Orbea Team Up with Southern Enduro Series for 2024.

Basque bike manufacturer Orbea will be title sponsor of the Southern Enduro Series and Southern Enduro Champs for the 2024 season.

Orbea will be title sponsor of all Southern Enduro races in 2024, including the 6-round series and the Southern Enduro Champs.

The Southern Enduro Series is going into its ninth year and has an exciting range of venues across the south of England. As the title sponsor, Orbea will attend every round of the series with a range of bikes to view and test ride on specially marked routes. Visitors can expect to experience electric and non-electric offerings from the Basque brand.

This is a really exciting opportunity for Orbea in the south of England. Partnering with Southern Enduro allows Orbea to grow some new roots into the UK enduro scene. We recognise the resurgence in significance of localised race series in growing the sport in the UK as well as being outright fun for all riders alike. We hope to see as many riders at the races as possible, and to come along and experience the performance our bikes have to offer.” Dominic Bond – Orbea UK Marketing Representative

Orbea is also to be title sponsor of the Southern Enduro Champs event taking place on 3rd-4th August in the heart of Exmoor National Park. The event is the biggest enduro event in the south of the UK, and one of the biggest of its kind in the country. Gear up for a full weekend of fun – with racing, entertainment, bar and food vendors.

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“2024 is going to be a big year for Southern Enduro with new sponsors and venues. Working with Orbea will take the series and champs to the next level. We will be focusing on quality while keeping it fun and accessible for all.” – Scott Fitzgerald Southern Enduro

Orbea Southern Enduro Series 2024

This year there will be 6 rounds running from April to September. These events are run using the original Enduro format with a morning practice and an afternoon race.

Dates and venues:

  • Southern Enduro Rd1 QECP, Hampshire – 7th April
  • Southern Enduro Rd2 Milland, West Sussex- 28th April
  • Southern Enduro Rd3 Tiverton, Devon – 2nd June
  • Southern Enduro Rd4 Newnham Park, Devon – 7th July
  • Southern Enduro Rd5 The Bowl, Cornwall – 8th Sept (New Venue for 2024)
  • Southern Enduro Rd6 Milland, West Sussex– 22nd Sept
  • Orbea Southern Enduro Champs 3 – 4 August 2024

The event arena is just outside Minehead, Somerset. The races stages take you through loamy pine forest and steep sided open hillside.

There are 3 races to choose from:

  • Intro Champs. 4-stage race, aimed at intermediate riders
  • Main Champs. 7-stage race, aimed at intermediate to advanced riders and a round of the British National Enduro Series (British National Enduro Series race)
  • E-Bike Champs. 9-stage race, aimed at intermediate to advanced riders and a round of the E-British National Enduro Series (E-British National Enduro Series race)

Find out more about the Orbea Southern Enduro Series 2024 here.