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Syöte MTB is perhaps the best mountain biking event in Finland, held in the astonishing and breath-taking sceneries and challenging terrain of the Syöte national park. The event is aimed at everyone who already has some experience in mountain biking. There's no need for any competition experience or a license.

  • Experience the beautiful wilderness of the national park
  • We're offering challenging terrain and loads of singletrack, with minimal amount of road sections
  • Sweaty climbs and action-packed descents, including the biggest final climb of Finland!
  • Syöte area offers great tourist services in the premises of the event - why not spend a proper holiday trip at the same time!
  • Distances: 32km / ~60km / ~120km
  • Mass start and timing
  • Classes Men/Women 18yrs, Men/Women, Men 40yrs, Men 50yrs, Single Speed, Fat Bike

Welcome to enjoy the nature of Syöte on Sat 5th August, 2017!

Prizes

Prizes will be awarded to the three best individuals in Men and Women Classes and to the best individuals in Single Speed and Fat Bike classes. Also other prizes will be drawn.

Fees and services

Registration for the 2017 will begin on 1st Jan 2017 at 18:00 EET, please fill in the Registration form

Registration fee depends of the date of your payment as follows (DD.MM.YYYY):
  1.1.2017 - 31.1.2017 1.2.2017 - 30.4.2017 1.5.2017 - 30.7.2017 4.8.2017 - 5.8.2017
All classes and distances 49 € 59 € 69 € 75 €

Payment are completed online.

The amount of participants is limited to 600. so the event might be sold out. In 2016 we sold out already in early February.

Sold out as of 1st Jan 2017 22:25

The participation fee includes:

  • Timing
  • Service points during the course, offering:
    • water, sports drink, raisins, pickles, rye bread and cheese
  • A tasty buffet lunch after the event in the Hotel Iso-Syöte
  • Shower and/or a Sauna chance in the very same hotel
  • Bike wash facility
  • Participation in the prize draw
  • Free entry to the afterparty

Course info

Course map from the 2017 event.
L = start, M = goal and event office, H1-4 are service points.
Height profile (2016).

The course is about 60km long and the total ascent is about 1200 meters. The height difference is about 250 meters. The final ascent alone is more than 200 meters!

120km course is about 122km long and the total ascent is about 2500 meters.

Most of the course is somewhat narrow single track apart from the first ~10km. There are some rare quite short gravel road sections in between. Also some boardwalks/duckboards exist along the course. The course gets more rocky and rooty towards the end, not to mention the final climb, so we advise you to try save some energy till then.

There will for sure be enough challenge to even a very experienced mountain bikers, however the course can be completed also with just basic mountain biking experience. No competition experience or license is needed. Use of helmet is necessary.

A skilled & very fit rider can complete the course with a rigid mountain bike, but we do recommend a proper suspended mountain bike. We advise you not to use cyclocross bikes, but any man-powered bicycle is allowed. There is no insurance provided to the participants from the organizers, so every participant should take care of his/her own insurance.

Guide map, participant info, technical guide

Guide map of the start and finish area and course routes around this area. Lähtö = Start, maali = finish

Participant info [PDF] (in Finnish)

Preliminary schedule 2017

  • Friday 4.8.

    • 15.00 Event office opens (Hotel Iso-Syöte)
        - Competition number pick up, changes, team registrations
    • 21.00 Event office closes
  • Saturday 5.8.

    • 06.30 - 10.00   Hotel Iso-Syöte serves breakfast for 12€ per person
    • 07.00       Event office opens (Hotel Iso-Syöte)
    • 08.30       Competition number pick up closes
    • 08.45       Deadline for 30km dropbags at the start area
    • 09.00       Start, group 1 (60km group 1, 120km)
    • 09.30       Start, group 2 (60km group 2)
    • 10.00       Start, group 3 (32km)
    • 11.45       First 32km participants expected to finish
    • 12.00       First 60km participants expected to finish
    • 12.00 - 20.00   Lunch buffet open. Price for non-participants 14€ per person.
    • 14.15       Start for 2nd lap (120km only) closes
    • 15.15       First 120km participants expected to finish
    • 15.45       First service point (17/77 km) closes,
                  participants will be pointed straight to finish
    • 16.30       Award ceremony (32 and 60km courses)
    • 17.45       Second service point (39/99km) closes,
    • 18.45       Third service point (49/109 km) closes,
                  participants will be pointed straight to finish
    • 19.30       Award ceremony (120km courses)
    • 20.00       Finish and event office close
    • 22.00 -     Afterparty time! (Hotel Iso-Syöte)

Accommodation

Accommodation can be found both in hotels and cottages throughout the Syöte area. Please mention our event when inquiring accommodation, for at least Hotelli Iso-Syöte and Hotelli Pikku-Syöte will have special offers for our participants.

  • Hotelli Iso-Syöte & Safari
    • Hotel and cottage accommodation and restaurant services
    • Isosyötteentie 246, 93280 Syöte
    • p. +358 201 476 400
    • Event office, buffet lunch, and course finish line - all that stuff happens here
  • Syötteen Keskusvaraamo
    • Cottages - the central booking office for cottages, also chalets/apartments and hotel rooms
    • Romekievarintie 1, 93280 Syöte
    • p. +358 8 823 400
    • keskusvaraamo@syote.fi
  • Hotelli Pikku-Syöte
    • Hotel accommodation
    • p. +358 8 815 4000
    • Syötekeskuksentie 126, 93280 Syöte
  • Syöte Resort / Caravan
    • Camping with sauna, shower and toilet services
    • p. +358 400 499 215
    • Takarinteentie 4, 93280 Syöte

Other services

  • Tunturi Market
    • Grocery store, medicine, mail, internet, courier services
    • Romekievarintie 1, 93280 Syöte
    • p. +358 44 083 8668

Traveling to Syöte area

Easiest way to reach Syöte area is by car, but also public transport connections are available. By bus, plane or train you can reach Oulu, from where separate bus connections (Syöte - Pudasjärvi - Oulu) to Syöte are available.

Event office, start and finish on the map

Further information / need help?

If you have any further questions or need help with something, please don't hesitate to contact us via email at krossikommuuni [ät] gmail.com

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