AUGUST 2013 MOUNTAIN BIKE RACE SCHEDULE For the Tri-State Area (NY/NJ/PA)

racingThe Race season in full swing and August has some great races so whether your in the running for a points series or have been sitting on the sidelines thinking about entering your 1st race – We’ve got you covered.


Downhill Racing
Mountain Creek NJ – Thursday Race League
Join Mountain Creek every Thursday through August 22nd for the Thursday Night Race League. These cash-in-the-hat fun races will move to a new trail each week. Come out and challenge yourself against the clock and compete for the weekly bragging rights. Details: Registration: 4:30pm-5:30pm @ the Biergarten Riders Meeting: 5:45pm @ Top of Trail Race Starts: 5:50pm-6:30pm (Start Novice to Expert) Divisions: Expert/Novice Location: Trail Varies weekly Entry Fee: $10 to enter Additional Details: Biergarten open until 10pm with live music and food & drink specials, Winners take home the cash! – 10% Rule in Effect.

August 18

Maxxis Tires Gravity East Race #6, hosted by Ski Blue Mountain Palmerton, PA

Join us at Blue Mountain’s Bike Park for the Gravity East Series Downhill Mountain Bike Race #6, Sponsored by Maxxis Tires! This 2 day event is held in the Valley at the base of Blue Mountain Ski Area in Palmerton, PA. Camping Available
August 31-September 1

Maxxis Tires Gravity East Race #7, hosted by Seven Springs Resort  Seven Springs, PA
Seven Springs Mountain Resort will host the Gravity East Downhill Series Finals, August 31-September 1, 2013! As the premier gravity series in the United States, the GES event at Seven Springs will be the seventh and final stop on a circuit of the top downhill courses on the East Coast.


New York State Championships Race at Plattekill Mountain

469 Plattekill Mountain Road Roxbury, NY 12474
This Race takes place on September first but letting you know in the September issue may not got you enough time to plan.

09/01/2013
 Start Time  Gender  Discpline  Category  Age  Prizes  Places  Length  Field  Fee
11:00 am Open Downhill ALL product/cash for pros 3 deep  $65

For More information Contact: Laszlo Vajtay


Cross Country

August 4th

Wildcat Epic MTB Race - Wawarsing NY, NY

Entry fee Includes:

  • Marked Courses with Timing
  • Fully Stocked Aid Stations
  • Post-race BBQ ( No Beer unfortunately in this park)
  • Wildcat Epic Event T-Shirt (register by 7/19 to guarantee size/color)
  • Medical Support
  • Access to Showers
  • Donation to Local Trail Groups

2013 Event shirts: to be announced soon

Bring the Family.  The Gunks area has so much to see and do, and we have planned for a number of spectator locations along the race course.

Course: 6.5 mile loop of some of the best singletrack around,with a few fire roads connecting them..Trails built by local riders..Good Stuff!!

  • Cat 3 -1 lap
  • cat 2 – 2 laps
  • cat 1-,pro 3 laps

2013 Danzeisen and Quigley Summer Sizzler - Gloucester County College, Sewell, NJ

Sunday, August 04, 2013
Race Type: XC The D and Q Summer Sizzler The course will feature 6+ miles of twisting South Jersey singletrack: logs, stream crossings, short/steep climbs, and whatever we can throw at you. The course is fun and flows well. We are going to run the course in a slightly different way than years past. Directions: From Central and North New Jersey Take New Jersey Turnpike south to Interchange 4. Exit there onto Route 73 and follow signs 1/4 mile to Route 295 South. Remain on Route 295 for 10 miles, until it merges with Route 42 in Bellmawr. Move left onto Rt. 42 lanes, then follow Route 55 Directions to GCC Campus.
August 11

Belleayre Mountain All Terrain Challenge /Race # 4 in NYS MTB Series!  Highmount, NY

Online registration closes Friday, August 9th, 2013 at 10:00 AM PM ET.
First 100 pre-registered riders get a free Race Tee ! !
Don’t miss it, ask around as they are sweet!
Cash for Category 1 and Pro/Semi Pro riders.
Category 2 & 3 riders get medals with a prize blow out at the finals on September 8th, 2013!The course will be up and ready to ride two weeks before the race date. It starts in the grass to the right in front of the Lower Discovery Lodge, from the perspective of looking up the mountain. Follow the signs and the orange field tap. Start and Finish are at the same exact point.Use the following address for mapping: Bellayre Mountain, 181 Galli Curci Road, Highmount NY, 12441.

grasshopper

August 17
There is a $10 registration fee that covers the cost of event insurance.  All participants will receive a cycling related gift and top 3 finishers in each class receive medals!Please register online to help promoters  better plan for volunteer support.  There will be on site, day of registration.
There is no need to complete any of the information about a cycling license, this is after all a kids race…..we want to give kids a chance to try a bike race and get in on the excitement!
Select your class based on the racer’s grade in for Fall 2013
If you have questions, just email hilltopkidsrace@gmail.com
See you on Saturday, Aug 18, first race for K – 1 boys starts at 0900
The Kid’s course is open now for practice laps and training
August 18th

Campmor H2H Race #7 – Mountain Creek Summer Scramble Vernon, NJ

Join us for the inaugural Summer Scramble XC Race. Enjoy an approximately 5 mile course around our mountain top lakes. Then celebrate the day in our trail-side Biergarten for Awards. All registrations include a complimentary Full-Access Mountain Creek Bike Park Lift Ticket for the day of the event.

August 25
The West Hurley Burly features a brand new course nearly a year in the making.
Consisting 90% of hand-crafted singletrack, and incorporating the very latest in passing zone technology, this is a rider’s course… all killer, no filler!
The experts and pros will have alternate trails and options in some places to make sure everyone is challenged appropriately.As expected from an NYSMTB Series race, this will be a top shelf event, featuring:

  • electronic scoring
  • ample paved parking
  • An MC calling the event & spinning tunes
  • food vendor on site

…And all of that sweet, twisty singletrack

Cash for Cat 1 and Pro/Semi Pro riders! Cat 2&3 riders get medals with a prize blow out at the finals on 9/9/12 in September!!!

The race will be staged right on Rt 28 west just a few minutes from exit 19 on the NYS thruway. More complete directions will be made available before the event for pre-riding.


Have an event coming up let us know and we will be sure to get the word out:

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