Savage CX 2017

Sorry to say, Savage CX has been cancelled for 2017.

BMR has enjoyed providing this and other events to you. We hope to see you out on the gravel and in the woods.

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Savage CX is held in one of the few designated Wilderness areas in North Carolina, it is wild and scenic. Often called the Grand Canyon of North Carolina you will be in for a treat as you circumnavigate the gorge and push yourself to the base of Table Rock Mountain. There will be at least 2 rest stops along the route and a wonderful meal at the end.

 

Course inspired by coach Sonni Dyer Studio 7 Multisport

 

Date

August 12th 2017 9am start, USFS permit approved

Registration

Registration / packet pickup open Friday from 5pm to 8pm, Saturday 7:30am to 8:30am. Drop bags will be transported to the rest stops. Register early at the Its Your Race link at the bottom of the page to guarantee memorabilia.

Location

Start / End location Southmountain Children and Family Services
7330 Myrtle Drive Nebo, NC 28761
southmountain.org

 

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Camping

Camping will be available on site for those interested in traveling up on Friday.

Cost

$70 online through Friday Aug 11th 7am
$80 day of   Open Fri Aug 11th 5pm – 8pm & Sat Aug 12th 7:30am – 8:30am

Traveling from out of town?

Camping! We have a field area at our disposal so for those out of towners that would prefer to drive up Friday evening, throw a tent in the car and crash with us.

Mandatory Gear

Red rear light, helmet, awesome attitude

Recommended Gear

Pump/compressed air, tube/patches, layers for inclement weather, your favorite post ride beverage

Divisions

Rules / Guidelines

Route

Savage CX – CW

Course is CW this year! This will allow for a nice warm up climb right out of the gate.

Rest stops at 17 / 31 miles will be fully stocked and you may send a drop bag to each of these stops.

Elevation gain is at 7,000ft.

This course is extremely rough (tires = high volume/low pressure > low volume/high pressure)

Bike recommendations would be CX or Gravel bike with big tires or 29er

Bring spare tubes

 

 

 

 

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