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2012 US Cup East / South Eastern Regional Championship series (SERC) / AMBC #6 / Georgia State Championship series #3
   
Date: May 27, 2012
Location
Dauset Trails - Jackson, GA 
Round Sponsor:  
     
   
 *Note: wave order for all SERC / US Cup East events in 2012 will be Yellow @ 9:30am and White @ 11:30am.
*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
 
 
 
 
This annual event is held at one of the most fun and flowing courses in Georiga, miles of singletrack wind up and down the varied terrain that make up this nature preserve.  Most technical trail is called "Huff & Puff" for good reason.  Course distance is 10 miles per lap
Directions: From Atlanta Area:
-Take I-75 south to Exit 205 (Jackson/Griffin)
-Turn left and follow Hwy 16 towards Jackson
-From I-75, travel 3.5 miles to "High Falls Rd" on right (our sign with High Falls State Park sign is gone)
-Take "High Falls Rd" at right, continue 3.5 miles, cross Hwy 36
-Pass Ridgeway Christmas Tree Farm on right
-About 2 miles after watch for our sign and take "Mt. Vernon Ch. Rd" on left
-Dauset Trails is 3.3 miles on left- 360 Mt. Vernon Rd
Directions: From South: -Take I-75 to exit 198 (hwy 36) and go East to High Falls Road and turn right (there is a sign for the park there)
-Then look for MT Vernon Road and turn left, the park is on the left hand side after about 3 miles.
Local trails & bike shop info:  Cost: No gate fee Food and restrooms: Available on site    Lodging: Hilltop Best Western (478) 994-9260 / I-75 exit 188 Ask for Mountain Bike race rate $45.  Continental Breakfast and Pool. Cottages: The village at Indian Springs Camping: High Falls State Park 478 993-3053   Phone: 770 775-6798 Web: www.dausettrails.comCourse Description:  Intermediate to advanced riding, miles of rolling fast single track and tough climbs, very well maintained and lots of room for passing.  Toughest section is called "Huff and Puff", if you ride it you will learn why.  Similar to Tsali, NC.