Archive: Feb 2016

  1. Lumber Cross 2016

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    Lumber Cross 2016

    Lumber-Cross

    Register at this LINK. All racers who preregister get a free The Wheel Mill T-shirt.

     

    Lumber Cross is an indoor cyclocross race at The Wheel Mill Bike Park spanning the entire park. Practice starts at 5pm and races at 6pm.  Racers will qualify through heats to make it to the final. Heats are 2 laps, and one additional lap will be added to the heat races moving towards the final. We will break up into classes dependent upon rider turn out. There will be cash prizes awarded to the winners.

    Spectator are welcome! Heckle groups encouraged. The best heckle group will be awarded a prize.

    For those who are over 21 and have finished racing or are there to spectate, Pabst Blue Ribbon will be available for $2 at the bar.

    General Information:

    – Practice: 5pm

    – Races: 6pm

    – Fee: $30

    – Classes: Dependent upon rider turn out

    – Racer Prizes: Cash

    – Best Heckle Group Award

    General Rules for Racers and Heckle Groups:

    – No Spikes

    – Any Bike

    – Helmet and waiver required. If under 18, please check out this LINK.

    – We reserve the right to remove a rider from the race if the length behind is unsafe.

    –  No outside alcohol

    –  No spraying beer

    – No nudity

     

     

     

     

  2. Wood Fest 2016

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    WoodFest2016On February 20th, we will be hosting Wood Fest an indoor mountain bike festival. Throughout the day, there will be skills clinics, bike demos from brands around the region and local bike shops, challenges/contests, Dirt Rag Garage Sale, food and drink from Steer and Wheels Food TruckPoint BruggePabst Blue Ribbon, Erie Brewing Company and Southern Tier and indoor camping!

    Any individual can set up a table for the Dirt Rag Garge Sale and/or get a campsite but spots are limited. To reserve a spot click this LINK.

    Schedule:

    10:00am: Doors open and demos start (Demos next to Fundamental Skills Room)

    11:00am: Skill Clinic with Hilary Marques (Fundamental Skills Room)

    12:00pm: Skinny Challenge

    1:00pm: Skill Clinic with Hilary Marques (Fundamental Skills Room)

    2:00pm: Mountain Bike B.I.K.E. (Fundamental Skills Room)

    3:00pm: Skill Clinic with  Hilary Marques (Fundamental Skills Room) and Thick Bikes Unicycle Skill Clinic (Extra Unicycles provided by Thick Bikes)

    4:00pm: Bunny Hop Contest and Foot Down (The Woods Jump Room)

    5:00pm: Dirt Rag Bike Garage Sale Opens (Fundamental Skills Room)

    6:00pm: Food and Bar Open. Beer served to 21 & over only with proper ID. Drinking ends your riding for the rest of the day, so get all of your riding in before you grab a beer!

    7:00pm: Cross Country Loop Time Trial

    8:00pm: Demos End

    9:00pm: Dirt Rag Bike Garage Sale Ends

    10:00pm-10:30pm: Camp Set Up (Must reserve).

    10:30pm: MTB Movie on the Big Screen.

    *All contests will have a male and female mountain bike and unicycle division.

    For each contest, the top three riders will recieve a raffle ticket for a Transition Bikes BLT Frame!

    Demos:

    Industry Nine

    Morpheus Cycles

    Pro Bikes

    SR Suntour

    Bell Helmets

    *REMINDER: Most demos take a form of collateral. Make sure to bring an I.D. or Credit Card.

    Rates/Info:

    To Ride: Normal riding rates apply.

    To Compete: No Charge.

    T0 Camp: $15 (Must reserve).

    Clinics: No Charge. First come, first serve.

    Garage Sale Spot: Free with reservation.

    Food and Drink: Assorted Prices. Cash only.

    No Dogs.

    No Outside Alcohol.

    Must be 21+ to Drink.

    Sponsors:

    Over the Bar Bicycle Cafe

    Dirt Rag

    Bicycle Times

    Transition

    Jaunt

    Industry Nine

    G-Form

    Pabst Blue Ribbon

    Southern Tier Brewing Company

    Erie Brewing Company

    Pro Bikes

    *Schedule of events, times and demos are subject to change without notice.

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