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    Snow BikeCross X Games Qualifier Scheduled for Dec. 17

    Posted by Emily Hare
    on Thursday, December 1, 2016

     The first-ever Snow BikeCross X Games Qualifier will take place Dec. 17 at ERX Motor Park in Elk River, Minn. The event will include an X Games Qualifier on Saturday in advance of the National Snow Bike points championship race. The results from the X Games Qualifier will serve to qualify up to eight riders into the first-ever X Games Aspen Snow BikeCross competition in Aspen, Colo. Riders competing in the X Games Qualifier will also have the opportunity to race in the Dash for Cash race for a $5,000 prize purse, as well as the National Snow Bikes Points Championship race on Sunday, Dec. 18.

    What is Snow BikeCross?
    Snow BikeCross is a racing discipline where riders compete on dirt bikes which have been outfitted for snow riding by replacing the front wheel with a snowmobile ski and the rear wheel with a full suspension track kit. The popularity of Snow Bike Racing continues to grow, with the top action sports athletes, including current X Games stars, like Ronnie Renner, Jackson Strong, Robbie Madison, Axell Hodges, taking up the sport, competing and filming video parts in the backcountry.

    When: X Games Qualifier Saturday Dec. 17 from 12–4pm
    Dash for Cash Saturday, Dec. 17 from 5-7pm
    National SnowBike Points Championship Sunday, Dec. 18 from 11am–3pm
    Where:  ERX Motor Park: 10800 175th Ave NW Elk River, MN 55330
    Tickets:  Available for purchase at the gate. $10 adults, $5 kids 6-12, FREE for kids 5 & under. Free admission for all military and  veterans with presentation of military ID.

    For more info, see the Facebook event page and schedule.

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