Whiteface Mountain Bike Park is open 7 days a week from 10:00 till 4:00

Every Thursday in July and August will be race Thursday at the Whiteface Mountain Bike Park.  Starting with downhill, then dual slalom and finishing with cross country.  These races are part of our 3 mini race series, detailed information can be found HERE.

Mini downhill race # 1: July 2, 2009

(next mini dh race on July 23 with the series final on August 13, 2009)

The racers just finished inspecting the course and will now hear the course rules form the chief official. These mini races are a great way to get into racing.  Try a few of these before entering your 1st big race.

Racers at the start

Racers at the start

This father and son team came all the way from Puerto Rico:

Looking good dad!

Looking good dad!

Happy 13th birthday L.D.

Dad was looking good but you beat him by 20 seconds! Good job L.D.!

Dad was looking good but you beat him by 20 seconds! Good job L.D.!

Then there were these 2 locals that have been battling it out all summer. These guys always have close races. We’ll see after the series finals which one is faster. Michael won this one by a few seconds, but there are still 2 more mini downhill races to go.

Michael Harris

Michael Harris

K.C. Brousseau

K.C. Brousseau

Mini dual slalom race # 1: July 9,  2009

(next mini dual slalom race is on July 30 with the series final on August 20, 2009)

Michael & K.C. racing against each other. Again:

These 2 again

These 2 again

It was a very close race with K.C. winning by less than 1 second:

Michael and K.C. battling it out in ds

Here’s a picture of our new friend Kyle from Keene Valley on his seeding run:

KyleTitsworth

Mini cross country race # 1: July 16,  2009

(next mini cross country race is on August 6 with the series final on August 27, 2009)

stoked racers at the start

stoked racers at the start

The race course was classic Adirondack single-track:

Trail: River Run

Trail: River Run

And the winner is Pat Smiles from Lake Placid:

The winner showing fine form

This wraps up race # 1 of our mini race series for downhill, dual slalom and cross country.

See ya at the races

Downhill Mike

Whiteface Mountain Bike Park

www.downhillmike.com

Size does matter!

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