Welcome to what will be the fastest showdown on mountain bikes! Riders will be tearin' up the trails for 8 hours to see who can finish with the most laps. Watch out everyone, these folks are gonna be rippin' through a fast 11 mile loop!
Think this day is just for you grown ups only? HECK NO! Bring out the family, camp, and let those kids take advantage of all the fun park activities! There will be 2 free kids races. At nooon there's a 6 and under race and at 1:00 pm there will be 6-10 race. Make sure you pack the kids with their helmets too! We will be keeping the Showdown alive all day long by having music, bicycle and food vendors plus a refreshing beer garden!
DUO AND TEAM RULE: For relay teams, all riders must complete within 2 laps of each other. (If your strongest team member does 4 laps all others on the team must do at least 2 laps).
ATTENTION! NEW GRAVEL GRINDER CATEGORY!!!
Gravel Grinder Rules:
You can ride a gravel road bike, a cyclocross bike or a road bike adapted to ride dirt. Tires may not be wider that 42mm. Drop handlebars ar required. No dampened suspension shocks or forks permitted (shock absorbing elastomer or flex type forks, frames and seatposts are permitted, not to exceed 80mm of travel).
Price INCREASE Schedule
Prices increase on Friday, August 31 at 12:01 am
Prices increase on Sunday, September 30 at 11:59 PM
Prices increase on Thursday November 1 after 11.59 PM
Registration ends Saturday, November 3 at 8:00 AM
REGISTATION AFTER OCTOBER 30th DOES NOT GUARENTEE AT EVENT T-SHIRT
Packet Pick up on Friday, November 2, 2018 from 3-7 PM at Two- wheel Jones Bicycles located at 2837 N. Power Rd #110 Mesa, AZ 85215 (Phone: 480-380-8222).
Packet Pick up also on Saturday November 3, 2018 7:00 am - 9:30 am at the start finish line
All Riders - Due to limited parking there is one car per team allowed in the horse staging/event parking lot. Category riders with more than one person riding may drop off their gear at their team car but will have to then park outside of the horse staging area in a parking spot not on the street. (Thank you in advance).
Refund policy: We strive to make all of our events safe, fun and exciting. We race rain or shine but as event organizers we will make decisions based upon the safety of our participants. In order to provide you with the best experience possible we will have covered all of the expenses associated with putting on an the event well before the starting gun goes off. As such we are unable to carry the financial exposure created by an 'act of god'. In the event of a cancellation of the event based upon circumstances that are out of our control we will not be able to issue refunds. We recognize that some athletes will have schedule conflicts after they have signed up. If you need to transfer your registration to someone else we will allow it. To alter a team name, change team size (duo to quad, solo to duo, etc.) or substitute a rider a $10 fee will be charged before Thursday November 3rd at 8:00 PM, $20 will be charged for changes made after that time.