Merida EX Enduro 2023 – MBR

Every little thing you could know in regards to the 2023 version of the extremely common Merida EX enduro, a three-day enduro which takes place on Exmoor within the South West of the UK.

The Merida EX Enduro is a must-ride occasion, formally (in keeping with MBR). Three days of unbelievable tracks, unbelievable surroundings and unbelievable ambiance, with a night-enduro stage, night leisure, downright scrumptious meals, and strictly restricted numbers which ensures you get the very best expertise doable.

When is the Merida EX Enduro?

The Merida EX Enduro offered by Shimano takes place from the fifteenth to the seventeenth September 2023, on the superb trails of Exmoor within the South West of England.

The Merida EX Enduro at Minehead within the UK provides path gold

Over the course of the three days, riders will get pleasure from six to eight timed gravity levels, 35-45km of rider per day, the Publicity Lights Friday night time enduro levels, uplifts at first, feed stations, marshals and e-bike charging services – sure, there’s an e-bike class. And that’s simply the using.

The enjoyable continues past the using, with a classic tea cease for some must-have scones and jam, domestically sourced meals for all meals, a free bar on-site, yoga lessons, cozy tenting and night leisure.

Three smartly dressed caterers with bow ties offer dishes of canepes at the EX Enduro 2022

Get right of entry to the Merida EX Enduro

Entries for the EX Enduro go on sale on Sunday fifth March 2023 at 9am GMT, however solely riders who’ve pre-registered can be despatched the personal entry hyperlink forward of the fifth March. So be sure you pre-register through the EX Enduro web site.

Since there are solely 80 locations, and since they’ve at all times offered out to pre-registered riders earlier than they even hit most people web site, if you wish to journey this occasion the organisers strongly advocate you pre-register.

A mountain biker rides through the heather at the EX Enduro 2022

The organisers have stated that ought to there be any entries left out there 48 hours after that fifth of March launch, they are going to be launched to most people at 9am on the seventh March. Nonetheless, on condition that the tickets offered out in three minutes flat in 2022, we actually wouldn’t financial institution on this being an choice.

Why solely 80 entries?

Given the recognition of the occasion, you’d be proper in pondering that if the organisers needed to promote extra tickets, they actually might. However the restricted numbers are an intentional characteristic for a variety of causes.

The Ex Enduro (Pic: Paul Box

Evening levels on the Merida EX Enduro (Pic: Paul Field

Firstly, it ensures a high quality expertise for all members. You’ll be a part of a crew you’ll get to know over three days, journey with mates, make mates, plus no waits or queues for meals, drinks or help.

Secondly, it’ll restrict the affect riders have on the surroundings, each when it comes to guaranteeing path high quality is maintained (no braking bumps right here!) and when it comes to the overall affect of internet hosting a race in such a stupendous place.