Our Timer Andes Cronos has timed the 8th edition of ‘La Unión Siete Lagos’. A cycling event that took place on the ‘Ruta de los 7 Lagos’ that connects the cities of Villa La Angostura and San Martín de los Andes in the Patagonia region.
Each year the race ‘Unión Siete Lagos’ is exchanging the city of departure and arrival to give the participants the opportunity to explore and gather uniques moments in the mountain. A race that was timed once again with Macsha technology, and is known as a national tourist event, which brings together people from across the country and also international public. They all choose this destination to join the competition and enjoy the landscapes.
The main aim of the race is to create an environment for all the people who are passionate about sports, adventure, outdoor life, and nature to come and participate. That is why the organizers chose the month of November since this is the spring season in the lake region and is one of the most beautiful times of the year.
The race was a challenge for around 1300 cyclists divided into 3 modalities that took place simultaneously: 110 km Road, 110 km MTB, 50 km MTB.
This year a Hand Bike category was added, which is a type of three-wheeled bicycle that is propelled, directed and braked with the arms. It is indicated for all those who have some type of disability and who cannot carry a bicycle propelled by the legs.
The start was made in Villa la Angostura and the arrival in San Martin de Los Andes. During the tour, the participants admired different landscapes as Cerro Chapelco, Lago Machónico, Lago Falkner, Pichi Traful bridge, Cruce Traful, Lago Espejo and the Correntoso bridge. All this circuit until San Martín de Los Andes. One of the most beautiful and lively places in Argentine Patagonia!
How has this great event been timed?
In the beginning, the attendance registration was done by a Time Box with two side antennas and with the help of a sleeve.
At the finish line, two systems were placed: a One4All 3.0 Ocelot with a floor antenna + 2 side antennas. Three meters away, a One4All 2.0 with another floor antenna + 2 side antennas.
Two RUFUS kiosks were used, so the participants can receive and check their times and classifications. A DVR camera system was also used for the control and for the high-density passing of cyclists.
Congratulations to our Timer Andes Cronos, who was part of this great event. Keep it up!
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