BikeOdyssey 2022: 16 - 18 of September 2022


5th Stage: Krikello

  • Total Distance: 6 km
  • Elev. Gain (+): 319 m




 b_245_163_16777215_00_images_2014_krikello.jpgKrikello located in Southeast Evritania. It is built at an altitude of 1,120 meters on the eastern side of Mount Kaliakouda near the sources of Krikellopotamos river(or Krikellioti), and is one of the most mountainous villages in Greece. Once you enter the village we see seven water sources that run from the stone mugs. The cathedral church, Agios Nikolaos is the newest monument  located in the central square of the village among dense trees. 




The Mayor of Karpenisi Mr. Nikos Souliotis said:
b_100_100_16777215_00_images_souliotis_nikos_dimarxos_karpenisiou.JPG"With great pleasure we welcome to the Municipality of Karpenisi, in the village Krikello, the cycling event "Bike Odyssey 2015". The unique natural landscape of our region is the most ideal for this kind of events. The sporting activity is undoubtedly one of the most important values over time. We wish good luck to the athletes and welcome them to our municipality."



b_100_91_16777215_00_images_2015_syngounis_proedros_sullogou_krikello.jpg"Krikello, the idyllic and picturesque village of Evritania welcomes Bike Odyssey. Our hospitable mountain village will welcome for second year all those who participate in this celebration of cycling and will help in any way it can, in order to the race leaves the best memories for athletes, visitors and local residents.
With respect,
Kostas Syngounis – President of the Cultural Association of Krikeliotes Evritanes "Aghios Nikolaos""

BikeOdyssey is an 8 days XC (Cross Country) bike race across the Pindos mountain range, in Greece. Is the toughest race in Greece and one of the toughest mountain bike races in the world.


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