Bordeaux is situated on the Garonne River, right in the Gironde department in southwestern France. It is a port city and the 9th largest in France. The greater Bordeaux area is called Communauté Urbaine de Bordeaux and is the fifth largest urban area in France behind Paris, Marseille, Lyon and Lille. It is the prefecture of the Gironde department and the capital of the Aquitaine region. Bordeaux is the biggest wine industry capital in France.
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BMX in Sports Center, Santiago del Estero, Santiago del Estero Argentina
The climate is subtropical with dry winters, warm summers and many days of sunshine. The city offers many recreation activities for the visitor and vibrant nightlife with cultural events, many pubs, great food and a lot of music.
However, the main attraction of the city for the BMX fans is the Santiago del Estero Sports Center. With more than 40 hectares of space, the BMX track is home to many national and international competitions and is considered to be the best BMX Super-cross track in Latin America.
It has been recently remodeled to fit the highest UCI standards. It has an iconic Double Start Ramp built out of concrete, which provides the riders with a fast and challenging terrain. The highest ramp is at 26.2 ft/8 m high and it can make you fly! The bike park also hosts the UCI BMX SX World Cup, where some of the best BMX riders compete in skills and style.
During the competitions there are even more events and shows that take place in the sports center and around the city. Santiago del Estero has a long tradition in BMX with many great athletes and many places to ride your bike. So don’t just stay in the park, you can discover the whole city with your BMX, meet people, learn new tricks and have fun.