Race Report: Trans Atlantis 2021 Times 1 & 2

Day A person
Several days have handed due to the fact our arrival in Azores archipelago and it is really nevertheless tricky to find the correct terms to describe this “to be found” paradise in the center of the North Atlantic Ocean. Land of myths and heritage, São Miguel island is acknowledged for its environmentally friendly plain fields that appear throughout the optimum mountains until finally reaches the unforgiving Atlantic Ocean. For a couple of years that this archipelago only abounds in experience and out of doors actions. It has environment-class whale looking at, sailing, diving, mountaineering, and canyoning, but a short while ago the browsing and mountain biking alternatives are giving this piece of green heaven a new breathe by gradually making its mark into a bike and surf vacation spot.

Currently being 2021 the debut year of Trans Atlantis, it marks a new Era on the local mountain bicycle scene, filling the hole among Culture and Stamina. As the locals say, “a journey throughout the island” is composed of 6 times of path riding distribute out by means of the island where by riders will expertise a large kind of terrain, landscapes, and superior vibes.

The initial working day of riding took us from Sete Cidades Lagoons, climbing up the volcano crater and down to the west seaside of the island.

Time to wake up boys.These two content faces had been about to start a nice day using bikes.

Technically we’re on the dry time but it seems to be like this calendar year the soaked period came previously than at any time.

All time views to the ocean.Steep and unfastened was the menu on Stage Two

Rocky, wet and slippery, that is how we explain Phase 3.

Just ahead of riders fall their weapons we had been offered with one more unofficial race – the wheelie drag race. Each and every working day we’re heading to be offered with an additional challenge – the in general winners of this challenge with awarded with EVOC items.

Day Two
Following the very first working day on the east facet of the island, was time to transfer on and head to the place surrounded by the “Lagoa do Fogo” and “Pico da Barrosa”, positioned in the middle of the island.
It was expected a extended and complicated day on the mountains, form of an experience working day vibes, with lengthy trails, huge climbs, and a extensive traverse right up until the upcoming campsite that would end off the riders tank.Early early morning and now time to pack every little thing up for the reason that nowadays we are heading to go to Água de Pau campsite.
Scennic sights from Pico da Barrosa.

Stage One particular was s sketchy one at the bottom. Below are the fallen soldiers.

Immediately after a prolonged day on the mountains, riders arrived at the second campsite, found in “Água de Pau” – south of the island.