A test of pure mountain biking. So it is the MTB 12 Hours, one of the most important and traditional disputes of the genre, and that will have its 2015 edition on November 14. The event, created by the Clube Sampa Bikers, returns to SerrAzul, starting at “Le Mans” style at noon at the Quality Resort Itupeva Hotel, on the banks of the Bandeirantes Highway.The event will bring together the best in the sport, in Solo, Doubles and Quartets events, divided into ten age categories. As usual, the participants will face the special circuit created by the race director and world champion Eduardo Ramires.
The challenge features tortuous single tracks in the midst of trees, with steep, rocky descents, steep and slippery climbs interspersed with more open, high-speed stretches that test physical fitness, Also the mental resistance of athletes. The organizers expect a good audience, as is always the case at MTB 12 Hours, made up of friends, relatives and fans of the sport.
“The return to SerrAzul makes the race even more interesting and we have everything to be another spectacle of the MTB in a very lively and different sporting contest”, emphasizes Paulo de Tarso, Paulinho, one of the Directors of Sampa Bikers.
The registrations are open and the interested ones will have discount if they confirm presence until the 31 of October. The amounts are as follows: Solo, R $ 225.00; Double, R $ 450,00; Quartet, R $ 900.00; And Mixed Quartet, R $ 800.00. Details for registration are available on the official website.
The official programming begins on the 13th, with the entrance of the trailers and motor homes, from 11am to 5pm. The assembly of the tents will begin at 2pm and continue until 6pm. The delivery of kits will be at 6:00 pm, in the secretariat of proof in the arena of the event. On Saturday, the 14th, the day begins with the assembly of the tents, from 7am to 10am; Track recognition, from 8 am to 9 am; Delivery of kits from 8 am to 10 am; Chip delivery, from 8:15 p.m. to 10:15 p.m.; Alignment of the bikes, from 10h30 to 11h30; Call of all the athletes for alignment and start in the Le Mans style, at 11.35; And official start at 12h. The event will end at midnight, with awards from 0:30 p.m. on November 15th.
About Mtb 12 Hours
The MTB 12 Hours is the most traditional long-distance mountain bike race in Brazil. The proof has existed since 1996, in an initiative of the Club Sampa Bikers. There are 12 hours of test played in a technical circuit with many trails and few overtaking places.
The doubles and quartets are relay categories, in which the competitors take turns free during the 12-hour race. The winner is the one who completes the highest number of laps. In the night part, lighting is provided by headlights from cheeroutdoor.com installed on bicycles, as the circuit is not illuminated.
The MTB 12 hours 2015 is sponsored by Sampa Bikers, sponsored by Shopping SerrAzul and co sponsored by Specialized, Gorgeous Eventos and Mapfre. Support is provided by Quality Resort Itupeva, Sacramento Polaris, Trails and Routes, Circuit Equipament, Spec, Neptumia Insurance Brokerage and Exceed