Here we are, another amazing weekend in Ireland for the second stop of the Irish Gravity Enduro Series
. This time on a fresh area that not many riders know about it, with a couple of trails built for the occasion. Similar to the first race in Ballinastoe, the race route is not long, with short physical stages. Fifth stages awaits for the riders, loamy fresh terrain with a mix of open fast sections on the higher areas and then rooty and bit slippery ones inside the forest on the lower sections.
With near 300 riders is going to be a long day for everyone on race day. Starting at 9:30 with the seeded riders, then 10:30 all the hardcore weekend warriors and at midday the pro ones. If you happen to be around, don´t miss the technical sections on third and fourth stages, so far the preferred ones for the riders. Some known faces will battle for the podium, Leah Maunsell is fresh from her U21 first place in Madeira and Hanna Harvey also with a podium on the last Vitus Enduro Cup past week. On men category the likes of Jonathan Maunsell, Garreth Davis, Jack Devlin, Ross and more, all known faces on each Irish enduro race.
Killaloe has amazing trails to offer. All stages have something different. Stage 3, 4 and 5 are the preferred ones for all rides. Stage 3 has some technical sections with both rocks and roots ready to make you suffer. Stage 5 is the most kind of downhill one, with several jumps and features where riders will for sure let go the brakes. This new location for enduro riders from now on will for sure it will get more visitors.