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Crank the Shield

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Location:
Canada
Event type:
MTB Stage
Entries open:
Entries open: 12 Apr 2018
Event dates:
16 Aug 2019 - 3 day event
± 35 weeks until event
Race Organiser:
Race Director:
Sean Ruppel
Email:
sean@superflyracing.com

 

Crank the Shield

Crank the Shield

Crank the Shield offers a unique experience to riders from across North America. This is Eastern North America’s most challenging and popular mountain bike stage race that combines amazing food over the duration of the event, baggage transport, event goodies, great aid stations and some of the best and most rewarding days you will experience on a bike. Riders will also experience some of the best mountain biking Eastern Canada has to offer.

Weather conditions

Warm

Season: Summer

Route Information

Distance:
230km
Ascent:

Terrain

Technical Rating:

Stage details

Day
Distance
Ascent
Route
1:
90km
Batchawana Station to Stokely Creek Lodge
2:
80km
Stokely Creek Lodge to Searchmont Resort
3:
65km
Searchmont Resort to Kinsmen Park

Entry Fee details

Entry pp R6330 to 6808 / USD: $530-570

Included: Amazing Food – breakfast, lunch, dinner, snacks, Award Ceremony Feast. Algoma Canyon Tour train ticket ($100 + value, we had to rent the whole train! Meet and greet, with snacks at Thursday Night package pick-up site. Fresh, yummy PIZZA at the finish line for Days 1 and 2 (the Soo has a lot of Italians, seems to make sense) Event t-shirt, socks, number plate, and more goodies! Bag Transportation throughout the entire event! Free Parking for entire event. Amazing draw prizes each night! Including art from local artists, and of course, bike stuff! Timing and medals for each category, winners jerzeys at end! Final prizes and overall awards, handcrafted from stones from Lake Superior’s dramatic shores! Plus amazing staff, volunteers, safety, timing and course construction.

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