Bike Servicing 3 day Package by Specialized

Enjoy La Ruta with our best bike servicing which includes:

  • Wheel tunning, brake and shiftings adjustments, drive train lubrication, precision bearing adjustment to steering system and wheels.
  • Washing and transportation.
  • Full safety inspection.

Spare parts are not included.

Please  order this service through our Adventure Concierge.

Massages

  • We have massage services available before the race (Day 0) at the official hotel and after each race day at a designated area at each race finish.
  • We advise you to book your massage(s) in advance due to availability.
  • The type of massage is a special 30 minute massage that has been carefully developed by our trained crew of specialists in order to help your body prevent an accumulation of lactic acid and extreme muscle fatigue.

Please  order this service through our Adventure Concierge.

Rafting

Day 3 of La Ruta has the option of rafting in the Pacuare River, this is the Premier River of Costa Rica: a world class adventure trip!

  • Difficulty: Class III-IV
  • Approximate river time: 3 hours
  • Minimum age: 12 yearsIf you decide to take on the rafting experience, you will begin the stage early morning at Tres Equis in Turrialba and start biking from Siquirres after the trip.Upon arrival to the river we will gear you up with a life jacket and paddle (racers must be clad in full biking attire, including helmet, gloves, shoes, camelbak, etc... throughout the whole rafting trip). A safety orientation briefing will also be provided.The first segment consists of fun class II-III rapids which is a perfect time to test your new river skills and gain confidence in your team. Here you can find pockets of secondary growth forest that are extremely beautiful.About 40 minutes later we will enter the famous Pacuare River Gorge, which consists of 5 miles of some of the best white water Costa Rica has to offer.

Some of the rapids in this section are: "Terciopelo snake", "Double drop", "Upper and Lower Huacas", "Pin ball" . You will also see the Huacas waterfall with a 150 foot dramatic drop into the river.After the gorge the rivers opens up to a stretch on the Valle del Pacuare, where the river has a different character. It is wide open giving you the opportunity to rest a bit and enjoy some wildlife spotting. The main rapids here are "Cimarrones", "The Play Hole", "El Indio" and "Magnetic Rock".

We finish the trip at a private Exploration Center in Siquirres Town, where you can collect your bike and finish the race!!

Includes:

  • Raft and rafting equipment.
  • Professional Guides
  • Safety orientation talk
  • Safety Kayakers
  • Snack/fruit pause in the river.
  • Dry bag for personal items.Notes:
  • Racers must be clad in full biking attire, including helmet, gloves, shoes, camelbak, etc... throughout the whole rafting trip.
  • Any extra items for the biking segment can be stored in the dry bags provided at start of the rafting trip. These dry bags must travel with you inside the raft. Please take care of you belongings at all times.

Please  order this service through our Adventure Concierge.

Transportation

Competitor/Companion transport (OUT)

  • Competitor/Companion transport November 5th (Day 3) from Playa Bonita, Limón to San José (Hotel Holiday Inn) at the end of the race.
  • Includes transport of your bike. 
  • La Ruta will transport clean bikes ONLY. A garden hose will be provided at each race finish, however we strongly recommend that you purchase our Official Specialized Mechanics Package which will clean your bike for you.

Please  order this service through our Adventure Concierge.