Established as a single event multiday stage race with special tests and night rides in Latsch / South Tirol the Trophy has grown up to a challenging Enduro Series all over Europe where more and more Pros attending to fight the overall title. Although the series is going more professional the root spirit of holding a family like race with good friends on the most fun trails around is still there, which makes every TrailTrophy worth to travel to.
The second race was held in the Harz region in Northern Germany, a mid alpine range with a lot of fun trails. Every day had around 700m and 20km of pedaling in addition to various supportive lifts.
With four stages a day, the event really tested the physical fitness of every rider. That said, at the end of each day the, every competitor had a big smile on her / his face.
Against the horrendous storms a few days before the weather wasn’t bad with sunny parts in between and almost dried trails.
Matthias Haake found his pace on day one and after the first days racing found himself in 8th place in the Pro Masters class after Saturday. Good Job Dude!
Sunday’s race was another story. With two flats and a mechanical on stage 6 and 8 he lost time and had been passed to the Top 30 overall. But that’s racing!
Next Stop will be the second race of the Enduro One series in Wildschoenau/ Austria.
Steeper, faster, wilder, the right terrain for our Process 153!