Traversing the Iberian Peninsula from Saint-Jean-de-Luz near Biarritz at the Biscaya seato Tarifa, the most southern point on the European mainland.
The Iberica-Traversa is a single-stage, unsupported, 1710km bike adventure across the Iberian Peninsula, following mostly unpaved routes and trails. The second Iberica-Traversa goes in the oposite direction, starts in the north and finish in south.
An event from Transbike-Adventures.
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When I cycled the NorthCape-Tarifa section of Spain in November/December 2018, I came along old unused railway trasses and railway buildings and gravel roads crossing the country. Last night before I arrived in Tarifa, I met 3 spanish guys in Las Vegas (a small village in southern Spain) with their mountain bikes. They told me about the epic GR7 route and confirmed how good biking away of the paved roads is in Spain.
The idea was born: this is a great place for a gravel adventure.
- second edition: April 26th 2020
- registration: opens July 1st 2019
- route: 1710km, 30’700m vertical climbing
- places: Tarifa, Camino del Rey, Granada, Sierra Nevada, Parque Natural Sierra de Castril, Sierras de Cazorla, Cuenca, Bardenas Reales desert, Pamplona, Saint-Jean-de-Luz…
- categories: single and pair riders
- no time limit, go as fast or slow as you like it, enjoy the scenery
- for everybody who will go for an unsupported bikepacking adventure