Pats Peak Mountain Bike Festival
Pats Peak Mountain Bike Festival
June 9 & 10, 2018
17th Annual Pats Peak Mountain Bike Festival
3 Events, 1 Weekend
24.12.6 HOURS OF PATS PEAK:
-There are three options to choose from: 24-hours, 12-hours and 6-hours. Racing Categories include solo, two person, four person and five person teams.
-All 6-12-24 participating riders must be licensed by Eastern Fat Tire Association (EFTA). A one-day membership is available for $5 per person. If you would like to purchase an annual membership for $25, you may do so online at bikereg.com/efta-annual-membership. You can do this online at the time of registration or on your phone at event.
-The Pats Peak 6 Hours Solo race is part of the NECS Marathon Series.
-Novice: 1 lap; Sport: 2 laps; Expert/Elite: 3 laps. The winner is the one that completes it in the quickest time. The number of laps is subject to change according to race day weather and course conditions. Final number of laps will be determined on race day.
-All XC participating riders must be licensed by Eastern Fat Tire Association (EFTA). A one-day membership is available for $5 per person. If you would like to purchase an annual membership for $25, you may do so online at bikereg.com/efta-annual-membership. You can do this online at the time of registration or on your phone at event.
-The Pats Peak XC Challenge is part of the NECS XC Series.
– -New this year: This event will be timed with LIVE ATHLETE TRACKING by TRIMOM Timing Company.
2-Day Event – Saturday: Practice for paid entrants only Sunday: Downhill Thrill Race
-USA Cycling DH State Championship Event.
-Qualifier to USA Cycling MTB National Championships.
-Though not an official Eastern States Cup (ESC) event this year, the Downhill Thrill will be supported by the MAXXIS ESC crew to provide an event to qualify racers for the USA Cycling MTB National Championships since the race is a USAC National Championship qualifier.
-Downhill racers will take the chair lift up to the top of the mountain and race down the course one at a time against the clock for the quickest time to the bottom of the course. Two different tracks with a common finish, total time for both runs will determine the winners.
-The two tracks will finish in the DH camping area, complete with berms, jumps and other features.
-The triple chairlift that departs from the same DH Camping Area will be used.
-All DH participating riders must be licensed by USA Cycling. An event license is available for $10 per person for both practice day and race day for Cat 3 and Cat 2. ALL Cat 1/PRO racers MUST have an annual USA Cycling license.
Online Registration at www.bikereg.com/pats-peak-mountain-bike-festival. Pre-Entry Fees are less than Onsite Entry Fees for each category. See each race page on www.patspeak.com for details.
OTHER WEEKEND ACTIVITIES:
Camping is available at Pats Peak. There is no cost to camp in our camping areas. Camping opens for participants and guests at 3pm on Friday. Off-the-ground, self-contained Campfire Pits are permitted (unless a red flag warning has been issued)
Bicycle riders from all over come to PATS PEAK to participate in this exhilarating bike weekend. All the information is online at www.patspeak.com.