Dirt Fest schedule now online

We’re getting closer to Dirt Fest 2013 and we’ve got our schedule of events posted, so take a look and start planning your weekend!

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Infinit Nutrition to host Hydration Station

infinit-nutritionIt might not seem like spring quite yet, but by the time Dirt Fest rolls around Summer will (hopefully) be in full swing. That’s why we are please to announce hydration and nutrition specialists Infinite Nutrition have signed on to host our Hydration Station.

Located between the expo are and the trails, you can sample the latest flavors and formulas from Infinit’s customizable hydration and nutrition drinks. Then after your ride, you can quench your thirst and replace vital electrolytes and proteins.

Infinit’s products are unique because you can custom-tailor your formula based on your age, weight, gender, and specific dietary needs.

Learn more at www.infinitnutrition.us 

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Alison Gannett signs on to host Women’s Skills Clinic


Thanks to Specialized, we’re pleased to welcome Alison Gannett to Dirt Fest to teach ladies new mountain bike skills in a safe and supportive environment. Gannett is a World Champion Extreme FreeSkier, a National Geographic Women Adventurer of the Year, and founder multiple non-profits including the Save Our Snow Foundation. In addition to her busy careers as an athlete and her keynote speaking work, she runs KEEN Rippin’ Chix – a series women’s steep skiing, biking and surf camps around the globe.

Always an advocate of walking the talk and becoming more sustainable, she has cut her carbon footprint in half, including growing and raising almost all her own food on Holy Terror Farm in Paonia.

Gents, don’t feel left out. We’ll have a co-ed skills clinic hosted by Harlan Price of Take Aim Cycling.



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Intense Cycles bringing demos to Dirt Fest


More good news today: Intense Cycles will be bringing it’s Made In The USA bikes to demo at Dirt Fest. From the go-anywhere Tracer to the crazy-fast Hard Eddie, Intense is pumping out some of the nicest bikes around. Want to know what we think? Grab a copy of the latest issue of Dirt Rag Magazine and find the review of the Spider 29 Comp, then join us at Dirt Fest and ride one yourself.

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More demo fleets signing up!

There will be so many demo bikes to try at Dirt Fest that your own bike is going to get mighty jealous!

In addition to our presenting sponsor, SCOTT Sports, we’ve got bikes coming from Specialized, Santa Cruz, Cannondale, Rocky Mountain, Salsa, Pivot, Niner, GT, Trek, Giant, and more!

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Which one are you looking forward to riding?

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Dirt Fest presented by SCOTT Sports


We’re excited to announce we’ve partnered with SCOTT Sports as the presenting sponsor of the 2013 Dirt Fest.

SCOTT Sports builds some of the most impressive mountain bikes on the market, including the Spark 29er we reviewed in Issue #166, and the Genius 650b and 29er bikes currently being test ridden by Dirt Rag.

Want to try one yourself? SCOTT will have the Genius bikes on hand at Dirt Fest for you to demo on the fast and flowing Allegrippis Trails.

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Just in: Santa Cruz will be bringing the demo fleet!

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GT Bicycles signs on for demo space


GT Bicycles will be bringing its demo truck to Dirt Fest. No word yet on which bikes they’ll bring for you to try, but keep an eye out for the Sensor 29er trail bike, a carbon-fiber Zaskar, or even one of the bling titanium Xizang hardtail.

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Specialized to host Women’s ride and skills clinic


Attention ladies! Specialized has signed on to host the Women’s ride and skills clinic. Open to all riders from beginners to experts, it’s a chance to learn some new tricks from professional riders and make some new friends.

See you there!

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Exhibitors are signing up


The first round of exhibitors have committed, including Niner Bikes signing up to host the Rays to Lake ride that follows sweet singletrack action with a houseboat ride and ice-cold beer.

Keep an eye on the Exhibitors page to see who else will be joining us.

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