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Sunday, July 1, 2001 -- Princeton, WV
Dirtworld.com - Hurricane Ridge MTB Challenge

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[Overall Results] [Results by Class]
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[2000 Coverage]

Events:
June 30th -- The course will be open all day for pre rides. All day pre-registration. We will have group hikes and rides throughout the day. The 1st Annual kid's race (12-under) kicks off at 3:00 PM. The almost famous Hurricane Ridge barbecue & pasta feast begins around 6:00 PM. Live music will begin in the afternoon hours and last until 10:00 PM or so. Primitive Camping is FREE!!!

July 1st -- 7:00 AM Pancake breakfast for a low donation of $3.00. Registration ends at 10:30. Racer meeting at 10:45ish and the XC race begins with a mass start at 11:00 AM.

The Course: The 2001 course features a 7 mile racing loop loaded with trails designed by mtn bikers. Each lap has over 1200 feet of total climbing with numerous switchbacks, jumps, log crossings and a lot of tight single track. The course has a lot of climbing and little room for transition. This could be the toughest 7 mile lap around! We took out all of those dreaded push climbs for 2001.

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Out on the Course!
Entry Fees:
  • We are offering various discounts to returning racers, IMBA members, teams/clubs.
  • The Returning Racer Discount: This is a $5.00 discount for returning racers who bring a new racer to theevent. In order to take advantage of the "Returning Racer" discount both the returning racer and the new racer must pre-register by June 30th.
  • IMBA member discount: This is a $3.00 discount for members of IMBA. The racer must show his/her IMBA membership card when registering.
  • Team/Club Discount: This is a $3.00 discount for each member of racing team or club that is represented by 5 or more racers. Each member of the team or club must be wearing team jerseys.

WVMBA Members
  $20.00 Pro/Expert Class
  $15.00 All Other Competitive Classes
  $15.00 1st Time Racers / "4-Fun Class"

Non WVMBA Racers
  $25.00 Pro/Expert Class
  $20.00 All Other Competitive Classes
  $15.00 1st Time Racers / "4-Fun Class"

See the WVMBA web site for race class information.

Entry fees include a cool T-shirt, water bottle, racer bag full of extras and entry into the FORT frame raffle.

Prizes: Prizes are 3 deep in all competitive classes. The 1st place finisher of the men and women's Pro/Expert class will be awarded a $250.00 cash prize. 2nd and 3rd place Pro/Experts will receive 100% cash back. All other competitive classes will choose from a wide variety of prizes on our prize table.

Race Sponsors

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Dirt World
ProLyte Energy Drinks
Peak bar
Fort Frames
Princeton Tec
American Classic
Extreme Expeditions
Molecular Laboratories Music
Park Tool
Zoic
Smartfuel
Citzens Communications
The Princeton Health & Fitness Center
Lindsey Optical of Princeton
Willis Chiropratic of Princeton WV and Wytheville VA
Cheap Thrill Records of Princeton and Beckley

TITLE: Dirtworld.com - Hurricane Ridge MTB Challenge
EVENTS: XCountry
WHEN: Sun, 1 Jul
WHERE: Princeton, WV
CONTACT: Scott Greene (304) 431-3434 E-mail
Off Site URL: www.geocities.com/hurricane_ridge
AFFILIATES: WVMBA