- Highland Mountain Bike Park is thrilled to announce the addition of a new event- the Highland Over Mountain Enduro Race presented by Cannondale to be held on Saturday, October 22, 2011. This event will showcase Highland’s newest trail additions as well as bringing some of the best over all riders in the industry to compete for cash and prizes.
|Super D racing is one of the fastest growing disciplines and most popular racing events around the world. For Cannondale, mountain biking is all about the perfect ride and this event will provide an exciting race at one of the best venues in the U.S - Bob Burbank, General Manager Cannondale.|
The event will begin with a timed downhill seeding run. Then racers will be placed in groups for a wave start based on their seeding times. The real race starts close to the summit with a short sprint climb before heading down the News ODB trail to lower Threshold through the base area and out our 3 mile rolling single track loop. Toward the end of the loop racers will hop on Easy Rider and charge to the summit for a finish down Happy Hour.
|We're looking to showcase the best all mountain riders, if you've got both the legs for XC and DH skills this is the event for you. - Dave Smutok, Highland's VP of Business Development and Pro Rider|
Categories will include Pro and Amateur with over a $10,000 cash purse up for grabs for the pros, and prizes from Cannondale, GT Bicycles, SRAM, Fox Shox, WTB, Highland Mountain, and more for the Amateurs!Pro Purse Breakdown:
Online Entry fees are $70 for Pro and $60 for Amateur and include lift access for Saturday. Race day pricing is $75 for Pro and $65 for Amateur. If you wish to practice on Friday the course will be open. Registered racers can ride Friday for $28. Racers can also ride Sunday for the same discounted rate of $28.
For more information or to register visit www.highlandmountain.com