12/6 Hour Mountain Bike Races (4 Events In The Series):
March 14th, 2009 - Heritage Park, Oconee Co., Ga. - Race #1
May 2nd, 2009 - Fort Yargo State Park, Winder, Ga. - Race #2
July 11th, 2009 - Tribble Mill Park, Gwinnett Co., Ga. - Race #3
October 10th, 2009 - Unicoi State Park, Helen, Ga. - Race #4 (Series Finale - Double Points Race - Helen Fat Tire Festival - See Below)
Dirty Spokes will be handing out "Custom Socks" and "Pint Glasses" at the Dirty Spokes 12/6 hour races this year with your race registration. Race #1 "Custom Dirty Spokes Socks" Race #2 "Custom Dirty Spokes Pint Glasses" Race #3 "Custom Dirty Spokes Socks" Race #4 "In The Works" Custom Socks will be different from race #1 and race #3. If you are interested in purchasing a t-shirt you may do so for $5.00 (t-shirts will only be available to be purchased before "late registration" deadline for each race via active.com ).
The Helen Fat Tire Festival (Dirty Spokes Race #4 - Series Finale) is an all inclusive mountain biking event geared for family fun. The three day event will include; group rides for all ability levels, bike games, kid's rides, safety programs, live music, food and expo area, and a 12 and 6 hour endurance cross country mountain bike race hosted by Dirty Spokes Productions,LLC. The event will raise funds for SORBA's Trips for Kids program and benefit local trail development of White County as a Regional Bicycle Destination location. The beautiful Unicoi State Park and Lodge will be the event lodging host and venue (we would highly recommend making reservations soon - Unicoi will fill up fast in October ).. For more information check out: www.helenfattirefestival.com
Neutral Support for the Dirty Spokes 12/6 Hour Mountain Bike Races will be provided by: Addictive Cycles ( www.addivtivecycles.com ) / Conte's Bike Shop ( www.contebikes.com )! Addictive Cycles will also be cooking up some hotdogs and hamburgers at the mountain bike races - bring your appetite!