I would like to describe a bit how we have developed the final race course. We started from scratch! The anchor was start and finish point, town of Bled. First issue was decision about the length of the race course.

We decide for shorter, 60 km, and longer, 100 km, race course.

With the leading MTB.si media in Slovenia we made a survey which gives us an answer about the length of the race. We decide for shorter, 60 km, and longer, 100 km, race course. Slovenia has a lot of beautiful places to cycle. So we had a lot of sweet problems. At last we decide for the race course which connects tree mountain plateaues, Mežakla, Pokljuka, Jelovica and the glacier valleys in between. The race course leads in the unique Triglav national park and offers some really nice views on the Julian Alps. …

Aljoša Žnidar, Courses designer