FONTANA VILLAGE, NC (press release)—The Icycle Mountain Bike Event returns to Fontana Village Resort on January 24th, 2015. The races, festivities, food, night runs, and challenging course attract riders and their families from all throughout the racing community.
Registration begins at 8:00 a.m. and the first race, the Icycle Cross Country Lemans, begins at 11:00 a.m. in five minute waves for Sport, Big Bike, and Beginner categories. Expert and Single-Speed categories begin at 1:00pm. The seven mile course consists of varied terrain with rocks, roots, creeks and wide open passing lanes, offering some of the finest Western North Carolina single-track. The evening downhill race is not for the faint of heart. Racers meet at 5:30pm for this nighttime thrill!
Then on Sunday the 25th help support local charities Hope for Families and the Fontana Foundation at the Ice Bowl Disc Golf Tournament and Chili Cookout. Participants enter for $20 plus five canned goods items.
Come early and stay late to catch all of the action this weekend. Cyclists and disc golfers receive a special rate at the Lodge of $69.00 per night or rent a cabin for 25% off of rack rate with a two night minimum. This adventure- filled weekend will be enjoyed by all who brave the elements!