The third edition of Bike Fest Guayabitos kicks off this March 17 at Riviera Nayarit. It is a 3-day sports event for cycling enthusiasts that will include bike rides and cycling competitions for those who want to test their skills on two wheels. The festival will hold talks, exhibitions, food and music, as well as other activities.
According to Alejandro Haro, organizer of the festival “the idea is to join the main types of cycling there are: route, mountain, urban and BMX. The main goal is to gather people who love bicycles and form a community and a cycling culture” in Puerto Vallarta-Riviera Nayarit.
The sports event will start on Friday, March 17 at 5:00pm with a mass bike ride around some of the most beautiful spots of Riviera Nayarit, like La Peñita de Jaltemba, Rincón de Guayabitos and Los Ayala. At the end of the tour, the Federal Police will give a talk to discuss different cycling-oriented subjects and issues such as traffic, mobility, safety, rights and obligations of cyclists.
On Saturday 18 the festival will continue with more activities. At 6:00am two simultaneous cycling competitions will be held. A long cycle route, covering 112 km from Tepic to Guayabitos, including an exciting 18 km race against time between El Llano and Platanitos.
The other bicycle race on Saturday will be a 50 km mountain bike round trip between Los Ayala and Sierra de Vallejo. At the end of the competition a social event will be held, where participants will be able to enjoy food, live music and special contests. At 15:00pm a Trial BMX exhibition will be held.
Around 250 participants are expected to attend the Guayabitos Riviera Nayarit Bike Fest, including competitors, friends and family. Participants from many parts of the country have already been confirmed, including those from León, Guadalajara, Aguascalientes, Puerto Vallarta, Mazatlán, Tepic and other parts of the coast of the Riviera Nayarit.
The registration fee for participants is $350 pesos. It includes a T-shirt, food, mechanical supply and other services. For registration and more information, call 045 (311) 847-3640 or visit bikefestnay.com y facebook.com/BikeFestNayarit.