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2012 US Cup East / South Eastern Regional Championship series (SERC) / AMBC #2 - Knobscorcher
       
Date: March 31 / April 1
Location: Tsali Recreation Area - Bryson City, NC *Knobscorcher 
Located on National Forest Lands 
Round Sponsor:   

     
   

 

 *New this year to the series, the Cycle Youth team will be sponsoring a new Junior X class (11-18 experts), the distance will be targeted to the 1 & 1/2 hour range and will start with the Pro men. 

The purpose for the new
class and the shorter distance is to prepare our top junior athletes to compete
at a National and international level where they will be racing with riders as
fast as some of our pros.  The average World Cup-level Junior Expert race
is only 60-80 minutes long, and therefore is the target goal of SERC and GSC
events

  
 

35degrees 24' 22" North - 83degrees 35' 04" West

* Individual Time Trial for bonus points Sat @ 4pm
* Cross country race is Sunday
 Arguably the most famous trail system in the East the course is fast and flowing with plenty of climbing, a classic mountain bike event, this year an indiividual time trial will spice up the action.
Directions:  from Bryson City : take US 19 South for 9 miles, turn right on NC 28 for 5.5 miles, turn right at the sign for 1.5 miles (gravel road). 
Cost:  $2 per user per day  
Lodging Host: Mountain Bear Cabins  866-586-8058   / Smoky mountain getaways  10% discount excluding the cleaning and booking portions.  They'll have to call the office to book as the online booking won't give the discount.   866-586-8058
Lodging - Resort: Fontana Village (800) 849-8858 Please call ahead (828) 498-2211 or (800) 849-2258
Motel: Sleep Inn – Bryson City (9 miles away) (828) 488-0326 rate is $64.99 for Queen double and $59.99 for King bed rooms ask for the Knobscorcher room rate.Camping: Tumbling Waters Campground (828) 479-3814 or www.tumblingwaters.com / Primitive camping at trail head (828) 479-6431 - call ahead as space is limited and is on a first come first serve basis.  Food and restrooms: No food on site (BYOF) restrooms on site.    Phone: Cheoah District: 828-479-6431    Web:
 Course Maps: Individual Time Trial / Yellow Wave (note sport riders will do the 1st right loop alternate clockwise in addtion to the 15 mile loop) / White Wave