Author: ASJ Staff

Race Report: California Enduro Series Round 4 — EWS Northstar

Current CES Pro Women leader weighs in on her first ever Enduro World Series (EWS) race

Words by Essence Florie • Photos by Kasey Carames / California Enduro Series

What can one expect to experience during their first Enduro World Series (EWS) race? Probably a constant voice in their head saying “I’m not so sure about this … ” But that’s a good thing. It’s healthy to be afraid of dying … I mean gnarly trails. Is there really anything that makes you feel more alive than hurling your body down a mountain as fast as you possibly can through rocks, trees, and dust?

The California Enduro Series (CES) has been my personal home as a racer for the past three years, and I must say, they did a great job preparing me mentally and emotionally for my first EWS race at NorCal’s favorite bike park. Northstar California Resort near …

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Enter to Win the All-New Specialized Enduro Expert; Support Trail Projects in Truckee and Ashland

Raffle benefits California Enduro Series, Truckee Bike Park, and Rogue Valley Mountain Bike Association (RVMBA)

win a specialized mountain bike

The first of two Specialized mountain bike raffles, presented as a fundraiser by California Enduro Series (CES), takes place on Sunday, August 25 at EWS Northstar. Will YOU be the proud owner of the newly-launched Specialized Enduro Expert?

The Enduro Expert has always packed a serious punch and it’s never been so true. You get 170 millimeters of the most capable downhill performance that gains elevation with surprising ease. Full FOX suspension, powerful disc brakes and a stellar carbon wheelset round it out. It’s the perfect slay-machine for enduro racing.

As if that’s not exciting enough, a 2019 Stumpjumper Evo will be up for grabs at the CES finale, the Ashland Mountain Challenge October 5!

You need not be present to win, and the bike can be shipped anywhere. Winner gets choice of size, color, …

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Quarry Crusher 2019

November 2, 2019 • Chula Vista

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Ever imagine running down into the middle of the earth and then climbing your way back out again?

The Vulcan Quarry Crusher Run is your chance to do just that as it is one of the most challenging and unique running events in the nation.

You’ll run or walk a route that winds down a 10% to 16% grade through hard rock cliffs to the floor of an operational quarry … then hump it back up to the finish line.

If you are up for the challenge, prepare yourself for magnificent landscapes — rarely open to the public — where you will experience breathtaking views of San Diego County.

On Saturday, November 2, Vulcan Materials Company will host its national series Quarry Crusher Run at the Chula Vista Quarry in San Diego County, California to benefit …

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Lake Tahoe Triathlon 2019

August 24-25, 2019 • Tahoma

The Lake Tahoe Triathlon is a favorite of many triathletes. The venue, setting and course offer a truly beautiful and challenging experience. Choose from the Sprint, Olympic, Half Ironman, Aquabike or Duathlon distances.

The event ooccurs annually at Ed’ZBerg Sugar Pine State Park on the west shore of Lake Tahoe. Sugar Pine is truly one of Tahoe’s special lake side properties. Home of the Hellman-Ehrman Mansion this property features tall pines, a historic pier, beautiful grounds and spectacular beaches.

Sugar Pine State Park is one of the state parks systems most coveted camping destinations. The camp sites are very near the main venue. This is a great way to attend and participate in the Lake Tahoe Triathlon.

The Lake Tahoe Triathlon is owned and operated by Big Blue Adventure, LLC. Big Blue Adventure produces many EPIC Tahoe events in and around Tahoe,  including …

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