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What do Evel Knievel, Metallica and Andrew Taylor have in common?

They all threw down at the Cow Palace!

Andrew Taylor a.k.a AT, in conjunction with rideSFO, bring back AT’s Showdown on November 6th at the infamous Cow Palace during the 3rd Annual San Francisco Bay Area Bicycle Expo. Last year, we brought you the 1st ever mountain bike dirt jump competition to the SF Bay Area and ran it next to the monster cyclocross called the Cross Palace. From a single vantage point, you could see racers smack into a berm and watch a rider flip in the background. It produced a great visual!

This year we will bring you a 360-degree view of action. The Cross Palace returns. We’ve added a BMX Urban Competition called the Intersection and a Pump Track that will model the potential McLaren Bike Park. Then the Showdown will tie all the action together.

AT’s Showdown is a rider vs. rider competition. It will be open for invited riders only. Riders will go though a two run qualifier, followed immediately by the finals. 38 riders will take their best run of two from qualifying to earn a spot in the final 12. The top 12 will battle in an hour-long jam. We will have additional features from last year’s Showdown such as a sea container, a ramp with an option to hip right, left or go straight into a quarter pipe with dirt landings.
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The roster is a who’s who in big air competitions. Led and hosted by Adidas and Marin Bikes rider Andrew Taylor, Greg Watts, Jamie Goldman, Tyler McCaul, Ryan Howard, Jacob Hyde, Jack Fogalquist, Mitch Chubey, Geoff Gulevich, Erick Lawrenuk, Cam Zink, Logan Peat, Kurt Sorge, Phil Sundbaum and more….

Also, there will be a chance to meet all the riders at the Pre-party at the Marin Bikes SF Store located on 1090 Folsom St., San Francisco CA 94103 starting at 6 PM on November 5th.

Schedule - November 6th
  • 9AM – 11 AM Practice
  • 1 PM – 3 PM Qualifying
  • 3 PM – 4 PM Finals 
This year’s prize purse is at $6500! Plus a $1000 for Best Trick sponsored by GoPro!

Many Thanks to our sponsors for making this possible! Adidas, Marin Bikes, Adrenlin Industries, X-Fusion, GoPro, The Hive, Gravity, SDG Components, Decline, Skullcandy, Formula Brakes, and Geax.

Follow the progress of AT’s Showdown on FaceBook and Twitter. See the full roster, details, photos and video at the Showdown website. Site design by Ginormous

See the video of the 2009 SF Bike Expo {HERE}

Looking for booth space or ticket information. Got to the SF Bike Expo Website {HERE}.

Looking for a place to stay? We partnered up with the Good Hotel for a special rate. Click {HERE} for more info.

Don’t miss the action this year! Many thanks for your support!

Andrew Taylor, rideSFO, and the SF Bike Expo Crew

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