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The Dirty Dozen ™ 12 Hour & Super Six 6 Hour Mountain Bike Race

February 6, 2010
Warda, Texas - Bluff Creek Ranch 8am til 8pm

This race is a 12 Hr or 6 Hr mountain bike relay race on an 8+ mile single-track course.  Teams try to log as many laps as possible, with only 1 member riding at a time, in the 12 hr or 6 hr time period.  This race may also be done solo.

$50.00 to the male & female that turn the Fastest Lap during the Dirty Dozen 12 HOUR RACE. Also, there will be an award of $50 to the fastest male and female solo lap (if you finish in the top 3 solo riders of the 12 hour race). There will also be an award for the fastest Le Mans runner start.

Over $10,000 in prizes and awards! Souvenir pint glasses to all finishers.

FREE CLINIC: Are you ready for The Dirty Dozen and Super 6 Hour Mountain Bike Race?

Categories for 12 Hour Race

  • 5 PERSON: Teams must have at least 1 female and may have only 1 Cat-1 or Pro rider per team
  • 3-4 PERSON OPEN: Riders can be of any category, gender and age
  • 3-4 PERSON MASTERS: Combined age must average 40 years of age per rider (example 4 riders = 160 years of age or more, 3 riders = 120 years of age or more)
  • 3-4 PERSON FEMALE: Riders can be of any category and age
  • 3-4 PERSON COED: Riders can be of any category and age, must be at least 1 member of the opposite sex
  • 2 PERSON MALE: No category or age requirements
  • 2 PERSON FEMALE: No category or age requirments
  • 2 PERSON COED: No category or age requirements, one male, one female
  • SOLO CAT 1 MALE: No category or age requirements
  • SOLO CAT 2-3 MALE: Riders must be Cat 2 or Cat 3
  • SOLO FEMALE: No category or age requirements

Categories for 6 Hour Race

  • 2 PERSON OPEN: No category, age or gender requirements
  • SOLO MALE: No category or age requirements
  • SOLO FEMALE: No category or age requirements

**Teams must have lights and helmets** (Lights will be required on the course during the evening hours.  Race is from 8:00 am to 8:00 pm)

Cost: $75.00 per person pre-registration (includes race t-shirt), $85.00 per person after January 23 (late registered will not receive a t-shirt). The Frozen Six registration fees are $55 and $65 accordingly.

**Pre-registration must be postmarked no later than January 23, 2010 to receive early entry discount and race t-shirt** Race Day Registration - Friday 8-9 pm or Saturday 6:00 am to 7:00 am.  Late Registration and Race day registration will not receive T-shirts.


General Information

Race check in & starting time:

Check in will be from 8:00 pm until 9:00 PM on Friday February 5, 2010 and 6:00 - 7:00 am on Saturday February 6, 2010.

There is a mandatory meeting at 7:00 am on race morning, Feb. 6th.

Both races will start at 8am, Saturday, Feb. 6, 2009


There will be a neutral charging station available at the timing area.

Land Use Fee: There is a $5 land use fee to be collected at the gate for each person on race day (whether you are racing or not). Please be prepared.

Food: We will have a food vendor on site serving fajitas, chopped beef or pork sandwiches, breakfast burritos, chips, coffee, and sodas. Food is offered from 7:00 AM till 9:00 PM.

Directions & Lodging

537 Owl Creek Rd, Warda, TX (Bluff Creek Ranch) 979-242-5894 www.bcrwarda.com

From Austin: take 290 to Giddings. Take Highway 77 South from Giddings to Warda. In Warda turn left on Owl Creek Road and travel 0.6 miles to Bluff Creek Ranch.

From Houston: take I-10 West to Columbus. Take Highway 71 West from Columbus to LaGrange. Take Highway 77 North from LaGrange to Warda. In Warda turn right on Owl Creek Road and travel 0.6 miles to Bluff Creek Ranch. Nite Rider lighting systems and extra batteries are available for rent on a first come first served basis. Nite Rider super chargers will be provided at the race.

Camping: Available on site for $10 per night - Bluff Creek will accept camping reservations for RVs and Bunkhouse only. Tent camping is first come, first serve. The ranch can be contacted by e-mail (bcrwarda@gmail.com) or phone (979-242-5894) for reservations. Bluff Creek Ranch will take care of collecting land use/camping fees. If arriving on Friday, please check in at the house, on Saturday AM they will check folks in at the gate.

Lodging: To check out local area lodging we recommend contacting the Giddings Chamber of Commerce at http://www.giddingstx.com click on and follow their links, phone 979-542-3455 or try the La Grange Chamber of Commerce at http://www.lagrangetx.org or phone 979-968-5756. Either town is located ten miles away from the ranch.

Also, here are some area hotels:

Country Inn of Giddings, 369 South Main Street, Giddings, 979-542-2559
Economy Inn, 389 West Austin Street, Giddings, 979-542-3839
Giddings Sands Motel, 1600 East Austin Street, Giddings, 979-542-3111
Ramada Limited, 4002 E Austin St, Giddings, 1-800-272-6232
Classic Inn Best Western, 3556 East Austin Street, Giddings, 979-542-5791
Super 8 Motel, 3556 East Austin Street, Giddings, 979-542-5791

La Grange:
River Valley Motor Inn, Hwy 71 West, La Grange, 979-968-8314
La Grange Executive Inn & Suites, 1708 W Hwy 71, La Grange, 979-968-2600


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