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2014 Enduro-X Race #1 Results, Photo Gallery, And Video Now Online

08/04/2014 03:57PM ● By Jack Burger
Race #1 of the Enduro-X Race Series results are now available online.  Individual stage and general classification results along with a complete photo gallery and video featuring a recap of the July 19 stages are now available on the Enduro-X website.

“With more than 60 athletes participating in the weekend’s five stages we’re on a positive track,” said David Scully, Rider-X Event Productions owner and founder/Enduro-X Race Series director and promoter.  “Everything is setting up for an exciting series finale August 16-17.” 

Trevyn Newpher and Yvonne Delhaunty took top honors in the Men’s and Women’s Pro-Open category respectively.  Other first place finishers include: Jake LaRue (Amateur Men 19-29), Ben Duke (Amateur Men 30-39), Mike Paris (Masters Men 40+), Rio Graab (Jr. Men 18 & Under), Pip Hunt (Amateur Women 19-29), J. Leigh Bowe (Amateur Women 30+), and Justin Holle (Novice).

Online registration for the August 16-17 races will remain open until midnight August 14.  Steamboat Bike Park season pass holders are eligible for a discounted entry fee.  Promo codes are listed on the race #2 information page.  On-site registration will be available August 15 from 3-7pm at Steamboat Ski & Bike Kare’s mountain location in One Steamboat Place Plaza.  Complete racer check-in and on-site registration details here

Racer categories include Pro-Open, Amateur 19-29, Amateur 30-39, Master, and Junior for both men and women.  The Pro-Open categories compete for a Series cash purse of $7500, with the overall winners receiving award honors at the Series final August 17.

The August 16th race includes three stages, the August 17th race two.  All courses feature Steamboat Bike Park’s gravity fed and downhill flow trails as well as cross-country single track and Ski Area access roads.  Individual races incorporate multiple stages designed to challenge rider mountain bike handling skills and fitness. 

The single stage Summit-X Enduro on August 24 coincides with the International Mountain Bike Association (IMBA) World Summit August 20-24.  The Summit-X race is a benefit to support local nonprofit bike organizations; IMBA chapter Routt County Riders and the Steamboat Bike Town USA Initiative.  The Summit-X begins with a transition start at the top of the Steamboat gondola and climbs to Storm Peak for a stage start at 10,565 feet elevation, then descends over 3600 vertical feet on single track, double track and through the Steamboat Bike Park before finishing at the ski area base.

Rider-X Event Productions partnered with Mountain Bike Mania to film the July 19 and 20 races.  The races are scheduled to air beginning July 28 for ten weeks on 21 stations across the United States on the networks of ABC, CBS, NBC, and FOX.  Click here for a complete listing.

2014 event sponsors include: Alpine Bank, Steamboat Ski & Resort Corp., Steamboat Ski & Bike Kare, David Chase Rugs & Furniture, Steamboat Springs Chamber Resort Association, Honey Stinger, Power Ice, Gravity Anomaly, Steamboat Bike Shop, FOX, Royal Racing, 100%, POC, Stio, 7IDP, Boeshield T-9, Odi, Aspire, Backcountry Delicatessen, Wheels Bike Shop, Orthopaedics of Steamboat, and Butcherknife Brewing.  Additional event sponsorship opportunities still available.

Discounted lodging packages available from: Sheraton Steamboat Resort, The Ptarmigan Inn, Holiday Inn, and Mountain Resorts.  

Media partners include: Enduro MTB TV, Mountain Flyer Magazine, and Mountain Bike Mania.

Rider-X event Productions proudly supports: Bike Town USA, Routt County Riders, IMBA, and the 2014 IMBA World Summit.

For more information and to register for the August Enduro-X Race Series and the Summit-X Enduro go to: www.enduro-xrace.comFacebook, or call David Scully at: 970.846.5012.  The Enduro-X Series is also on Instagram.