SAN CLEMENTE, Calif. (BRAIN) — For the past three years, Matt Wenger and John Russell, who direct the popular midweek Over the Hump race series in Southern California, have thought about hosting a ‘non-number plate’ event in Orange County.
The duo, who operate OTH through their company, the Enthusiast Group, will bring the idea to fruition later this year with the inaugural Revolution Bike Fest, to be held November 4-6. The festival will take place at Oak Canyon Park near Irvine Lake in Santiago Canyon, home to OTH for 12 weeks each summer.
“It’s going to be an off-the-hook, family-friendly weekend of camping, friends, group mountain bike and road rides, craft beer garden, live bands, tasty food, bike demos, gear previews, and training forums for many areas of interest and varied disciplines,” said Wenger, who formed the Enthusiast Group in 2009.
“It’s an extension of Over the Hump on some level. People are hungry for experience-based things and want to touch, feel and see. I think more people could be largely invested in cycling if they had a friendly, approachable…
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