Duo Xtreme Mountain Bike Race, an annual event on Bonaire
Each October, during the island’s very warm months, it’s the perfect time to hop on your bike and go for a ride. But Bonaire’s Duo Xtreme Mountain Bike Races are not for the faint of heart!
This annual event, held on a Sunday morning in October each year, requires training and strong stamina. But anyone can plan to watch the event, as these extreme athletes compete on the race day.
Two routes are available.
There are normally two routes, a “pro” route of about 31 miles/50 kilometers and an “Xtreme” route of about 47 miles/75 kilometers.
The races begin promptly at 6:30 AM, and the winners will start crossing the finish line just a few hours later. At 11:30 AM, lunch is served to participants, and awards and prizes are handed out.
The Xtreme is a great photo opp.
For visitors on Bonaire, it’s a great opportunity to get some action shots with Bonaire’s photogenic backdrop. Simply station yourself at any of the scenic areas along the two routes. Keep watch for the date of the next event in InfoBonaire’s Calendar of Events.