It’s quite possibly the series of races that has brought enduro racing up to the high level it’s now at. Italy’s Superenduro series is hotly contested across a wide range of locations and on trails that can include anything from lung-busting power climbs to brutal rocky downhills.
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The 2013 dates have just been announced, with two categories of event – Pro and Sprint – and the second Pro race plays host to the first (ever!) round of the Enduro World Series. This is going to be a race series to keep an eye on with pro riders from all disciplines showing interest in getting over to Italy and enjoying the superb trails, atmosphere, organisation and of course food!The organisation of these events really couldn’t be bettered, everything has been thought of and the whole weekend just runs incredibly smoothly, something not many event organisers have managed to get right.
Here’s the press release:
SUPERENDURO ANNOUNCES 2013 EVENTS SCHEDULE
Trezzo Tinella (CN) – December 20 2012
Superenduro is finally ready to announce the 2013 series schedule. 10 dates: 6 PRO stops, including 2 Enduro World Series, and 4 Sprint for a mix of events between sea and mountains, reflecting the tourist offer in Italy for the MTB.
Warm Up | March 17-18 | Pogno (NO)
PRO1 | April 13-14 | Sestri Levante (GE)
PRO2 | May 18-19 | Punta Ala (GR) | Opening Enduro World Series
PRO3 | June 1-2 | Location to be confirmed
PRO4 | June 22-23 | Madesimo (SO)
PRO5 | July 19-20-21 | Sauze d’Oulx (TO)
PRO6 | October 19-20 | Finale Ligure (SV) | Final Enduro World Series
Sprint1 | April 28 | Pogno (NO)
Sprint2 | May 5 | Piero (CN)
Sprint3 | September 8 | Tolfa (RM)
Sprint4 | September 29 | Palazzuolo sul Senio (FI)
This calendar is the synthesis of years of work of the Superenduro staff alongside the resorts and destination that have built and grown the enduro discipline in Italy. Each of the eight scheduled appointments is a piece of history of the sport, the future of which is being written right now by all us Superenduro lovers.
Stay tuned on superenduromtb.com for updates. Entries will be available soon.
All photos © Matteo Cappe / Superenduro MTB
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