Ultracross/Monster Cross, October 5, 2014 in Shippensburg, Pennsylvania
The No Tubes Iron Cross is North America’s original Ultra Cross cyclocross and mountain bike event with more than 100 km of trail racing. And there is good reason why NoTubes named their cross wheel after this granddaddy of monster cross racing.
Over 100k in length and featuring the perfect mix of dirt, gravel, singletrack, pavement and ‘cross features to let know know this isn’t just another gravel road ride. The changes in terrain, features and obstacles are sure to keep you guessing about which bike is best used to conquer this race, many riders favorite event in the US UltraCX Series. The beautiful Michaux State Forest in south-central PA plays host to this event in early October, and there is no better time of year to enjoy the ridges and valleys of Pennsylvania than as cooler temps and fall colors begin to burst forth in the forest.
Race starts at 9 a.m. and is limited to 400 participants.