SRAM DINO MOUNTAIN BIKE SERIES
Race 4 - Sunday, July 16, 2017
Versailles, IN - Versailles State Park
Difficulty rating: Hills: 3 / Surface: 3 (1=easy, 5=difficult)
Odds of weather related postponement: 10-20%
Versailles is one of the best race courses in the series. It is a challenging and scenic race course, and a great place to spend a weekend. Versailles State Park is one of Indiana's best trails, purpose-built for mountain bike riders by mountain bike riders. Highlights of the trail are several long yet gradual climbs, fantastic downhills, great views, and fun trail flow. Lap length is around 10 miles.
Pre-riding is available Friday evening or Saturday after 1 pm. Preceding the race is Saturday's XTERRA DINO Southern Indiana Triathlon. This race challenges athletes to a swim-bike-run triathlon held on off-road courses.
The park offers several activities making it a good choice for a weekend getaway: swimming pool, rowboat/canoe/paddleboat rentals, hiking, camping, horse riding, fishing, etc.
CAMPING: Camping is available at Versailles State Park. Park information and camping reservations can be found here:http://www.in.gov/dnr/parklake/6675.htm. Reserve early - the campground may fill to capacity.
DIRECTIONS: Take US 50 to Versailles from Cincinnatti OH (I-275) or from Seymour IN (I-65). Versailles State Park is about 2 miles east of the town of Versailles, entrance on the north side of US 50. The race site will be near the swimming pool and boat ramp areas. View Map
PARK ENTRY: Gate fee of $7 per vehicle ($9 out-of-state) will be required as you enter, or you can purchase an annual entrance pass for $50 and enjoy any State Park all year long.
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