Preview: Innerleithen MTB Series

Preview: Innerleithen MTB Series

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Three race series exclusively for younger riders

Innerleithen MTB Series - Mini DH
Event: 31st July 2011
Event Details

It's that time of year again, when the future stars of UK downhill get the chance to develop their biking skills on the world famous trails of Innerleithen.

The first downhill races in the UK exclusively for younger riders, the three race series is organised by Innerleithen MTB Racing, the team who brought the first iXS European Cup to Britain in 2010.  The aim of the series is to introduce young riders to the sport in a relaxed and enjoyable way, in a safe environment.

Race dates are 31st July, 28th August and 30th October.  The day kicks off at 9.30am for registration, there is practice for an hour from 11am, race runs are from 12noon - 4pm with podiums at 4.45pm. The day is relaxed with plenty of time to stop for lunch from the catering van and as many runs as you can fit in!

Entries are available at just £12/£15, day entries will be available. Riders must have a well serviced bike, full face helmet, full finger gloves and long sleeves, and a parent or guardian to register them. Further protective equipment is recommended.

All races take place at Traquair Forest in Innerleithen, for further information visit www.innerleithenmtbracing.com.