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Organizers expand eMTB race series to Southern California

Published October 20, 2017
The Boogaloo events include races and demos, sponsored by Troy Lee Designs and Bosch e-Bike Systems.

TEMECULA, Calif. (BRAIN) — The Boogaloo, a Class 1 eMTB race and demo event presented by Troy Lee Designs and Bosch eBike Systems, is heading to Southern California, following an earlier race at the Kamikaze Bike Games in Mammoth. 

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The race will be held Saturday, Nov. 4 at Vail Lake Resort in Temecula, on a course specifically designed for eMTB racers. "Expect near-vertical ascents, killer drops, obstacles, berms, and more that will take you and your eMTB to the limits of what you thought possible on two wheels," organizers said.

An early-bird entry fee of $60 is available until Oct. 31 and includes use of a Class 1 eMTB provided by Bulls, Haibike, Raleigh Electric, and Specialized, set up to the rider's specifications. Riders will also get a custom Troy Lee Designs A1 helmet, number plate, fender and commemorative T-shirt. The fastest five will win a premium Bosch Power Drill. After Oct. 31, entries will increase to $75 per rider.

The Pro Class eMTB race will take place immediately following the Amateur race, where pros will compete for a $2,000 purse and Bosch Power Tools.

Free demos will be also be available before and after the race on a course suited for beginner riders. Bikes from Raleigh Electric, Haibike, Bulls Bikes and Specialized will be available. 

More information at socalendurance.net/boogaloo.

 

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