Posted in News on Thursday, November 30, 2017 by The Beachcomber Tours Correspondent
Here we go again! For the third year in a row, Beachcomber Events invites all mountain bikers and thrill-seekers to a new sports challenge: the Mauritius Tour Beachcomber (MTB). The event is scheduled from 17-19 May 2018 and is yet another opportunity to combine the awesome sport of mountain biking with specials for the 5-star resort in the Beachcomber group.
Three days of riding will cover a total of 190 kms over four stages of 65 kilometres, 40 kilometres, 5 x 4.5 kilometres and 63 kilometres. For this third edition the trails have been revised so that the riders can discover new unique tracks of the island. The first stage will take the riders on unparalleled tracks, from the north to the south of Mauritius. The fourth stage will also be loaded with surprises!
Registration has already opened - those interested can visit http://www.beachcomber-events.com/mtb.for more information Details on the different tracks will be available shortly.
The 2017 edition of the MTB attracted over a hundred riders including several well-known names in the world of mountain biking, namely, Quentin Soubadou, Gregory Maillot (ambassador of MTB 2017) and Mathieu Desserprit from Reunion Island. Mauritian Yannick Lincoln won the race in the men’s category with a time of 7h22m40s. Aurélie Halbwachs-Lincoln finished top of the table in the women’s category after completing all for stages in a time of 8h22m36s.