Capoliveri Legend XCO Internazionali d'Italia Series

The Capoliveri Legend XCO, stage of the Internazionali d'Italia Series also for this year, is the realization of a project to further enhance the Bike Area on Monte Calamita, by setting up a modern Cross Country circuit to complete the Capoliveri Bike Park , which in this 2nd edition obtained the HC category from the International Cycling Union.

Project also supported by the Municipality of Capoliveri, always alongside the Association, which strongly wanted to focus on this type of organizational event at an international level, to give continuity to the projects to enhance the outdoor offer in the municipal area, already extensively implemented with the paths and permanent signs, the organization of the Capoliveri Legend Cup which in 2021 culminated with the holding of the UCI MTB MARATHON WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS - Elba Island - Tuscany - Italy, the highest goal that can be reached by an Organizing Committee in the MTB XCM discipline.

The route of the Capoliveri Legend XCO is not impossible to the expert eyes of pro bikers but demanding, with numerous changes in slope that leave little space for the athlete to recover. The location of the route, 5 km away from the inhabited center of the town of Capoliveri, is characterized by a very particular context, on the terraces of the ancient iron mines of the Vallone Alto, among the colors of the earth that blend with the scents of the Mediterranean scrub. , overlooking the Tyrrhenian Sea in the Tuscan Archipelago National Park, the Unesco MaB reserve.

Never without Legend!

Capoliveri Legend XCO Internazionali d'Italia Series

Capoliveri Legend XCO is an event with a strong territorial vocation, also supported by the tourism promotion body (Gestione Associata per il Turismo Visit Elba) which aims to consolidate the relationship between the island, the world of bicycles and a tourist offer to the sign of sustainability.

The program of the Capoliveri Legend XCO 2022 will start on the morning of Saturday April 16th with the race called "Elba Bike Legend Young" National Top Class competition, an event organized in collaboration with the ASD Elba Bike, reserved for the Beginners and Students 1st and 2nd categories ° year. While in the afternoon, the Giovanissimi categories will compete, a regional competition.

Sunday April 17th will instead be the turn of the race reserved for the Master M/W categories, an absolute novelty for 2022, a race called “Capoliveri Legend XCO Combinata Master” National Top Class XCO competition.

The Great Event will take place, like last year, on "Easter Monday", April 18th with the show of the Top-Bikers. In 2021 there was a duel between the king “Mr. MTB N1NO Schurter"and the Brazilian H. AVANCINI, with the latter winning.

Among the women, a solitary ride by the former world champion, the American Ms. Kate Courtney.

The Capoliveri Legend XCO 2022 will be the UCI Hors Catégorie International competition reserved for the OPEN M/W (Elite-Under 23) and Junior M/W categories.

The show is guaranteed, Never without Legend!

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