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Race #2 - Detroit Mountain Shakedown - May 21

THANK YOU!

Thanks to all the Racers who came out to brave the cool temps and damp weather to race on Sunday.  We hope one day we will get a dry one for you, or come visit when your in the area.  Thanks Again - Tony

The Registration "Race #2 - Detroit Mountain Shakedown - May 21 " is not currently available.

Race Description

We are excited and honored to host race #2 this year in the MNMBS on Sunday May 21st

Come experience the variety that is Detroit Mountain for Part II of the "Detroit Mountain Shakedown" Mountain Bike Race!  

Our race course will be a mix of our on site offerings. New mountain bike optimized flow trails, along with switchback climbs that lead to flowy fast descents, mixing in our gravity trails and teasers of our custom built wood features to provide a unique race course to test and entertain all levels of riders.

COURSE DESCRIPTION

Kids Comp and Citizen will be a mix of our East  Side Flowy Singletrack along with a short section of doubletrack/ski trail and the EZ-Ryder Trail on our West Side Trail System,
 
-SEE MAPS BELOW-
 
This is what we are planning as of now (5/10/17)
Sport, Marathon will be a 1 and a 1/2 Laps.
The Start will be the Citizen Roll out to Buckhorn and then over to the West Side Singletrack and through for lap and up the Switchback climb and into a complete Full Lap.
 
Comp Will be 2 Complete Laps
Elite will be 2.5 Laps.
 Comp will Start out with a rollout around base area right into the Sasquatch/Switchback climb up the ski hill. Then you'll drop into our East Side Flow Trails.  Roll some double track over to the West Side Singletrack. Adding in a new trail for this season "Rolling Thunder" and back into finish/lap.  (9 mile lap)
 
Elite/Expert will Roll out into the 1/2 lap Start over to the West Side Singletrack 1st and back through to the climb for 2 Full Laps.
-SEE MAPS BELOW-

 

 
Full Course is  marked with Lath with Description and Arrows for Both Courses and currently working on roping and flagging.
 
 
 
 

Start Times, Distances, Fees

Class Start Time Approximate Distance # of Laps Pre - Registration Day of Registration
Kids Comp 9:00 AM 4 miles 1 $11 $16
Citizen 9:30 AM 8 miles 2 $22 $32
Marathon 10:50 AM 4 HOURS $31 $42
Sport 11:00 AM 14 miles 1.5 $27 $38
Kids Comp, Citizen Awards 11:15 AM
Kids Fun Race** 12:45 PM - - Free**
Expert & Pro Men 1:10 PM 23 miles 2.5 $31 $42
Expert & Pro Women 1:12 PM 23 miles? 2.5 $31 $42
Comp SS Open/ Fat Bike 1:15 PM 18 miles 2 $27 $38
Comp 1:18 PM 18 miles 2 $27 $38
All riders 18 and under $16 $22
Sport Awards 1:30 PM
Marathon, Comp & Elite Group Awards 3:45 PM

The Registration "Race #2 - Detroit Mountain Shakedown - May 21 " is not currently available.

Minnesota Series Kids Fun Race

The Minnesota Series Kids Fun Race is designed to give children an opportunity to compete like their parents in a positive and fun environment. The Race is free to children ages 3 to 12.  Parent cyclists ride and race with the kids, providing motivational and physical support.

Race starts at 12:45 PM! Helmets are required. Register on-site only by 12:30pm.
 

LODGING & CAMPING

Detroit Lakes offers a variety of lodging options.

Please Support our Lodging Sponsors!

AmericInn Lodge & Suites Detroit Lakes

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CAMPING 

A few Tent site Camping spots are available less than 1/4 mile from our Driveway Entrance!   Small RV's may be an option too.

If interested, Please Call or Text Logan for more Camping details:

Logan -218-280-7498

*No Onsite Camping Available at Detroit Mountain this year.

 

Registration & Pre-ride

Pre-Ride:

Course all OPEN for Pre-Riding and we are working on getting it all marked with Lath and Arrows.

Some Roping has been done., Course Taping in Progress.

RAIN Potential on Saturday may delay or halt pre-riding Saturday Afternoon to save course for Sunday's Races.

WEATHER UPDATE

We haven't had a lot of rain this spring so the ground is dry and will drink up the potential .5" of rain forecasted for Saturday. Which should put us in perfect tacky race conditions for Sunday!

 

Registration:

Day of Events  starting at  8:00am
 

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DIRECTIONS FROM THE TWIN CITIES

Tony Schmitz

Tony Schmitz

Trails Boss

Phone: 218-841-5724

Jeff Staley

Jeff Staley

General Manager

Phone: 218-849-6026