Dolomites Challenge

194,86 ^ 7367 m 2,0% avg. 19,1% max. 5 days

Ride 7 cycling videos within 5 days to be rewarded with a unique challenge item and listed as a Tacx Dolomites challenge hero! You’ll challenge a total distance of 195 km and climb over 7.350 altimeters, with an average incline of 2% and a max. slope of 19,1% on the Tre Cime di Lavaredo.

If you ask any cyclist what his or her favourite area is to ride, many of them would mention the Dolomites. This monumental mountain range in northeaster Italy is very popular among outdoor adventurers. Whether you want to ski, hike or cycle surrounded by breath-taking views, then this is the place to go.

We start the challenge with the Sella Ronda: one of the most scenic rides in the world and should be ridden by every cyclist at least once. It is the highlight of the annual Gran Fondo: the Dolomites Marathon. Then we move over to the Passo Gardena, a steady climb with an average slope of 5%, followed by the Ciclabile delle Dolomiti. This is a wonderful ride up the old railway that’s been converted into a cycling path. Because the track was designed for trains, the grades are never steep. Next in line is the Passo Giau: one of the most well-known climbs in the Dolomites and frequently used in the Giro d’Italia. You can catch some breath on the the Passo Pordoi: one of the easier climbs of this challenge with some amazing views of this mountain range. One of the most legendary climbs in the whole Dolomites is also part of this challenge: the Tre Cime di Lavaredo. This one has some serious climbing with some very steep grades, but some epic views as well. We close the challenge with the Passo Fedaia, an unforgettable climb for any cyclist visiting the Dolomites. This ride is situated on the Marmolada, the highest mountain in the Dolomites. Successo!

WHAT DO I NEED?
To join the Dolomites challenge you’ll need the following:

  1. Tacx Smart trainer
  2. Subscription to Tacx Premium
    or try a 10-day free trial here
  3. Tacx Training App

To complete the challenge you’ll have to finish the following films within 5 consecutive days (not necessarily in this order):

  • Dolomites – Passo Gardena, Corvara
  • 15,51 km
  • Uphill: 10,43 km
  • Avg incline: 2,3%
  • Altimeters: 631 m
  • Dolomites – The Ciclabile delle Dolomiti
  • 33 km
  • Uphill: 15,65 km
  • Avg incline: 0,0%
  • Altimeters: 380 m
  • Dolomites – Sella Ronda
  • 55,58 km
  • Uphill: 28,5 km
  • Avg incline: 0,1%
  • Altimeters: 1697 m
  • Dolomites – Passo Giau , Cortina
  • 20,03 km
  • Uphill: 15,48 km
  • Avg incline: 4,3%
  • Altimeters: 1148 m
  • Dolomites – Passo Pordoi
  • 20,94 km
  • Uphill: 11,78 km
  • Avg incline: 1,1%
  • Altimeters: 783 m
  • Dolomites – Tre Cime di Lavaredo, Cortina
  • 24,06 km
  • Uphill: 18,24 km
  • Avg incline: 4,6%
  • Altimeters: 1677 m
  • Dolomites – Passo Fedaia
  • 25,74 km
  • Uphill: 14,09 km
  • Avg incline: 1,7%
  • Altimeters: 1051 m

REGULATIONS

  • Ride all 7 videos mentioned above in full.
  • Complete the 7 videos mentioned above within 5 consecutive days.
  • Cheating by filling in an incorrect weight is not allowed, you’ll be disqualified and cannot join the challenge.
  • You’ll have to complete the challenge individually, it is not allowed to ride it with multiple riders.
  • It is not allowed to ride a film in parts, each film has to be completed in one session.

To enter and join the list of heroes, upload your activity on the right handed side of this page. When you enter, you agree with the terms and conditions for Tacx promotions and activities. Please note: you’ll have to finish all the films mentioned above before submitting the form.

Dolomites Challenge Heroes

nr. Name Country Date Time
1 Roland Krismer Austria December 19th 2019 10:59:01
2 Yannick Van der Ploeg The Netherlands January 15th 2020 08:01:17
3 John van der Wijst The Netherlands December 22nd 2019 09:51:53
4 Leo Keesman The Netherlands December 22nd 2019 11:45:00
5 Sergei Melnikov Russia December 23rd 2019 07:35:39
6 Peter Horvat SIovenia December 23rd 2019 11:32:26
7 Nico de Bree The Netherlands December 24th 2019 11:58:12
8 Hannes Boecskoer Austria December 25th 2019 09:14:25
9 Ricardo Groenewald The Netherlands December 26th 2019 10:29:56
10 Mehran Givehchi United States December 26th 2019 11:36:42
11 Martvy 58 Slovakia December 26th 2019 15:15:33
12 Bjarne Nielsen Denmark December 27th 2019 14:17:17
13 Lothar Stanislaus Germany December 27th 2019 13:26:34
14 Andreas Luginbuehl Switzerland December 26th 2019 16:19:03
15 Robert Zakens Poland December 29th 2019 09:20:50
16 Mike Mühlberger Germany December 29th 2019 12:10:36
17 Richard Zätterman Sweden December 29th 2019 09:22:24
18 Arnout Matthijs Belgium December 30th 2019 09:58:14
19 Thomas Winkler Germany December 30th 2019 13:26:03
20 Boguslaw Geca Poland December 30th 2019 12:25:29
21 Pierre Noiret The Netherlands December 30th 2019 13:28:18
22 Henrik Wiss Sweden January 1st 2020 12:57:00
23 Ronald Schmohl Germany January 1st 2020 11:16:09
24 Bernd Mayer Germany January 2nd 2020 09:58:57
25 Kim Bonde Denmark January 2nd 2020 11:12:52
26 Philippe Hercher Germany January 3rd 2020 08:27:14
27 Christian Mai Germany December 27th 2019 14:17:17
28 Emily Fuchs Germany January 3rd 2020 11:29:04
29 Christian Meinl Austria January 4th 2020 09:53:04
30 Marcel Verstrate The Netherlands January 4th 2020 11:33:50
31 Urs Buergisser Switzerland January 4th 2020 10:56:34
32 Sascha Kruczyk Germany January 5th 2020 12:33:46
33 Philip John Bickerstaff United Kingdom January 6th 2020 11:45:16
34 Oliver Weng Germany January 7th 2020 10:19:34
35 Gerard de Witte The Netherlands January 9th 2020 11:58:01
36 Anders Westergaard Denmark January 9th 2020 10:41:08
37 Steve Cox United Kingdom January 10th 2020 11:20:24
38 Tim Overkamp The Netherlands January 10th 2020 10:02:41
39 Lars Wendler France January 12th 2020 09:42:42
40 Erwin Bernauer Austria January 14th 2020 11:16:17
41 Rikke Olesen Denmark January 15th 2020 14:18:10
42 Jürgen Uchtmann Germany January 16th 2020 09:54:56
43 Vincent Lewandowski France January 19th 2020 09:20:36
44 Kenneth Wiklund Sweden January 19th 2020 11:54:15
45 Robert Liljeqvist Sweden January 21st 2020 10:06:03
46 Arno Van Engeland Belgium January 21st 2020 10:14:17
47 Bo Eriksson Sweden January 22nd 2020 11:04:01
48 Ralf Krismann Germany January 21st 2020 12:03:54
49 Thomas Beich Denmark January 23rd 2020 10:45:59
50 Michel Pinto Machado Portugal January 24th 2020 10:28:44
51 Tom Vandekerckhove Belgium January 25th 2020 09:50:05
52 Jan Halldin Sweden January 25th 2020 16:33:58
53 Juerg Erb Switzerland January 27th 2020 10:14:00
54 Michael Feinstein United States January 28th 2020 11:28:40
55 Detto Fortunato France January 30th 2020 12:28:01
56 Robert Vollbrecht Deutschland January 30th 2020 11:17:34
57 Mike Hall UK January 31st 2020 10:31:11
58 Cl Campbell USA January 31st 2020 09:41:03
59 Harbir Sohi United States February 2nd 2020 13:55:50
60 Mario Bergmann Bayern February 4th 2020 09:28:02
61 Florian Witte Deutschland February 4th 2020 10:20:16
62 Enrique Leal Sanjuan Belgium February 5th 2020 11:38:24
63 Lodewijk van Klaveren Netherlands February 9th 2020 12:40:43
64 Jim Trout United States February 9th 2020 09:37:43
65 Adam Hronek Česká republika January 29th 2020 13:01:19

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