Hardwood SingleTrack Classic

22 km or 44 km MTB Ride or Race
Fun MTB Poker Ride

Saturday May 26, 2018  –  10th Annual!

Imagine riding or racing on Ontario’s best fast flowy dedicated Mountain Bike trails in a whole new way!

The Hardwood SingleTrack Classic is a new and “secret” 22km loop each year, using the famously popular trails in and around Hardwood Ski and Bike. The “secret” is that we completely mix up all the trails, changing direction, order, features, using many trails open for this event only, and anything else to make sure this is a unique riding and racing experience. For those very familiar with the trails, or those new to Hardwood, the 22 km loop promises to be something completely different as well as fast, flowy and super FUN.

The SingleTrack Classic is personal challenge to ride or race 22km (1 loop), or 44km (2 loops) of the new course.   The Poker Ride is a non-competitive fun ride utilizing the easier trails for those not so keen on the longer distance.

Bring the Family!  The SingleTrack Classic will be hosted in conjunction with the Hardwood BikeFest, offering lots of other Activities, JoyRide Play Area, Clinics, Gear Swap, Bike Demo’s, Expo etc for all participants and friends and family.

Scroll down for tons more info or  Online Entry – HERE

Options for Categories and Courses:
There is a limit of 200 riders in each of the 22/44 km events, so register early!

1.  22 km – 1 loop
– Women 34 & under, Women 35+
– Men 19 & under, Men 20-34, Men 35-49, Men 50+
– E-Bike Open*
Entry: $45 by May 11, $55 after May 11 (plus hst).
Pre-Entry closes at 5pm May 25. (Day-of entry $70 cash only).

2.   44 km – 2 loops
– Women 34 & Under, Women 35+
– Men 19 & under, Men 20-34, Men 35-49, Men 50+
– FATBIKE Open*, SingleSpeed Open*, E-Bike Open*
Entry: $50 by May 11, $60 after May 11 (plus hst)
Pre-Entry closes at 5pm May 25. (Day-of entry $80 cash only).

3.   Poker Ride (choose your distance 2.5, 5, or 8 km
– Open Boys/Men and Girls/Women
Entry: $20  (plus hst).
Pre-Entry closes at 5pm May 25.
(Day-of entry $25/person, $50/family, cash only)

Schedule:
Friday May 25
5 pm – 22/44 km Pre-Registration closes

Saturday May 27
8:00 am – Package Pick-up
8:00 am – Pancake Breakfast by AV Youth ($5.00 donation)
9:30 am – 44 km  Start Time
10:00 am – 22 km  Start Time
10:15 am – Poker Ride Start
11:30 am – 44 km 2nd lap cut-off, (to start lap 2)
12:00 pm – Poker Ride cut-off & Prizes for best hands
12:15 pm – 22 km Awards
1:15 pm –  44 km Awards

Included in Registration:
• Awesome race course on some of Ontario’s best trails.
• Professional Timing crew for real time results
• Cool souvenir T-Shirt for first 250, 44/22 km riders entered
• Souvenir Bike Plate for all riders
• Draw Prizes for all pre-registered riders

Awards:
• Medals to top 3 in each category
• Awesome Poker Ride prizes for 3 best hands

Poker Ride:
Poker Ride will have an “official” send off at 10:15, but riders can start any time after 10:15 and ride at their own pace around the Poker Ride Courses.
Riders can choose their own level of course from 2.5km to 8 kms. This is a great fun ride for those not keen on racing and for the whole family!
There will be 4 Card Stations, at which each rider gets a small envelope with a card hidden inside (DO NOT OPEN !). Once back to the Finish area, you will get your final card and envelopes will be opened by Poker Ride officials to reveal your “hand”. Prizes for 3 best hands will be awarded at 12:00 pm.

*Special Categories:
• FATBIKE Category is for Fatbikes with minimum 3.8″ tires front and back.
• SingleSpeed Category is for single chainring/cog bikes only.
• E-Bike Category is a non-competitive event for riders on Pedal-Assist mountain bikes. There will be no awards or podiums for E-Bike participants.

Notes:
•There will be one feed station on course and one feed station at finish
•Each lap for 44 km riders will be timed for bragging rights.

Event Location:
Hardwood Ski and Bike
402 Old Barrie West, Oro Station
just 15 minutes North of Barrie, Ontario

Enter Now!   Online Entry – HERE

Past Winners: Overall long distance
2017 – Brett Waghorne, Jenn Rodgers
2016 – Dave Law, Kim Haagmans-Hawke
2015 – Adam Hill, Anouchka Lewis
2014 – Davis Ross, Lori Davis
2013 – Bret Waghorne, Lori Davis
2012 – Bret Waghorne, Lori Davis
2011 – Andrew Watson, Carlene Starck
2010 – Michael Dennis, Dibley Marcy
2009 – Andrew Maemura, Robin Kay

Contact:
Pulse Racing Inc. www.pulseracing.ca
ph 705.345.2731
email:  glenn at pulseracing.ca

Suggested Accommodation
1. Horseshoe Resort is the Official Accommodation Partner of the SingleTrack Classic.  Rooms and Condos both available at special pricing. Bike and Pet friendly.  Use booking code PULRACINC –  Click Here for details.

2. See Ontario’s Lake Country or Barrie Tourism for full listing of Accommodation options, places to visit, things to do, etc.

Register Now! Click Here

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