Crossing Portugal in 8 days, north to south; finishing in Sagres – the southern west point of Europe; 1000 km of off-road racing across forest tracks, gravel roads and steep single tracks on clifftops.
Racing from hotel door to hotel door, overnight stays in the best hotels in the region, excellent food and relaxed atmosphere all around…[read more]
http://shoestring-racing.blogspot.com/2007/10/look-back-at-transportugal.htmlLook back at Transportugal
Just been sent some pictures of the Transportugal race i did this year so seems a good time to write a little look back post... and tonight for once i have little work for my Msc.
Don't want to cover every stage more just look at the stand out moments that still seem fresh 4 months on...http://xtremesport4u.com/extreme-land-sports/a-mountain-bike-adventure-race-has-started-in-portugal/The brainchild of Antonio Malvar and sponsored by Garmin, the American GPS company, the Trans-Portugal Garmin is a 9 day, north to south crossing of Portugal began on the 29th April and is due to finish on the 8th May. This is a formidable 1,150 km off-road mountain bike race across forest tracks, gravel roads and steep single tracks on clifftops. It is one of the toughest mountain bike stage races around and is a true ‘trans’ event as riders traverse the entire length of Portugal, from Braganca in the North to Sagres in the South.