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Glacier Bike Downhill 10 March 2018

The spectacular Glacier Bike Downhill!

This incredible event really gets the adrenaline pumping - for the spectators as well as the competitors! Bike races on earth or tarmac can be fast enough, but here the daredevil cyclists are racing downhill at breakneck speeds on ice and snow! And they have to master a height difference of 1,700 m, starting from an elevation of 3,500 m.

The bikers start at Mittelallain on 3,500 m. The starting process from the last year will be maintained. They will start in different blocks. The starting block allocation is made based on the ranking point of the prevoius years.

Afterwards they ride down to the glacier village at 1,800 m. And it's not just their rivals the competitors have to worry about as they have to take on a steep track covered in snow and ice. A big challenge for even the most experienced mountain bikers!

After the race is over and the competitors have been rewarded with reenergising snacks and drinks, a prize-giving ceremony is held at the finish line.

Map of the track

Competition "Youtube"-Video

The winner of the GoPro-competition at the Glacier Bike Downhill 2017 is Roger Siegrist. He is also the winner in the main category. Congrats!

Roll of honor

2017* Men Main class Time Women Time Men Senior class Time
1. Platz Roger Sigrist 5:32.0 Julia Müller 09.30.2 Lukas Albert 5:31.5
2. Platz Koller Patrick 5.41.7 Stéphanie Tricot 9.50.1 Bernhard Rösch 5.58.4
3. Platz Stefan Jerney 5.41.8 Caroline Gehring 10:30.2 Stefan Dolder 6.02.2
2016 Men Main class Time Women Time Men Senior class Time
1st place Lukas Albert 7:28.8 Barbara Stettler 13:19.5 Michael Rüegg 7:38.3
2nd place Roger Sigrist 7:32.5 Stephanie Tricot 15:25.1 Marco Selmoni 8:29.0
3rd place Colin Bischofberger 7:38.1 Caroline Gehring 17:46.5 Stefan Dolder 8:29.9
2015 Patrik Koller 7:39.3 Barbara Stettler 13:02.2
2014 Philipp Bont 8:35.0 Anne Heiland 18:29.9
2013 Charly Di Pasquale 7:50.3 Alba Wunderlin 16:03.4
2012 Charly Di Pasquale 7:31.4 Ines Wyrsch 13:02.7
2011 Bernhard Rösch 7:59.9 Doro Lindtke 11:30.3
2010* Stephan Noser 6:19.0 Doro Lindtke 10:35.0
2008 Stephan Noser 8:31.0 Andrea Zak 18:33.0
2007 Stephan Noser 7:41.0 Claudia Känel 13:07.0
2006 Stephan Noser 8:13.3 Tina Loew 18:54.5
2005 Björn Aeschlimann 12:21.0 Nadia Latka 20:21.0
2004 Ueli Guntli 9:17.0 Sidonie Jolidon 14:19.0
Track record 7:28.8 Lukas Albert 2016
* short route
"Glacier Bike Downhill"
Pictures 2017

Click here to see the pictures from 2017

Inscription / Prices

Race: CHF   90.00
Race incl. training: CHF  150.00

Number of participants is limited!

Regulations 2018 Please consider modifications

Program 2018
Date Topic Time Place
Friday, 9 March 2018 Training (Inscription required) 05.45 a.m. Alpin Express
Distribution starting nummer 1.00 - 5.30 p.m. Alpin Express
Track inspection (possible with skis aswell) 3.30 p.m. Alpin Express
Saturday, 10 March 2018
Access times according number
Number 1 – 55 / red 05.30 a.m. Alpin Express
Number 56 – 110 / blue 05.40 a.m. Alpin Express
Number 111 – 165 / yellow 05.50 a.m. Alpin Express
Number 166 - 230 / green 06.00 a.m. Alpin Express
Start Race 07.15 a.m. Mittelallalin
Prize giving after the race Sports field Kalbermatten


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