Strathpuffer 24 - Jan 20, 2020



Freezing temperatures. 17 hours of darkness. Miles upon miles of gruelling terrain. A brutal mix of ice, wind, hail, mud and snow, and maybe, just maybe, a glorious Scottish winter sunrise... <br> When it comes to mountain bike challenges, they don't come much tougher or more rewarding than the Strathpuffer - the legendary 24 hour mountain bike endurance event held every year in the Highlands of Scotland in the middle of winter. The Strathpuffer follows the traditional 24 hour MTB format with laps of a circa 12.5 km course We start at 10.00 am on Saturday morning and competitors must start their last lap by 10.00 am on Sunday morning and complete it by 11.00 m The event is open to solos, pairs, teams of four and teams of eight for schools.

Location: Torachilty Forest, Near Contin, UK

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How to Nail a 24-hour Mountain Bike Race

From Training Peaks Blog by TrainingPeaks

A 24 hour mountain bike race promises to test the limits of even the most experienced riders – whether you’re riding solo or as a team. A couple of weeks ago, TrainingPeaks sponsored the Boulder-based Trek Colorado Race Team as they took on the 14th annual 24 Hours of Old Pueblo race. The team dominated, taking the 1st, 2nd and 4th men’s solo spots, and 2nd place in the 4-man team relay category. In addition, Shawn Heidgen from TrainingPeaks also raced with her husband, finishing a respectable 16th place. ....

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Fees and Deadlines

Solo/Pair/Quad (per person) £65.00
Team of 8 (per team) £200.00 (School Groups Only)


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