The European 4Cross series powered by GMBA (Gravity Mountain Bike Association) unveils its 2018 race calendar with total 12 races in 4 countries. A new classification in gold, silver and bronze events creates new attractions for riders as well as for the race organizers.
Race Dates Round #1 (Silver): April 21st Homberg, Switzerland Round #2 (Silver): May 6th Heidenheim, Germany Round #3 (Bronze): May 26th Dobřany, Czech Republic Round #4 (Gold): June 9th Reutlingen, Germany Round #5 (Bronze): June 16th Winterthur, Switzerland Round #6 (Gold): July 1st Ohlsbach (GER) Round #7 (Bronze): July 14th Berkheim (GER) Round #8 (Silver): July 21st Steinweiler (GER) Round #9 (Bronze): July 28th Sarntal (ITA) Round #10 (Silver): September 8th Winnenden (GER) Round #11 (Gold): September 22th Leibstadt (SUI) Round #12 (Silver): September 29th Wolfach (GER)
To be crowned as overall champion of the European 4Cross Series, riders have to earn points in all 3 different event classifications. The specific details are soon be revealed in the rulebook on the website: www.4cross.eu. Starting from the U11 category up to the elite class, the rider field is divided into a wide range of categories as in previous years. The new riders get a good starting point into the mountain bike sport in general and can get some inspiration from the upper classes on how to best win against the other competitors.
The starting shot of the gold events will be heard in Reutlingen (Germany) on the 9th of June. Exciting head to head competitions are already preprogrammed for the further gold events in Ohlsbach (Germany,1st of July) and Leibstadt (Switzerland, 22nd of September). Livestreams in collaboration with the streaming partner Swiss-Sport.tv will definitely be made available for the gold events. And one can also be curious for the 360° camera footages!
A lot of well-known race organizers are onboard and a few new ones have joined the series in 2018. The second race of the season takes part in Heidenheim (Germany) on the 6th of May in cooperation with the German 4X Cup. On the 26th of May, riders will stop in Dobřany (Czech Republic) on a joint race with the Czech 4cross cup. Well known race organizers and clubs as Homberg, Winterthur, Berkheim, Steinweiler, Sarntal, Winnenden and Wolfach will be on the calendar as well.
With 4 bronze, 5 silver and 3 gold events in 4 different nations big action and a lot of variety is already guaranteed. Are you ready for an incredible 4cross and dual season 2018?
For more information on the upcoming European 4Cross Series races check www.4cross.eu