WHYTE Enduro MTB Series - PRZESIEKA, 13 July 2019
The new "Time Hunt" race format
PODGÓRZYN COMMUNE - FRIENDLY IN NATURE
The Podgórzyn Commune has been supporting various cycling projects for years. It results from the strategy of development and promotion of the commune's image as a place for active people. On its territory the stages of Tour de Pologne, Academic World Championships in Road Cycling, Baltic-Karkonosze stage, Mountain Road Championships of Poland, Academic Championships of Poland in Mountain Biking, Bike Marathon and many others were held. This year, for the fifth time, the Enduro MTB Series will be visiting this place. Great thanks to the municipality of Podgórzyn for the trust and support of our initiative!
We do not hide our fondness for this location - after all, it all started here in 2004... This time in Przesieka you will find a unique event, being a combination of a battle for precious seconds with so called "no hassle enduro". The race will take place on two special stages, but each of the competitors will be able to ride them any number of times during the scheduled opening hours (e.g. 10:00 to 16:00). Of course, the necessary minimum will be to finish one run of each stage.
Riders will leave the competition village (Markus resort) for the first on-sight run. But each subsequent lap will be a repetition, so will begin the fight for a better time, correction of mistakes made, choosing a better line, the tactics of slower pace on the transfer for recovery, or an hour's rest in the competition village (where OSHEE feeding zone and service area will be available). The winner will be the person with the lowest sum of the best runs of Stage 1 and Stage 2.
Traditionally, there will be a theme event in the evening, and for the diehards, there will be a night ride with the possibility to test the lighting. On Sunday, we invite you to participate in Whyte Bikes demo and skills training with Whyte Racing Team.
The competition will be based in Markus resort in Przesieka. Because of the evening party, we recommend staying here!
Registration will be similar to our other events, i.e. within starting groups. We do this in order to ensure a smooth start and minimal queues. That's why we plan that odd groups (1, 3, 5, 7, 9, 11, 13) will go to Stage 1 first, while even groups (2, 4, 6, 8, 10, 12, 14) will start with Stage 2.
Therefore, the chip activation and start list signing will be done from two separate gates (for even and odd groups). The groups will start every 5 minutes.
Each competitor will have exactly 6 hours to ride the Stages, from the moment of chip activation (the time of Stage start counts).
We will not give out maps - the electronic version will be available on our Facebook page and at the race office for review.
The event will also include:
- Rebelia Brewery - http://www.rebelia-browar.pl/
- Solipiwko Brewery - https://www.facebook.com/browarsolipiwko/
- GIANT bicycles - https://www.giant-bicycles.com/pl
- Foodtruck - ...
Special Stages: 2 very diverse special stages with finish near the competition village
Trails: sections of narrow, wild singletrack with good flow, mixed with old roads, hiking trails. Possible gravel and asphalt access roads.
Terrain: all types - rocks, roots, soft loam, mud
Difficulty: 3+/4 (1-5 scale)
Other: 1 permanent feeding zone + service area in the race village
12 July 2019 - Friday
- 17:00 - 22:00 - receiving starter packs, accomodation (race office in Markus resort: Przesieka, Dolina Czerwienia 14, 58-563 Podgórzyn)
13 July 2019 - Saturday
- 7:30 - 9:30 - receiving starter packs, Markus resort
- 9:50 - tech briefing
- 10:00 - start (timing chip activation, map collection, starting list signing)
- 10:00 - 16:00 - race
- 17:30 - "Beach Party" (BBQ, campfire, competitions...)
- 18:00 - decoration and random prize draw
- 21:30 - CAT Night Ride
14 July 2019 - Sunday
- 9:00 - 15:00 - skills training with Whyte Racing: www.facebook.com/WhyteRacingTeam
- 9:00 - 14:00 - Whyte, Giant bikes demo
Say "Enduro" when registering in Markus resort for discount: www.karkonosze-przesieka.pl (offer until end of April)