This September, the unique multi-day mountain bike stage race PERSKINDOL SWISS EPIC celebrated its successful premiere, with participants cycling from Verbier to Zermatt, via Leukerbad and Grächen. The teams, many of whom came from the ranks of the mountain bike elite, represented 27 nations on five continents. Now, preparations are under way for the second edition: from 3:15 p.m. on 15 November, passionate mountain bikers aged 18 and over can register for a team starting position for 2015. The first draw for starting positions takes place on 30 November 2014.

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All those who missed out on the premiere of this new mountain-biking adventure can register for the next edition from mid-November. Participants in PERSKINDOL SWISS EPIC 2015 can expect challenging single trails, a new route, and heavenly downhill rides with plenty of flow – all set against a spectacular Alpine backdrop.

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The teams of two will complete a distance of 400 km and master a difference in altitude of 15,000 metres. Riders in the Flow format have the aid of a shuttle bus, reducing the length of the race to 300 km and the altitude difference to 8,000 m. Once again, the focus of the event will be on adventure, an authentic Swiss experience, local culture, and a sense of community.

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Find out more at the Swiss Epic Website.

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