06/12/06 Warrior’s Society News

In this issue:

1. The write-up for the Rock N Road / Sho-Air / Specialized 24-Hours of O.C.

2. The last events in the Warrior’s Society / Sho-Air Championship Series.

1. THE WRITE-UP FOR THE ROCK N ROAD / SHO-AIR / SPECIALIZED 24-HOURS OF O.C.

We have the write up for the Rock N Road / Sho-Air / Specialized 24-Hours of O.C. posted on our web site at:

http://www.warriorssociety.org/events/2006_24_hour_results.html

Our deepest thanks to all who participated in the event and to all those who helped to support it and make it a success. This event would not have been possible with out the sponsorship of Rock N Road Cyclery, Sho-Air International and Specialized Bikes.

2. THE LAST EVENTS IN THE WARRIOR’S SOCIETY / SHO-AIR CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES

The last two events in the Warrior’s Society / Sho-Air Orange County Championship Series are the Saturday October 21st Switchback 6-Hours of Orange County and the November 18th Sho-Air / Rock N Road Fall Mountain Bike Classic, which will crown our Orange County Champions.

Currently, Manual Prado and Bernice Pierson hold the male and female expert lead in the series. To view the accumulated series points, go to our web site at:

http://www.warriorssociety.org/events/xc_championship_info.html

Practice days for the events will be announced at a later date closer to the events. The events will take place on a 5.6 mile loop with 1,253 feet of elevation gain per lap.

* The Switchback 6-Hours of Orange County:

Classes include: Solo Male, Solo Female, 2 Person Team, 3 Person Team, Iron Bike Team (3 Person team all riding the same bike)

The age groups are: 16 and under, 17 to 30, 31 to 45, 46 and up (Special recognition to be given to the oldest rider)

If there are not more than 3 riders or teams registered in any single age grouping for a specific event the rider(s) will get moved up to the next age grouping.

There will also be all male, all female, and coed team divisions. As with the age grouping, if there are not more than 3 teams within a class/gender division they will be combined with another class.

To register online for the Switchback 6-Hours of Orange County:

Online registration:

http://www.active.com/event_detail.cfm?event_id=1301312

Downloadable application:

http://www.warriorssociety.org/Events_And_Results/6-hours-oc-app.pdf

Entry fee: $45.00. The entry fee includes an event t-shirt, prizes and lunch. For every event you enter in the series you get one raffle ticket for the $5,000 raffle of bikes from Felt Bicycles to be held at the final event of the series, the Sho-Air / Rock N Road Fall Mountain Bike Classic on Nov. 18th.

* The Sho-Air / Rock N Road Fall Mountain Bike Classic

Skill levels: Novice – races 2 Laps, Intermediate – races 3 Laps, Expert – races 4 Laps

The age groups are: 16 and under, 17 to 30, 31 to 45, 46 and up, (Special recognition to be given to the oldest rider)

There is also an open Single Speed class limited to expert riders only.

If there are not more than 3 riders registered in any single age grouping for a specific event the rider/s will get moved up to the next age grouping.

For online registration for the Sho-Air / Rock N Road Fall Mountain Bike Classic and series final got to:

http://www.active.com/event_detail.cfm?event_id=1301313

for a downloadable application go to:

http://www.warriorssociety.org/Events_And_Results/fall-classic-app.pdf

Entry fee: $45.00. The entry fee includes an event t-shirt, prizes and lunch. For every event you enter in the series you get one raffle ticket for the $5,000 raffle of bikes from Felt Bicycles to be held at this event, the final event of the series.

These cross country events will take place on a 5.6 mile loop with 1,253 feet of elevation gain per lap.

Manitou and Shimano are the Major Component Sponsors of the Warrior’s Society

Cytomax is the official fluid replacement drink of the Warrior’s Society

Clif Bar is the Official Energy Bar and Gel of The Warrior’s Society

The Warrior’s Society
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www.warriorssociety.org

An MTBAccess and Blue Ribbon Coalition (BRC) affiliated organization

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