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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/ Flexenpass, Ganalm Gravel
Registration is open for all cyclists,solo or pair, older than 18 from mid September 2022 to early August 2024 (If trafel restrictions keep you from coming to Austria, you are in for one of the following years):
350 Euro until 06.8.2024 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
(next update August 2022)
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!
Unfortunately the 2022 Edition of the Austrian Extreme Bike Race is postponed to August 2024! We had an incredibly high number of drop outs due to these chalenging times and also health problems of our RD Tanja (COVID 19 dypnoe). We truely apologize to our riders, sponsors and fans! We will be back soon for racing! See you guys in Summer 2024!
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We are asking our fture heros to get in touch with us within the next month to finish their registration! This was one of two rainshowers in summer 2021! Things happen while waiting for racers :)
Don´t hesitate to ask any questions! Adventure is calling again!
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