Showka Dam 2 is the UAE’s oldest MTB event location, having hosted events including the Hot6, Showka XCE, Turn & Burn XCTT over the last 10 years.
The UAE National MTB Challenge is back for the third year with a massive series of 8 races all over the UAE! As before the first event is coming to Showka! A real mountain biker’s course of 2.5km per lap, with singletrack, rocky climbs, fast technical descents and wadi crossings make for one of the fastest courses in the country!
Traditionally the first race of the season, again with UAE Cycle Federation points counting toward and overall series winner for Men u40, Women u40, Men 40+, Women 40+ and Junior Boys & Girls 14-18years.
Seperate categories for XC, Gravel and Electric-MTB are available. Points will be awarded as per the bike you are on.
Each rider starts at 30 second gaps to set their time over 3 laps of the 2.5km course. Electronic timing courtesy of SuperSports.
You will need UAE Cycle Federation to enter MTB events for 2022/23 season. This can be bought at UAECF.ae. Entries on the line are not possible so please make sure you register entry on Premier Online to set a place. You will not be able to race without a licence, even if you entered the event.
For full MTB calendar see “GCC Mountain Biking Community Events” on Facebook.
|Included:||Timing, Medal for the top 3 in each category, Series points for top 30 for each category|
|Refund Policy:||Premier Online guarantees your right to cancel and receive a refund (subject to applicable fees) for paid events within specified time limits.|
* Some events have multiple start times and many events request attendees to arrive by a certain time; please check the Information and FAQs sections above for details or contact the organizer for clarification.