Megavalanche 2024 mass start mountain bike race.
Megavalanche 2024 mass start mountain bike race.

Welcome to the world of Megavalanche, a legendary mountain bike race down a ski resort in France where all the competitors start at the same time and the first one to make to the bottom is declared the winner. Each year legions of riders line up at the top of L’Alpe d’Huez Ski Resort (elevations 10925 feet) in Southern France and anxiously wait for the horn signaling the start. From there its an all out sprint descending 8530 feet of variable terrain including snow, slippery rocks, jumps, drops and corners. Its a wild ride:

ABOUT MEGAVALANCHE:

Since 1995, each year, thousands of riders from all over the world gather in Alpe d’Huez, France, to be part of an unique adventure : The Megavalanche MTB race!  Its Mass Start at 3330 meters high on the “Pic Blanc” glacier and its finish line in Allemond, 2600 meters further down, makes this ENDURO MASS-START race the longest and craziest downhill race in the world!

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