May 29 - Enduro Update

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May 29, 2014

 

Michelle and Ben are back this week with another episode giving you information about your favorite parks and related news.

 

This week Michelle brings you a full episode packed with enduro information. Listen in to find out what events you should check out this summer, what parks and areas you should plan a trip to, and a lot more. They also run through a list of upcoming park opening dates and upcoming events. Ben even teaches Michelle something.

 

 

Just a reminder, be sure to check back to last week's episode to catch up on what's going on around the country. Also, be sure to check out the MTBParks Pass, which hooks you up with free lift tickets and other discounts.

 

 


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Upcoming Park Openings:

 

Grand Targhee Mtb Park

Opening Day - Friday, June 13
Location:  Alta, WY 83414

 

Whiteface Mountain Bike Park

Opening Day - Friday, June 13
Location:  Whiteface, NY 12997

 

Evolution Bike Park | Crested Butte

Opening Day - Saturday, June 14
Location:  Mount Crested Butte, CO 81224

 

Silver Mountain Bike Park

Opening Day - Saturday, June 14
Location:  Kellogg, ID 83837

 

Bike Snowmass

Opening Day - Saturday, June 21
Location:  Snowmass Village, CO 81615

 

 

Upcoming Events:

 

The Rock Bike Park in Wisconsin

 

Lake Superior Gravity Series

 

Duluth Enduro Series

 

POC ESC Enduro Cup #1 - USAC NYS Enduro Championships at Plattekill Mountain May 31- June 1

 

New Mexico Enduro Cup - JUNE 7
Angel Fire is proud to announce one of the Nation’s most unique and largest Enduro races, the New Mexico Enduro Cup, sponsored by Mountain Top Cycling.  Enduro is all about combining cross-country athleticism with downhill technique, with one day out of bounds and one day in bounds, this event should be at the top of bucket list for any mountain biker.  Negotiating timed stages, mountain bikers will race their way through an action packed weekend and a plethora of courses to be crowned Enduro champion.

 

Oregon Hood River, Oregon: June 7-8, 2014
The Oregon Enduro Series is the original enduro series in North America and when it comes to cycling, Oregon is at the forefront.

 

Blue Mtn PA - PA State Championship - June 22

 

Sun Valley, ID: June 27-29, 2014
Part of the North American Enduro Tour

This two day race featuring an evening prologue on the 27th promises to be one of the longest and most grueling enduro races riders will find anywhere in North America.

 

British Columbia June 28-July 5, 2014

BC Bike Race, all competitors start each day together in a mass start, working their way against the clock and through the course to the daily finish line. Racers' finish times are recorded at the end of each day completed. At the end of the race, each of the stage race times is added up to calculate the overall winners in each category. In BC Bike Race, we have 7 days, or 7 stages, of incredible mountain bike racing.


July 5 Killington VT East Coast Showdown – VT State Championship

 

Canyons Resort, UT: July 19, 2014
The North American Enduro Tour comes to Utah! Enduro Cup at Canyons Resort features a true European format, 6 stages covering 17 miles, 3 timed technical descents and 3 untimed climbs. While the climbs are untimed, there is a cut off time.
Racers will be treated to a premier event based out of the Canyons Resort village, in the mountain bike mecca of Park City, Utah. Beautiful and challenging aspen lined trails, professional chip timing, a post-race meal, athlete gift bag and raffle.

July 20 Plattekill NY Plattepalooza 


Winter Park, CO: July 25-27, 2014
Part of the North American Enduro Tour
As part of the Colorado Freeride Festival, the Specialized Enduro is a 3-day, 5-stage race that will showcase some of the world’s fastest, fittest, and most technical mountain bike athletes battling it out throughout the trail system of Trestle Bike Park.

 

Whistler, BC: August 9-10, 2014
The SRAM Canadian Open Enduro presented by Specialized is part of the legendary 10 day Crankworx Whistler mountain bike festival. This much anticipated competition will showcase the world’s fastest and fittest mountain bike athletes competing for the largest prize purse in Enduro racing history. The race will feature both the Whistler Valley and the world famous Whistler Mountain Bike Park and the stages are regarded as some of the finest, most technical trails in the NAET. The five stage, single day format, with almost 50 minutes of racing, and approximately 50km of riding will be a true test of athletic endurance, versatility and mountain bike skills.

August 17 Attitash NH NH State Championship 


Highland Bike Park – Northfield, NH: August 24, 2014
Triple Crown: The OverMountain Enduro is an event open to racers of all abilities. The 4 stage race spans across Highland Mountain- incorporating everything from trail riding to downhill. The course will challenge participants in both fitness and technical riding ability. The OverMountain Enduro puts the fun back into racing.


Sept 7 Killington VT Eastern USA Regional ENDURO Championship Series Finals 


Mountain Creek Bike Park – Vernon, NJ: September 14, 2014
Triple Crown: The King of the Mountain Enduro race will be comprised of several timed “special” stages and non timed “transport” stages. The “specials” will consist primarily of downhill and technical sections but riders should expect to climb up to 10-20% of the total distance of each stage. The “transport” stages between each “special” will move riders from one area of the mountain to the other and may include some significant climbs.


Burke Bike Park & Kingdom Trails - Burke, VT: September 28, 2014


Triple Crown: The 2014 Kingdom Enduro is a 3 stage race showcasing everything that the Burke Bike Park has to offer. From cross-country to single track to downhill, this race will test your endurance and technical skill. The race will be held Sunday, September 28, with a practice day scheduled for Saturday, September 27. The race will be divided into 3 stages consisting of timed specials and untimed transport sections. The Kingdom Enduro is the final stop in the Triple Crown Enduro Series

 

Big Mountain Enduro at Snowmass
Saturday, June 21 – Sunday, June 22
Location:  Snowmass, CO

Durango - June 28-29

The Durango Enduro is not for the timid; it is a true backcountry event that will
 

Keystone - July 12-13


This premier stop will also be part of the 2014 North American Enduro Tour.


The Keystone Bike Park contains some of the most raw and rugged lift-accessed mountain biking in the US. With rock gardens, drops and high-speed features, there will not be a dull moment on your bike. Our courses will challenge riders to the fullest and combine the top trails on the mountain, along with unique course designs never seen before at Keystone. Throughout the weekend, expect to see at least six rowdy stages with some pedal transitions, a non-stop festival taking place in the village and entertainment for the entire family to enjoy.


Moab - August 23

 

Big Mountain Ultra Enduro at Crested Butte

Big Mountain Enduro Finals: September 3 - 7, 2014
The Crested Butte five-day Enduro is not for the faint of heart!
Riders will be challenged with five days of racing, four of those days deep in the backcountry, with big climbing transitions that will literally take you to the top of the world overlooking majestic peaks. The fifth and final day of racing will be held at Evolution Bike Park, also where awards and festivities will culminate.


This will be a stand alone event and not a part of the Big Mountain Enduro Series overall rankings. Registration for the Crested Butte Ultra Enduro will include five days of enduro racing in the backcountry, organized shuttles each backcountry day, lift ticket on the final day at the Evolution Bike Park, coffee and beer provided each day by our respective sponsors, breakfast and lunch each day, BME apparel kit, an annual subscription to Mountain Flyer Magazine, a large awards ceremony and an adventure experience of a lifetime.

 

2014 POC ESC Enduro Cup USAC Regional Championship Series
June 1 Plattekill NY – NY State Championship
June 22 Blue Mtn PA – PA State Championship

 

2014 POC ESC SuperD Cup USAC Regional Championship Series
May 25 Plattekill NY – ProGRT Weekend
June 21 Blue Mtn PA -PA State Championship

 


 

BUY THE MTBPARKS.COM PASS TO GET THE FOLLOWING:

 

Enjoy one complimentary, one-day lift ticket at each of these bike parks during the 2014 season. The list of bike parks offering one free day of riding this season–with your MTBparks Pass–is still growing, so be sure to check back often!

RIDE FREE AT THESE PARTICIPATING BIKE PARKS

United States

Colorado | Aspen/Snowmass
One complimentary lift ticket valid one time during the 2014 season.

 

Colorado | Evolution Bike Park @ Crested Butte
One complimentary lift ticket valid one time during the 2014 season.

Idaho | Silver Mountain Bike Park
One complimentary lift ticket valid one time during the 2014 season.

Minnesota | Spirit Mountain Bike Park
One complimentary lift ticket valid one time during the 2014 season.

 

Montana | Big Sky Mountain Bike Park
One complimentary lift ticket valid one time during the 2014 season.

New Hampshire | Attitash Bike Park
One complimentary lift ticket valid one time during the 2014 season.

New Mexico | Angel Fire
One complimentary lift ticket valid one time during the 2014 season.

New York | Plattekill Bike Park
One complimentary lift ticket valid one time during the 2014 season.

New York | Whiteface Bike Park 
One complimentary lift ticket valid one time during the 2014 season. 10% off lift tickets all season long with your MTBparks Pass.
Bike and Stay package coming soon!

 

Pennsylvania | Blue Mountain Bike Park
One complimentary lift ticket valid one time during the 2014 season.

Utah | Brian Head Bike Park
One complimentary lift ticket valid one time during the 2014 season.

Vermont | Burke Bike Park
One complimentary lift ticket valid one time during the 2014 season.

Vermont | Mount Snow Bike Park
One complimentary lift ticket valid one time during the 2014 season.

 

Virginia | Bryce Bike Park
One complimentary lift ticket valid one time during the 2014 season.

Washington | Stevens Pass Bike Park
One complimentary lift ticket valid one time during the 2014 season.

West Virginia | Snowshoe Bike Park
One complimentary lift ticket valid one time during the 2014 season.

Wisconsin | The Rock Bike Park
One complimentary lift ticket valid one time during the 2014 season.

Wyoming | Grand Targhee
One complimentary lift ticket valid one time during the 2014 season.

Canada

New Brunswick | Sugarloaf Bike Park
One complimentary lift ticket valid one time during the 2014 season.

 

ADDITIONAL DISCOUNTS AT MORE BIKE PARKS

 

California | China Peak Bike Park

50% OFF LIFT TICKETS ALL SEASON for MTBparks Pass members in 2014.

 

Montana | Whitefish Bike Park
50% of one lift ticket valid one time during the 2014 season.

 

New Jersey | Mountain Creek Bike Park
50% OFF LIFT TICKETS ALL SEASON for MTBparks Pass members in 2014.

 

WANT EVEN MORE GREAT DEALS?

 

Ray's Indoor Bike Park | Cleveland, OH

One FREE day pass to check out Ray's Bike Park in Cleveland (valid during 2014/2015 fall/winter season)

 

Ray's Indoor Bike Park | Milwaukee, WI

One FREE day pass to check out Ray's Bike Park in Milwaukee (valid during 2014/2015 fall/winter season)

 

Canfield Brothers Bikes

MTBparks Pass holders are eligible to receive a 15% discount on ANY purchase.

* SPECIAL 30% OFF CRAMPON CLASSIC PEDALS FOR CHARTER MEMBERS (through 5/31/14)

 

 

 

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