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One of Europe's oldest MTB stage races is coming back

As the tradition says, the VolCAT 2018 will be held in the middle of Holy Week, in its 12ª edition, the 30 and 31 of March and 1 of April. The 2018 edition will be the fourth consecutive year that the VolCAT gives UCI points in the XCS S2 category, becoming a meeting point for the international elite cyclists.

HIGHLIGHT:

·        The oldest mountain bike stages race in Spain and one of the most ancient in Europe.

·        13th edition

·        Presence of world-class bikers ( World MTB Marathon Champions, National XCO Champions...)

·        Three stages of authentic BTT with an amazing queen stage full of singletracks.

·        Different and surprising stages between Anoia i Bages. ( Great network of singletracks )

·        International UCI competition and Open participation

 

3 stages. 3 days. Spectacular landscapes

It is a BTT test that consists of 3 stages in 3 different days. The race crosses the singular landscapes of the central Catalonia, going through a variety of territories that will be enjoyable for the competitors, accompanists and the public. This is thanks to the brilliance of the spots of the circuit. 

Approximately, the length of the 3 stages will be as follows:
1st Stage. 58 km +1.500 Mts
2nd Stage. 77 km +2.100 Mts
3rd Stage. 43 km +1.100 Mts

Also hold the Eliminator, an MTB modality that is getting popular in MTB World Championships. This race will be for the 25 best cyclists of the general classification.

As last 2 years editions, VolCAT will have an only location for all the stages of the race, Igualada, capital of the Anoia region, where the starts and the emotion of the arrival will be lived.


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A tour for all the levels

VolCAT is a test for all the levels, with different categories. You can compete in PRO level, to get UCI points of the UCI S2 XCS category. You can also compete in PRO-OPEN level and in the OPEN modality. In the OPEN modality is possible to take part in couples, and in only one stage, two or the three stages. Don’t let go the opportunity of feeling proud of being a finisher of this international prestigious race.

The emotion of the VolCAT is more alive than ever, with new spots and places to discover in the heart of Catalonia.