Cycling from the most northern to the most southern point on the European mainland crossing different countries, cultures and sceneries. Start your journey at 24 hours daylight up in the north, end your journey at the Mediterranean Sea, with its warm sunny weather with view to the next continent, Africa.
The rules for the NortCape-Tarifa bike race are simple and largely self-policed. The rules attempt to embody the spirit of self-support and fairness for all riders.
That’s the North Cape – Tarifa bike race, a single-stage, unsupported, for 7100km of cycling race across Europe.
Dario opens his bike shop for NorthCape Tarifa racers 24 hours
Dario Valsesia, a well-known finisher of the Transam Bike Race, Transcontinental Race, Transatlantic Way, 7x Iditarod Trail Invitational… opens his bike shop in Borgomanero Italy for all the NorthCape-Tarifa racers 24 hours. This is situated at about the half way point between NorthCape and Tarifa.
June 20th 2018 / 00:01
|finish Helsinki, Finland||about 1675km
about 15'000m climbing
|finish Nice, France||about 4955km
|finish Tarifa, Spain||about 7100km
|lowest route point||0m, sea level|
|highest route point||3398m, Pico del Veleta|
|Col d'Iseran, 2764m||highest mountain pass in the Alps|
|Port d'Envalira, 2409m||highest all year open mountain pass in Europe and highest pass in the Pyronees|
|Pico del Veleta, 3398m||highest ridable road in Europe|
|countries||Norway, Finland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Csechia, Germany, Switzerland, Italy, France, Andorra, Spain|