Mammoth Lakes, CA
July 18-20, 2014
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Mammonth Lakes Resort Activities and Lodging
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Mammoth Mountain is one of the leading Four Season Resorts on the west coast, and is rich in cycling history, so what better place to hold The Mammoth 24 Hour Mountain Bike Race. Over 25 years ago The Kamikaze Downhill Race went down in the history books as The Grand Daddy-O of all downhill races. Mammoth went on to bigger and better events hosting many NORBA Mountain Bike Championships throughout the 90’s.
There’s plenty to do at Mammoth Mountain Resort, including riding one of the best designed mountain bike parks in the nation, with 80 miles of single track, rest stops with drinking water and picnic tables. You can shuttle from town to the main lodge at Mammoth Mountain, demo and rent many different bikes, and the Adventure Center at the lodge has certified bike mechanics to handle any bike repairs.
We designed the Mammoth 24 Hour Mountain Bike race course with relatively low climbing because of the base elevation of 8,413 ft. The course has very good flow but will be a true test of endurance and experience. With solos and teams alike, you will be tested against the elements with some of the top endurance racers in the nation. The course is 95% single track with lots of room to pass, is 9.45 miles long, with 850 feet of elevation gain per lap, and 802 feet of loss. Lap times for 24 hour team riders should be around 1:05, with fast lap times around 50 minutes. Solo 24 hour lap times should be around 55 minutes for fast riders, while solo 8 hour lap times should be around 45 minutes.
Course Link: http://connect.garmin.com/activity/223139082
Start/Finish Area Map (Click to enlarge):
Event participants and spectators are eligible for up to a 20% off rooms at the Mammoth Mountain Inn, The Village Lodge or Juniper Springs Resort. Stay within walking distance from the event at the Mammoth Mountain Inn or stay in The Village Lodge which is centrally located in the most popular all-access location in town or Juniper Springs Resort. Call 800.MAMMOTH and mention “Mammoth 24 Hours Endurance Race” to receive the discount. Offer valid from July 18-21, 2014. 2 night minimum.
First come first serve in the pit areas. One vehicle only per team. The vehicle parking lot is within walking distance from the pit area. There will be a trailer area at the upper end of the timing staging area. There will be a limited amount of trailer parking. Trucks must unhook from the trailer and park. Your trailer pit area should be no bigger than your trailer and your foldout canopy or 10X10 tents. We will post the trailer parking location on a map in the months to come. THERE WILL BE NO SAVING/HOLDING SPOTS FOR OTHER TEAMS OR PEOPLE COMING LATER. Please make sure you only take what space you need. One 5 person, 4 person or corporate team area should be no bigger than 20 x20. Solos, two persons 10×10.
All trailers, RV’s, truck campers and tent trailers will have to pay a $40.00 staging fee for Friday and Saturday nights. Trailer spots are on a first come basis. Please e-mail if you have special needs and need to reserve a spot at firstname.lastname@example.org
Registration is open to the first 1500 racers. No exceptions. The Mammoth 24 does maintain a waiting list. All registrants will receive an official mammoth 24 poster, T-shirt and goodie bag. All transfers or modification to your team, like team name, size and/or participant list, will require your team entry to be reopened & processed, and there will be a $15.00 fee per transfer or modification. We encourage participants to solidify their teams prior to registration in order to avoid re-processing fees.
This is a RFID chip timing event. GBE; Inc has a one of kind timing system with software designed to handle every category, every lap. There are no hand off batons, dismounting or check-in tables at this event. The timing chip is place on the back of your number plate. The number plate is placed on the front of your bike. DO NOT BEND, TEAR or FOLD the number plate in anyway. If you have to change out your bike due to a major bike problem, don’t forget to switch your number to your new bike.
Packet Pick Up:
Teams are highly encouraged to pick up packets in the evening on July 26th on the sun deck at the Yodler Restaurant at the Mammoth Mountain Ski Resort. (Adventure Lodge Area)
Friday, July 26th, Yodler Restaurant Sun Deck, 4:00-8:00 PM
Saturday, July 27th, Start/Finish Area, 8:00-10:30 AM (Big white pop-up tent)
Refund Policy: 50% refund from Jan 1, 2013-April 30, 2013. No refund after May 1, 2013
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