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About Tani (Tanja) Hacker
Without a big adventure race there was definiately something missing here in Austria. All the beautiful mountains and lakes are a perfect playground for adventure racing. So i decided to organize the inaugural Austrian Extrme Bike Race. Here we go. Enjoy!
Tani (Tanja) Hacker
2800 km, 57000 vm. Designed by Austrian adventure racer Tanja Hacker
unsupported or supported
start and finish in Graz, the home of Cycling in Austria
Part 5. Salzkammergut
Part 1: Styria & Korlpe
Part 2 Crossing Carinthia/ Großglockner
Part 3: Gerlospass
Part 4: Obertauern, Hochkönig, Wildschönau
Part 6: Grazer Bergland
Route part 1 highlights: Südsteirische Weinstrasse, Soboth- St. Lorenzen, Koralpe, Weinebene, Hebalm, Gaberl Altes Almhaus, Salzstigel/Hirschegger Sattel ,Pack, Soboth- St. Lorenzen, Koralpe, Weinebene, Hebalm, Gaberl Altes Almhaus, Salzstigel/Hirschegger Sattel ,Pack.
Route part 2 highlights: Klippitztörl, the famous Nockbergen Hochalpenstrasse, Grossglockner Hochalpenstrasse with Kaiser Franz-Josefs-Höhe with its beautiful glacier, Hochtor, Fuscherl Törl, finishing at Edelweiss Spitze.
Route part 3 highlights: Großglockner Hochalpenstraße downhill, Hochkrimmel waterfalls, Gerlos Pass
Route part 4 highlights: Wildschönau, the Hochkönig climbs, Obertauern , Turracher Höhe and again Nockberge (a different direction.) Finishing at the picturesque Prebersee.
Route part 5 highlights: Salzkammergut with all the stunning lakes. Postalm, Sölkpass, Pyrnpass, Präbichl, Seeberg,the church in Mariazell.
Route part 6 highlights: Josefberg/Annaberg, the National Park Gesäuse,, Preiner Gescheid, Pfaffensattel, Wenigzell with the Toter Mann myth, Sommeralm, Rechberg, Teichalm, Schöckl. The last hill is Eidexberg.
Route part 7 highlights: Kühtai, Schloß Kronburg Gravel, Arlberg, Flexenpass, Außerfern, Garmisch (Germany), Seefeld, Ganalm, Walder Alm & Hinterhornalm Gravel, Achensee, Steinberg an der Rofan Gravel
Part 7: Kühtai, Arlberg, Ganalm, Steinberg Gravel
11.8.2022 Registration and bike check in Graz
12.8.2022 Registration, bike check, race briefing and pre race dinner in Graz
13.8.2022 9:00 Start of the first rider of the second Austrian Extreme Bike Race. individual starts due to Covid 19 restrictions (5 minutes between the riders)
21.8.2022 23:59 Cut off time halfway point Wörgel
26.8.2022 23:59 Cut off time finish in Graz
Registration is open for all cyclists,solo or pair, older than 18 from mid September 2021 to end of July 2022 (If trafel restrictions keep you from coming to Austria, you are in for one of the following years):
350 Euro until 31.7.2022 23:59
250 Euro for those coming back (same cap number)
COVID 19 update coming early this summer. Currently masks are mandatory in Austria in public space.
Halfway Point Wörgel
sponsored by tubolito
Abenteuer und Bergsportklub Graz
Abenteuer und Bergsportklub Graz
Liebenauer Haupstraße 77
8041 Graz; Österreich
Inquiry 2022 starts September 26th! Adventurers interested in racing here may drop us a line with their best cycling stories (experience) and what your expectations are. We´d love hearing from you!
Teichalm. captured from Schöckl May 28th
Great news. Our Racers will be given wings to fly up the mountains by Red Bull. All of a sudden the supported category becomes much more interesting :) we will hand wings to supported rider if we catch them!
Orange is the new favorite color. Tubolito will support the Austrian Extreme Bike Race 2021. Category winners and the winner of the adventurer and kindness award will win some organge tubes. flats are so 2020 :D