Moab Ho-Down bike and film festival hits town Oct. 25-28
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The seventh annual Moab Ho-Down Mountain Bike Festival and film festival kicks off Thursday, Oct. 25, and runs through Sunday, Oct. 28.

Movies will be screened the first two nights at Star Hall, 159 E. Center St., including the premier of “Where the Trail Ends.”

The pump track competition with the portable pump track from Sombrio will be Friday afternoon.

Super D and downhill races will be held Saturday with an outrageous costume party and live music at 8 p.m. the same day at Moab Brewery, 686 W. Main. The Super D competition will go down Lower Porcupine single track trail and the portion of the Porcupine Run trail referred to as the Porcupine climb off Sand Flats Road.

The Super D is a five-mile time trial. Up to 100 registered men/women sport, expert and open/pro mountain bike riders may enter. Racing begins at 10 a.m. Saturday.

Award ceremonies for both races will be at Chile Pepper Bike Shop, 702 S. Main, about 45 minutes after Super D racing finishes.

The Dirt Jump Jam will be at the newly updated Anonymous Park bike park on 500 West in Moab on Sunday.

For more information, call Chile Pepper Bike Shop or go online at www.moabhodown.com.

The man and woman with the fasted overall combined times will be crowned the Moab Ho Down Rock Star. Cash purse for pro racers ranges from $100 to $500.

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