Gravel bike race Slovenia - Epic Gravel Bled, Triglav NP, Slovenia

Gravel bike race Slovenia - Epic Gravel

Bled, Triglav NP, Slovenia

Biking
Adventure biking
1 day
June - June
Medium
Popular, Selfguided
2020

Sun, Jun 07

€169

Still available

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Overview

  • Almost two hundred kilometers of spectacular views, beautiful climbs and fast descents await you; the perfect mix of tarmac and forest roads.
  • The sounds of traffic and city life will disappear and soon you will hear nothing but your tires rolling, your chain turning and your heart pounding as you race through this spectacular area.
  • You will be distracted only by the spectacular views along the course.  
  • Bled offers the perfect mix for outdoor enthusiasts and their families.
  • Cycling for the whole family around the lake, canyoning or river rafting, hiking, hot air ballooning and much more.

Date: 07. 06. 2020.

  • Race types: Epic or Exploration Courses
  • Duration: 5/10 hours
  • Normal prices: €199 pp.
  • Early bird prices: €160 pp.

Epic Course

  • 185km
  • 4300m ascent
  • Technical level 5/10
  • Difficulty level 7/10
  • Expected median finish time 10 hours


Early Bird Price: €169 (until Mar 8, 2020)

Regular Price: €199

Exploration Course

  • 107km
  • 2600m ascent
  • Technical level: 5/10
  • Difficulty level: 5/10
  • Median finish time: 5 hours


Early Bird Price: €169 (until Mar 8, 2020)

Regular Price: €199

Entry fee Includes:

Race entry to either Epic or Exploration course
GPX track for navigation
Timing services including KOM special section
Gravel Epic water bottle
Food and drinks at feed stations
Organic cotton finisher shirt
Finisher medal & party
Medical support
  • During and immediately after the race
Mechanic on site

How to apply?

  1. Add your inquiry/non-binding booking here.
  2. We are going to check out the availability, and come back to you with the link, where you can register.
  3. No payment needed until you register!
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Gravel bike race Slovenia - Epic Gravel Bled, Triglav NP, Slovenia #25bfe2c5-5f4f-474f-b54a-63cbe576a5aa
Gravel bike race Slovenia - Epic Gravel Bled, Triglav NP, Slovenia #25bfe2c5-5f4f-474f-b54a-63cbe576a5aa
Gravel bike race Slovenia - Epic Gravel Bled, Triglav NP, Slovenia #25bfe2c5-5f4f-474f-b54a-63cbe576a5aa
Gravel bike race Slovenia - Epic Gravel Bled, Triglav NP, Slovenia #25bfe2c5-5f4f-474f-b54a-63cbe576a5aa
Gravel bike race Slovenia - Epic Gravel Bled, Triglav NP, Slovenia #25bfe2c5-5f4f-474f-b54a-63cbe576a5aa
Gravel bike race Slovenia - Epic Gravel Bled, Triglav NP, Slovenia #25bfe2c5-5f4f-474f-b54a-63cbe576a5aa
Gravel bike race Slovenia - Epic Gravel Bled, Triglav NP, Slovenia #25bfe2c5-5f4f-474f-b54a-63cbe576a5aa
Gravel bike race Slovenia - Epic Gravel Bled, Triglav NP, Slovenia #25bfe2c5-5f4f-474f-b54a-63cbe576a5aa
Gravel bike race Slovenia - Epic Gravel Bled, Triglav NP, Slovenia #25bfe2c5-5f4f-474f-b54a-63cbe576a5aa
Gravel bike race Slovenia - Epic Gravel Bled, Triglav NP, Slovenia #25bfe2c5-5f4f-474f-b54a-63cbe576a5aa
Gravel bike race Slovenia - Epic Gravel Bled, Triglav NP, Slovenia #25bfe2c5-5f4f-474f-b54a-63cbe576a5aa

Where does the race take place?

  • Just outside of Bled with its world-famous lake lies the Triglav National Park in the Julian Alps.
  • The Julian Alps are a dream come true for road bikers, mountain bikers and now also gravel grinders.
  • Bled offers the perfect mix for outdoor enthusiasts and their families.
  • Cycling for the whole family around the lake, canyoning or river rafting, hiking, hot air ballooning and much more.

Map

Required kit

  • Cycling computer or GPS device. 
  • Red tail light
  • Front light
  • Minimum of two water bottles of water or sports drink
  • Two spare inner tubes, tyre levers and a pump or CO2 cylinders 
  • A cell phone to contact the organizers or authorities.  Phone numbers are in your race kit.
  • Make sure you have the skills to carry out basic mechanical repairs on your bike, such as repairing a flat, changing a tire, fixing a broken chain. We will not send a mechanic to you on the course to fix your bike.


Suggested kit

  • Waterproof jacket (as a minimum taped or welded seams) 
  • Multitool
  • First aid kit 
  • Chain links
  • Spare rear mech hanger


FAQ

WHAT IS GRAVEL EPIC?

  • Gravel Epic is a solo, non-stop endurance challenge on Epic Gravel roads in Epic Countries!


WHO CAN PARTICIPATE IN A GRAVEL EPIC?

  • A rider who is looking for an endurance challenge in some of the most beautiful places in the world.


WHAT IS THE MINIMUM AGE TO PARTICIPATE?

  • The minimum age for participants is 18 years.


WHAT IS GRAVEL GRINDING?

  • Gravel riding is adventure riding! It combines the best elements of road and mountain biking!
  • It brings us back to the roots of cycling and brings us back to nature! #adventureisopen


WHAT BIKE DO I NEED?

  • You will need a gravel bike to participate in the official race. MTB are allowed, but only out of competition.
  • A gravel bike is any bike with drop handlebars without full suspension.
  • Gravel bikes can usually accommodate tire widths of up to 40 - 45 mm and have disc brakes.


WHAT TIRE SHOULD I RIDE IN A GRAVEL EPIC EVENT?

  • We recommend tubeless tires, nothing less than 35 mm width.


WHAT GEAR RATIO I SHOULD RIDE?

  • We recommend at least a 1:1 ratio, though for most riders a 0.90 (38 – 42) or less is the preferred choice.


IS THE RACE OPEN TO TRAFFIC?

  • The roads are not always closed to traffic and you are obligated to follow the local traffic laws, instructions by the police and our volunteers.


IS THERE A TIME LIMIT TO COMPLETE THE COURSE?

  • Yes, time limits will be announced closer to the event and during the race briefing.


WHAT IS THE COURSE?

  • The Gravel Epic races courses are a mix of tarmac, gravel and forest roads.
  • Everything can be safely ridden with a Gravel bike though some sections are more technical than others and you may choose to walk these sections.
  • The official, final GPX track will be sent to the participants closer to the event.


ARE THERE ANY FEED STATIONS ALONG THE COURSE?

  • Yes, we will have feed stations along the course, however you are required to carry at least 2 bottles of water and some snacks with you at the start.


DO I NEED A RACING LICENSE FROM A NATIONAL CYCLING ASSOCIATION?

  • No, you do not need any license!


DO I NEED A MEDICAL CERTIFICATE?

  • A medical certificate is not required but we highly recommend a physical exam by a doctor to ensure that you are healthy and fit to participate in an endurance event.


CAN I TRANSFER MY ENTRY TO ANOTHER RACE?

  • It is possible to transfer your entry to another race up until one month prior to the race. An entry can only be transferred once.


CAN I TRANSFER MY ENTRY TO ANOTHER RIDER?

  • No, a transfer to another rider is not possible.


IS A GPS DEVICE REQUIRED?

  • Yes, a GPS device such as a Garmin 1030, Wahoo Explorer and similar cycling GPS devices are required.
  • We will give you a data file with the course which you need to upload to the device.
  • The course will only have minimal course markings and without a GPS device you will not be able to complete the course.
  • Please ensure that your GPS device has sufficient battery for the event or carry a powerbank so that you do not run out of battery during the event.


IF I BRING MY FAMILY, WILL THEY HAVE ANYTHING TO DO?

  • Gravel Epic events are for the whole family. Our event destinations were carefully chosen so that there are plenty of activities for the whole family.


WHAT SHOULD I BRING WITH ME?

  • We will send an email to all participants prior to the race with a detailed list of required and suggested equipment.
  • At a minimum you will need water bottles, food, front & back light, tools including a chain tool, puncture repair sets, pump and a helmet.






Find more about the region

Date: 07. 06. 2020.

  • Race types: Epic or Exploration Courses
  • Duration: 5/10 hours
  • Normal prices: €199 pp.
  • Early bird prices: €160 pp.

Epic Course

  • 185km
  • 4300m ascent
  • Technical level 5/10
  • Difficulty level 7/10
  • Expected median finish time 10 hours


Early Bird Price: €169 (until Mar 8, 2020)

Regular Price: €199

Exploration Course

  • 107km
  • 2600m ascent
  • Technical level: 5/10
  • Difficulty level: 5/10
  • Median finish time: 5 hours


Early Bird Price: €169 (until Mar 8, 2020)

Regular Price: €199

Entry fee Includes:

Race entry to either Epic or Exploration course
GPX track for navigation
Timing services including KOM special section
Gravel Epic water bottle
Food and drinks at feed stations
Organic cotton finisher shirt
Finisher medal & party
Medical support
  • During and immediately after the race
Mechanic on site

How to apply?

  1. Add your inquiry/non-binding booking here.
  2. We are going to check out the availability, and come back to you with the link, where you can register.
  3. No payment needed until you register!

Gravel bike race Slovenia Photos

For larger photos, please click on the images.

Gravel bike race Slovenia - Epic Gravel Bled, Triglav NP, Slovenia #25bfe2c5-5f4f-474f-b54a-63cbe576a5aa
Gravel bike race Slovenia - Epic Gravel Bled, Triglav NP, Slovenia #25bfe2c5-5f4f-474f-b54a-63cbe576a5aa
Gravel bike race Slovenia - Epic Gravel Bled, Triglav NP, Slovenia #25bfe2c5-5f4f-474f-b54a-63cbe576a5aa
Gravel bike race Slovenia - Epic Gravel Bled, Triglav NP, Slovenia #25bfe2c5-5f4f-474f-b54a-63cbe576a5aa
Gravel bike race Slovenia - Epic Gravel Bled, Triglav NP, Slovenia #25bfe2c5-5f4f-474f-b54a-63cbe576a5aa
Gravel bike race Slovenia - Epic Gravel Bled, Triglav NP, Slovenia #25bfe2c5-5f4f-474f-b54a-63cbe576a5aa
Gravel bike race Slovenia - Epic Gravel Bled, Triglav NP, Slovenia #25bfe2c5-5f4f-474f-b54a-63cbe576a5aa
Gravel bike race Slovenia - Epic Gravel Bled, Triglav NP, Slovenia #25bfe2c5-5f4f-474f-b54a-63cbe576a5aa
Gravel bike race Slovenia - Epic Gravel Bled, Triglav NP, Slovenia #25bfe2c5-5f4f-474f-b54a-63cbe576a5aa
Gravel bike race Slovenia - Epic Gravel Bled, Triglav NP, Slovenia #25bfe2c5-5f4f-474f-b54a-63cbe576a5aa
Gravel bike race Slovenia - Epic Gravel Bled, Triglav NP, Slovenia #25bfe2c5-5f4f-474f-b54a-63cbe576a5aa

Where does the race take place?

  • Just outside of Bled with its world-famous lake lies the Triglav National Park in the Julian Alps.
  • The Julian Alps are a dream come true for road bikers, mountain bikers and now also gravel grinders.
  • Bled offers the perfect mix for outdoor enthusiasts and their families.
  • Cycling for the whole family around the lake, canyoning or river rafting, hiking, hot air ballooning and much more.

Map

Required kit

  • Cycling computer or GPS device. 
  • Red tail light
  • Front light
  • Minimum of two water bottles of water or sports drink
  • Two spare inner tubes, tyre levers and a pump or CO2 cylinders 
  • A cell phone to contact the organizers or authorities.  Phone numbers are in your race kit.
  • Make sure you have the skills to carry out basic mechanical repairs on your bike, such as repairing a flat, changing a tire, fixing a broken chain. We will not send a mechanic to you on the course to fix your bike.


Suggested kit

  • Waterproof jacket (as a minimum taped or welded seams) 
  • Multitool
  • First aid kit 
  • Chain links
  • Spare rear mech hanger


FAQ

WHAT IS GRAVEL EPIC?

  • Gravel Epic is a solo, non-stop endurance challenge on Epic Gravel roads in Epic Countries!


WHO CAN PARTICIPATE IN A GRAVEL EPIC?

  • A rider who is looking for an endurance challenge in some of the most beautiful places in the world.


WHAT IS THE MINIMUM AGE TO PARTICIPATE?

  • The minimum age for participants is 18 years.


WHAT IS GRAVEL GRINDING?

  • Gravel riding is adventure riding! It combines the best elements of road and mountain biking!
  • It brings us back to the roots of cycling and brings us back to nature! #adventureisopen


WHAT BIKE DO I NEED?

  • You will need a gravel bike to participate in the official race. MTB are allowed, but only out of competition.
  • A gravel bike is any bike with drop handlebars without full suspension.
  • Gravel bikes can usually accommodate tire widths of up to 40 - 45 mm and have disc brakes.


WHAT TIRE SHOULD I RIDE IN A GRAVEL EPIC EVENT?

  • We recommend tubeless tires, nothing less than 35 mm width.


WHAT GEAR RATIO I SHOULD RIDE?

  • We recommend at least a 1:1 ratio, though for most riders a 0.90 (38 – 42) or less is the preferred choice.


IS THE RACE OPEN TO TRAFFIC?

  • The roads are not always closed to traffic and you are obligated to follow the local traffic laws, instructions by the police and our volunteers.


IS THERE A TIME LIMIT TO COMPLETE THE COURSE?

  • Yes, time limits will be announced closer to the event and during the race briefing.


WHAT IS THE COURSE?

  • The Gravel Epic races courses are a mix of tarmac, gravel and forest roads.
  • Everything can be safely ridden with a Gravel bike though some sections are more technical than others and you may choose to walk these sections.
  • The official, final GPX track will be sent to the participants closer to the event.


ARE THERE ANY FEED STATIONS ALONG THE COURSE?

  • Yes, we will have feed stations along the course, however you are required to carry at least 2 bottles of water and some snacks with you at the start.


DO I NEED A RACING LICENSE FROM A NATIONAL CYCLING ASSOCIATION?

  • No, you do not need any license!


DO I NEED A MEDICAL CERTIFICATE?

  • A medical certificate is not required but we highly recommend a physical exam by a doctor to ensure that you are healthy and fit to participate in an endurance event.


CAN I TRANSFER MY ENTRY TO ANOTHER RACE?

  • It is possible to transfer your entry to another race up until one month prior to the race. An entry can only be transferred once.


CAN I TRANSFER MY ENTRY TO ANOTHER RIDER?

  • No, a transfer to another rider is not possible.


IS A GPS DEVICE REQUIRED?

  • Yes, a GPS device such as a Garmin 1030, Wahoo Explorer and similar cycling GPS devices are required.
  • We will give you a data file with the course which you need to upload to the device.
  • The course will only have minimal course markings and without a GPS device you will not be able to complete the course.
  • Please ensure that your GPS device has sufficient battery for the event or carry a powerbank so that you do not run out of battery during the event.


IF I BRING MY FAMILY, WILL THEY HAVE ANYTHING TO DO?

  • Gravel Epic events are for the whole family. Our event destinations were carefully chosen so that there are plenty of activities for the whole family.


WHAT SHOULD I BRING WITH ME?

  • We will send an email to all participants prior to the race with a detailed list of required and suggested equipment.
  • At a minimum you will need water bottles, food, front & back light, tools including a chain tool, puncture repair sets, pump and a helmet.






Find more about the region

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