Mountain Biking Portugal

If you’re a real mountain biker ready to take on some big challenges, you might want to plan for next year’s 9th Transportugal® Garmin race across Portugal taking place from the 29th of April to the 8th of May 2011. The site linked above has registration info.

The site’s facebook page mentions the prizes: “For 2011 the race main prizes will be: 1st place 2200€; 2nd 850€; 3rd 400€; 4th 200€ and 5th 100€”

If you’re just a vacationer looking for some scenic downhills to run for fun, no better place than the Centro Region’s Schist Villages, which have some fine, free facilities for mountain bikers: Schist Village Mountain Biking

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