The most awaited moment arrives. The Maspalomas Bike Xperience mountain biking opens today bringing together no less than 360 riders in the Maspalomas South Park. They have to join about a hundred young members of the different schools of Gran Canaria.
In the first edition of the event, organized by the company Top Time Eventos and the Department of sports from the City of San Bartolomé de Tirajana under the supervision of the Canarian Cycling Federation, a series of activities related to the sport of the pedal are also developed.
The day starts at 11.00 with the test of the schools, which has routes of 850 and 1,000 meters away. At 12.00 departure is planned in the modalities that are included in the program of this Xperience Maspalomas Bike: the XCM, 62 kilometers; the XCC, 43.5 kilometers; and the one directed to the E-bikes (electric bicycles). At 12.30 a road safety circuit will take place.
It should be noted that the reign of this first edition of the southern event, of 62 kilometers, is also the Marathon Canarian Championship for federated runners, with the presence among the enrollees of some of the best specialists of the Archipelago.
For its part, the 43.5-kilometer mode is aimed primarily at those cyclists who are not looking for competitive demand so much, but for maximum enjoyment on the bicycle.
The runners of both events face the challenges proposed by their respective routes, which will take them through the Barranco de Ayagaures, a place with incredible areas for the practice of mountain bike.