The first Showka Open Cross-Country race will kick-off on March 1, 2013 Friday
at Showka Fili Dam. Expecting at least 120 -150 riders & guests to participate
from different group ( ROOST, UAE MTB, HOT COGS, MTB FRIDAY, CHAIN DRIVE,
FUJEIRAH BOYS, CHIC MAGNET, DUBIKERS, TUPE REPUBLIK ,
TIKLOP SOCIETY & BARCHANS ).
The 21 kilometer course will feature one of the classic trail in Showka also known
as the Honey Bee Trail and consist of 60% compact 4 wheel track,
with a wide range of varied terrain, some sharp technical turns, moderate climb,
fast double track and Wadis full of baby heads.
The race is consist of 4 categories ELITE , EXPERT/EXECUTIVE, NEWBIE and
LADIES. Elite category has to complete a total of 42KM ( 4 laps ),
21KM for the Expert / Executive, Newbie and Ladies category. All riders will be mark
with a stamp by the Marshall at the end of the trail as a proof that they have
reached the turning point ( point B ).The first rider to reach the starting point
with the shortest time will be declared winner.
Registration will open at 7:00 AM Friday and will close 20 mins. prior to each
race start. Online registration is available at registration.micahsbikeshop.com
All Winners ( 1st, 2nd & 3rd ) from the four categories will receive a Cash Voucher
Prizes, Custom Made Trophy and Certificate. All riders / participants will
receive a Certificate and a raffle coupon to get a chance
to win Ellsworth Full Carbon Frame, Giant Mountain Bike and many more.
Racing Number Plate, Food and drinks will be provided by the organizer all
free of charge.
The event “SHOWKA OPEN CROSS-COUNTRY RACE” is being organized
by Micah’s Bike Shop & Ride Bike Shop with support & cooperation of all
MTB group to promote Mountain Biking in Dubai and to other Emirates.