Spain · August 1 - 4 2024

RCC Escape Bilbao

Basque Country experience

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Overview

Moderate temperatures from northern Spain summer and cycling passion as a tradition "euskaldun" culture.  Ride with us the iconic roads of Bilbao, home of the Grand Départ Tour de France in 2023. A unique opportunity to join RCCs from all over the world and live the Basque passion for cycling. ___________________________ Temperaturas moderadas del verano del norte de España y la pasión por la bicicleta como tradición de la cultura euskaldun. Recorre con nosotros las carreteras icónicas de Bilbao, sede de Grand Départ Tour de France en 2023. Una oportunidad única de juntarnos RCCs de todo el mundo y vivir la pasión vasca por el ciclismo. 

Schedule

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Hotel Catalonia Bilbao

Thursday

3:00pm - Welcome briefing at Hotel Catalonia Bilbao.

3:30pm - Warm up Ride

6:30pm - Get together Welcome Cocktail

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Hotel Catalonia Bilbao

Friday

8:30 am - Social Ride (110km/140km)

A shorter ride will also be available 

7:00 pm - Boat trip through Ría de Bilbao

8:00 pm - Dinner at Puente Colgante

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Hotel Catalonia Bilbao

Saturday

8:30 am : Social Ride (110km/140km)

Will be shorter options available though

7:00 pm : Guided walk through Bilbao old town tasting the indigenous gastronomy


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Hotel Catalonia Bilbao

Sunday

9:00 am - 2 hours Social Ride 

11:30 am - Pack & Go

Highlights

CYCLING BASQUE COUNTRY

CYCLING BASQUE COUNTRY

If you are planning to stay few more days riding in the area you can find some additional cycling information here: https://shorturl.at/hELNV

VISIT EUSKADI

VISIT EUSKADI

If you would like to find out more information about the Vasque Country and all what it offers please visit the official website: https://tourism.euskadi.eus/en/

Host

Hotel Catalonia Bilbao

Hotel Catalonia Bilbao

Click here to make your reservation : EN / ES 

We Plan your trip to Bilbao by staying at a charming hotel located on an avenue lined with stately buildings from the mid-19th century. 

In the link you'll find a special price booking exclusive for the Escape attendants. 

What's Included

What's Included

COMMEMORATIVE EVENT BAG

TRACKS

FEED CHECKPOINTS

MECHANICAL SUPPORT ALONG THE RIDES

WELCOMING COCKTAIL

DINNER AT PUENTE COLGANTE

BOAT TRIP THROUGH RIA BILBAO

OLD TOWN TAPAS & PINTXOS TOUR

FOUR LED RIDES WITH RIDE LEADERS

PROFESSIONAL PHOTOGRAPHER

HOTEL

TRANSPORT

TRANSPORT TO AND FROM THE HOTEL

FOOD BEYOND THE SCHEDULED ONES

FAQ's

You can find all the routes of the Escape Bilbao as soon as we create them in our Koomot profile

All the routes of the Bilbao will take place in road. The ideal bike for you to bring or rent is a road bike. Saturday and Sunday are rolling hills rides with long and short options however a good physical condition will be necessary for both of them. 

Please be aware the rider need to be in a good phsycal condition to follow the group. In case being drop will need to come back in the support car or alone to the Hotel. Don't affraid of the pace, will be social pace but we need to not wait too long for anyone. 

Hotel Catalonia Bilbao will be the meeting point for all the different Escape activities and therefore we recommend you to book in that hotel or close to. 

We have a special price with Catalonia Bilbao for the Escape attendats, click in the next links( EN/ES ):

ENGLISH or ESPAÑOL

There will be a total of three days of riding with shorter options too. 
The regular length every day will be 110-140km. 

All the attendants need to have a good condition to been able to follow the group. 

Will be a social pace, but Basque Country is hilly so please count with it. 

Escapes are designed to allow RCC members to come together and socialise. 

Is one of the benefits of being RCC member, if you want join please click in the next link:

JOIN THE RCC

The purchasing deadline for this event will be the 30th of June.

The Escape will be canceled if a minimum of 20 people won't join.

Please check the What's included section for what costs are covered. Generally, the price of admission covers mapped routes, Ride Leader support, a gathering, and some light refreshments, with some Escapes providing accommodation. But this time also the dinner Friday and Saturday will be covered, also the guide tour both days. 

The price of admission covers entry for one participant. 

Escapes are non-refundable. However, we will endeavour to facilitate a ticket swap if a member finds a replacement rider. Reach out to the local host if you have any concerns in advance.

The escape will be canceled if a minimum of 20 people are not joined.

RCC Escape Bilbao

Spain

FROM$270.82/pp

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