Birdsboro, PA, US
Mar 25, 2017
Type: Cycling / MTB - Local
added by: ken
The event is a mountain bike navigational event (MTB Orienteering) using a map that rates trails for speed. The Half Gear Grinder is on 11*17 paper at 1:10,000 scale and the Gear Grinder is on 11*17 paper at 1:15,000 scale.
Mini Gear Grinder- 4-4.5 miles, on easier paths where a hybrid bike might be okay.
Awards to top in division:
Half Gear Grinder - ~7-8 miles. ~55 minutes winning time.
Full Gear Grinder - ~90 minning winning time. ~12 miles real distance (lots of climb).
Divisions: U19, 19-39, 40+ M/F
Registration opens at 7:30AM.
8:45 - Full Gear Grinder: Pre-race briefing, starts soon after
9:45- The Half Gear Grinder: Pre-race briefing, starts soon after
The Mini Gear Grinder will be open at 10AM
~12:00 PM PIZZA, Post course review
1:00 PM - Awards
2:00 PM - Courses Close
Make a weekend out of it: DVOA will have a Foot orienteering event on Sunday at adjacent French Creek, and GOALS ARA will have a sprint adventure race on Sunday about 75 minutes south.
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