The TransPyr ( is a mountain bike stage ‘race’ that starts at the Mediterranean Sea & traverses the Pyrennes to finish at the Atlantic. Mountain Bike UK magazine rated it in the top 5 toughest mountain bike stage races in the world. Much more importantly it is organised by Oriol & Francesc Sallent who are passionate about the event & are supported by a hugely committed & dedicated team. There is also rumour that a road based version of the event is in the pipeline. Watch this space.