Blue Mountains, Ontario, Canada - This weekend (July 23-25) kicks off the first ever East Coast Open. This event is designed to host the best Downhill mountain bike racers that Canada and the world have to offer. Event organizers sweetened the pot by bringing Canada’s largest DH race prize purse. Over $10000 in cash and prizing will be given away! $3000 in cash and over $7000 worth of prizes including a Chumba F5 DH frame, POC helmets and Armour, Raceface clothing and components, X Fusion Vector HLR rear shocks and much much more.
More details inside,Organizers have been building a new course since April and expect several hundred riders to participate in the event. With Open/Pro, Amateur, Junior and Open Womens categories there is something for every type of DH racer. Inside the Village at Blue Mountain they offer something for everyone in the family. From the many shops, restaurants and pubs to their famous nightlife that never stops.
Check out some secret footage of the course here, this is just a peak with plenty of new sections and features to be revealed this weekend!
The event is free to spectators and they are encouraged to climb up alongside the specially designed race course to cheer on the racers and ring those cowbells. As always all competitors will have open access to ride all the other challenging downhill trails that Blue Mountain has to offer.
A special discount code (cres1117593) has been made available to all competitors and their families, simply visit www.sirbikealotracing.com and click the "east coast open" tab to find out more.
Check out the Chumba frame with X Fusion HLR rear shock up for raffle with proceeds to IMBA.
Sirbikealot Racing promotes Canada’s Largest DH and Super D race series and is committed to bring the best biking events to Canada and beyond. With over 10 yrs and 70+ events worth of experience, Sirbikealot Racing continues to promote only the best!
About Blue Mountain Resort – Blue Mountain, Ontario’s largest mountain resort is nestled on the shores of Georgian Bay, located 90 minutes north of Toronto. Spanning over 700 acres, Blue Mountain has become the four-season destination of the North, visited by more than 1.5 million guests a year. Winter at the resort boasts 36 ski and snowboard trails enhanced by a world-class snowmaking system. Summer months offer the largest downhill mountain biking facility in Ontario, Monterra Golf course and a private beach property among other seasonal attractions. Year-round the resort attracts visitors to over 900 luxury accommodation units and 40 unique concept restaurants, bars and retail stores in our pedestrian village.37,500 square feet of state-of-the-art conference space caters year-round to corporate meeting groups. Blue Mountain is 50% owned by Intrawest ULC. Visit www.bluemountain.ca for more information.
The 2010 East Coast Open couldn’t happen without our amazing partners, sponsors and staff. Many thanks to POC Helmets, RaceFace Components, X-Fusion Suspension, Chumba Racing, Blue Mountain Resort, Pinkbike.com and Allan Hawley Timing services.