2018 Promation Corduroy Enduro® – Presented by GP Bikes ………Canada’s Toughest Race!
September 22nd and 23rd, 2018, Hosted by the Corduroy Enduro Riders, Round 3 and 4 of the Off-Road Ontario Enduro Series and Round 3 and 4 of the National Enduro Series!
Purse: The Promation Corduroy Enduro 2018 has a purse of $5000 to be awarded based on the rider’s standing overall in their class as follows:
Men Pro – 1st $2000 2nd $1200 3rd $800
Woman’s Pro- 1st $500 2nd $300 3rd $200
Entry Fee and Registration: PRE ENTRY ONLY: $155 (2 day event – includes event t-shirt) $80 (one day event) $100 for second family member living at the same address (either spouse or child).
Pre-Registration is being held on the LIVELAPS.COM registration system (click on the LiveLaps.com logo below to register). You must have a FREE LiveLaps account to be able to enter the event. Click HERE for a complete tutorial on how to sign up for your account, you will only ever have to do this once.
GP Bikes is offering a $200 gift certificate to be awarded to one lucky person who registers to race, in the Corduroy Enduro, during the first week of open entry (from June 1st to June 7th) – Draw to be made on June 8th.
Pre-Entry Closes: Tuesday, Sept 18th @ 07:00 pm
Registration: You must bring your LiveLaps Event Passport to the event as proof of Registration. Friday, Sept 21st – 6:00 – 9:00 am Saturday, Sept 22nd – 7:00 – 9:00 am Sunday, Sept 23rd – 7:30 – 8:00 am
Eligibility: All riders must possess a valid drivers license. Motorcycles do not have to be street legal. Off-road registration for your state or province is required. Minimum age is 16, any riders under age 18 must have a waiver signed by BOTH parents/guardians. Off-Road Ontario or FMSQ membership required for Ontario residents – BRING YOUR CARD!!!
Classes: AMATEUR riders will ride the entire course. PRO and EXPERT riders will have extra sections of trail. WOMEN B and VINTAGE riders will run a shortened course on both Saturday and Sunday (approximately 80 to 100 km each day). All ‘C’ classes will ride the same course as WOMEN B and VINTAGE.
Start Times: Saturday 09:00 am – Sunday 09:00 am – Pro, Expert and Vet AA classes will start first followed by the amateur classes.
OFTR Sound Test: Friday September 21st at 6:00-9:00 pm and Saturday September 22nd at 7:00-9:00 am at Gooderham. Bikes must be sound tested before riders can register. A maximum 94db will be strictly enforced. We will not lose our trails because of unnecessarily loud motorcycles.
Mandatory Riders Meeting: Saturday and Sunday at 8:30 am – Make sure you attend! In addition to the above mandatory riders meetings, there will be an in depth riders meeting on Friday night at 8:00 in which riders are invited to ask questions.
The Course: The course is made up of approximately 150 km of trail and 8 timed tests each day including a final MX test on Sunday. No Time Keeping. Complete rules available at www.offroadontario.ca.
Parc Ferme (Motorcycle Impound): All competition motorcycles will be impounded on Saturday night. There will be a 15 min work period prior to the impound on Saturday night and another 15 min work period for riders prior to their assigned start time on Sunday morning. A security guard will be on duty all night to ensure that the motorcycles are secure from theft and tampering (for additional information go to the Supplementary Rules page).
Special Tests: MX and/or Extreme test courses will be laid out and marked ahead of time so that riders may walk them if they wish. Directions to the special test areas will be available at the Gooderham Community Centre.
Vintage Bikes at the Cord: If you think there is still some speed left in those old wheels, (1987 and older), then you can compete two different ways:
Corduroy Enduro – Vintage GP (Friday, Sept 21st) – $50.00 Course – Approximately 60km with 3 timed tests.
- V Class- no single shock, no liquid cooling, no disc brakes.
- V1 Class- the machine can have one of the above attributes.
- V2 Class– the machine can have two of the above attributes.
- V100 Class– the age of the rider and the machine add up to more than 100.
- ****(Motorcycle does not need to be 1987 and older for the V100 class)****
- Registration opens 12:00 noon, June 1 (see pre-entry above)
Corduroy Enduro – Vintage Class (Saturday, September 22nd and Sunday September 23rd) – $150.00 For riders who want to ride their vintage bike in the Corduroy Enduro. One class,1987 and older. The Vintage class rides a shorter course than the modern bikes with no impound Saturday night. Registration opens 12:00 noon, June 1 (see pre-entry above)
Corduroy Enduro – Vintage Bike Show (Saturday, September 22nd) – No Charge Riding or not, show off your vintage Enduro, Trials or MX bike in one of three categories: Best Restored, Best as Ridden, or Best Machine with Corduroy Experience.
- No fee to enter your machine in the show
- Bikes to be on display by 2:00pm at the Corduroy Enduro start area
Corduroy Enduro Awards: Corduroy trophies will only be awarded on Sunday afternoon based on total score for 2 days. Every rider who completes the entire event will receive a finisher’s medal.
Gas trucks: Gas trucks will be provided both days, be sure to bring 3 gas cans with your name marked clearly on them.
Spectator Viewing Areas and Start Locations: Directions will be available at the Gooderham Community Centre and on line closer to the actual event.
Accommodations: Camping is permitted at the Gooderham Community Centre, near the event start area (no hook ups available), or please search online for local rental cottages and other accommodations (www.highlandseast.ca). A $10 fee will be charged per vehicle accessing the parking / camping areas.
Meals: There will be food available for purchase for each day of the event, make sure to buy your meal tickets early to avoid disappointment. Purchase tickets on-line in advance here: Also there will be a food truck on location Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
Corduroy Lounge: Join us on Friday and Saturday nights in our new Corduroy Lounge for live rider interviews, past Corduroy Enduro videos, great music, or just chill out at the fire pit.
Demo Rides: Thanks to our motorcycle sponsors, you have the opportunity of trying out the newest bike models on Friday and Saturday afternoons.
Saturday Trail Ride by Rally Connex: There will be a trail ride on Saturday for anyone who wants to enjoy the Corduroy Enduro in a non-competitive format. For information contact Rally Connex at www.rallyconnex.com
Sunday Dual Sport by Rally Connex: Take in some of the spectator points for Sunday’s Enduro route while enjoying the beautiful backroads and trails of the Highlands. For information contact Rally Connex at www.rallyconnex.com