Extra Information

Onsite camping with facilities, industry leading expos and support, ebike demos, pump track, airbag, kids zone food, beer and live music all weekend long!

Festival info

The Ard Rock Enduro Festival is based near the beautiful village of Reeth in the Yorkshire Dales National Park and it’s supported by some of the World’s biggest mountain bike brands including title sponsors Santa Cruz Bicycles, Maxxis Tyres and Camelbak. Whilst the main focus is on the Ard Rock Enduro competition and challenge events, Ard Rock is also a festival that includes an exhibition with a full line up of worldwide bike brands, live music, full camping facilities, demo bikes for adults and kids, the Maxxis pump track championships, food stands and a fully licensed bar. From Friday to Sunday there’s plenty to do for racers, supporters and visitors. Non competitors will need to purchase a ticket which will go on sale in June. Children under 14 are free.

Expo Area

2017 Exhibitors include Santa Cruz, Stif Cycles, Zerode Bikes, Maxxis Tyres, CamelBak, Mountain Biking UK magazine, Hope Technology, Exposure Lights, USE Components, Transporterland, SRAM, Shimano, Fiveten, Identiti Bikes, Fox Suspension, Nicoli Geometron, Cotic Cycles (Demos), Clif bar, Nuun Hydration, Crankbrothers, Ergon, Polygon Bikes, O’Neal, Marin (Demos), RWD Brakes, Ohlins Suspension, DMR Bikes (demos), Pivot (demos), Julbo, Stans No Tubes, Nukeproof (Demos), Scott Bikes (Demos), Dirtwash and Weldtite, Bliss Protection, DT Swiss, Stanton Bikes, Specialized Bicycles (Demos), Haibike (Ebike Demos), Lapiere (Ebike Demos), Evil Bikes (Demos) Fibrax, Islabike (Demos), Fox Clothing, Enve, Intense, Troy Lee, Fenwicks, Sweet Protection, OD Designs, Orange bikes, Whyte Bikes, Stanton Bikes, Mons Royale, Ridgeback kids bikes. Free technical support for all riders is provided by SRAM who will be present in their World Cup support truck, and Shimano who will have a full race support set up.
Demo bikes and bookings will be available from individual stands from Friday onwards. You must bring valid ID and a bank card to loan a demo bike. A special demo loop will be marked out.

Camping and staying over

Camping is available onsite from 1900 on Thursday 3rd August and you can stay until Monday morning for a fee of £5 per person per night. The camping fields have hot showers that take the new type £1 coins and toilets. If you are camping, please bring your own bin bags. There will be skips at the event that you can dump your rubbish in before you leave. Day and night security will be in place at the event, but we must stress that it’s your responsibility to look after your kit and ‘Ard Rock accepts no liability for damaged or lost equipment. Open fires are not permitted on the campsite, and fire extinguishers will be located at the entrance, in the main marquee and the toilets. Food will be served up until 2200 hours. Please note that camping is only available for competitors and those travelling with them.

2017 Timetable

1900 – Camping arrivals permitted
2300 – Gates close

1000 – Festival area open including food, drink, demos and pump track
1000 – 1630 Practice registration for Sprint and Enduro Riders*
1000 – 1730 Practice for Sprint and Enduro Riders
1500 – 1830 Live acoustic music from Biz Deaton and additional artists
1845 – Enduro and Sprint event briefing
1900 – 2100 Big Red and The Grinners live on the Main stage
2300 – Festival area and gates close

*Enduro and Sprint riders must collect number boards from registration before entering the course

0700 – Gates open
0900 – Festival area open (breakfast from 7am)
0715 – 1110 Registration for Enduro riders*
0745 – 1140 Enduro riders set off (last rider expected back at 1730)
1115 – 1300 Registration for Sprint riders*
1145 – 1330 Sprint riders set off (last rider expected back at 1730)
1330 – 1845 Live acoustic music on the main stage
1900 – Prize Presentation, Charity raffle, Sport and Intro event brief
1945 – 2015 Maxxis Pump Track Championships
2015 – 2230 Friday Street live on the main stage
2300 – Festival area and gates close

*Register 30 minutes before your start time. Make sure you know your number.

0700 – Gates open
0900 – Festival area open (breakfast from 7am)
0715 – 1055 Registration for Sport event riders*
0715 – 0820 Registration for Intro riders*
0745 – 1125 Sport riders set off (last rider expected back at 1730)
0745 – 0850 Intro riders set off (last rider expected back at 1430)
1730 – 1800 Presentation
1830 – Festival area closed

*Register 30 minutes before your start time. Make sure you know your number.