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N2 CHALLENGE EVENTS

Volta Pro Tours events benefit from the following:

  • Airport Transfers
  • Selected Quality Accommodation
  • Athletes Breakfast
  • Support Vehicles
  • Secure Bike Park
  • Roadbook
  • Feed Stations / Café Stops
  • Safety Briefings
  • Free Transportation of Bike Bag
  • Daily Kit Laundry
  • Medical Assistance
  • .gpx Route Maps

TEAM VOLTA SUPPORT

The creation of the 'N2 Challenge' has been assisted by some of the most reputable professionals from the cycling world including Yanto Barker, Michael Hutchinson (Dr.Hutch) and Paulo M. Almeida, Portugal's famous endurance rider.

With the benefit of this quality of involvement you can be assured that the N2 Challenge supplies the same level of support and organisation experienced exclusively by professional riders.

From the moment you land we will take care of you. We will meet you at Porto airport with our transfer bus and transport you and your bike the 1.5 hours to Chaves and our 4* Hotel situated within the Castle walls.

You’ll have plenty of time to assemble your bike before the first of the daily briefings, followed by dinner.

Each stage benefits from well stocked and staffed TORQ Feed Stations every 60kms plus a Recovery Station before the destination hotel. TORQ only use natural and organic ingredients in their products and provide an accurate fuelling system specifically designed for each stage of this event.

For the more competitive we’ve laid on some Intermediate Sprint and Mountain Climb competitions with winners’ prizes awarded each evening (Sportive Only)

Our broom wagon will always be following at the back to give mechanical and First Aid support whilst our other vehicles will transfer your luggage and provide additional rider support and medical aid.

At the end of each day you will find your luggage at the next hotel. All of our hotels have been carefully selected for their location, quality of service and facilities and apart from the charming and comfortable rural hotel we stay in, are all 4 and 5 star.

From Faro the transfer is much quicker as our hotel near the town centre is only ten minutes from the airport. We'll take you to the airport for any flight that departs between 8:00am and 1:00pm. If you want to stay in Faro longer we'll help you book a taxi to take you and your bike to the airport.

Some customers are reluctant to place their precious bikes on an aeroplane so we do offer our own bike carrier service on selected Volta Pro Tour events. Please enquiry at team@voltaprotours.com for further information.

WHO CAN ENTER

Our events are open to all cyclists regardless of riding style. On receipt of your £45 deposit you will be forwarded the Entry Form (example here) which will collect your personal information and provide details regarding transfers and recommended flights.

We’ll also send you details of our Coaching Partner at E3Coach.com. They can help you prepare for the event and ensure you enjoy the Challenge; returning to the hotel at the end of each day satisfied but not overwhelmed.

SPORTIVE - 12th TO 18th MAY 2018

Legend of Speed:- Michael Hutchinson (Dr.Hutch)

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With Guest Rider Michael Hutchinson, star of the UK TT scene and famous for his ‘Dr.Hutch’ column in Cycling Weekly, our N2 Challenge Sportive is all about the ride.

  • Team Volta support staff and vehicles
  • Feed stations every 60kms packed full of rider essentials and goodies
  • Classification Winners Jerseys - Intermediate Sprint, Mountain Climb and Stage Finish

Enter as a team or an individual.

TOUR - 8th to 14th September

UCI PROFESSIONALS

BIKECHANNEL CANYON TEAM

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At Volta Pro Tours we've always benefited from the knowledge and skills of professional riders from the world of cycling.

2018 is no different with star riders from the Bike Channel Canyon cycling team on the N2 Challenge Tour.

 

They will ride with the group and provide you with invaluable advice on cycling technique, hydration, nutrition and recovery techniques. They'll even give you a helping hand up some of the tougher climbs or just some encouraging words to help you through the final kilometres of a stage.

We’ve still got the feed stations, Team Volta support staff and vehicles as featured in the Sportive but we’ll stop for a coffee and sample the local cakes as well!

ENTER AS AN INDIVIDUAL

Enter as an individual and join others in an adventure of a lifetime.

Places will be reserved on a first come first served basis, with confirmation upon completion of the entry form and receipt of your deposit via our online credit card payments system.

ENTER AS A TEAM & 9TH ENTRY IS FREE

You can share the N2 Challenge experience by entering your team name on your entry form (Sportive only).

Please note that the minimum number of riders in a team is 3, and the maximum is 9.

REFER A FRIEND AND SAVE £50

Refer riders onto the N2 Challenge Sportive and pay less for your event fee. For every brand new rider you refer we will reimburse £50 on your event fee (Sportive only).

Simply contact us at team@voltaprotours.com to receive the discount code.

ENTRY FEES AND PAYMENTS

N2 CHALLENGE SPORTIVE

£945

12th to 18th May 2018

Deposit

£45

1st Payment 01/02/2018

£300

2nd Payment 02/03/2018

£300

3rd Payment 03/04/2018

£300

N2 CHALLENGE TOUR

£945

8th to 14th September 2018

Deposit

£45

1st Payment 01/06/2018

£300

2nd Payment 02/07/2018

£300

3rd Payment 03/08/2018

£300

ACCOMMODATION

We only work with carefully selected hotels that offer quality customer service and secure bike storage. The hotels, including 4* and 5* accommodation, all offer facilities and a substantial menu to refuel after a hard day on the bike.

All rooms are twins sharing or single supplement available.

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