It’s been a while since we had an email about a Dual Slalom race but that’s just what slipped into the in tray this morning! To kick off the race season, This is Sheffield have organised an urban race in the centre of Sheffield.
The Sheffield duals are now legendary, some of the best grassroots racing in the UK. We’ve been down to them before and we’ll be at this one too soaking up the atmosphere (and some beers).
The full press release is below but here is a taste of what to expect:
Steel City Dual Slalom
Saturday 18th March: The outdoor city weekender duel
Taking to the streets of Sheffield’s urban mountain
The most exciting form of mountain bike racing comes to the streets of Sheffield to celebrate the Outdoor City Weekender. This Dual slalom race will be a spectacular event showcasing the excitement of head to head mountain bike racing through the streets of Sheffield. The riders will be racing a unique city centre course down Howard street across the front of Sheffield Hallam’s main building and finishing by the Showroom and Howard pub. Made possible by Sheffield City Council and Sheffield Hallam University the depth of riding talent will bring gasps from on lookers with nail biting finishes and elbow to elbow racing.