This event goes back to our origins as mountain bikers, exploring our forests and sharing our passion, trails and the place we call home with riders from all around the World. Welcome to Trans Madeira.
For the past fifteen years, Madeira, a Portuguese Island located in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean has been carving its way to become one of the best mountain bike destinations on the planet. Big mountains, beautiful landscapes, a unique diversity of terrain, delicious food, warm weather all year round and over 600 years of history make Madeira the ultimate adventure destination with enough reasons to add it to your bucket list! Combine all of this with some of the most unique mountain bike trails and you’ve got yourself a ride to remember!
Trans Madeira powered by Cannondale combines the best things the island has to offer with five days of racing in the World’s most diverse terrain, exploring all four corners of the island, starting high in the mountains and finishing down at the ocean.
Get ready for 220km of riding, 30 special stages, exploring North, South, East and West in one mega week! Expect to ride different kinds of terrain from stage to stage, and explore some of the most iconic singletracks on the island in a bike camp adventure and stress-free race!
A daily average of 2800m descent and 900m ascent and between 4 to 7 special stages. There will be some days with some extra shuttle assistance so that you can cover much more trails and enjoy the riding. This is a mountain bike race open to everyone but also an adventure of what the island is all about. You have ahead of you 30 special stages in a 220km route, divided into 5 days of racing in some of the most iconic locations of Madeira.
The ‘Pearl of the Atlantic’ is known to have the World’s most diverse terrain, which will make you feel you’re riding in a different country on every special stage – no kidding! The adventure of racing in Madeira will take you on a rollercoaster of emotions, new friendships and make you step out of your comfort zone.
To join the 2023 Autumn waiting list or to find out more details, click here.