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The Backyard Experience

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The Backyard Experience is a multi-stage mountain bike race showcasing the BYT trails of Charlotte, NC. From the creators of the Tour de Charlotte, join us for a day full of slaying The Backyard followed by slaying Terrapin beers at Sir Edmond Halley's.

Date: October 27th, 10:00am
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The BYE will consist of 5 race stages. They will vary from 2-8 miles of racing each. Some will be point-to-point, others will be multiple laps. The top 13 finishers at each stage will be awarded between 1-13 points. Riders with the most points at the end of the day will be declared the Kings and Queens of The Backyard!

After a day of racing in the Backyard, we will roll as a group back to the Park Road Shopping center, where Sir Edmond Halley's Restaurant & Freehouse is hosting the Terrapin Beer BYE Afterparty. We'll have hot chili and cold Terrapin beers for race participants. We will also have the awards ceremony here. If you have friends that are not racing, have them meet you at Sir Ed's starting around 5pm!

All racers must sign in the morning of the race. Sign-in will take place behind Bikesource in Park Road Shopping Center (4301-A Park Rd. Charlotte, NC 28209). The sign-in table will open at 8am and close at 9:30am. There will be a mandatory racers meeting at 9:30am. The group will ride out to BYT promptly at 10:00am.

This year, we are using this event to benefit Trips for Kids Charlotte, a great local organization that takes at-risk kids on bike rides. Racers who apply to volunteer with Trips for Kids will receive a 50% rebate on their registration!

Presented by Faster Mustache and these awesome local sponsors:
Maxxis Tires
ProGold Bikes
Sir Edmond Halley's Restaurant & Freehouse
Terrapin Beer Co.
Refresh Technologies, Inc
BikeSource Charlotte
Mountain Khakis
Charlotte B-cycle Made Possible By Blue Cross Blue Shield of NC