Photos by Karen Kefauver.
Santa Cruz county-based Fox Racing Shox returns as title sponsor of the popular event April 13-14, 2013, that includes professional and amateur competitions, skills clinics, a kids’ practice area, bike demos and shuttles, an industry expo, and food court/beer garden.
This year marks the third year that the Scotts Valley-based suspension products manufacturer has offered title sponsorship support to this grassroots event that raises funds for bike projects throughout Santa Cruz county. Fox’s generous support contributes a great deal to the festival’s success and demonstrates the importance local community to this world-wide industry leader.
Fox is joined by several other sponsors, including Dirt Rag. Be sure to stop by and say hi at our booth!
The 4th annual festival will take place on April 13-14, 2013, (the weekend before the Sea Otter Classic in nearby Monterey) at the Barry Swenson Builder property in Aptos Village, California. The festival, which was created to celebrate the world class mountain bike facilities, riders, and cycling industry of Santa Cruz county, continues to grow year after year with the generous support of its sponsors, volunteers, and community.
In just its third year, the 2012 event boasted a 50 percent increase in attendance and athlete participation over the previous year, attracting over 6,000 spectators, 200 amateur and professional athletes, 200 kids’ rodeo participants, 70 sponsors, and 150 volunteers. The festival’s success testifies to the depth of the mountain bike culture in Santa Cruz county.
Learn more at www.santacruzmountainbikefestival.com.