Steel City Dual Slalom

MTB 4X , Sheffield – Saturday, 18 Mar 2017

Event Summary

Event Overview

The most exciting form of mountain bike racing comes to the streets of Sheffield to celebrate the Outdoor City Weekender. This Dual slalom race will be a spectacular event showcasing the excitement of head to head mountain bike racing through the streets of Sheffield. The riders will be racing a unique city centre course down Howard street across the front of Sheffield Hallam's main building and finishing by the Showroom and Howard pub. Made possible by Sheffield City Council and Sheffield Hallam University the depth of riding talent will bring gasps from on lookers with nail biting finishes and elbow to elbow racing.

The city has a long history of mountain biking and specifically dual; from the long running This is Sheffield mate’s race series to the legendary Iron Justice races. Like slalom ski racing, riders negotiate a series of gates pitting themselves against each other and the clock in a head to head knock out format. The course has a stack of great features sendable by the best and rollable by all. It mixes man made constructions with street furniture, flat grass corners and custom wooden features to provide thrilling parallel racing. Filling the wide gap in Sheffield’s race calendar the best racers will go from fist bumps to victory in front of the assembled crowds. The cream of Sheffield’s mountain bike industry will also be represented on the day with stands to peruse and bikes to try.

Event Details

Event URN:

410471

Start Date:

Sat, 18th Mar 2017

Event Type:

MTB 4X (Competitive)

Venue:

Howard Street, Howard Street, Sheffield, s1 2lw
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Event Website:

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About the Event

Info for Riders

Entries for this inaugural race are initially invite only, open entry will commence with the remaining places on the 13th March.

Racing will commence at 2:30pm, with the course open for practice from midday, seeding at 1:30 and finals beginning at 5pm.

As well as an entry fee, in true This is Sheffield tradition, every racer must also bring a random prize for the pot. These will be added to the prize pile alongside contributions from our kind sponsors and the fastest of the day will pick first.

All details will be on www.ThisISheffield.co.uk,

 

Racers will need a full face helmet with gloves and body armour is highly recommended.

The Races

Steel City Dual Slalom - Lads Race
Date Start Classification Band Rider Cat Duration
Sat 18/03/17 12:00 Non-Ranking None N/A
Sat 18/03/17 – 12:00
Steel City Dual Slalom - Lasses Race
Date Start Classification Band Rider Cat Duration
Sat 18/03/17 12:00 Non-Ranking None N/A
Sat 18/03/17 – 12:00

Event Summary

Event Overview

The most exciting form of mountain bike racing comes to the streets of Sheffield to celebrate the Outdoor City Weekender. This Dual slalom race will be a spectacular event showcasing the excitement of head to head mountain bike racing through the streets of Sheffield. The riders will be racing a unique city centre course down Howard street across the front of Sheffield Hallam's main building and finishing by the Showroom and Howard pub. Made possible by Sheffield City Council and Sheffield Hallam University the depth of riding talent will bring gasps from on lookers with nail biting finishes and elbow to elbow racing.

The city has a long history of mountain biking and specifically dual; from the long running This is Sheffield mate’s race series to the legendary Iron Justice races. Like slalom ski racing, riders negotiate a series of gates pitting themselves against each other and the clock in a head to head knock out format. The course has a stack of great features sendable by the best and rollable by all. It mixes man made constructions with street furniture, flat grass corners and custom wooden features to provide thrilling parallel racing. Filling the wide gap in Sheffield’s race calendar the best racers will go from fist bumps to victory in front of the assembled crowds. The cream of Sheffield’s mountain bike industry will also be represented on the day with stands to peruse and bikes to try.

Event Details

Event URN:

410471

Start Date:

Sat, 18th Mar 2017

Event Type:

MTB 4X (Competitive)

Venue:

Howard Street, Howard Street, Sheffield, s1 2lw
View map

Event Website:

Visit Website

About the Event

Info for Riders

Entries for this inaugural race are initially invite only, open entry will commence with the remaining places on the 13th March.

Racing will commence at 2:30pm, with the course open for practice from midday, seeding at 1:30 and finals beginning at 5pm.

As well as an entry fee, in true This is Sheffield tradition, every racer must also bring a random prize for the pot. These will be added to the prize pile alongside contributions from our kind sponsors and the fastest of the day will pick first.

All details will be on www.ThisISheffield.co.uk,

 

Racers will need a full face helmet with gloves and body armour is highly recommended.

The Races

Steel City Dual Slalom - Lads Race
Date Start Classification Band Rider Cat Duration
Sat 18/03/17 12:00 Non-Ranking None N/A
Sat 18/03/17 – 12:00
Steel City Dual Slalom - Lasses Race
Date Start Classification Band Rider Cat Duration
Sat 18/03/17 12:00 Non-Ranking None N/A
Sat 18/03/17 – 12:00

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