Ohio Mountain Bike Racing - you hid'n or rid'n
UPNEXT: The Manatoc Experience
NE Ohio's largest mountain biking event will be returning for its 13th year building on the successful two day festival format. This two day event includes clinics, open riding, group rides, race course preview, the Urban Vision/Rays MTB children's challenge zone, Johnson Memorial Youth Race 6 different youth races, limbo contest, 1/2 marathon trail run and manufacturer demo bike exposition in addition to the annual mountain bike race.
- Factory Demo Experience
- Ohio High School Racing League - opening race
- Youth Racing
- Urban Vision and Ray's MTB Park youth challenge and pump track
- Open riding on trails open once a year
- vendor expo
- The Big Valley Mountain Bike Race
Manatoc Experience YOUTH RACES
Johnson Memorial Youth Event | Aug 30
Saturday Aug 30, join 100 smiling and determined faces in the 10th annual Johnson Memorial Youth Race; from tikes 'n' training wheels to 12 year old nitro sonics there are 6 different youth races based on age and ability. Have fun and test your skills on the Urban Vision and Ray's MTB Park youth challenge and pump track zone. Life is far more enjoyable when it's experienced on two wheels.
The Manatoc Factory Demo Experience
When you enter the gates of Camp Manatoc on August 30-31 fun will surely follow. Factory demo trucks and trailers stocked with mountain bikes of all sizes and models, there will be something for everyone to try. Industry experts will be on hand to insure proper bicycle fit and answer questions. This event is the largest demo event in Ohio and you'll have the opportunity to test ride the best bikes and equipment the industry has to offer on a specially designed demo loop and then hit some sweet single track only available one weekend a year.
Test ride bikes from the following manufacturers:
Trek | Specialized | Giant | Focus | KHS
Test ride bikes from the following local bike shops:
Eddy's Bike Shop: Trek | Specialized
Edge Outdoors: Jamis | Intense | Pivot | Scott
Mountain Road Cycles: Giant | Kona
Blazing Saddles: Focus | KHS
Kent Cycles: Focus
UPNEXT: Mama's Little Yella Time Trial | July 19th
Stage #1 - Ohio Power Series
Round one of the Ohio Power Series is the single track anaerobic throw down otherwise known as the Reagan Park Single Track Time Trial. Celebrate 10 years of racing Medina trails with Oskar Blues brews at the Rehydrate and Recovery party immediately after race at The Edge Outdoors - Top finishers receive Oskar Blues Pint glasses and prizes from The Edge Outdoors. Registration is now open and actual start time will be assigned based on registration date. This is a pre-registration event only.
Reminder, BOGO drinks with your 331 pint glass anytime at the Bistro on Main in Kent.
2013 Ohio Power Series awards presentation will take place after the race.
OIRL Youth Progression Sessions
free youth bike clinics
STARTING JUNE 11
Entering the 4th year the OIRL youth progression sessions continue to grow! In coordination with Mountain Road Cycles, Eddy's Bike Shop, the Bicycle Hub, Edge Outdoors and Century Cycles we are able to expand and provide more opportunities to teach youth mountain biking skills. Join us this summer starting in June for free weekly youth clinics where we'll work on a few skills, tricks and techniques and then head out on the trail to put the skills to use. Each location will hold a 3 week program aimed at basic riding skills such as balance, turning, braking and cornering.
NEW LOCATIONS and days for 2014
Chagrin Falls | Thursdays
Medina | Wednesdays
Kirkland | Thursdays
Strongsville | Tuesdays
For times, locations and more info click the more button.
2014 Race Schedule
featuring... Oskar Blues Brewery
The 2014 schedule is a return to our roots, our priorities; family, friends, local trails, and fun! Our focus is upon enriching the community, leading the growth of mountain biking in the state of Ohio, creating new trail opportunities while preserving existing access, and championing the sport for family participation. This year, we have created unique events that stress quality competition, encouraging participants to test their limits.
331's racing recipe for the ultimate athlete =
1 time trial, 1 Cross Country, 1 Endurance and 1 Team Challenge.
Joining the family this year as title sponsor is Oskar Blues Brewery, hopping up the race formula with bodacious brews to provide an assertive but balanced blend of bikes and beers. So here's what's being served...
July 19 | Mama's Little Yella Time Trail
Reagan Park - Medina (10 year celebration)
August 30-31 | Deviant Dales XC Experience at Manatoc
Peninsula (13 annual festival)
September 27 | Ten Fidy Endurance Throwdown
Vulture's Knob, Wooster (20 year tribute)
October 18 | G'Night Team Challenge
Vulture's Knob, Wooster (inaugural year)
Ohio High School Racing - 2014 OIRL
League Information Meeting - May 29 7:00 pm
2014 OIRL - Ohio High School Racing - League Information Meeting - May 29 7:00 pm
Ohio Interscholastic Racing League
The Wooster High School Mountain Bike Club would like to extend an invitation to all State of Ohio High School students interested in participating in the 2014 OIRL Mountain Bike Season to attend an informational meeting.
The meeting will be held at 7:00 pm, May 29th, 2014 in the Large Group Instruction Room at Wooster High School, 515 Oldman Road, Wooster, Ohio 44691.
Content covered will include:
- an introduction to the OIRL and the sport of High School Mountain Biking
- Viewing Single Track High, a professional documentary on the sport of High School Mountain Bike Racing with a focus on the roots of the NorCal NICA league...a super motivational film!
- Logistical information on how to develop a team within your school system
- Review of the 2014 schedule and venues
- Question and Answer period
- Break out with coaches to discuss preparation for the fall season
Interested attendees need not be an active member of an established high school club. Prospective coaches, racers, and volunteers interested in assisting with the progression of the race series for 2014 are encouraged to attend.
More info on league website: http://www.331racing.com/cms/hshome/
Ohio Interscholastic Racing League
2014 Race Schedule
Ohio High School racing is entering its sophomore year following a very successful and passionate inaugural season. Northeast Ohio (district 1) is entering year two of OIRL mountain bike racing and is anticipating steady growth as more schools and student athletes have expressed interest. All Ohio schools and/or individual athletes are invited to compete in the District 1 race season while we build resources and contacts to expand to other districts closer to your school system. To learn how to form a club at your school and for expansion plans hit the "more" button below.
2014 OIRL RACE SCHEDULE
Saturday, August 30 - 6:00 p.m.
Camp Manatoc XC - Peninsula, OH
Saturday, Sept. 6 - 2:00 p.m.
Reagan Park XC (new course layout)
Saturday, Sept. 13 - 11:00 a.m.
Findley State Park XC (new course layout)
Saturday, Sept 20 - 11:00 a.m.
Vulture's Knob XC - Wooster, OH
Saturday, Oct 4 - 11:00 a.m.
Camp Tuscazor - Zoarville, OH