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June 28/12 12:44 pm - Summer Epic 8 Hour

Posted by Editoress on 06/28/12

Summer Epic 8 Hour – Roots, Rocks, and Reggae - presented by Specialized, July21

Join us at the Summer Epic 8 Hour at Hardwood Ski and Bike for a special REGGAE themed event.  We will enjoy the cool vibes of Reggae music all day and invite you to show off your Reggae spirit with your riding outfits and Pit areas.




The Epic 8 Hour Relay Series is all about the camaraderie, sportsmanship and the gritty, hard-core enjoyment of riding with friends.  The Epic 8 Hour relay is a personal and team challenge to complete as many laps as possible.  Whether riding just for fun, or vying for a podium spot in your category, the Epic 8 Hour will be a memorable experience.  Using Ontario's premier Mountain Bike destinations and trails, the Epic 8 Hour Series promises the best in facilities, fun and varied courses, and support for riders.

The Epic 8 Hour takes place over a 8 hour time frame on a 10 km loop course which starts and finishes at the same location.  The object is not to finish first, but to complete the greatest number of laps before the end of the event.  There is a solo category for the hard cores, but most people do it as a (2 person, 3-4 person, or 5-6 person) team.  Only one member of the team is on the course at any one time, in other words you take turns riding.

Important Dates and Reminders:

1  Enter by July 1st to get Early Entry Discount and Save $$
2  Enter by Saturday July 14th to get your Team Name on your Personalized Number Plate!
3  Entry closes Wednesday July 18 at midnight. Yes, that is a final deadline!
4  Free Souvenir T-Shirt to first 500 riders entered. Don't miss out!
5  One lucky draw rider will go home with a Specialized Crux Cyclocross bike!

Full event info and link to online registration at Epic8HR


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