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Cycling PEI 2011 Mountain Bike Series Set to Begin
     May 31, 2011

The Cycling PEI (CPEI) season continues this weekend with the first stage of the 2011 CPEI Mountain Bike Citizen Series. Sunday June 5th, at the Summerside Rotary Park, will be the Summerside Muck Raker MTB XC event. The day starts with registration from 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM at the Rotary Park itself. The first wave of participants should be ready to cross the start line at 10:00 AM.

 
The general public is advised that the park will be in use from 8:30am-2pm for the cycling event. The public is invited to come watch the event and general activities will resume after the race.
 
 All proceeds will be going towards the development and growth of cycling in the Province. New riders are welcome to attend, with categories for all age levels and abilities. 
 
The citizen mountain bike series consists of 4 main events. The Summerside Muck Raker being the first, event number 2 is the Tour de Pants (Sunday, July 10th), event number 3 is the Red Mud Mountain Mayhem (Sunday, August 21th), and event number 4 is the 8 Hour Grunt (Saturday September 10th). The final 3 events take place at Brookvale Provincial Park. Participants are given points based on how they finish. The points leader in each category after the 4 events is crowned the overall winner. 



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