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
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
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
*2nd day of racing pending permit
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