July 27, 2006 — On Sunday July 30th, 2006 Mount Dufour and the city of Elliot Lake will host the 5th of 7 Plastiglas Ontario Cup Mountain Bike Events in Ontario.
The course is a mix of big climbs, and extremely rocky trails, making this the most challenging event of the circuit. Fans and spectators will be able to watch racers muscle their way up the mountain, while enjoying a fabulous view of Northern Ontario from the Fire Tower Lookout. This spot on the course offers spectators a great opportunity to see riders negotiate down one of Ontario’s toughest descents. The cross-country events will test racers over distances ranging from 9 km — 40 km.
The Plastiglas Ontario Cup Series consists of 7 events taking place at premier mountain bike venues all across Ontario. These events have categories for all mountain bike ability levels and are important events for elite athletes progressing towards Canada and World Cup level events.
Schedule of Events:
Saturday, July 29
Pre-ride, 9:00 am — 6:00 pm
Short Track 12pm
Sunday, July 30
X-Country Racing, 9:00 am — 4:00 pm
(pros race at 1 pm)
For a map to the venue and full schedule visit www.chicoracing.com .