GOLDEN VALLEY, Minn -- One of summer's most exciting family friendly events for bicyclists takes place on Thursday night's at Buck Hill in Burnsville: Penn Cycle Mountain Bike Races.
Whether you're a first-time racer or local hero, these weeknight races are the best bang for your entertainment buck. Here's the scoop.
2011 Buck Hill Race Schedule
June 23, 30th, July 7, 14th, 21st, 28th
Plus a non-points Bonus Race on Aug. 4
$5 gets you into the Beginner class (approximately 20-minute race), while just $10 gets you into the Recreational (40 minute race) or Advanced (1-hour) class.
Loads of door prizes each night means you will practically make money by just entering. And a free kids' race held after the adult's race makes this the perfect family fun night.
Registration: 5pm - 6:15pm
Race Start: 6:30 pm (All adult classes)
Food & Drink: All evening long, baby!
More info: Check www.penncycle.com or call the Bloomington store (952-888-1427). A little rain usually isn't a race-killer, so if the weather is iffy please call.
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