Event Info

2023 Promation Corduroy Enduro® – Presented by GP Bikes ………Canada’s Toughest Race!

 September 21st to 24th, 2023, Hosted by the Corduroy Enduro® Riders.

Purse: The 2023 Promation Corduroy Enduro® has a purse of $11,500 to be awarded based on the rider’s overall standing in their class as follows:

Pro –                         1st $4000       2nd $2500      3rd $1000        4th 500             5th $200

Woman’s Pro –        1st $1500       2nd $800        3rd $500          4th $300           5th $200

Headquarters:  Gooderham Community Centre 1043 Community Centre Road, Gooderham, Ontario 250m South of HWY 503 & HWY 507.

Entrance Waiver: Please read and sign the 2023 waiver by clicking on the link below.  You will receive a confirmation email that needs to be shown at the gate.  If you are unable to complete the electronic form, a paper copy will be made available at the gate.  Wristbands are valid for the entire event (Thursday to Sunday) and should not be removed until the completion of the event.  https://greenleafevents.wufoo.com/forms/z1qeiyn31dpf4uu/

Eligibility:  All riders must possess a valid driver’s 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 membership required for all riders entered Saturday and Sunday.  Riders riding Friday only do not need Off-Road Ontario memberships.

Classes:  Off-Road Ontario classes are being run.

Pre-Entry opens May 17th at noon

Entry Fee and Registration: PRE-ENTRY ONLY: $177 +HST (2-day class – Saturday and Sunday National Class – includes event t-shirt) $100 (one day event) 2 or more family members living at the same address (either spouse or child) pay $160.00 each. Additional t-shirts are available for sale at the community centre.

Pre-Entry closes September 22nd

Pre-Entry through LIVELAPS.COM. You must have a FREE LiveLaps account to be able to enter the event. 

Sign-In: Sign-in will be held at the Corduroy Enduro Headquarters (Gooderham Community Centre) at the following times:

  • Thursday night            Sept 21st         7:00 – 8:00 (Vintage GP, e-Mountain Bike and E-Enduro only)
  • Friday morning            Sept 22nd         8:00 – 9:30 (Vintage GP, e-Mountain Bike and E-Enduro only)
  • Friday night                 Sept 22nd          5:00 – 9:00 (Corduroy Enduro sign-in)
  • Saturday morning       Sept 23rd          7:00 – 8:00 (Corduroy Enduro sign-in)

Daily Start Times:  

  • Friday – 10:00am for Vintage GP, e-Mountain Bike and E-Enduro
  • Friday – 12:00am for the Vintage Show and Shine
  • Saturday 9:00am
  • Sunday – 8:00am

OFTR Sound Test: A maximum 94db will be strictly enforced. We will not lose our trails because of unnecessarily loud motorcycles.

Mandatory Riders Meeting:

  • Friday – 9:30am for Vintage GP, e-Mountain Bike and E-Enduro
  • Friday – 8:00pm for the Corduroy National Enduro – riders must watch the you-tube riders meeting video first – to e available one week prior to the event

The Course: The course is made up of approximately 150 km of trail and 6-8 timed tests each day including a final MX test on Sunday. No Time Keeping. Complete rules are available at www.offroadontario.ca and the Corduroy Supplementary Rules tab above.

Number Plates and Arrowed Routes:

The number plates for the event shall be as follows:

  • Pro, Expert and Vet Expert – White numbers on a red background
  • Women Pro – White Numbers on Blue background 
  • All other classes – Black numbers on a yellow background

The arrowed routes for the event shall be as follows:  A colour coded sticker will be placed on the front number plate beside a rider’s number. The colour of the stickers will correspond with the route and course making the rider is to follow. At course splits the rider follows the arrow that matches the coloured sticker on their bike. Anytime your colour of arrow is not present, follow the orange arrows.

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 however we encourage riders to place a lock on their motorcycle. (For additional information see the Supplementary Rules).  The Corduroy Enduro is not responsible for lost or stolen items.

Awards: Corduroy trophies will only be awarded on Sunday afternoon based on a total score for the 2 days.  Riders who complete the entire event will receive a finisher’s medal.

Gas trucks: Gas trucks will be provided Saturday and Sunday (not required on Friday for the Vintage GP), be sure to bring 3 10L gas cans with your name clearly marked on all of them.  Please do not bring large gas cans as there is limited room in the gas trucks.

Spectator Viewing Areas and Start Locations: Directions will be available at the Gooderham Community Centre, in the event program and on-line closer to the event date.

Accommodations: Camping is permitted at the Gooderham Community Centre (no services available), A $20 per camping vehicle fee will be charged.  Or please search online for local rental cottages and other accommodations (www.highlandseast.ca). Gates close at 9:00pm Thursday, 10:00pm Friday and Saturday night.

Meals: Take-out food is available for purchase on site each day of the event.

Demo Rides: Thanks to our motorcycle sponsors, you will have the opportunity to ride one of the 2024 bike models on Super Demo Thursday and Friday 11:00 to 5:00 and Super Demo Saturday 11:00 to 2:00.

Trail Ride – Saturday: There will be a non-competitive trail ride on Saturday for anyone who wants to enjoy the Corduroy Enduro trails in a non-competitive format. Green off-road or blue on-road plated bikes are required.  This ride roughly follows the enduro route with optional short-cuts to by-pass difficult sections of trail.  Register at www.rallyconnex.com  Ride leaves at 9:30am.  Camping is available on- site.

Dual Sport Ride – Sunday: Take in some of the spectator points for Sunday’s Enduro route while enjoying the beautiful backroads and trails on the Highlands. Blue on-road plated motorcycle required.  Register at www.rallyconnex.comThe ride leaves at 8:00.  Camping is available on-site.

Blackstock Tire Change Contest on – Saturday night – Place your 50/50 bets on the fastest time. All the proceeds go to Canada’s ISDE Team.  Saturday night 8:00pm.

The Vintage GP, the e-MTN Bike and the E-Enduro loops all start and finish at the Gooderham Community Centre.  Friday riders do not need to be Off-Road Ontario members.  Pre-Entry through LiveLaps.com

Corduroy Enduro® Vintage GP 

  1. Vintage GP – Date and Entry Fee: Friday, Sept 2nd – $50.00 Entry Fee through LiveLaps.com
  2. Vintage GP – Course: Approximately 50km with 4 timed tests.
  3. Vintage GP – Classes (All bikes 1987 and older):
  • 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.
  • V3 Class – The machine can have 3 of the above attributes.
  • V100 Class – the age of the rider and the machine add up to more than 100.
  • V110 Class – the age of the rider and the machine add up to more than 110.

****(Motorcycle does not need to be 1987 and older for the V100 class and / or V110)****

 Corduroy Enduro® Vintage Bike Show

  1. Vintage Bike Show – Date and Entry Fee: Friday, September 22nd – No Charge
  2. Vintage Bike Show – Categories: Best in Show, Best Restored, Best as Ridden Today, and Best Original Condition.

Corduroy Enduro® eMountain Bike (Electric Pedal Assist Mountain Bike)

  1. eMNT Bike – Date and Entry Fee: Friday, September 23rd – $50.00 Entry Fee through LiveLaps.com
  2. e-MNT Bike – Course: Approximately 25km
  3. eMNT Bike – Classes: Expert Class, Novice Class.

Corduroy Enduro® E-Enduro (Electric Enduro Motorcycle)

  1. E-Enduro – Date and Entry Fee: Friday, September 23rd – $50.00 Entry Fee through LiveLaps.com
  2. E-Enduro – Course: Approximately 25km
  3. E-Enduro – Classes: Class A, Class B – Per Offroad Ontario E-bike classes

NEW FOR 2023

Corduroy Enduro® Youth Enduro (for ages 15 and under)

  1. Youth Enduro – Date and Entry Fee: Saturday, September 23rd race start at 4:00pm near the Gooderham Community Centre – $30.00 Entry Fee through LiveLaps.com Must be an Offroad Ontario Member
  2. Youth Enduro – Classes: Junior (under 16), Pee Wee, Mini-A, Mini-B, Girls (under 16 – not an Offroad Ontario points paying class.