The second edition of the Pisgah Mountain Bike Stage Race is featuring early schedules and an additional day of racing for this season.
The inaugural event of the Pisgah MTB Race was held in October last year, at the Pisgah National Forest in North Carolina. However, as race promoter Todd Branham points out, “I found out that people shift to cyclo-cross around October. In September, it seems like people are still doing longer events.”
Branham added that they have also talked with the town representatives in Brevard, which is hosting the race, and decided that a September schedule would be more to their liking. For this year, the MTB stage race will be held from September 14 to 18.
“September is a shoulder season,” said Branham. “I was under the impression that all the seasonal trails near us were limited to open up on October 15, but…