The Epic Bikepark Leogang, the first bike park in Austria, celebrates its 20th birthday this summer. SCOTT, proud bike partner of the Epic Bikepark for over eight years, has prepared a very special birthday present: A one-off SCOTT Gambler 900 Tuned #20epicyears Edition with top end equipment, which is now available to win in a giveaway by the bikepark.
The Epic Bikepark Leogang and SCOTT are raffling a custom Gambler 900 Tuned in the colors of the bike park, with details including the hashtag #20epicyears on the chainstay and “The Epic Bikepark Leogang” on the head tube. After years of successful collaboration and to mark the 20th Bikepark anniversary, it’s the ideal occasion for something special to celebrate with. From 7 July until 31 August 2021, everyone who visits the Epic Bikepark Leogang has the chance to win the unique bike. The ceremonial handover to the winner will take place at the BIKE Festival in Leogang between 10-12 September. Until then, the bike will be on display at Sport Mitterer at Asitzbahn bottom station.
With SCOTT as official partner, all of the bike park as well as surrounding trails can be explored on a wide variety of SCOTT bikes, available to rent. The premium bike manufacturer also appears at various events in the Saalfelden Leogang region as an event partner.
How to win
Five different treasure map boards with QR codes are hidden on five different tracks in the Epic Bikepark Leogang, which you have to collect. Once you have collected all the QR codes, you have to form the hidden word and enter it together with your respective bike park ticket, Gravity Card or season pass number on the competition landing page, press send and you’re done. Raffle tip: The solution word changes every two weeks. So if you visit Epic Bikepark Leogang more often, collect more hidden words and submit them online, you have a higher chance of winning!
Facts about the SCOTT Gambler 900 Tuned #20epicyears Edition
- Carbon frame and hardware weighing only 2,650 grams; total weight of the bike under 16 kg and thus one of the lightest bikes in the Downhill market
- Customizability: One of the most versatile Downhill bikes. Whether wheel size, geometry, chainstays, steering angle, everything adaptable to the respective preferences
- One-piece Syncros Hixon iC DH carbon cockpit, lightest DH cockpit on the market
- Top equipment (XO1 equipment, FOX 40 Factory fork, FOX DH X2 Factory shock, Shimano XTR 4 piston brake)
- Retail price as series bike: 8.499 €
Julian Oswald, SCOTT Marketing Manager Germany:
“Congratulations on 20 years of Bikepark Leogang! SCOTT has been on board as a partner since 2013. The varied, exciting bike trails, embedded in a great landscape, fit perfectly with our bikes and our brand. Therefore, we celebrate the anniversary and our excellent partnership with a very special bike: The SCOTT Gambler 900 Tuned in a unique design. It’s one of the fastest, most versatile, lightest and most successful bikes in the downhill circus. In the colors of the bike park it’s an absolute unique bike.”
Kornel Grundner, Managing Director of the Leoganger Bergbahnen:
“We are very happy to have such a great partnership with SCOTT for so many years. They are not only a premium brand in bike sports, but also in all mountain sports – summer and winter. The SCOTT Gambler 900 Tuned #20epicyears Edition as a signature bike looks sensational and with its special design it is absolutely unique! Everyone who has seen it so far is thrilled! Big thank you to SCOTT for this great idea and this sensational price for the 20th anniversary of Epic Bikepark Leogang!”
For a “well-rounded bike vacation” there are special bike hotels in Saalfelden Leogang such as the Salzburgerhof, Bio Hotel Rupertus, Hotel Bacher, Hotel Riederalm, Hotel Ritzenhof, mama thresl, Hotel Krallerhof, Hotel Forsthofalm and Hotel Der Löwe, as well as competent bike stores such as Sport Mitterer or Sport Simon and the Bikepoint. To improve your own skills, for guided tours or for riding technique training, the Elements Outdoorsports bike school or the bike school Le- Guide offer a wide range of services. A list of all bike-friendly accommodations in the Saalfelden Leogang region can be found here: saalfelden-leogang.com/de/region-erleben/biken/bikefreundliche-betriebe.
Austria’s biggest bike region
The three resorts of Saalbach Hinterglemm, Saalfelden Leogang and Fieberbrunn joined forces as “The Skicircus” several winters ago. In 2020, they also came closer together for the summer, to offer mountain and gravel bikers almost unlimited possibilities on two-wheels. With over 80 kilometres of lines and trails, 9 lifts between 7 mountains and a joint bike pass offering almost unlimited gravel and asphalt options.
Pictures: Daniel Geiger