Silver Mountain, ID – It ws a scorcher in Kellogg, ID last weekend as the Silver Mountain Series Downhill Race #3 took place. But that didn't stop more than 50 riders from showing up to turn in some fast times and see how they fared among other racers. As the temperatures rose, coolers filled with ice cold water and frozen popsicles kept everyone nice and cool while they waited for their shot on the course.
Killington, VT – The POC Eastern States Cup has been loaded with great events this summer and the Killington Bike Park stop was no exception as the resort's downhill mountain bike race track for this 2014 season was anything but ordinary. This track is more or less 3/4 access road/mowed ski trails. It's blistering fast through the speed trap, with the fastest speed set at 45 mph.
Highland Bike Park, NH – The Friday Race Series begins next July 18th at Highland Mountain Bike Park and runs Friday evenings, July 17 through August 29th, during summer hours that run until 7pm. The course will be different each week, ranging from Beginner to Expert in difficulty.
Killington, VT — Killington Resort is hosting two POC Eastern States Cup Series races in 2012, both races are part of the USA Cycling Vermont State and Eastern Regional Championships. The first event is the POC ESC Series Race #7 being held Saturday and Sunday July 28-29. This weekend’s event will be the second of four Vermont State Championship races. Killington Resort will host the Vermont State Championship finals at POC ESC Race #10 on August 18-19, 2012. Mount Snow, VT will host the other two Vermont ESC Vermont Championship rounds. Men, women and junior mountain bike riders of all abilities are welcome to come and race.
Snowshoe, WV — Round 2 of the Snowshoe Series followed the four day weekend of the US Gravity Nationals putting some strain on those pennies that racers and teams watch ever-so closely. No matter, 141 riders would register for the race weekend at the “Southeast’s” favorite bike park in the West Virginia Mountains.
Pajarito, NM — Pajarito Mountain Ski Area is proud to host this year's Southwest Gravity Series Pajarito Punishment Downhill Race! This spectator-friendly race will surely challenge you to your limits. It is fast, it's steep, and it's technical, and we know you will enjoy the ride! If the altitude doesn't take your breath away the amazing views around the trails of Pajarito and the National Forrest will. So bring your friends, bring your bike and bring your A game, and join us for this year's best event in the area!
Barrie, ON — Fast and dry conditions set the stage for the opening round of the 2012 Ontario Cup downhill series. The race was held at Horseshoe Resortwhich is located just an hour north of Toronto in Barrie, Ontario. Athletes charged to post the fastest time down a purpose-built track designed by the new series organizer, Tuf Rack.
Kicking Horse, BC — Kicking Horse Mountain Resort and SE Racing & Promotions have scheduled the Western Open for August 5th 2012. Last summer KHMR was the host of Western Open and set a staggering precedent for future circuit downhill races. The re-worked Pioneer Race Course proved challenges to experienced racers and thrilled spectators. Moving with the momentum of last year’s unique event, the 2012 race will embody... similar course elements with the addition of further resort animation and secondary celebration events in the plaza.
Whiteface, NY — Check out this 2012 Whiteface Mountain race course video for the 5K DH to be held on June 17. Remember there is also the Wilmington Bike Fest going on that weekend as well. The festival runs from June 15th through the 17th and includes a pump track competition, uphill road race, Leadville qualifier race, trials demostration, guided rides, dual slalom race, biking calfs competition and so much more! Check out www.downhillmike.com for more info.