The Tran-Sylvania Mountain Bike Epic is one of the best mountain bike stage races in the United States. Taking place over three or five days, depending on what lengthen option you sign up for, racers are welcomed to top-level single track, aid stations, logistics, mechanics, food, and board. The Tran-Sylvania Mountain Bike Epic is truly a top event in the United States, from the pure quality of the race course to the overwhelming amount of logistical support and planning to make the 3 or 5 days go as happily as humanely possible. The incredibly high quality that the Trans-Sylvania mountain bike epic relies on shows as it attracts some of the top talents in the United States cross-country mountain biking scene and sees many up-and-comers come to prove themselves on their professional Mountain bike journeys.
There are five stages for the Trans-Sylvania Mountain Bike Epic. There are two race options with either a 3-stage race or a 5-stage. The interactive race maps are listed below, but the stages are rather consistent in difficulty, excluding stage 5, which is rather short. Each day though is about 30 miles with 3000′ feet of climbing.
For the logistics side of things, the Trans-Sylvania Mountain Bike Epic offers the best regarding the organization. There are multiple lodges, camping, and hotel options at various prices, so you can choose what level of quality you want. There are full-time mechanics and food service at the end of each race. A truly epic event that is more than recommended by the entire Strambecco editing staff.