Road transport: Scandinavia’s toughest enduro race is held in Åre during the month of July. A King and Queen of the mountain’s winding paths to be crowned. Will it be you?
Mountain bike races that fall under the epithet “enduro” has in recent years increased in popularity. Simplified, you could describe it as a rally on the bike, where a series of special stages of different character shall be run during timing. The champion is the cyclist with the lowest added time.
With a progressive mix of the best and funniest of traditional crosscountry and downhill, enduro has established himself as a breath of fresh air among the different ways one can compete on a mountain bike. And now it’s time for this year’s funniest enduro arranged up there in the northern mountains.
On July 6, stage Åre mountain bikers race Enduro King & Queen by Sweet Protection. Over four special stages of different character, a King and Queen of the maskinskapade of Mount Åreskutan and natural singletracks crowned. The course is not yet known, but will be revealed the day before the tournament kicks off.
The race Committee estimates that the actual race time will amount to more than 45 minutes and the total åktiden around six hours. After finishing the race, wait an after-bike at Park Villa and then the awards ceremony at the Holiday club.
Sounds like a very nice way to spend a day on his mountain bike in Åre. Sign up at the link above!