This year packed in four amazing venues across the state and doubled the previous year’s participation numbers. The series kicked off in late May in beautiful Hood River, then followed by events in Bend, Oakridge and the series finale at Sandy Ridge off Mt. Hood. Aside from the premier all-mountain enduro events, this season also encompassed bike demos at all stops, pump track parties, urban dual slalom races and chainless DH action.
The 2011 series surpassed 800 participants, including such names as Nathan Riddle, Mark Weir, Matthew Slaven, Karim Amour, Adam Craig, Brian Lopes Eric Carter amongst many more top professional and amateur athletes from around the globe. Enough said; the Oregon Super D Series is a legit endurance downhill series putting together some of the most challenging courses, some of which will only get better as the series changes direction to balance the DH and XC-styled genres.
Overall Pro Men
1st Place: Nathan Riddle (Santa Cruz Bicycles/SRAM/Dakine)
2nd Place: Timmy Evans (Giant/Northstar-at-Tahoe)
3rd Place: Matthew Slaven (Kona, Dakine, Easton/Bell)
4th Place: Anthony Diaz (Turner Bikes)
5th Place: Kenny Burt (WTB/Ibis)