EBWT Elite Races affiliated with the UCI
The 2 E-Bike World Tour elite races scheduled for Tignes – Val d’Isère (30th - 31st July) and Verbier (11th -13th August) are now part of the UCI’s International Mountain Bike Calendar under the E-Mountain Bike Cross-Country Marathon category.
Tignes – Val d’Isère, 29th July 2021 – The organisers of the E-Tour de Haute Tarentaise and the E-Tour du Mont-Blanc are proud to announce that their elite races will be affiliated with the UCI. Following on from the E-MTB Cross-Country and E-MTB Enduro categories, the UCI now offers the new category of E-MTB Cross-Country Marathon.
Currently, the E-Tour de Haute Tarentaise part of the Tignes – Val d’Isère E-Bike Festival and the E-Tour du Mont Blanc – Verbier E-Bike Festival, are the only E-MTB Cross-Country Marathon races in the 2021 International Mountain Bike Calendar. The objective is to add more dates in the near future.
“The organizers of the E-Tour de Haute-Tarentaise and E-Tour du Mont-Blanc are proud to join the UCI family. We see E-MTB marathon races as the ultimate E-Bike adventure experience, and are excited to develop the discipline together with the athletes and UCI.” - Nicolas Hale-Woods, CEO E-Bike World Tour
The E-Tour de Haute Tarentaise launches this Friday in the resorts of Tignes and Val – d’Isère. The racers will tackle two days of competition over 160km and 9000m of climbing across the neighbouring communes of Sainte-Foix en Tarentaise, Seez, Montvalezan, and Bourg St-Maurice.
Tracy Moseley, Nadine Sapin, Nathalie Schneitter, and Léa DesLandes have already been announced for the Women’s Elite Race. In the Men’s category a number of top Cross-Country, Enduro, and E-MTB athletes have signed up: Stéphane Tempier, Marco Fontana, Nicolas Vouilloz, Charles Murray, Kenny Müller, Kevin Miquel, Christoph Sauser.
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