'Heading SouthWest' is an adventure-cycling challenge across Portugal in one-stage. The seek for the essence of cycling. On-road (set) route with around 1.000KM and 18.000M of climbing. In 2024, the bikepackers will face the harshness but beautiful landscapes of North of Portugal. SOUTHWEST'24 will start and finish in Aveiro. Departure on June 8 2024.

REGISTRATION: LAST SPOTS 

diversity

...and inclusivity. We are looking for riders from different backgrounds and with all type of goals. All are welcome to 'Heading SouthWest'. Doesn't matter if you're going to ride in "racing mode" or slowly enjoy the experience.

ENVIRONMENT

 'SouthWest' is route roams through the inland and remote areas of Portugal, seeking connection with nature. 'Peneda-Gerês National Park' will be the headliner territory in 2024 (photo by Jenia Flerman on Unsplash).

COMMUNITY

Our partners are local and national projects. We believe in local empowerment. We have been working with national brands such as Zuna Bars, the handmade CAPs by Cabeça de Martelo, Cerveja Volta and the creative UNlost.

REGISTRATION: OPEN

(LAST 2 SPOTS)

roster

#01 DAVID HERRANZ PEREZ (ES)
#02 JOÃO PINTO (PT)
#03 LUÍS MEDEIROS PEREIRA (PT)
#04 NUNO MARTINS (PT)
#05 ANDRÉ ALVES (PT)
#06 LUÍS CARVALHO (PT)
#07 JOÃO POMBINHO (PT)
#08 JOEL KAROLIN (CH)
#09 BARTLOMIEJ WIECZOREK (PL)
#10 FERGAL TREACY (IE)
#11 CAT SMITH (UK)
#12 MARK SMITH (UK)
#13 GONÇALO CUNHA (PT)
#14 LENITA LEMOS (PT)
#15 KYRYLO KAZACHEK (UA)
#16 INDY NEERHOFF (NL)
#17 DIOGO BORGES (PT)
#18 JOSÉ ZACARIAS (PT)
#19 NUNO SANTOS (PT)
#20 DANIEL PERUCHO (PT)

#21 ANDRÉ QUEIROZ (PT)
#22 LUIS CORDEIRO (PT)
#23 RICARDO STRINGFELLOW (PT)
#24 LUCAS GOES (BR)
#25 JORGE LOURENÇO (PT)
#26 HÉLDER MARTINS (PT)
#27 MARGARIDA FERNANDES (PT)
#28 JOÃO PALMA (PT)
#29 XAVIER RATO (PT)
#30 HEORHII VEREMIEV (UA)
#31 LUÍS LUZ (PT)
#32 FRANCISCO SILVA (PT)
#33 HANNA DE SOUSA (SE)
#34 MARCO PESTANA (PT)
#35 ADELINO SILVA (PT)
#36 JOEL OLIVEIRA (PT)
#37 JOÃO GARRA (PT)
#38 MARILENA DE ANDRADE (BR)
#39 [slot available]
#40 [slot available]

#41 PAU WONG (MY)
#42 MOEY CHEN LIM (MY)
#43 KACPER KACZMAREK (PL)
#44 TOMASZ SIECZKOWSKI (PL)
#45 EWA MODRAKOWSKA (PL)
#46 MAGDALENA SOBCZAK (PL)
#47 DIOGO MANJERICO (PT)
#48 JOÃO NASCIMENTO (PT)
#49 ANA PEDRO (PT)
#50 NUNO BORBA (PT)
#51 MARIK LAHON (BE)
#52 MORGAN LAHON (BE)
#53 RUFUS RODRIGUES (IN)
#54 SRINIVAS CHAKRAVARTHY (IN)
#55 BRUNO COSTA (PT)
#56 GABRIEL GAMEIRO (PT)
#57 PEDRO PINTO (PT)
#58 RITA LOPES (PT)
#59 PAWEL FIGINSKI (PL)
#60 MARIUSZ NIEPSUJ (PL)

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