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17.01 | ATLAS MOUNTAIN RACE | The second edition of the Atlas Mountain Race (AMR) was postpone (for the third time) due to the cancelation of all flights to Morocco until 31st of January. The AMR was planed to start on February 5th. The organization mention: "we really didn't have much of a choice". The AMR is planned to start on October 1st. 

10.01 | TWO VOLCANO SPRINT | The registration for the the 4th edition of the Two Volcano Sprint (2VS) will open in the 1st week of March - announced the organizares on social media. As usual and for equality purposes, the approach will be "first-come first serve basis". 2VS is a self-supported ultracycling event that links the Vesuvius/Etna volcanos.

29.12 | BIKINGMAN SERIES | Après Perrine Fages (solo women) and Hans Nyfeler (solo men) are the winners of the BikingMan 2021 series. The French female rider completed the Aura and Portugal stages and Swiss male rider rode five stages: France, X, Aura, Euskadi and Portugal (climbing more than 100.000 meters and riding 5.000 kilometers). 

28.12 | ROOKIE OF THE YEAR | Justinas Leveika is the rookie of the year for Finisterra. The Lithuanian ultracyclist participated in the three Transibérica's events and maintained an impressive regularity: 4th in TransPyrenees, 3rd in Transibérica and 5th in Badlands. One of the goals of the award is to inspire and motivate the 2022 rookies.

24.12 | TRANS AM BIKE RACE | The inquiry for the eight edition of the Trans AM Bike Race is open. The Trans AM Bike Race 2022 will start on June 5th in Asturia, Oregon. The race links - since 2014 - the west and east coasts of the United States of America (6.800K). Last year, Kraig Pauli (2º) Evan Deutsch (3) David Tschan were the fastest riders.



H E A D I N G   S O U T H W E S T 

UltraCycling challenge across the most southwestern country of Europe. Riders will face the diversity of the Portuguese landscapes - from mountains to plains - heading the Atlantic Ocean. Departure in Coimbra on May 21st 2022. 'Heading SouthWest' is an event designed by Finisterra and Portuguese ultracyclists.

ADVENTURE-CYCLING 2022

Do you have plans for 2022? The majority of races and events already announced dates and applications are opening. The self-supported ultracycling & adventure-cycling calendar is growing as well as the time window: new challenges and the expected return of some races in the (hopefully) post-pandemic times.  

ROOKIE 2021: JUSTINAS LEVEIKA

Justinas Leveika is the rookie of the year for Finisterra. The Lithuanian ultracyclist participated in the three Transibérica's events and maintained an impressive regularity: 4th in TransPyrenees, 3rd in Transibérica and 5th in Badlands. One of the goals of the award is to inspire and motivate the 2022 newbies.