This annual event is open to retailers and the general public, allowing everyone to not only see, but to test ride the newest equipment from industry leaders like Niner, Trek, Specialized, Giant, Felt, Shimano, Scott, SRAM and 70 other companies. The expo will be open to verified dealers on Friday, March 14, at no cost from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. In an effort to provide the ultimate experience for bicycle enthusiasts, Southeast Bike Expo has teamed with Chain Buster Productions to offer two bike races this year. The 6 Hour Southern Endurance Cup Series’ Green Gobbler is an exciting mountain bike endurance race that will be run on the steeple chase side. The second race will be the first annual Short Track Dirt Crit. This race will start at 6:30 pm and consist of a 1-mile course around the steeple chase field. The course will have a few steep hills and present some challenges for all racers. Both races promise to deliver thrills for both racers and spectators. Both races will be held on Saturday. The - hour race begins at 10 a.m. and the dirt crit will start at 6 p.m.