MEGAVALANCHE

If the name of the event itself, Megavalanche, isn’t enough, here are some tidbits of this event:
_location: French Alps
_event type: Downhill oriented mountain bike race with some uphill sections
_vertical distance traveled: ~6,500 feet on average (varies slightly each year)
_distance your bike actually rolls over (if you finish): ~18 miles (again, varies yearly)
_number of participants: ~2000
_race starts on a glacier

More info from the official site HERE.

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