eBike Challenge

eBike Challenge

RIDE LIKE A PRO. FEEL THE FLOW!

Class 1 eMTB competition geared for some good ol’ mountain fun.

FRIDAY, JUNE 11
3:00 PM

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Event Overview

FRIDAY, JUNE 11

3:00 PM

This is a Class 1 Electric Mountain Bike Race (eMTB). The race event will be held on a course on Vail Mountain specifically designed for eMTB racers.

SIGN UP EARLY! The first 50 registered athletes will receive a Bontrager helmet from our friends at Bosch. Helmets will not be shipped, qualifying recipients must be present at the event to receive their helmets.

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IMPORTANT: Registration for this event closes Thursday, June 10 at 6:00 PM.

Times

Times

FRIDAY, JUNE 11

3:00 PM

IMPORTANT: Registration for this event closes Thursday, June 10 at 6:00 PM.

Rules

CATEGORIES:

Open (Men/Women)

Format & Rules:
  • All racers will start and finish in Golden Peak.
  • Riders will start in Waves every two (2) minutes. Each Wave will have a maximum of 10 riders.
  • A corral will be set up East of the start/finish line for riders to stage in before the race.
  • One lap of the course is approximately eight and a half (8.5) miles and will have over 2,000 ft of elevation gain. Along the course, athletes will have to ride on all types of terrain ranging from forest service access dirt roads to single track.
  • The course will be marked prior to the race. Signs will be set up to direct riders and marshals will be placed in locations all along the course. It is the athlete’s responsibility to follow the signs and stay on the course. If a rider goes off course, they will be disqualified.
Required Gear:
  • Only eMTBs that meet the following specifications for a Class 1 electric bicycle are allowed to race:
    • Bikes operated by the following systems:
      Bosch, Brose, Shimano, or Yamaha
    • Bikes that include fully operable pedals.
    • Bikes that include an electric motor of less than 750 watts that provides assistance only when the rider is pedaling.
    • Bikes that include a motor that ceases to provide assistance when the bicycle reaches a speed of 20 miles per hour.
    • Bikes may not include a throttle.
  • All eMTBs must pass a technical inspection no later than 30 minutes prior to race start time. Top finishers’ bikes will be inspected after the finish of their race. An inspection corral will be located near the start/finish of the race.
  • Helmets are required; Elbow and knee pads are recommended.
Location:

Start and finish is in Golden Peak just West of Chair 6 in front of the Race City building.

Results

Price & Prizes

PRICE

EARLY BIRD // April 9 – May 31, 2021
$75 – Pro/Amateur

EVENT PRICING // June 1 – June 10, 2021
$85 – Pro/Amateur

SIGN UP EARLY! The first 50 registered athletes will receive a Bontrager helmet from our friends at Bosch. Helmets will not be shipped, qualifying recipients must be present at the event to receive their helmets.


PAYOUT

total purse: $3,000

MEN – Open:
1st – $750
2nd – $500
3rd – $250

WOMEN – Open:
1st – $750
2nd – $500
3rd – $250


PRIZES

1st place Open men and women finishers will win an epic piece of YETI gear!

1st, 2nd and 3rd place Open men and women finishers will receive a Mountain Games podium exclusive YETI Rambler!

Price & Prizes

Event Map

EVENT START:

Start and finish is in Golden Peak just West of Chair 6 in front of the Race City building.

VIEW COURSE MAP