Trans-Sylvania Mountain Bike Epic
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Race Name: Trans-Sylvania Mountain Bike Epic
Location: Base camp is located in State College, PA. Racing takes pace throughout the mountains of central Pennsylvania.
Dates: May 30 – June 5, 2010.
How it started:
Mike Kuhn and Ray Adams, two prominent mountain bike racers and event promoters in the Mid-Atlantic region, decided to start a mountain bike stage race to showcase the beautiful trails in central PA.
This is about a six day stage race, with all stages in the central PA region. You stay at the same base camp all week. Each day the start line is a short bike or bus ride away.
Consists of a prologue, cross country days, and a Super D day.
Be sure to include number of stages, overall mileage, typical mileage per day, etc.
is nice this time of year. Usually warm but not too hot or humid. Trails are dry after spring rain.
Very hilly, but not mountainous. Rolling hills. Lots of singletrack with green scenery (fields, trees, etc.)
Not very high.
Rules, Categories, Pricing, Etc:
Race: $849, $999, or $1149
depends how far in advance you register
Food and Lodging:
options include indoor accommodations in cabins and space for tents. This is at Seven Mountains Campground.
Location offers a swimming pool and other cool stuff I think.
Find nearby hotels in State College and Milroy, PA.
Race Website: www.TSEpic.com