Thursday, April 11, 2013

Bone Bender MTB Race is ON!

Cow Town Cycling Team, Team Go Racing and The Wheel Cyclery present:

The 5th Annual Bone Bender 3/6 Hour MTB Odyssey.  Come join off-road enthusiasts from around the Midwest as they test themselves on the North Shore Trail System and enjoy some of the sweetest and challenging trails in the Midwest.  

Why we do this: Sure we love riding our bikes on sweet trail systems and having a great time, but we also hold the Bone Bender each year to raise money.  Over the last four years monies raised has gone to support organizations like the Earth Riders Trails Association (ERTA), Kansas Trails Council (KTA), Kansas Parks, Clinton Lake State park and Lawrence Mountain Bike Club.  We will continue to challenge ourselves and ask that you support us by attending this year’s event so we can continue to develop and maintain trails and produce quality events for everyone to attend.

Course: The BB36 will feature a 13.5 mile course comprised of rocky technical sections with many short power climbs and fun single track sections.  Several areas will cross rocky stream beds while other areas will have fast easy sections for passing.  All this along North shore of Clinton Lake which ranked amount the best trails systems in the Midwest

Venue: Clinton State Park is a 1500 acres park  located on the northeast shore of Clinton Reservoir just outside of Lawrence, Kansas and features  a 23 mile hike/bike trail, 5 mile cross country ski trail, 1 mile self-guided nature trail, archery range, swim beach, sand volleyball, 2 9-hole disc golf courses, 5 acre trout pond, 1 acre children’s fishing pond, accessible shoreline use trail, fish cleaning station and 2 fish feeders, 4 playgrounds and 460 camping sites are available (240 with electric and water).  

Packet picket and late registration will be available below at the following times.   Save $10.00 on Raceday registration fees and register at The Wheel Cyclery on one of the following days.
The Wheel Cyclery, 6403 N. Prospect Ave., Gladstone, MO 64118 -  Phone: 816.455.2453
· Thursday 4/11/13 from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm
· Friday 4/12/13 from 12:00 pm to 8:00 pm
· Saturday 4/13/13/ from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm

Without our volunteers and sponsors the Bone Benders would not take place.  Thank you to the Kansas Trails Council and the wonderful trail crew out at Clinton Lake State park that have given us such a great place to ride.  Please show your support to the following companies that support our event: The Wheel Cyclery, Paceline Products, Hammer Nutrition, Schnick Construction, Lantern Rouge Volunteer Group, Bart Cox Photography and Jewel Cartoons.

Bone Bender 3/6 Hour MTB Odyssey
April 14, 2013
10:00 am - Mass Start
Clinton State Park
Lawrence, Kansas