The Experience

A full-service mountain bike event like no other in Romania

Accomodation, food & nutrition

  • Full 4-day EPIC meal plan, including recovery meals for each race day starting on Friday, dinner themed parties from Thursday to Saturday and one final farewell lunch set during the Awards Ceremony after the final stage, on Sunday. The 1-day Challenge race option includes the recovery meal and farewell lunch on Sunday
  • Fully stocked water & nutrition points on course, including isotonic carbohydrate drinks, fruits and other energy boosting nutrients
  • Accommodation options in the Race Village, reserved only for 4-day EPIC registered riders: 2* or 3* rooms and also room sharing with other riders if you are not accompanied. All accommodation options include 3 nights, starting (check-in) on Thursday 21st of September (Prologue day) and ending on Sunday 24th September. Check-out time is no later than 6 P.M. Breakfast is included with all accommodation options
  • Parking space for all registered riders

Race Village & race services

Included in the entry fee

  • Trained medical staff on-course and in the Race Village
  • Technical aid points on-course, covering basic tools & repairs
  • Basic insurance, for each race day, covering emergency evacuation interventions & bike insurance, only when parked in the official Bike Park
  • Bike Wash zone
  • Dedicated mechanical team at the Race Village, covering basic adjustments for free and further minor repairs, based on availability; on-course tool kits for self-made running repairs
  • Storage facilities & locker rooms / showers for riders living outside the Race Village
  • Transport from the Race Village to the start line of the first stage (all other stages start from the Race Village)
  • Substantial prize money pool for Elite races & special prizes for all race categories
  • MyLAPS timing service for all stages

Available upgrades

  • Premium recovery meals for Stages 1 and 2
  • Dinner on Saturday (for 1-day Challenge participants only)
  • Bike Wash with included handling, for each race day
  • Bike storage facilities with 24h security, at the official Bike Park, from Thursday to Saturday
  • A premium mechanical service, covering guaranteed post-race checks, superior adjustments and repairs, from Thursday to Saturday. Additional costs besides the included services are agreed upon and charged depending on what is required for the repairs. The premium mechanical service upgrade also includes the bike wash service with pickup and handling, from Thursday to Sunday
  • Massage packs covered by dedicated personnel. The 4-day EPIC pack consists of 3 x 25 minutes time slots for Thursday, Friday and Saturday and one 15 minutes time slot on Sunday. For the 1-day Challenge race, the massage pack provides a 15 minutes session of Sunday
  • Clothes wash service offered daily by the Race Village staff (available for purchase directly at the Race Village main reception)

Entertainment & relaxation

  • Riders’ Lounge for after race recovery
  • Themed dinner parties and farewell lunch, open also to supporters as part of the supporters’ pack available for purchase separately
  • Wireless access covering the Race Village
  • Tee house & restaurant overlooking the mountains
  • Pool, sauna, pub & an array of relaxation games & activities are available at the Race Village
  • A family friendly environment & a relaxing atmosphere

An EPIC race pack

  • Official CARPATHIAN MTB EPIC pro cycle jersey for both 4-day Epic and 1-day Challenge participants
  • Finisher medal made of metal
  • Basic nutrition / energy pack powered by GoldNutrition. Additional packs can be bought during the registration process, both for the 4-day EPIC and the 1-day Challenge races
  • Sponsor give-aways & merchandise
  • Event photos, free-of-cost
  • Rider guides, nutritional advice, strategic approaches to each stage, contests and a few surprises

*Both the jersey and medal shown below are pre-production variants used for presentation purposes only. The final products may vary slightly.

Enter the wild Carpathians