Just had news on this bike festival in Germany, sounds good.


iXS Dirt Masters Festival 2008: date is fixed

Europe's biggest Freeride Festival takes place from May 23 to 25 in Winterberg, Germany

The iXS Dirt Masters Festival enters year two: Next may Germany´s greatest bike park in Winterberg will be the host for

Gravity riders from all over the world.

In the center of the festival will be three of the biggest and most successful mountainbike gravity events, which started last

year for the first time at this festival:

The Cut Slopestyle Contest

The Cannondale "The Cut" Slopestyletour started 2006 in Germany and is publics favorite. At "The Cut" Slopestyle Contest

amateurs and pros will compete.

Saladini leads. World Cup 4X, Maribor, Slovenia

iXS German Downhill Cup

Downhill racing at its best presented by iXS-sports-division and the mountainbike rider magazine. The cup exists with five

single international races. The Prelude run 2008 will be held at the iXS Dirt Masters festival.

Saladini leads. World Cup 4X, Maribor, Slovenia

Scott 4X Challenge

4 racers at the same time on a track with big jumps. De luxe racing of the world's best riders elbow to elbow.

Top pro racers and amateur riders from all around the world will compete and show the crowd spectacular tricks, tramendous

speed and great race action.

Saladini leads. World Cup 4X, Maribor, Slovenia

In the iXS Dirt Masters expo area companies will have again the opportunity to present their products to a huge bicycle interested audience.

In 2008, the expo area will be enlarged.

On top there will be additional entertainment in the iXS Dirt Masters Rockzone with extraordinary live bands and lots more.

Over 20,000 spectators, 1,000 competitors out of 20 nations und 105 exhibitors experienced the premier event in may 2007.

The resonance was impressive. There was never such an interest in a contest like this before.

There won't be an entrance fee.

Photos: Martin Donat