Sunrise in the Gorafe Desert.

🎥 Oliver Lefebvre just after a checkpoint in the Gorafe Desert.

In September we will be heading South again.

Irun-Tarifa.

The inaugural Iberica Traversa road route will start on Sep 26.

Iberica Traversa gravel & trails Sep 25.

1720km and 30`000 meters of climbing – pure fun!

Oliver Lefebvre Iberica-Traversa 2021 by Andy Buchs

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The official results are now online!

The Iberica-Traversa northbound official results are now online:

https://iberica-traversa.com/results-2022-may/

The next edition starts on September 25th and we will be heading south!

The inaugural Iberica-Traversa road route starts on September 26th at Irun.

The route is 1800km long with about 25000 elevation gain. With the highest climb to the top of Pico del Veleta (3,398m) the highest road in Europe.

In Tarifa, you can join the Morocco-BikeAdventure and continue to Sidi Ifni. It’s an option for anyone who wants to be a part of 2 Continents Adventure.

Gehan and Felix heading checkpoint in the Gorafe Desert – IT northbound 2022. Photo: Andy Buchs

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The 2nd edition of Iberica-Traversa northbound is now finished

Marco who was the last remaining rider on the route had scratched due to stomach issues.
Due to the rain in the south of Spain that made the route around the Gorafe desert unrideable was certainly one of the toughest.

Thanks to all and every each who took time to be a part of this amazing adventure. Thank you for your feedback. It was pure pleasure to be on the route with you all!

You can still follow Jan who is finishing his ride to Irun out of competition.

The next start of the Iberica-Traversa will be September 25th, gravel/trail and the new road version.

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Steven arrived at the finish line at 2:22 am

Despite all the mechanical issues and being stuck in the mud for many hours! He finishes the most demanding ride he’s ever taken on in an amazing time of 9D 19H 22M.

Massive congratulations!

Steven Le Fevre at the finish line in Irun. IT northbound 2022. Photo: Andy Buchs

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Congratulations to Felix Wyns!

Congratulations to Felix Wyns!

He arrived at the finish line at 22:22 which was just after the sunset, conquering the last 300km with almost 4,500 meters of climbing in 15h.

What a finish!

He started the IBERICA-TRAVERSA as a pair rider together with Gehan. Unfortunately, Gehan was forced to quit the race due to knee pain. They rode together for 1300km.

The course was smashed in 9D 15H 22M.

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Felix is flying towards the finish!

Felix reached the last checkpoint in Pamplona. He is expecting to be in Irun by the sunset.

He is on the final stretch of Iberica-Traversa route. 70 km to go!

Steven is 30 km behind Felix.

Luca had no chance to continue the race due to a broken frame around the bottom bracket so he finished his performance of the course at the checkpoint in Cuenca.


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Congratulations to the second finisher!

Gèrard Rumen has arrived!

He rolled in at 15:49 finishing the Iberica-Traversa ultra-endurance course in an excellent time of 8 days 8 hours 49 minutes.

Chapeau!

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Massive congratulations to Nico Valsesia!

The 1st finisher of Iberica-Traversa northbound 2022 has arrived!

Nico Valsesia rolled in at 23:42!

He covered the course of 1720km and 30,000 meters of climbing in just 7 days 16 hours and 42 minutes.

We salute your effort!

The time is even more impressive after the rain in the south turned the red soil into a sticky not ridable route. Nico did not stop!

Nico Vasesia the first finisher of IT northbound 2022. Irun Faro De Higuer. Photo: Andy Buchs

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Nico Valsesia on the final stretch!

We found Nico in Pamplona at Castillo San Cristóbal – CP6.

He is now on the final stretch to Irun.

90km to go!

Nico at checkpoint 6 of IT northbound. Photo: Andy Buchs

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Few more climbs to go!

Nico will soon reach CP6 in Pamplona. He has only 170km to go.

Gerard is less than 130km behind Nico and will be in the Bardenas Reales this afternoon.

Photo: Gerard last night.

Photo: Andy Buchs – Gerard last night

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