PRESS RELEASE: 2014 Tent camping package extended to spectators; demo trucks scheduled

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Michele Lamelin, Marketing
marketing@santacruzsuperenduro.com

Santa Cruz, CA – October 3, 2014 // Mountain Bikers of Santa Cruz (MBoSC) is excited to extend its tent camping package to race spectators for the weekend of the BELL Santa Cruz Super Enduro, Friday October 10 to Sunday October 12 at Camp Loma, adjacent to the race venue at Soquel Demonstration State Forest (SDSF, colloquially referred to as Demo). The 2014 race — which sold out all 200 spots in less than 10 minutes — will cap off this year’s California Enduro Series (CES). The race will run on Saturday October 11; course trails will be closed for riding, but open to spectators to cheer on our racers.

To fully enjoy the BELL Santa Cruz Super Enduro weekend festivities, racers and spectators alike are encouraged to take advantage of this comprehensive camping package (free for racers; $40 per person for spectators) which includes a tent spot for two nights (Friday and Saturday) plus three meals (Saturday breakfast and dinner; Sunday breakfast), live music by Coffee Zombie Collective, Lagunitas beer ($3 suggested donation, see fundraising below), a post-awards bonfire and an outdoor screening of Anthill’s latest film “Strength in Numbers.” Bike demos including Intense Cycles, Marin Bikes and Santa Cruz Bicycles will be available on Sunday.

Racers and spectators will appreciate a spot to bunk down pre- and post-race at this remote venue, and the laid-back camping vibe goes hand-in-hand with the spirit of enduro. Tent camping ONLY is offered; RV’s and campers are NOT allowed at this event. Showers and flush toilets are available on site. Camping is NOT permitted in Soquel Demonstration State Forest.

With vehicle parking limited, campers are encouraged to carpool or shuttle up from Aptos with Shuttle Smith Adventures. NOTE: Highland Way is CLOSED due to construction during the weekedays from 8:30am – 4:30pm (with brief opening at noon-12:30pm) It will be OPEN on weekends and on weekdays from noon-12:30. Visit our website at santacruzsuperenduro.com more information and alternate routes.

Volunteers are needed for a variety of positions and will be rewarded with free camping, food, beer and swag.

Fundraising // Drawings for the brand new 2015 FOX 36 fork and a Marin Mount Vision C-XM8 (carbon trail bike) are scheduled to precede the podium presentation on Saturday. Proceeds from the FOX fork drawing jointly benefit MBoSC’s SDSF flow trail project and Stafford Lake Bike Park. Proceeds from the Marin trail bike benefit California Enduro Series (CES).

Donations from Lagunitas beer and proceeds from the sale of CES t-shirts produced by Mount Tam Apparel will also benefit the flow trail and bike park.

See the CES website at californiaenduroseries.com for more information about these fundraisers.

Sponsor Appreciation // MBoSC greatly appreciates the support of the 2014 SCSE’s title sponsor BELL as well as sponsors Clif Bar, Epicenter Cycling, FOX, Gamut USA, G-Form, Intense, Marin and Santa Cruz Mountains Clothing, Santa Cruz Bicycles, SRAM and Trail Head Cyclery. Extra special thanks to Soquel Demonstration State Forest land manager California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) and Amateur Radio Emergency Service (ARES) for their support.

SCSE Mission // The mission of the Santa Cruz Super Enduro is to support the demand for quality enduro race opportunities in California, to promote the world class mountain biking trails in Santa Cruz County and to bring awareness to the Santa Cruz community at large about mountain biking and the positive role it can play economically, socially and environmentally.

More Information // To keep apprised of event details, and for gallery of photos from previous events, visit the SCSE website at santacruzsuperenduro.com. SCSE can be found on Facebook at facebook.com/SantaCruzSuperEnduro, and Twitter at twitter.com/scsuperenduro. Download our Enduro Guide at http://santacruzsuperenduro.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/10/EnduroGuide_2014v2.pdf for race/course details.

The fastest rider on the 2013 SCSE course, John Hauer blazes to his 1st place finish.

The fastest rider on the 2013 SCSE course, John Hauer blazed to a 1st place finish.