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Attention FSC participants:

 

FSC Series Racers if you are going to finish in the Top 5 in your class we need the following information for the FSC Series Final:

 

Tire Size:     26  27.5  29 / Helmet:       S M L XL / Hoodie:   S M L XL / Jersey:  S M L XL / Bike Shorts: S M L XL / Gloves:   S M L XL / Socks:   S M L XL

 

Contact Terri at info@goneriding.com or see her at registration at the next race.

Banquet Tickets Click HERE     Wednesday night at 10pm is the deadline for pre ordering banquet tickets!

Hilton Ocala is the site of the FSC banquet and s offering a $109 special rate for mountain bike racers, just mention either Gone Riding or Mountain bike race to get the rate, call early 352-854-1400.

 

Also announcing special FSC Banquet guest speaker Frankie Andreu

 

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Blog Updates

Cat 2 30-39 winners celebrate in Hialeah CC3

2016 Coconut Cup #3 - 12-4-16 - Amelia Earheart Trails - Hialeah, Fl

The series has been on a roll lately with great weather, sunshine, low humidity and great course condtions have been the rule.  This weekend the Amelia Trail crew again worked their magic with the trail prep and design and put together a 6.8 mile mountain bike wonder land.  The race had added importance since it was also a make up race for the FSC series which wraps up next weekend in Ocala and that meant there would be a lot of FSC racers making the trip down to gain valuable points toward their championship quests.

The race action in the men's elite class was close most of the day but in the end multi time champ Bob McCarty took the overall and in a close points race in both the FSC and the CC series the women's top class was claimed by Simone Berger who also won the holeshot prize. 

The Protano Law Holeshot $50 award went to Simone Berger in the women's expert class.

Many thanks to all of the fine sponsors! 

 

 

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*Gone Riding is now offering an optional membership for $30 and includes a t-shirt, sticker and a $5 discount off regular entry prices. This membership can be purchased at any Gone Riding event, the Gone Riding store or online at First Place Racing.com. Also USAC licenses will also be honored at all cross country events and receive the same $5 discount.

*Also don't forget to check out the Gone Riding Store including our Gone Riding Jersey.

 

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Tim Zimmerman flying low at Alva FSC

2016 Specialized Florida State Championship series #8 / Coconut Cup #2 - 11-20-16 - Caloosahatche Trails - Alva, Fl

Awesome weather again for the combined FSC / CC race series, last year was of course a mudder but not this year if anything it was a little on the dry side and that is ok by us!  This course is normally the longest trail on the circuit and this year it was even longer as the local club the Mudcutters added an extra half mile of technical trail to the loop making it a total of 10.5 miles.  Many would think this trail would be flat and uneventful since it is located in a relatively flat part of a flat state but those many would be wrong, this course does have it's share of flat sections but they are layed out in a way that makes them fun and fast and then there is other half of the trails that are nothing hills and ridges and very demanding.

Well the race action has been close all year and race eight was right on track with some new and old winners on the day.  In the men's elite class the normal train of riders got busted up early for some reason and a three rider group lead by Mike Mace took it all the way to the finish giving Mace his second overall win of the season, meanwhile in the women's group it was Erica Zeboor with a close win over series leader Carolyn Maddox.

The Protano Law Holeshot $50 award went to Troy Zimmerman in the 50+ expert class.

Many thanks to all of the fine sponsors! 

Team Bent's Galacticus is the leader in the team championship standings.

 

 

 

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*Gone Riding is now offering an optional membership for $30 and includes a t-shirt, sticker and a $5 discount off regular entry prices. This membership can be purchased at any Gone Riding event, the Gone Riding store or online at First Place Racing.com. Also USAC licenses will also be honored at all cross country events and receive the same $5 discount.

*Also don't forget to check out the Gone Riding Store including our Gone Riding Jersey.

 

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Mountain bike racing

Places to Ride

FLORIDA

Alafia (Tampa, Fl)

Amelia Earheart Park (Hialeah, Fl)

Boyette

Caloosahatche Regional Park (Alva, Fl)

Loyce E Harpe (Carter Road Park) (Lakeland, Fl)

Croom (Brooksville, Fl)

Fort Clinch Trails (Fernandina Beach, Fl)

Ft. Pierce Cross Roads

Hanna Park (Jacksonville, Fl)

Jonathan Dickenson Park (Hobe Sound, Fl)

Markham Park (Sunrise, Fl)

Morris Bridge (Tampa, Fl)

North Port (Port Charlotte)

Oleta River State Park

Quiet Waters Park (Deerfield Beach, Fl)

Red Bug (Tallahassee, Fl)

Sand Hill (Orlando, Fl)

San Felasco (Gainesville, Fl)

Santos Trail (Belleview, Fl)

Tom Brown Park (Tallahassee, Fl)