Canal Loop bike race this weekend
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Sep 12, 2012 | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend | print
Calling all mountain bike enthusiasts! The excitement of the 5th Annual “12-Hours of the Canal Loop” endurance mountain bike race is taking place on Saturday, Sept. 15, in Land Between The Lakes (LBL) National Recreation Area. Please be aware that Kentucky Lake Scenic Drive will be closed to non-participants Friday & Saturday, Sept. 14 & 15.

This endurance mountain bike race, hosted locally by LBL and Wood-N-Wave Bicycles & Water Sports, is sanctioned by the National Off-Road Bicycling Association and USA Cycling. The race covers challenging and varied terrain along the Canal Loop Trail--each race lap is 11.3 miles.

There are several race categories that accommodate individuals or teams, including: male and female solo pro and solo amateur, solo single speed, duo competitive, male, female, or mixed duo open, 4-person amateur, 4-person amateur coed, and 6-hr solo amateur male/female. Cash awards will be given.

“We’re pleased to continue hosting this challenging race,” said Kyle Varel, Assistant Trails Manager at LBL. “Steve Wilson and Justin Harrison with Wood-N-Wave have coordinated several race events and help us maintain our bike trails. We are excited that they are hosting this event at LBL!”

For race information, contact Wood-N-Wave at 270-363-2453 or e-mail To register, visit the Wood-N-Wave website at Online registration is available until noon on Thursday.

For the rest of this story, see this week's issue of The Cadiz Record or subscribe to our e-Edition by calling 270-522-6605.
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