Mud, Sweat and Gears 2012 - Series Information
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Mud, Sweat and Gears 2012 - Series Information

I have the pleasure in announcing Mud Sweat and Gears 2012! We hope you are as excited as we are about what we have planned for this year and we look forward to seeing you on the start line at the first round in April. Our new Mud, Sweat and Gears website is live with all the information you require to enter online and compete in our races!

Eastern Region MTB Series offers riders of all abilities the chance to test their fitness, nerve and bike handling skills at five great courses throughout Essex, Suffolk and Norfolk. The series brings together established venues such as Thetford Forest and Tunstall Forest alongside exciting newer courses, so whether you like free flowing trails or a tighter, more technical circuit, there is something for everyone.

Mud, Sweat and Gears 2012
1st April – Tunstall Forest Suffolk
29th April – Hylands House, Essex
13th May – Thetford Forest – Incorporating Regional Championships
Norfolk 3rd June – Codham Park, Essex
17th June – Ickworth House, Suffolk

With the feedback we received on last years series we have made some changes to the categories and the start procedures.

For 2012 the Warrior category has be renamed as the Open category for both male and female riders. The Open category is aimed at those new to racing and those of us who have other commitments on a Sunday. The Open race will last approximately 1 hour with a race start of 10am.

We have added both a Junior (17 to 18 years) and a Master (30 to 39 years) categories, both male and female, after listening to feedback and the growing demand for these categories.

We are pleased to retain the support from Chelmer Cycles and Health Muscle and Fitness and welcome a new sponsor in Human Performance Unit (Essex University). We expect to announce new sponsors in the coming weeks and together we believe we can continue to improve and grow MSG into one of the best regional MTB series in the country!

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Look forward to seeing you all at a Mud, Sweat and Gears event soon!