MESA – THE SHOWDOWN AT USERY PASS, Bike Arizona –
Welcome to what will be the fastest showdown on mountain bikes! Riders will be tearin’ up the trails for 8 hours to see who can finish with the most laps. Watch out everyone, these folks are gonna be rippin’ through a fast 11 mile loop!
Think this day is just for you grown ups only? HECK NO! Bring out the family, camp, and let those kids take advantage of all the fun park activities! There will be 2 free kids races. At nooon there’s a 6 and under race and at 1:00 pm there will be 6-10 race. Make sure you pack the kids with their helmets too! We will be keeping the Showdown alive all day long by having music, bicycle and food vendors plus a refreshing beer garden!
Quick Run down of the Race events: For more information go to: http://www.mesabikerace.com
TIME TO SETTLE IN AND CAMP – Park open from Sunday-Thursday 6 a.m.-8 p.m / Friday Thru Saturday: 6 a.m. – 10 pm. /365 days a year. Camping is open to public. Those who reserve it through registration will be camping in Camp ground lot A or B (no hook-ups). Camping fees are $12.00 per car per night. For other camping ground arrangements in the park, please call Usery Regional Park at 480-984-0032.
Saturday 11/5 – RACE DAY
7:00 am – 9:00 a.m Packet Pick up located at the horse staging area. All registered riders will receive a special addition Showdown t-shirs and plump goody bag.
9:20 – Mandatory Athlete Meeting
10:00 am The Showdown At Usery Pass BEGINS! A Le Mans style start with just a quarter mile run.
12:00 FREE KIDS RACE 6 yrs. old and under. Kids will ride around in a circular course for approx. 15-20 and they will get prizes based upon how many laps they do. Kids need their helmets.
1:00 FREE KIDS RACE 6-10 yrs old. They will race an out and back on NOSO trail. Prizes for all kids.
5:00 pm headlights required for all riders on course.
6:00 pm – Finish – Please refer to website http://www.mesabikerace.com for event rules and regulations
8:00 pm- Awards
REST, RELAX AND ENOY, IT’S PARTY TIME!
Additional Event Information
Refund policy: We strive to make all of our events safe, fun and exciting. We race rain or shine but as event organizers we will make decisions based upon the safety of our participants. In order to provide you with the best experience possible we will have covered all of the expenses associated with putting on an the event well before the starting gun goes off. As such we are unable to carry the financial exposure created by an ‘act of god’. In the event of a cancellation of the event based upon circumstances that are out of our control we will not be able to issue refunds.
We recognize that some athletes will have schedule conflicts after they have signed up. If you need to transfer your registration to someone else we will allow it. To alter a team name, change team size (duo to quad, solo to duo, etc.) or substitute a rider a $10 fee will be charged before Thursday November 3rd at midnight, $20 will be charged for changes made after that time.