The Emerald Enduro presented by Biking.ie will return to Carrick Mountain in Co. Wicklow, Ireland on the 13th to 15th of May for the 3rd Round of the 2016 Enduro World Series.
The best Enduro bike riders in the world will complete seven timed technical downhill stages, in a rally style format and the rider with the fastest combined stage times on day shall be crowned the winner.
Several thousand spectators and dozens of international journalists, photographers and film crews are expected to descend on County Wicklow, to witness the spectacular event.
For the duration of the event an expo area featuring some of the biggest brands in the sport will take place beside race HQ. This will afford the opportunity for fans to get up close and personal to the riders and their bikes in the racers pit area.
It’s the second edition of the Irish round. Last year’s inaugural running of the race was deemed to be a massive success with victory going to local rider Greg Callaghan.
Round 1 – March 26/27 – Valdivia, Chile
Round 2 – April 2/3 – Bariloche, Argentina
Round 3 – May 15 – County Wicklow, Ireland
Round 4 – July 16/17 – La Thuile, Italy
Round 5 – July 30/31 – Aspen Snowmass, USA
Round 6 – August 14 – Whistler, Canada
Round 7 – September 17 – Valberg-Guillaumes
Round 8 – October 1/2 – Finale Ligure, Italy
You can find out more details about the event here: http://www.emeraldenduro.com/
Here are highlights from last year’s event.