Santa Cruz Bicycles and Bell Helmets continue their long-term commitment to the Oregon Enduro Series by signing a two-year title sponsorship deal through 2014 and 2015. The two bike industry leaders agreed to share title sponsorship in order to raise the resources needed to keep the Series at the forefront of North American enduro racing.
Santa Cruz and Bell are also joined by presenting partners Shimano components and Kenda Tires for 2014. The Santa Cruz & Bell Oregon Enduro Series presented by Shimano & Kenda Tires (as it will be officially known) embarks on its third consecutive season, having pioneered the first enduro series in North America and helped create the North American Enduro Tour (NAET) four years ago.
Since its creation, the Oregon Enduro Series has been sponsored by Santa Cruz Bicycles and the Series is proud to have the tradition carry on for at least another two years. Santa Cruz has been building progressive full-suspension mountain bikes since 1994. Santa Cruz Bicycles continue to rattle industry standards with designs such as their carbon VPP™ bikes and new Juliana brand for women.
Bell Helmets has been at the forefront of helmet design with the Bell Super, one of the first enduro specific helmets on the market. Bell Helmets is an iconic brand with 60 years of racing tradition and currently has the best enduro helmet on the market. If you are an enduro racer or all-mountain rider the Bell Super was made for you…and you’ll look good in it!
Santa Cruz Bicycles and Bell Helmets are showing support for t his long running series and also for the overall growth of this trailblazing race format. The Oregon Enduro Series represents the true essence of the sport that was created by riders for riders who love the adventure and camaraderie the enduro format brings to mountain biking. The Santa Cruz & Bell Oregon Enduro Series presented by Shimano & Kenda Tires looks forward to continued success thanks to its great participants and supporting sponsors including Roval, Clif Bar, Enve, Fox Racing Shox, Fly Racing, Yakima, Ergon, E13/The Hive, Dakine, Cane Creek, Pinkbike, Chain Brew, Enduro-MTB Mag and great regional bike shops.
Participants will have the opportunity to win unrivaled amounts of Bell helmets and Santa Cruz bikes throughout the two-year partnership. With over $180,000 in cash and prizes to give out this year, everyone wins at the Oregon Enduro Series.
Registration for the 2014 season is open and available through the Oregon Enduro Series website. Make sure you follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, for your chance to win monthly product giveaways.
Santa Cruz & Bell Oregon Enduro Series 2014 Schedule:
- Race #1 – Hood River (NAET) – June 7th & 8th
- Race #2 – Bend – July 6th
- Race #3 – Cold Creek – July 20th
- Race #4 – Ashland* – August 30th & 31st
- Race #5 –Mt Hood/Sandy Ridge (NAET Finals) – Sept. 27th & 28th