sunnuntai 28. tammikuuta 2018

IV. Pinehill-Extreme 18.-19.5.2018: Guided ultratours for mountain bikers

IV. Pinehill-Extreme 18.-19.5.2018: Guided ultratours for mountain bikers

Short facts:

What: Pinehill-Extreme is guided ultradistance mountainbiking event. 300 km of riding in 23 hours: nice single tracks, gravel roads but also some rocky and rooty places -> you should have quite a good skill to ride those technical sections. Average speed in our group is about 15 km/h meaning you should have good physical and mental fitness. You don't need to be national-level competitor, but should prepare well to ride a long distance with backbag.
  • Note: this year there is also groups for 140 km night riders (about 10 hours) and 160 km all-day-riders (about 13 hours)!
When: 18.-19.May 2018
Where: Koukun maja, Koukkujärventie 420, 39150 Nokia, FINLAND

The great group of brave riders in The First Extreme 2015.

Participation fees:

Extreme (300 km / 23 hours)
Before 31.3.2018: 50 €
1.4.-11.5.2018: 60€

Night ride "Roine by Night" (140 km / 10 hours):
Before 31.3.2018: 40 €
 1.4.-11.5.2018: 60 €

All-Day-Ride "Jämi" (160 km / 13 hours):
Before 31.3.2018: 40 €
 1.4.-11.5.2018: 60 €

NOTE: Max. 20 participants per group only!  

Support car will follow riders all the way. There is also technical support as well as some drinks and snacks available.

Participation fee includes:

-          Guided Mtb-tour with professional guides. They will take you to the best trails in Pirkanmaa area.

-          Support Car with water, snack and technical support will be available during the ride:
o   in 2-3 hours period you can fill your empty bottles, have some little snack and warm drink etc.
o   your dry riding clothes to Jämi (Saturday 11.00), there will be opportunity to take a shower before lunch.
o   In the case you must stop your tour, service car takes you back to event centre, Koukun Maja.

-          Warm breakfast on Saturday morning
-          Warm dinner after ride in Saturday evening.
-          Sauna and swimming after ride. NOTE that there is no any showers, only swimming or/and carrying water from lake to sauna.

-          After sauna, There is a fireplace for having good time with some heated sausage and a good time with fellows.
-          Possibility for resting to Sunday morning (in that case, take your own sleeping bag with you!)

Fee doesn’t include:

-          Insurance! You should have your own insurance in the case some accident happens during the race.
-          Warm meal in Jämi on the Saturday noon (approximately 10-15 €). There will also be 2-3 places where you can buy something if you want.


Timetable of rides:

Event start: Friday 18.5. at 19.00. Place: Koukun Maja
Event finish: Saturday 19.5. at 18.00. Place: Koukun Maja
Resting opportunity from Saturday to Sunday (20.5.) 9.00 o’clock!

The main route is The Extreme (300km), but there's also option to ride only 
- Night ride around Lake Roine (about 140 km, ride starts on Friday 18.5.2018, at 19.00) OR  
- All-day ride around North-Loop to Jämi (about 160 km, ride starts on Saturday 19.5.2018, at 05.00)


Garmin Connect -links to 2015 Extreme: Roine and Jämi. Note: this years ride is not absolutely same route, but it's quite near. The exact route will be released two weeks before the event.

After midnight (and after 5 hours of riding), Extremegroup and Nightridegroup will be somewhere in Valkeakoski. It comes to be total darkness, so you will need good lights with you!
After 14 hours of riding Extreme-group will follow these nice singletracks on their way to Jämi.

Interested? Please contact Mikko for more information (e-mail:

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