US Cup East / SERC #1






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2013 US Cup East / South Eastern Regional Championship series (SERC) / AMBC  #1 


Date: March 24th, 2013
Location: Cross Florida Greenway Santos "Vortex" Trails - Ocala - , FL.
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Vortex trailhead gate will not open until 9am on Saturday, trail will be marked for preriding on Friday afternoon.
Florida Department of Environmental Protection - Greenways and Trails  FDEP-WAVIER (this waiver is required of all participants, please sign, print and bring to event).
USA Cycling USAC-WAVIER (this waiver is required of all participants, please sign, print and bring to event).
  • US Cup East / SERC series race (a top fifteen finish will qualify a rider to the USAC MTB Nationals  July 18tn-21st in Bear Creek Resorts PA)
  • Ambc race (double points toward USAC individual national rankings)
  • Over $2,000 in prizes plus over $1,500 in cash to medalists
  • New this year the series will be a best of 7 races, final in Fontana is mandatory and breaks any ties.
  • Note: wave order will be Kids 8:30am Yellow @ 9:30am and White @ 11:30am

altKMC chains is offering to pay your entry fee if you qualify, click on for more details... Podium Payback Program

 TXTsignal.com has offered $100 per event to go to the fastest lap in a selected expert / pro class (each class will be announced prior to the event via the TXTsignal.com message system).
alt First Place Racing.com (the official online registration service for Gone Riding) will be sponsoring the Pro / Expert overall purse which will be paid out at the Banquet in Fontana.


The series starts off at one of Florida's most demanding courses, riders will ride in and out of abandoned rock quarries for one of the most heart pumping, leg burning and exciting rides on the circuit.

Directions: Take I-75 to Exit # 341, go East to the town of Belleview,

turn North on 441, go 3 miles and look for

junction of 328, then turn West and

go 1 mile and look for SE 25th, turn South (left)

go approx 1 mile and for signs on the right.

$3 per person at gate (benefits Club OMBA).

9150 SE 25th Ave, Ocala, FL Map & Directions (Google Maps)

Camping Info:

Primitive camping will be allowed on site, NO FIRES, no alcohol, dogs on leashes.  The course will be located on “the other side” aka the Vortex side.

For main campground with RV hookups (located 2 miles away):


Food and restrooms: port-o-lets