A cross country mountain bike endurance event of approximately 30 miles for the full enduro and 15 miles for the half enduro.
|Event Type:||Cross Country Enduro|
|Date:||Date: Sunday 20th March 2011|
|Location (trail):||Altura Trail - Whinlatter Forest|
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A cross country mountain bike endurance event of approximately 30 miles for the full enduro and 15 miles for the half enduro. Both start and finish in Whinlatter Forest Park. The routes will be fully waymarked and marshaled with one feed zone at predetermined location. The courses will take in everything the area has to offer from forest trails to mountain tracks with fantastic views of the surrounding area. Both distances will start at 10:30am. The course will close at 4pm. Entries will be limited so please enter early to avoid disappointment. All finishers in both distances will receive a free gift as acknowledgment of their achievement.
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superbad said on 18 February 2011
Hi, I've done the last two of these events at whinlatter and were a good test of my fitness. Fortunately on both events the weather was favourable so not too slippy. With a mix of terrain from hard pack to loose slate i would recommend a good dual compound tyre to cope with it all. I was on a hardtail and found it tough going on the lower back on the second lap. A couple of the climbs are quite gruelling but it is a good event in its infancy as this wil be its 3rd year. I have an image of the course route from the first event which i will put on my profile. Good luck if you do it and beware of slippy wooden bridges!! Ps they do have feed stations round the course from which you can top up a bottle/bladder>>you need them
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