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 Oskar Blues Pisgah Stage Race 

Published: 04/7/16


On April 11 through the 16th, Blue Ridge Adventures will put on its 8th annual Pisgah Stage Race in Brevard, North Carolina.

 The 5 days will count for an overall time to crown the top riders.  There will be awards to the top 3 in every category, with leader's jerseys awarded for every category.  





Sycamore Cycles Pisgah Forest is the official mechanic and premium sponsor of the 2016 Oskar Blues Pisgah Stage Race. They are a full service bike shop located across the street from the entrance of Pisgah National Forest.


The weeks’ events include 5 days of racing, a recovery zone with snacks and recovery drinks at the race finish, Leaders’ Awards Ceremony and Happy Hour following each evening , exquisite local catered dinners each  night, and a Closing Ceremony Celebration Party including a vendor expo, kids race, silent auction and live music.

Over 140 miles of racing, 20, 000+ feet elevation change


The Course:


DAY 1: Ally’s Bar’s Looking Glass Loop: 24.71 miles/39.77km | 4,130’/1,258m of elevation gain


DAY 2: B-Line’s Promised Land Loop: 29 miles/46.5km | 3,878’/1,182m of elevation gain


DAY 3: Sycamore Cycles’s White Squirrel Loop: 29 miles/46.5km | 5,118’/1,560m of elevation gain


DAY 4: Sunset Motel’s Carl Schenck Loop: 31.5 miles/50.5km | 4,113’/ 1,254m of elevation gain


DAY 5: Runa’s Land of Waterfalls Loop: 25 miles/40km | 3,186’/971m of elevation gain




The Pics:

A little more about the Oskar Blues Pisgah Stage Race can be found here:  

Ten Reasons Why You Need to do The Pisgah Stage Race 

by Jeff Plassman via Pinkbike

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