Teams of two riders will race to reach 4 of 5 checkpoints, in any order, and return to the start/finish in the least amount of time. Checkpoint locations will remain secret until start-time and there is no suggested route. Routes will vary between 50-80 miles, will include 9,000-15,000 feet of climbing, and should take 7-14 hours to complete.
2018 REGISTRATION OPENS – 10:00AM January 12, 2018
The Pisgah Mountain Bike Adventure Race (PMBAR) will be held deep in the Pisgah National Forest, one of the most beautiful, rugged, and unforgiving areas in the nation. There will be little to no water or food support on course. Once you leave the start/finish you are on your own. There will be no drops, sag wagons, or other outside support available. Be prepared for any circumstances you may encounter including, but not limited to: medical emergencies, navigational errors, inoperable equipment, wild animals, and stinging/poisonous insects and plants.
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS:
5:00PM-10:00PM Friday – Sign-in open.
5:30AM-7:30AM Saturday – Sign-in open.
7:45AM Saturday – Racer meeting.
8:00AM Saturday – Race start.
2:00PM Saturday – Raffle drawing (you do not need to be present to win).
10:00PM May 2. – Race cutoff