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  • FORC Side Thrill Ride 2017

    FORC Side Thrill Ride V

    Sunday June 25th 2017
    Sunderbruch Park Davenport, IA
    Race Results Posted Here

    Massive thanks to the volunteers, racers, and sponsors for making another great FORC event possible! Also a big shout out to the SBP trail crew who busted their butts sprucing up the trail leading up to the race. Hope to see everyone back next year!

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    Preregister online through USA Cycling and save $5 from race day while making things much smoother for yourself and the registration volunteers. Online registration closes Thursday June 22nd at 10:00 PM. On site registration opens at 7:30 am and closes 45 minutes before each race begins.

    Class Pre Register Day-of Event
    Junior Free Free
    Novice $20 $25
    Sport/Comp/Expert $30 $35
    A $10 licence/insurance fee is also required for all racers without an annual USAC licence.

    Race Course

    Sunderbruch offers a familiar Midwest singletrack experience with a twist. New for 2017 are the newly improved and reconstructed wood berms on the Jubilee trail. Trails feature plenty of man made technical features, roots, leg burning climbs, and bone shaking downhills. The race course will be marked out and available for pre-riding late Saturday afternoon the day before the event.

    Course Maps

    This years course will be similar to years past. The course will be run in a counter-clockwise direction.
    2017 FSTR Course Map



    Got connections for cool things to give away to participants? Hit us up. Also, racers, be sure to thank the local bike shops with your business. They are the ones who provide a majority of the swag we are able to give away.

    Kids Race

    A kids race will be held around 12:30. The course will be a short loop of nontechnical trail and grass field near the trailhead area. All kids 9 and under are encouraged to participate. There are no restrictions on bike type and although registration is required participation is free.


    This event is dependent on trail conditions and may be delayed/cancelled with short notice in the event of heavy rain prior or during the race. In the event of cancellation, the rain date is scheduled for Sunday July 16th with all times remaining the same.


    It takes a small army of people working behind the scenes to make sure this event runs smoothly. If you would like to help out, we'll post a volunteer sign up thread shortly on the forum or you can stop by the day of and sign up in person. Volunteers will receive a free lunch from the on site food vendor.


    If you have any questions feel free to contact us by either posting in the Racing Forum or contacting our race director.

    Race Timetable and Information

    Racing Class Start Time Laps [Dist.] Awards Payouts Age Divisions
    Novice (Cat 3) ♂ | ♀ 9:00 am | 9:02 am 3 Laps [9 mi] Top 3 overall Trophies/Medals 19 & under, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50+
    Juniors 9:04 am 2 Laps [6 mi] Top 3 overall Medals 10-14, 15-18
    Kids Race* 12:30 pm ~0.25 mi T.B.D. None 9 and under
    Sport (Cat 2) ♂ | ♀ 10:45 am | 10:47 am 3 Laps [12.0 mi] Top 3 overall Cash 19 & under, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50+
    Expert (Cat 1) ♂ 1:00 pm 4 Laps [21.2 mi] Top 5 overall Cash All Ages
    Expert (Cat 1) ♀ 1:02 pm 3 Laps [15.9 mi] Top 5 overall Cash All Ages
    Comp 1:04 pm 4 Laps [21.2 mi] Top 3 overall Cash All Ages

    The riders meeting will be held at the starting line 10 minutes before each race start. * Kids race is just for fun and not part of the race series. Scoring will not be recorded. Lap mileage is approximate and subject to change based on course conditions.
    This race is part of the Illinois State Championship Race Series and the Iowa Mountain Bike Championship Series.

    The FORC Side Thrill Ride is a USAC sanctioned event. All rules and regulations apply

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