The fourteenth edition of the Andalusia Bike Race, an all-terrain bicycle (MTB) test that will be held between February 26 and March 2 in the provinces of Jaén and Córdoba, will have a route of 340 kilometers, a positive slope of 10,000 meters in the six designed stages and a final time trial in the capital of Córdoba, the organization reported in a statement.
Stage 1 in Bedmar
The first of the three days in Jaén territory will begin and end in the municipality of Bedmar with a route of 54 kilometers, with a series of climbs that will be key to decide the stage victory.
Two days in Jaén
The second and third will have Jaén as its epicenter, which will be the start and finish, and so in the first, of 65 kilometers, we will start in the direction of Pegalajar, climb towards the Mirador de las Siete Pilillas before the runners head towards Mancha Real. Once there, you will return to Pegalajar, where the supplies and mechanical assistance point will be, through La Guardia de Jaén, until you reach the finish line. The stage will have a demanding route.
The third and last in the province of Jaén It has been set, on February 28, at 46 kilometers, with prominence for the peri-urban park of El Neveral, which will allow the transition to the province of Córdoba to be faced more calmly.
The Villafranca stage
The fourth day and first in Córdoba will be in the town of Villafranca, with 55 kilometers, and will also feature Adamuz, with demanding climbs and descents for participating runners.
Arrival in the capital of Cordoba
The fifth stage of the Andalusia Bike Race will be the longest with the capital of Cordoba as the nerve center and a route of 91 kilometers, with a climb to El Reventón and an unprecedented section on the Bastida path.
The end of this fourteenth edition of the cycling event will consist of a 27-kilometer time trial with spectacular trails, without a flat meter, which will crown the winners.