For the second year Borovets will host a unique attractive race with mountain bikes on snow –  Borovets Winter Bike Duel. The date of the event is March 17, and the place – well known – Borovets Mountain Bike Park.
This year race course will be built days before the race on third ground in front of Rila hotel. Duel arena will be filled with many kickers, big jumps and other obstacles, as it will simultaneously run two contestants and the winners will be determined by direct elimination. Participants will be divided into three categories – Junior 15-17 Men 18 + and Women 15 +.
After last year’s success of the event, which attracted nearly 70 participants, this year organizers  Borosport  and  Concept Creative  expect the number of competitors to surpass 100.
Every year mountain biking is becoming more popular in Bulgaria, as more young and not so young people start bikeing and catch the mountain trails. Major contribution to this is the best size and variety of conditions for mountain biking park in Bulgaria – Borovets Mountain Bike Park, which offers excellent terrain for initial training and specialized routes for the more advanced. All practitioners of this sport in this country are eagerly awaiting the opening of the summer park that selection will be full of surprises for the new year.
This year race will be held in the evening and will be a major attraction for tourists in the resort – the start will be in 16:00h and the finals will be at nightl.
All who wish to participate will be able to express their desire in advance on  till March 15. All competitors are required to have a valid insurance and all necessary protective equipment. Minors can participate with permission of a parent and a special declaration. A lot of snow, good mood and emotions of snow duel – what better proposal for the Sabbath day?
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Borovets Winter Bike Duel 2012 Schedule:
17 March 2012.
12:00 to 15:00 – Registration for the race, getting acquainted with the route
16:00 – Showing lots starting
16:30 – Start of direct elimination
18:30 – End of the first part of eleminatsiite
18:40 – Start of the second part of the knockout
19:40 – End of second part of the knockout
19:50 – Start of the third part of the knockout
20:40 – End of the third part of the knockout
20:40 to 21:00 – repair route
21:00 – Start of the fourth part of the knockout
21:30 – End of the fourth part of the knockout
21:40 – Final
22:00 – Awards

Possible changes in the program due to reasons beyond the organizers.

18 March – reserve day for the competition due to bad weather and beyond organizatorite reasons

Fee for pre-enrollment –  20  BGN

Fee for registration of a place –    35  BGN