Pearl Izumi is staging the first European MTB Retail Championships on 18th and 19th June in the Black Forest, Germany.
The event will be run in conjunction with the Black Forest ULTRA Bike Marathon in Kirchzarten.
All mountain bikers that work for a European sports retailer - including bike shops - are eligible to enter. There are mens' and womens' categories in the race as well as a senior category and a team-of-six category.
Each entrant gets a Pearl Izumi European Retail Championships jersey.