East Coast Open: Canada’s Largest Prize Purse DH Race

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East Coast Open: Canada’s Largest Prize Purse DH Race

(Collingwood, Ontario, Canada) This weekend (July 23-25) kicks off the first ever East Coast Open.  This event is designed to host the best DH racers that Canada and the world have to offer.  Event organizers sweetened the pot by bringing Canada’s largest DH race prize purse. Over $10000 in cash and prizing will be given away!  $3000 in cash and over $7000 worth of prizes including a Chumba F5 DH frame, POC helmets and Armour, Raceface clothing and components, X Fusion Vector HLR rear shocks  and much much more.

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Photo: Tim Serneels  Rider: Brian Serneels

Event organizers have been building a new course since April and expect several hundred riders to participate in the event.  With Open/Pro, Amateur, Junior and Open Womens categories there is something for every type of DH racer.  Inside the Blue Mountain Resort village they offer something for everyone in the family.  From the many shops, restaurants and pubs to their famous nightlife that never stops.

Check out some secret footage of the course here, this is just a peak with plenty of new sections and features to be revealed this weekend!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BoatX-FL6KI

The event is free to spectators and they are encouraged to climb up alongside the specially designed race course to cheer on the racers and ring those cowbells.  As always all competitors will have open access to ride all the other challenging downhill trails that Blue Mountain have to offer.

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Photo: Blue Mountain Resort   Rider: Taylor Rowlands

A special discount code (cres1117593) has been put up made available to all competitors and their families, simply visit www.sirbikealotracing.com and click the “east coast open” tab and “ to find out more.

Check out the Chumba frame with X Fusion HLR rear shock up for raffle with proceeds to IMBA.

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For all the event information go to www.sirbikealotracing.com and click on the “East Coast Open” tab!

Sirbikealot Racing promotes Canada’s Largest DH and Super D race series and is committed to bring the best biking events to Canada and beyond.  With over 10 yrs and 70+ events worth of experience, Sirbikealot Racing continues to promote only the best!

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Blue Mountain Ski Resort, the largest mountain resort in Ontario, Canada. Perfect for your biking, snowboarding and skiing holidays. Located near Collingwood, a 90-minute drive from Toronto. Learn about the mountain and Village at Blue Mountain, book your accommodations and ski or golf vacation packages right here.  www.bluemountain.ca

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This event is sanctioned by the OCA. www.ontariocycling.org

The 2010 East Coast Open couldn’t happen without our amazing partners, sponsors and staff.  Many thanks to, POC Helmets, RaceFace Components, X-Fusion Suspension, Chumba Racing, Blue Mountain Resort, Pinkbike.com and Allan Hawley Timing services.

Source: Peter Appleton, Sirbikealot Racing and Blue Mountain Resort

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