Between the 18th and 21st of April, thousands of cycling enthusiasts will be at the Grande Hotel Termas de Araxá to follow the world’s elite of the sport competing in the city of Minas Gerais
Although the Araxá stage of the UCI Mountain Bike World Cup will only take place in five months, between April 18th and 21st, the local organization of the event – CIMTB – is already working hard to make the event a success. This week, sales of stands at the exhibition fair opened, which will bring together the main companies in the market, in what will be the biggest Expo that the Grande Hotel Termas de Araxá has seen to date when it comes to cycling events.
“The Araxá World Cup exhibition fair promises to be incredible. We will be holding the main international mountain biking circuit in a place that is probably one of the most traditional in world cycling. All this combined with the perfect structure that the Grande Hotel has, being a meeting point for the bike market for 20 years in our editions of the International Cup”, explains Rogério Bernardes, local organizer of the Araxá stage of the World Cup.
“The project we are designing will be the biggest ever in the history of CIMTB in Araxá. Therefore, we are expecting it to be a truly grand exhibition fair, with the main representatives of the national and international market”, adds Rogério Bernardes. “Those interested should get in touch soon, via email@example.com, as the tendency is for vacancies to fill up quickly”, he concludes.
Ticket sales open
Tickets for the UCI Mountain Bike World Cup in Araxá have been on sale since the beginning of November. The passport that is purchased, personal and non-transferable, can last from 1 to 4 days and the values vary between R$ 150 (1 day) to R$ 300 (4 days), plus the convenience fee. To make the purchase, simply access: https://www.ticketsports.com.br/e/uci-mountain-bike-world-series-arax-37338.
While students and seniors (people over 60 years old) will have a 50% discount on the purchase of passports, the organization has prepared a super special discount of 80% for residents of the host city, Araxá. Children up to 9 years old do not pay entry, guaranteeing a 100% discount, but they must also register in the ticket sales system.
Araxá local organization
The CIMTB organization held its first race in 1996. Since then, it has been innovating and actively contributing to the growth and strengthening of mountain biking and the bicycle market in Brazil. Counting points for the International Cycling Union (UCI) world ranking since 2003, the CIMTB has been selective for the Olympic Games since the cycles of Beijing 2008, London 2012, Rio 2016, Tokyo 2020 and now for the Paris 2024 competition.
In 2022, CIMTB further increased its international relevance, with the opening stage of the 2022 Mercedes-Benz Mountain Bike World Cup, in Petrópolis (RJ). Furthermore, he was responsible for building the mountain bike track for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, considered one of the best in the history of the Games since 1996, the first year of MTB at the Olympics.
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