Rwanda Alternative Riding

Rwandan Epic 2020

Rwanda Alternative Riding

Rwandan Epic 2020

Get ready for the adventure of a lifetime. Unique atmosphere, stunning scenery and many, many hills. Right in the heart of Africa.On November 21 and 22, the best Rwandan pro and amateur MTB will gather in Musanze, at the Africa Rising Cycling Center, to participate in the Rwandan Epic, with a race for on Saturday morning, workshops on Saturday afternoon and an epic ride (choose your own distance) on Sunday. The race is open for riders of all levels, and will consist of 4 laps of 15km on a course closed for traffic and fully signposted. This is a unique opportunity for those who just like riding, to measure themselves to the best Rwandan and International riders.

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Tours & Highlights

    Easy
    01:02
    8.39 mi
    8.2 mph
    575 ft
    600 ft
    Easy mountain bike ride. Great for any fitness level. Suitable for all skill levels.
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    Africa Rising Cycling Center

    Bike Touring Highlight

    The beating heart of Cycling in Rwanda. Home of the national team, and the second checkpoint for race participants or the first of Journey'ers. Best thing about it: a professional bike shop, with the best mechanics of the countries, and an amazing bike washing stand

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  • Intermediate
    02:11
    18.1 mi
    8.3 mph
    1,350 ft
    1,400 ft
    Intermediate mountain bike ride. Good fitness required. Suitable for all skill levels.
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    Kwita Izina

    Mountain Biking Highlight

    The Gorilla Naming grounds, with impressive bamboo statues.

    Difficult
    05:40
    40.2 mi
    7.1 mph
    4,150 ft
    4,200 ft
    Expert mountain bike ride. Very good fitness required. Suitable for all skill levels.
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    Twin Lakes

    Mountain Biking Highlight

    Majestic is the only word to describe it, the view over the lakes Burera and Ruhondo, with an amazing Volcanic backdrop

    Difficult
    05:38
    36.7 mi
    6.5 mph
    3,400 ft
    3,425 ft
    Expert gravel ride. Very good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.
    Difficult
    07:59
    55.8 mi
    7.0 mph
    6,300 ft
    6,325 ft
    Expert mountain bike ride. Very good fitness required. Suitable for all skill levels.

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Collection Stats

  • Tours
    5
  • Highlights
    3
  • Distance
    159 mi
  • Duration
    22:30 h
  • Elevation
    15,775 ft

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Rwanda Alternative Riding

Rwandan Epic 2020