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General info 2014

Changes 2014 !!!


 26th and 27th of July.


Between 15:00 and 22:00 on Friday the 25th of July in the Garden of Bansko Royal Towers hotel (west of the gondola car park).


We ask for a 15 leva per person donation towards the costs of maintaining the trails,

you must have a helmet and insurance to take part.


as ever I will be using the UCI system of :-

MY Mens Youth, for men 16 years and under.
MJ Mens Junior, for men of 17 or 18 years.
MU23 Mens Under 23, for men under 23 years,
ME23+ Mens Elite for men over 23 and anyone who elects to be in this category
MM Mens Masters, for men of 30 years and more
MV Mens Veterans, for men 40 years and more

MSV Mens Super Veterans, for men 50 years and more

W Women, for women of all ages

Prizes:- This year we have a small prize fund but enough for there to be Prizes for

-1st, 2nd and 3rd place in the Mens Elite
-1st, 2nd and 3rd place in the Womes

There will also be special prizes for:-

– Entrants of extreme age, old or young
-Special categories to be announced on the Sunday
-There will be a tombola for all finishers
-Medals for all finishers of both days

Day 1 something like this, with water stations and check points at  17km, 30km, 35km, 43km, 48km it looks tough but the real climbing is only 400m of  up and then miles and miles of down, well worth it!:-


Day 2 , will be a mass start cross country event starting in the car park of the chair lift in Dobrinishtay at 09:00 and finishing in frot of the hotel DKP in Bansko ( this is at the start the start of the Dead Dog trail)

 Here is the general route for day 2 there will be some small variations :-
 We will be able to help with buses to collect cars from the start after the event  :- 
Mtb After party
Bar Base Camp will be hosting an after party on Saturday night
If you need help with transport to the start of Day 2
- Andi @
-Steve @

Single or Double room at the Premier Luxury Mountain Resort 5* Hotel:-

€ 50 per room per night (for single or double occupancy)


–          Breakfast and free use of Victoria Spa and the outside swimming pool, quote the MTB event, in order to get this price.

Premier Luxury Mountain Resort, 11 Karamanitza st, 2770 Bansko

Tel: +359 749 50500 Reservations tel: +30 2310 548956  e-mail:


Single or Double Deluxe room at the Kempinski Hotel Grand Arena Bansko

55.00 EUR  and includes:

  • Breakfast and use of  The Kempinski Spa

Kempinski Hotel Grand Arena Bansko, 96 Pirin Street, 2770 Bansko. Tel: +359 749 88888

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