Costa Blanca Bike Race 2023: registrations and route of a key date for international MTB

Mountain bike 04/01/23 13:45 Migue A.

The Costa Blanca Bike Race 2023 opens the MTB season in Spain and will be the first competition of the year for many XCM specialists worldwide. The race is held in the privileged environment of the Costa Blanca and thanks to its route and organization it has already become a key date in the international calendar.

Costa Blanca Bike Race 2023: 

The Costa Blanca Bike Race will be held from January 26 to 29 between the towns of Altea and Calpe in its traditional formats Full (four days) and Half (two days). The 4-stage version has UCI S1 category and will be the modality chosen by some of the best specialists in the world, such as the Germans Lukas Baum and Georg Egger, current Cape Epic champions and winner of the last edition of the race, in the case of Egger.

Georg Egger, champion of the 2022 Costa Blanca Bike Race, will repeat participation after winning the last Cape Epic.

The competition complies with the technical and sporting regulations of the UCI. For the UCI Elite women's and men's categories, and the race has individual and pairs modalities, in addition to the different categories by age and gender.

AR HOTELS & RESORTS will once again be the neuralgic center of the event and another of the attractions of this race where participants will be able to stay and enjoy its services, such as its facilities, gastronomy, spa, outdoor swimming pool or specific services for cyclists. There is a wide variety of accommodation packs offered by the organization together with the registration.

Stages and routes of the Costa Blanca Bike Race

With an exceptional weather, which has turned the area into a venue for most World Tour cycling camps, and a privileged environment for the practice of mountain biking, the Costa Blanca Bike Race will once again run along the roads, tracks and trails of Calpe and Altea.

The route of the four stages will go from a first stage Calpe 100% through the surroundings of the Sierra de Oltá, passing through the mythical time trial climb to Serra Gelada, following by the demanding queen stage, crowning the top of the Sierra de Bernia in an epic marathon stage, and will end in a fun stage with the classic final party of the CBBR in Calpe.

Stage 1 - 26/01/2023 Full CBBR

  • Start and finish: Calpe
  • Distance: 49 km
  • Elevation gain: +1615m

Stage 2 - 27/01/2023 Full CBBR

  • Start: Altea
  • Finish: S.Gelada
  • Distance: 15,8 km
  • Elevation gain: +533 m

Stage 3 - 28/01/2023 Full & Half CBBR 

  • Start and finish: Calpe
  • Distance: 68,2 km
  • Elevation gain: +2340 m

Stage 4 - 29/01/2023 Full & Half CBBR

  • Start and finish: Calpe
  • Distance: 37,1 km
  • Elevation gain: +1101 m

Registration and packs

Registrations for the Costa Blanca Bike Race 2023 will be open until January 22nd in its wide variety of options and packs with accommodation and services.

You can find here all the registration options and here the accommodation offers.



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Costa Blanca Bike Race 2023: inscripciones y recorrido de una cita fija para el MTB internacional