A-Cross the 5 is a “Pure Mountain Bike” bikepacking race, completely unsupported, across Belgium, France, Luxemburg, Germany, and the Netherlands…


Date: August 19, 2018

Time: 8:00 am


Cost: €100

Event Website

Organizer: Berten de Canne and Stefan Maertens

Email: acrossthefive@gmail.com

“A-Cross the 5” is an unsupported bikepacking adventure with start and finish in Zandvliet, Antwerp, Belgium. “ACT5” will take you through 5 countries. You’ll encounter different cultures, landscapes, scenery’s, languages, etc…. An ideal way to get to visit 5 countries in 1 ride.

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/acrossthe5/

Additional Info

Distance: 1,200 km with 18.000 verticals in maximum 6,5 days
Start & finish: Zandvliet, Belgium (20 kms north of Antwerp)
All riders should arrive before Saturday 25th august 2018 @20:00 (post ride drink)
100% mountain bike… not for gravel bikes or cyclocross bikes !!!

The final gps-track will be sent to all participants one week before the start.

For photos from the 2017 event, including some rider’s setups, follow this link. For a recap of the 2017 A-Cross The 5, including finish times, check out our 2017 event listing.