1-day Challenge

The EPIC ride & atmosphere distilled into a one day race, designed for the aspiring rider to enjoy to its fullest.

The 1-day Challenge is all about discovering the pure nature of mountain biking, in a condensed package that delivers both an exciting, worth living experience and also provides a great entry point for riders not ready to set on the EPIC 4-day journey. The race will take place on the 19th of August.

1 day
of challenging fun
40 km
set in an epic scenery
1,500 m
elevation gain

The whole length of the course will be marked by a highly experienced team led by Romanian multiple mountain bike national champion, Razvan Juganaru. Check points, aid & technical stations and nutrition points are available throughout the course. After you cross the finish line, quickly wash and store your bike in a secure compound and enjoy the farewell buffet & prize award ceremony, in the Chillout Zone.

Pure. Riding. Pleasure.

Start & finish: Sunday, 19 Aug. 2018 @ Cheile Gradistei Fundata, the Race Village

The track is designed to address amateur riders of intermediate and advanced levels. The course map will be showcased soon.

Final track length may vary. Please consult the Ride Guide in the week of the race. Final technical characteristics will also be communicated during the Technical Briefing held before each stage.

Course details

  • Distance: 40 km
  • Elevation: 1,500 m
  • Difficulty: 4 out of 5
  • Max. stage time: TBA

Technical characteristics

  • Trails & single track: 60%
  • Gravel & wild mountain roads: 30%
  • Asphalt: 10%