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Chácara Bike Park Opened

07 de November de 2017

Development is the result of the partnership of Hotel Fazenda da Chácara and Avelar Sports

The Hotel Fazenda da Chácara is located in Minas Gerais, in Santana dos Montes, the city is famous for being the home of beautiful farm hotels that will be mixed with the beautiful mountainous region filled with waterfalls.

The Park’s idea came after events held by Avelar Sports at the Fazenda da Chácara Hotel as the XCO international Estrada Real and the Venzo Marathon Mineiro Championship.

After 1 year of construction and mapping, the official launch of the Chacara Bike Park took place this November 5th. The Park has more than 20 kms of trails marked with difficulty degree for all levels. You can make different routes with a level ranging from 1 to 10.

This business model is something common in European and North American countries and are newcomers in Brazil. Entrepreneurs Tiago Zanforlin and Fernanda Leão (Fazenda da Chácara / Cervejaria Loba) joined the entrepreneur Felipe Avelar (Avelar Sports / BIke Shop) to implement this exclusive bike circuit of Aventura in Minas Gerais.

“We conclude the first stage, in 2018 we will give sequence in the works of the Pump Track and stretches for children to begin their activities. The coolest Fazenda da Chácara that seems to have no limit on the question where to pedal and what to build. They have a large area and all the machinery needed in construction such as backhoe, patrol, Bob cat and terrain leveler “.

For Fernanda Leon owner of the Hotel what caught her attention in the sport was the mood of those involved. “Everyone is happy with life wanting to enjoy nature through sport, the business is so contagious that I’m already looking at a bike to buy and my husband already bought it,” Fernanda says.

The intention is to provide the region with a reference circuit for related competitions, as well as providing the space also for amateur or professional lovers of the Montain-Bike. Next to the circuit, visitors can count on the excellent structure of the Fazenda da Chacara Hotel. At 4 kms from there, at Fazenda Guarará, the tourist can taste the Beer Loba and who knows how to buy the excellent wine of noble strains (Vinho dos Montes) or know the handicraft made from Vetiver grass (a program maintained by Deflor Bio Engineering, from the same business group). For those interested in learning how to make this art, Deflor maintains a permanent workshop with the city hall from Tuesday to Saturday in the historic center of Santana.

At the opening were the team of Sense, Scott, pedal.com.br, ASW among other guests. On Saturday morning and afternoon the Test Ride of all the tracks took place with the evening launch cocktail in the Taberna restaurant within the structure of the Hotel. On Sunday there was the basic mechanics course and test tracks for 50 cyclists.

Bike Park will also be open to visitors who are not staying at Hotel da Chacara, so the biker can spend the day only (Day use) or just practice the sport on the circuit. Reservations can be made by calling 31 3726 1361 or by email from Fazenda da Chacara: reservas@fazendadachacara.com.br.

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Images: Thiago Lemos