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Bike the World with the Sun: Go Big

Gery and I have decided to bike a long-distance race, which is solar only.

The Sun Trip: The Solar Bike Adventure

The Sun Trip concept combines adventure, racing, cycling, and solar energy.

Cycling represents freedom, discovery, and meeting locals while exploring the earth. While electric bikes have revolutionized the cycling world, they still have a limitation: autonomy. Solar bikes provide an answer: the sun. The range becomes infinite, and the energy produced is non-polluting.

The Sun Trip concept is a race that tests the robustness, reliability, and efficiency of solar bikes and riders by sending them on routes around the world. Participants design a wide variety of prototypes that embark on adventures to determine the fastest.

In summary, the Sun Trip is an innovative cycling race that combines technology, sustainability, and exploration. 🌞🚴‍♂️

The Sun Trip - Destination Sahara:

2024 marks the 5th edition of the Sun Trip (original format), which will take us on a round trip from Belgium to Morocco. A loop of approximately 8000 km to reach the first sand dunes of the Sahara in southern Morocco. Here are the key points of this edition: • Route: Official start on April 12th in Lyon and finish in Chambéry. A prologue open to all from Bierges to Lyon to reach the starting line. • Checkpoints: o Pierre Saint Martin pass in the Pyrenees, o Cabo Espichel lighthouse south of Lisbon, o Rabat, Oualidia, Taroudant, Sidi Ifni, Zagora, the Dades Valley, and Chefchaouen in Morocco, o Molina de Aragon in central Spain on the return. o Only one ferry connection allowed: Tarifa/Tangier - Tangier/Tarifa.

There will be 21 participants at the start. . 🌞🚴‍♂️


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