Short track, the fast and furious format of cross-country mountain bike racing, is coming back to the top end of American mountain bike racing.Via VeloNews .
The ShoAir-Specialized US Cup, the new 13-race series of cross-country mountain bike races nationwide, will feature three stand-alone short track events this year. The races will be held at the April 19 Sea Otter Classic in Monterey, California; the August 16 Yankee Clipper at Windham Mountain, New York; and the September 26 U.S. Cup finals in Las Vegas, Nevada.
The three-race series will be called the Trailwatch.net Triple Crown Short Track presented by Escape Adventures.
The US Cup received the resources to offer the three races from Trailwatch.net and EscapeAdventures.com. The latter is an eco-friendly cycling and multisport tourism outfitter.
Sunday, April 12, 2009
Short Track Returns To US Cup
The Short Track pro races have returned to select stops on the US Cup circuit: