Get ready for a weekend of intense racing action! The second race of the OCup MTB Series is set to return to the world-renowned Hardwood Ski & Bike venue, where riders will compete in another joint Canada Cup-OCup weekend. Hardwood Ski & Bike is a proven international race venue, having hosted multiple national championship events and the Pan Am Games in previous years. This iconic venue is known for its challenging trails, including the infamous “boneshaker” section that tests riders’ skills and endurance.
With over 50km of technical singletrack and 34km of rolling doubletrack, riders of all levels can find their perfect challenge. From beginner to elite, Hardwood’s trails offer endless opportunities for passing and riding. Located just 15 minutes north of Barrie, Hardwood is open year-round for riding, making it the perfect training ground for riders to hone their skills.
What sets Hardwood apart from other MTB venues is its unparalleled on-site facilities, including showers, a bike wash, and a fully stocked bike shop.
The dedicated staff also ensures that trail operations are in top-notch condition, providing riders with a seamless experience. We have no doubt that Hardwood’s Canada Cup/OCup weekend will once again be a hit in 2023, providing riders with a challenging and entertaining racing experience. Don’t miss out on this exciting event. Register now and join us at Hardwood Ski & Bike for an unforgettable weekend of mountain biking!
11:00 am to 3:00 pm
Short Track Number Plate Pick-up, Rider Sign-in
9:00 am to 3:00 pm
Courses open for Pre-ride*
3:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Short Track Races – Short Track races are all “Open” races with categories based on age/gender only.