Swiss Epic in Graubünden

Legendary mountain bike multi-stage race

Swiss Epic 2020: Registration is open

New routes, early booker starting places and an attractive all-inclusive offer: registrations for the next Swiss Epic in Graubünden from 18 to 22 August 2020 are now possible.

The second edition will takes place in five stages from Laax via Arosa to Davos. Those who register for the Swiss Epic 2020 in Graubünden before 31 December 2019 will benefit from a starting price of CHF 1895. Later there will be two further sales phases, with a surcharge of CHF 100 per person per phase.

  • Swiss Epic in Graubünden: multi-stage mountain bike race
  • Swiss Epic in Graubünden: multi-stage mountain bike race
Swiss Epic in Graubünden: The second multi-stage race will take place from 18 to 22 August 2020.
Attractive all-inclusive offer

All participants benefit from a special all-inclusive offer with comprehensive service. This includes, among other things, five nights in a double room, full board and luggage transport between the stage locations.

Part of the Epic Series

The ‘Swiss Epic’ in Graubünden is aimed at professionals and ambitious amateurs. Two-person teams of women or men as well as mixed teams can participate. The best of them qualify for the legendary ‘Absa Cape Epic’ in South Africa. Together with ‘The Pioneer’ in New Zealand, the two events form the worldwide ‘Epic Series’ - the most important multi-stage races in the world.

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Swiss Epic 2020
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Bookable mountain bike offer: Swiss Epic Route

With the Swiss Epic Route you follow the original routes of the bike race, but you decide yourself which sections you want to ride. It's very convenient: without racing pressure and including luggage transport.

The tour starts and ends in Davos. On all stages there are alternatives to shorten the route with mountain railways, Postbus or the Rhaetian Railway. The Swiss Epic Route is available with four overnight stays and three daily stages or with six overnight stays and five daily stages - including luggage transport. In Davos you can choose between the Hotel Grischa as part of the premium offer with half board and the Hotel Panorama as a standard offer with room/breakfast. Happy riding!

Swiss Epic Routes: Ride the original race tracks without being in race mode.
Benefits
  • Epic trail days for ambitious mountain bikers
  • Four or six overnight stays in selected, certified graubündenBIKE hotels
  • Breakfast suitable for athletes
  • Luggage transport during the entire journey
  • Detailed tour description incl. maps and GPS data
Validity
  • 01.07.2019 until 20.10.2019
  • Subject to change without notice depending on weather and snow conditions.
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A look behind the scenes: #RoadToSwissEpic

A team of two and one mission: We accompanied the mountain bikers Severin Disch and Fabian Giger on their way to the Swiss Epic 2019 in Graubünden. The two athletes reveal how they eat, how they train and, last but not least, what they pack up for the bike race.

Severin Disch

Severin lives in Davos and works as a mountain guide. He started biking as a teenager. In the village he had a bicycle club with which he was on the road every Wednesday afternoon. His coaches motivated him to start with mountain bike racing.

Fun Fact
  • Severin is 184 cm tall.
  • His favorite movie is Dawn Wall with Tommy Caldwell.
  • He asked his wife to marry him on a 4000m high peak.
Fabian Giger

Fabian has been mountain biking for over 20 years, ten of them as a professional. This year he is completing the Swiss Epic in Graubünden together with Severin Disch. For him a special moment, because the two of them are for once no opponents, but a team.

Fun Facts
  • Fabian is on the road for his sport about 200 days a year.
  • He is eleven centimetres smaller than his team mate Severin.
  • He often eats Swiss chocolate, but not cheese.
#RoadToSwissEpic
Episode 1: Team introduction
Severin's Power Smoothie

In order to recover quickly after a hard workout, Severin has its own recipe: a Power Smoothie.

  • 200 g Leafy green vegetables, preferably spinach
  • Various fruits: 1/2 banana, 1/2 apple, 1 orange
  • 200 ml coconut or rice milk
  • Vegetable protein & different types of algae
  • 500 ml water
  • Mix everything and enjoy immediately or store covered in the fridge
Fabian's sports salad with quinoa

This recipe is fast, tasty and has everything you need to recharge your batteries after a training session.

  • Pour mixed salad into a bowl.
  • Add tomatoes, mozzarella, avocado, corn and boiled eggs.
  • Mix with olive oil and balsamic vinegar and season to taste.
  • Cook quinoa for 20 minutes and add as a side dish.
  • Cut a chicken breast into strips, fry them and garnish the salad with them.
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Episode 2: Nutrition
This is how our two athletes train

Longer training sessions, interval training and why a Blackroll and stretching exercises are indispensable: Severin and Fabian reveal in the third episode what their training for Swiss Epic in Graubünden looks like. Highlights: Severin's favourite mountain bike route in Davos Klosters and Fabian's regeneration tip after a long training day.

 

Find Severin's favourite tour here.

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Episode 3: Training tips
Suitcase packing for Swiss Epic in Graubünden

From spare parts to snacks: The fourth and last episode of our #RoadToSwissEpic video series shows what Severin is putting in his bag. By the way: We report live on our Instagram channel during the race and accompany our racing team around the clock at the Swiss Epic in Graubünden.

#RoadToSwissEpic: Episode 4
Packing the suitcase
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