Porto Seguro (BA) - After the 2016's pioneer making daily transmissions of the main MTB ultramarathon of the Americas, Brasil Ride's organization confirmed a 'live' Facebook video schedule for the seven day race. The eighth edition of the event will take place between October 15 and 21, in Arraial d'Ajuda, in Porto Seguro, and Guaratinga, on the Discovery Coast, in the South of Bahia.
The program will feature a real-time broadcast of the seven starts and arrivals, as well as coverage of awards ceremonies at night. All the videos wll be availiable on www.facebook.com/BRASILRIDE. Tuesday (17), Wednesday (18), Friday (20) and Saturday (21) morning programs will feature special interviews with the ultramarathon sponsors.
Daily Videos - During the 8th edition of Brasil Ride, the media team will produce videos of approximately four minutes with a summary of the seven stages. If you are interested in receiving HD videos, please contact us.
Full broadcast programming on Facebook
10/15 - Start (13h40), arrival (14h45) and awards (8pm)
16/10 - Start (8h40), arrival (13h30) and award (21h30)
17/10 - Start (8h40), special morning (11h30), arrival (13h30) and awards (8pm)
18/10 - Start (8h40), special morning (11h30), arrival (13h30) and awards (8pm)
19/10 - Start (8h40), arrival (13h45) and awards (10pm)
20/10 - Start (10h40), special morning (11:45 AM), arrival (12h25) and awards (8pm)
21/10 - Start (9h40), special morning (12h), arrival (13h) and awards (9pm)
*All times above are from Brasilia
**Local time in Bahia is one hour less because there is no daylight saving time (DST)
Recognition - Six times Guidão de Ouro (for the best mountain bike competition in Brazil) award winner, Brasil Ride recognition is growing in the MTB community. At present, mountain bikers usually compare the event with the most important races of the world and have nicknamed the ultramarathon the "Giro de Italia of MTB".
About Brasil Ride - Brasil Ride's 8th edition will feature 500 athletes from 22 countries and 24 Brazilian states. On Saturday (21th), the Marathon of the Discoveries, held in a single stage, will have over 1,000 cyclists. Classified as S1, the race will give winners of Open and Ladies categories 120 points in the UCI (Union Cycliste Internationale) rankings. A competition born in Bahia, Brazil Ride brought together, in 2016, 500 athletes from 23 countries and 24 Brazilian states and the Federal District from October 16th to 22nd, in the Discovery Coast.
Brasil Ride is sponsored by Trek, Shimano and Unidas and supported by the Government of Bahia and the City Halls of Porto Seguro and Guaratinga. The event is an achievement of Roma Comunicação and the Instituto Brasil Ride.
Brasil Ride: More than a race, a stage in your life.
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