BIG BASH | #BIGBASH2022
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It's a race! If you are looking for a challenge, look no further. 307km long Big Bash will test your physical and psychical strength all right. Don't feel like racing? No worries. Just pack your tent and enjoy the beautiful scenery at your own pace. Big Bash is part of #BBBC2022. We will welcome you to the Camp on Thursday, September 8, and we will party with you on Saturday night, September 10, 2022.
All Big Bash riders will be baring a satelite tracker so we and your loved once will be able to track your progress on Follow My Challenge.
Winner: Wahoo Element Bolt, Cycling Computer
Winner: Velocio Cycling Apparel €300 worth gift card
Second place: Velocio Cycling Apparel €200 worth gift card
Third place: Velocio Cycling Apparel €100 worth gift card
What is provided?
Two nights camping (Thursday & Saturday) You'll be out riding through Friday night!
Thursday and Saturday buffet dinner, Friday and Sunday buffet breakfast
Nutrition pack from Chimpanzee Nutrition
The route (a . GPX track to follow)
Komoot complete map package
Saturday party with food and bands
What to bring?
A bike suitable for the mixed-surface road & gravel event
GPS devise. You will need it to follow the route
Powerbank or additional battery backup
All necessary items to be self-sufficient on the route. Stuff like tools & spares, a pump, tubes, patches, chain link, etc. This is a self-supported ride!
Lights with plenty of juice to get you through the night. Sunset is 7:29 PM, sunrise at 6:31 AM eleven hours later.
Tent and sleeping bag, sleeping mat
Spoon, fork, bowl (This is very important. We will not provide plastic utensils)
307km; 5170m up; 5170m down, highest point 1012m; lowest point 120m; 1x ferry crossing.
Thursday, September 8
4 - 9 PM Arrival. You will set your tent up, register, and kick back. Your tent will be waiting for you when you come back, sometime on Saturday.
6 - 7 PM Dinner & beers with the gang
9 PM mandatory meeting by the fire
Friday, September 9
6:30 Buffet breakfast
8 AM Start of the #BIGBASH2022
Saturday, September 10
Sign in Komoot tent upon your arrival. Tracker drop off.
We will be waiting for you with open arms and with a cold beer in hand. First, you'll get some rest so you can party later in the evening. Then, we will be ready to hear your stories.
6 - 9 PM Buffet dinner
8 PM Party Time!
9 PM Bonfire and the signature Medieval Party
9:30 PM #BIGBASH2022 Ceremony
10 PM more live music and DJ and beer
Sunday, September 11
8 AM Breakfast Buffet
Registration fee: €150
Satelite tracker rental fee: €40
Location: Bohemian - Saxony Switzerland National Park; 50.8547019N, 14.3579331E (Germany 🇩🇪 / Czech Republic 🇨🇿 )
Airports: Berlin, Dresden, Prague
Arriving by train:
Trains from Dresden (Germany) or Decin (Czechia) stop at Schöna station. Take the ferry (50m from the station, €2.50) across the river Elbe/Labe. You will find yourself in Hrensko. Follow the road into the woods. It is only 11.6km long ride.
International trains from Berlin or Prague stop in Bad Schandau. You can cycle from the train station to the event. It is 22km long ride. There is a ferry service from Bad Schandau to Hrensko as well. More information here: http://www.ovps.de/Verkehrsmittel/Schiff/Fahrplan-und-Tarife/4193/
By car - 2:45h
By train - 2:20h
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By train - 7:40h