Mountain Biking - Races

Huelva Extreme Mountain Bike Race Photo Credit: Race organisors
Huelva Extreme Mountain Bike Race Photo Credit: Race organisors

Mountain Bike RACES in Andalucia


The Andalucía Bike Race is a is a cross country mountain bike race founded in 2011 taking part of five or six days in and around the Andalucia town of Cordoba and Jaen taking place in late February or early March. The first six editions of the competition were carried out in pairs, in which both members have to ride together. In the sixth edition in 2017 a mainstream format of individual winners and larger teams was introduced. The event was created and heavily funded by the regional government and town halls making it a highly attractive race for international amateur riders to take part. In 2016 riders of 33 nationalities took part. More >

Descenso Bull Bikes - Sierra Nevada

The race took place place on 4 and 5 of Septiembre in 2015 and the 18th and 19th June in 2016.  

After 12 years this annual competition returned to the Sierra Nevada ski station, the circuit where the world championship took place in 2000 , with a few modifications. Starting in Borreguiles, and a finishing in Pueblo de Pradollano near the Ski Station. In 1960 about 200 riders took part.

Huelva Extrema

The fourth edition of Huelva Extrema 2016  race took place on 23rd April 2016. There were  2,000 cyclists taking part which is a testament to the year on year success of this race.    The first edition in 2013 was won by José Carlos Macías from Huelva and about 100 took part.  The second edition in 2014 was won by Javier Ramírez Abeja from Seville. In 2015 Francisco Javier Macías won ahead of the other 1.400 participants. The tradition start has been the village of Santa Ana la Real.

The 2016 edition the start was the village of  Almonaster la Real. The race was be over a 175 km track with 2.600 metros de climb. The route passes through Jabugo, Castaño del Robledo, Santa Ana la Real, Almonaster la Real (again), El Campillo, Zalamea la Real, Calañas, Villanueva de las Cruces, Alosno, Tharsis, San Bartolomé de la Torre, Gibraleón, Cartaya to arrive at the coastal town of Punta Umbría.

The date for 5th edition of  Huelva Extrema 2017 is Sun 30th April 2017. The route is very similar to 2016  and limited to 1.500 compeditors. 




As its name suggests, Cortes 60 is a non-competitive race of a little over 60km that takes place in the mountainous surroundings of Cortes de la Frontera, a pueblo blanco located on the edge of the Sierra de Grazalema Natural Park. The race starts in the centre of Cortes and takes riders up and down varied terrain required the upmost physical strength, through the villages of Benadalid, Algatocín and Benarrabá.
The 2013 edition of the race took place on the 27th April 2013. There were no 2014, 2015 or 2016 editions.

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