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  • 9th edition
  • April 8 to 13, 2019
  • 380 km & 7.986 m+
  • Individual (solo) format
  • 6 stages of pure mountain biking in a land with charm
  • Circular stages (out and back), starting and finishing in the same town
  • An amazing and fun route full of contrasts along Jaén and Córdoba
  • A unique race in Spain and one of the most outstanding in the world
  • Superb services and accommodation at unbeatable prices
  • UCI first class international competition (XCS 1)
  • Shared with MTB stars and supported by Olympic medallists José Antonio Hermida and Carlos Coloma

SCHEDULE | DO NOT MISS IT

SUNDAY 7TH APRIL - LINARES

12: 00h Exhibition of Classic Cars | Club 600 Linares

12:00h Inflatable castles and climbing wall

“Guadalquivir Activo” offers inflatable castles and climbing walls during the whole morning for enjoying of kids.

15:30h Tasting of Iberian products | Coloryn

A tasting of Iberian products will be offered in the Paddock area.

MONDAY 8TH APRIL - LINARES

10:00h Flash Stage start

Come to see the start of Stage 1. Cyclists will start individually in time trial format. Come to support them and enjoy a tasting of Spanish churros!

TUESDAY 9TH APRIL - LINARES

10:00h Stage 2 start

Come to see the start of Stage 2. Cyclists will start all at the same time. Come to support them and enjoy a tasting of Spanish churros!

12: 50h Approximate arrival of the winner of Stage 2

Come and see the arrival of the winner of Stage 2 of the Andalucía Bike Race presented by Caja Rural Jaén. Place your bets!

WEDNESDAY 10TH APRIL - ANDÚJAR

12:00h Tasting of Iberian products | Coloryn

A tasting of Iberian products will be offered at the finish area.

THURSDAY 11TH APRIL - VILLAFRANCA DE CÓRDOBA

11: 00h Eggs Party | Courtesy of Villafranca de Córdoba town hall

A tasting of 1,000 fried eggs will be offered to all participants and public.

FRIDAY 12TH APRIL - CÓRDOBA

12: 30h Michelin Star Food Truck | Kisko Garcia (Choco Restaurant)

The food truck located in the Cordoba Paddock (Parque de la Asomadilla) is available to participants, companions, team members and the public. Come and taste its products.

15:00h Ser Deportivos Radio Program | Cadena Ser

The Cadena Ser radio will broadcast live the news of the event.

16:00h Inflatable castles and climbing wall

“Guadalquivir Activo” offers inflatable castles and climbing walls during the whole afternoon for enjoying of kids.

16:00h Trial Exhibition | Sponsored by EMACSA

Darío Castañares, the trial bike expert, will delight us with an exhibition for the entire public.

16: 00h Children's test circuit | Sponsored by EMACSA

The possibility of participating in the children's test circuit will be offered to all those children who wish to do so, and they will also get DINO products as a gift.

19: 00h CAFÉ BIKE RACE with the stars of the Spanish MTB!

Would you like to have a coffee with Jose Antonio Hermida, Carlos Coloma, Natalia Fischer and Rocío del Alba García? They will take the opportunity to present the next events La Rioja Bike Race, MMR Asturias Bike Race and Catalunya Bike Race and they will be at your disposal to take a picture and sign autographs. In addition, you will enter the draw for some of the BIKE RACE. Do not miss it! (Hotel Ayre. C / Poeta Alonso Bonilla 3).

SATURDAY 13TH APRIL - CÓRDOBA

12:00h Inflatable castles and climbing wall

“Guadalquivir Activo” offers inflatable castles and climbing walls during the whole morning for enjoying of kids.

12: 00h Tasting of Olive Oils with D.O.

The Denominations of Origin of Priego and Baena, together with the Asociación Española de Municipios del Olivo, will make available to participants and public a space for the tasting of different exquisite oils.

12:00h Trial Exhibition | Sponsored by EMACSA

Darío Castañares, the trial bike expert, will delight us with an exhibition for the entire public.

12: 00h Children's test circuit | Sponsored by EMACSA

The possibility of participating in the children's test circuit will be offered to all those children who wish to do so, and they will also get DINO products as a gift.

13: 00h Music Concert | Càirdean

The Càirdean music group will offer us two hours of live Celtic music.

13:30h Final Award Ceremony

Octagon (Organizer of Andalucía Bike Race presented by Caja Rural Jaén) will deliver the prizes to the winners of Stage 6 and those of the Absolute Classification, in the Paddock area Parque de la Asomadilla. C/ Escultor Pablo Gargallo, 3, 14960 Córdoba.

FURTHER PROMOS

  • Centre of Interpretation for “El Paisaje Minero de Linares”
    Enjoy a free visit to the permanent exhibition of mining activity in the city of Linares. The exhibition is located just inside the Paddock area of Linares. Paseo Virgen de Linarejos, s/n, 23700 Linares, Jaén.

  • El Pósito de Linares
    You can know more about the history of Linares with a free guided tour in El Pósito, with rooms dedicated to bullfighting and Flamenco. C/ Iglesia 5, 23700 Linares.
  • Buen Sabor Restaurant (Linares)
    The place offers a homemade menu that include rice and pasta for 11€, to participants and companions. Lunches and dinners. Rider bracelet is requested. Paseo Virgen de Linarejos 14, 23700 Linares.

  • Hammam Al Ándalus
    Will offer a 20% discount for participants and companions in the Arab Baths of Córdoba for MIMMA and MIDRA services. Rider bracelet and promo flyer are requested. Book in advance: 957.48.47.46. C / Corregidor Luis de la Cerda, 51, 14003 Córdoba.

  • AIRA SPORT Centre

The sport centre will offer free entrance to all participants to use the fitness facilities, swimming pools and spa area. Rider bracelet is requested. Av. De Rabanales, s / n, 14007 Córdoba.

  • Grupo Sojo Restaurants (Córdoba)

Discount of -5% in the restaurants of the Sojo Group and -1 € discount in drinks. Rider bracelet is requested. (Fusión: C/ Enrique Romero de Torres s/n | Horno San Luis: C/ Cardenal González, 73).

  • Trastevere Restaurant (Córdoba)

Pizza and homemade menu that include pasta for 9€, for participants and companions. Only lunches. Rider bracelet is requested. C / Gema 5, Córdoba (Pol. El Granadal - Next to the Blue Elephant).

  • Laundry service Lava Dream

We offer a low-cost laundry service for all participants, with collection and delivery in the paddock of each stage. You will find the flyer with more information in the Race Pack. More info: +34 606.238.787

Do you have doubts with the race’s logistics?

  • April 7 (or before): stay in Linares until April 10
  • April 8 & 9: stages 1 & 2 in Linares
  • April 10 (morning): move from Linares to Andújar for stage 3
  • April 10 (evening): move from Andújar to Córdoba after stage 3
  • April 10 (night): stay in Córdoba until April 13 (or longer)
  • April 11 (morning): move from Córdoba to Villafranca de Córdoba for stage 4
  • April 11 (evening): return to Córdoba after stage 4
  • April 12 & 13: stages 5 & 6 in Córdoba

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