Welcome to the Atlantic Enduro Series - 2016
These races will consists of un-timed climbs / transitions and timed descents. There is no official structure for enduro racing. This means you can expect a more relaxed atmosphere then a typical XC or DH race. What you can expect from these races is a weekend of exploring new riding locations and meeting people that share the same passion for riding bikes. In addition to this you’ll still be getting the competitive aspect of mountain bike racing.
Event Dates and Locations:
October 16th, Fitzpatrick Mountain, Scotsburn NSFitzpatrick Mountain on Trailforks.com
Scotsburn is located just west of Pictou, Nova Scotia. The trails on Fitzpatrick Mountain are characterized by fast flowy single track descents scattered with technical off camber sections, the trails are mostly in mixed wood forest with little rock. The start finish area is going to be located at Smith Rock Chalets which is in the middle of the trail network. Trailforks app identifies a majority of the trails in the area.
There will be a 3 stage short course and a 5 stage long course, Open men and women will do the long course. Sport men, women and junior will do the short course. Further course details will be reviled the friday before the race.
Accommodation for the race will be at Smith Rock Lodge and chalets. Which is located on Fitzpatrick Mountain. www.smithrockchalets.com
September 18th, White Hills, St.john’s N.LWhitehills on Trailforks.com
The White hills / Quidi Vidi area is located in the far east of St.john’s right on the Atlantic Ocean. You can expect challenging technical descents with a good mix rocks and roots. The start/finish area will be located in Quidi Vidi Village which is at the end of the final stage. Trailforks app also identifies a majority of the trails in the area
There will be 4 stages for the short course and 5 stages for the long course. Open men and women will do the long course. Sport men, women and junior will do the short course. Further course details will be reviled the friday before the race.
Race Format / Registration
The course map and details will be revealed the friday before the race. Saturday will be a practice day for riders to test the course and practice their lines. Sunday morning will be the race followed by a ceremony/awards and BBQ. The categories for the event will be as follows:
- Open Men and Women
- Sport Men and Women
- Junior (under 19)
The Open categories will be longer and more challenging than the sport and junior categories.
Timing for the race will be provided by SPORTident timing solutions. This is the same timing system that is used in the BC enduro series, Triple Crown Enduro series and many others. The timing will be accurate and flawless.
Registration is completed through Cycle Component Network - CCN.
Racers must have a provincial race licence with BNS (Bicycle Nova Scotia), BNL (Bicycle Newfoundland and Labrador) or with any other provincial cycling organization. These can be purchased through CCN. You will also be able to purchase a UCI day licence on the day of the race if you do not plan on purchasing a provincial race licenceRegister Now!
The number of participants will be capped at 75 Racers Entry fee for each race will be $80 per race or $140 for both races