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Oktoberfest & Ladies Day

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , , on September 27, 2010 by Whiteface Mountain Bike Park


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5 K DH Video, Pictures and Results

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , , , , , on September 20, 2010 by Whiteface Mountain Bike Park

This years 5 K DH was not only the biggest 5 K DH yet, but check out some of these pictures from Jake Sporn Photography:

Race Video courtesy of Willem Cooper of Voncooper Productions:

Not just the pictures and videos are world class but check out the pro podium.  Complete results can be found on All Sports Events web site by clicking HERE:

Our good friends from Team KHS were looking just fine in their KHS team kits. Seen here are KHS riders Logan Bingelli and Chris Heath on Saturdays open practice session:

Jared Rando:

A big thanks to Peter Mills  and Chase Williams  for all their hard work and dedication. Peter was our main trail builder and added many new berms and flow to the race course. Chase aka THE INTERN helped us out learning all jobs for running a mountain bike park.

Peter on the left & THE INTERN on the right.

This 5 K DH course was entirely different from the past 5 K DH races. Peter Mills and company spent much of the summer working on the trail # 26 The Cliffs of Insanity seen here:

Picture by Kenny Ragz

Richard Rude Jr. pictured here on the Cliffs:

Picture by Kenny Ragz

Picture by Kenny Ragz

Neko Mulally riding for Trek World Racing and sporting the number 1 race plate:

Picture by ORDA's Evan Spinosa

The stream crossing is such a wonderful natural feature at Whiteface. It was so cool to incorporate that into this race course:

Picture by Jake Sporn Photography

Picture by Jake Sporn Photography

Picture by Jake Sporn Photography

Chris Heath boosting the stream during practice. I didn’t even know this was possible:

Picture by Jill Kintner

World Champion Tracy Moseley:

Beacon Bombers Becky Gardner showing style on the new lower wall ride:

More wall ride pictures courtesy of Jake Sporn:

Geoff Ayr

Tim White

Shad Wilson

Men’s Pro podium left to right Waylon Smith (Nema), Andrew Neethling (Trek World Racing), Justin Leov (Trek World Racing), Neko Mulally (Trek World Racing) and Chris Heath (KHS Factory Rider):

Women’s Pro podium left to right Jackie Harmony (All Mountain Cyclery/Vixen Racing), Tracy Moseley (Trek World Racing), Jill Kintner (Transition) and Jess Stone.


We would like to thank these people and organizations for their combined efforts to make this event possible:  The Olympic Regional Development Authority, Whiteface Mountain Regional Visitors Bureau, High Peaks Cyclery, KHS Bicycles, Tifosi Optics, SixSixOne and all the people of Wilmington.

And remember:

See ya at The Face

Downhill Mike

www.downhillmike.com

Downhill Mikes’ Top 10 reasons why to buy an early season pass for the Whiteface Mountain Bike Park

Posted in 1 with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on March 29, 2010 by Whiteface Mountain Bike Park

The number 10 reason why to buy an early season pass for the Whiteface Mountain Bike Park is:

Only pay 199.00 and save $100.00 off the regular price.

Only 50 season passes will be sold at this "sale" price.

Yep! Only $199.00! No typo here!

The number 9 reason to buy an early season pass for the Whiteface Mountain Bike Park is:

If you wear a nice kit you may get your picture in Decline Magazine.

The number 8 reason why to buy an early season pass for the Whiteface Mountain Bike Park is:

You may just show up in our next bike film:

This is a short trailer by film maker Wayne Plumadore. Wayne will be showing the full film as our feature film during the Wilmington Bike Festival and immediately after the Kyle Ebbett and friends Jump Jam.

The number 7 reason why to buy an early season pass for the Whiteface Mountain Bike Park is:

We have the coolest pump track in the great state of New York:

The number 6 reason why to buy an early season pass for the Whiteface Mountain Bike Park is:

At Whiteface you can ride practically under a waterfall and through a river!

The number 5 reason why to buy an early season pass for the Whiteface Mountain Bike Park is:

Shuttle bus leaves twice an hour and is included in your daily lift pass. Daily lift pass is good for unlimited runs from the shuttle bus and/or gondola.

The number 4 reason why to buy an early season pass for the Whiteface Mountain Bike Park is:

Just riding your bike down a big mountain. 20 to 30 minute dh runs are the norm here:

The number 3 reason why to buy an early season pass for the Whiteface Mountain Bike Park is:

Now you can shred down your favorite  mountain in the summer with your friends!

The number 2 reason why to buy an early season pass for the Whiteface Mountain Bike Park is:

Plenty of fun and new wooden features within the single-track.

Photo by Jake Sporn

And the number 1 reason why to buy an early season pass for the Whiteface Mountain Bike Park is:

Opening weekend we start off BIG with the Wilmington/Whiteface Bike Festival. Since the festival is 100 % free you will be all set for this spectacular weekend!

Jump Jam- group rides- fun contests- bike films

plus a few surprises!

 


 

We would like to thank the Town of Wilmington & High Peaks Cyclery for helping us make this weekend one to remember and one for the history books. Thanks again!

And remember when you are in the Whiteface/Lake Placid region you can “Get Close” to all the amazing outdoor adventures imaginable.

See ya at The Face

Downhill Mike