding natural beauty. The organisers have set about interpreting the ‘enduro’ with professionalism and originality, and the result is an event able to attract hundreds of participants keen to experience the thrills and emotions the Val di Fassa itineraies can produce.
Do you like tough pulsating races? Then this is one for you: a mountain bike marathon, unique of its kind with more than 8 kilometres of freeride downhill and a finish at a height of 2,275 metres in the Dolomites! Lots of effort will be required, but there will also be lots of fun in this race which is a non-stop challenge of thrills and pain, gasps and suffering. There is no greater emotion!
23 July 2017
single trails in the Fanes-Sennes-Braies Nature Park