Sunday, April 17, 2011 -- Bruceton Mills, WV / Big Bear Lake
Big Bear Lake Bike Classic
Past BB Classic Coverage:
* WVMBA Points Series Event *
West Virginia Mountain Bike Association (WVMBA) supports the efforts of The International Mountain Biking Association and encourages all riders to adhere to the rules of the trail. Visit them at: www.wvmba.com
NEW . . . New Section of Single Track Added
The race will start with the expert classes completing a prolog section down the Beaver Creek trail back to the start area. The leading racer can snatch a $30 cash premium sponsored by Custom Contracting. All racers will then race onto the newest section of Big Bear's single track the "Crack Trail". The Crack Tail is about 6 miles long with several rock features and a long flowing down hill. The "Crack" is unmistakable and will challenge your West Virginia mountain bike skills. Beginners will race about 7 miles, Sports will race about 14 miles and experts will race about 20 miles. The course is marked ready for riding.
- Kids Race $5.00, WVMBA members $30.00, non-members $35.00
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Course is 22 miles for experts // 14-15 miles other classes
Nearly all of the 22 miles of racing is in single/double track. This extremely fast and technical course is full of large embedded rocks, which provide wide grin racing for all skill levels. All expert racers will do a 22 mile loop. Sport racers will do a 14-15 mile loop. Beginner racers will do a shortened loop. Two water stations are provided along the course.
All WVMBA point classes, All expert classes will receive at least 100% cash payback purse and a $30 season pass to bike Big Bear. Hand thrown pottery prizes will be awarded at least 3 deep depending on class size to all other classes. Showers and bike wash are provided.
The Kid's Race
Will be held at 10:00 Sunday morning just before the adult race. Young racers will be treated to a true "in the woods" kids course. All kid racers will receive medals and a hand dipped ice cream cone from the Big Bear County Store. Having the kid's race on Sunday provides a unique opportunity for the entire family to participate in a mountain bike event. Classes are ages 6 through 12, both girls and boys.
Registration opens at 9 am! Kids race at 10 am, RACE Start Time is 12:00 noon, enjoy Pizza after the race.
Registration begins 9 am inside front entrance, look for signs. Camping on site available. Primitive $5.00 per person, RV and Tent sites $10.00 per person. For rooms contact the Maple Leaf Motel in Bruceton Mills, WV, at 304-379-4075.
Big Bear Lake Camplands
450 Big Bear Lake Road
Bruceton Mills, WV 26525
To get to Big Bear Lake take I-68 to the Hazelton Exit (WV exit 29) and go south (left if you are coming on I-68 West, right if you are coming on I-68 East). Follow this road 3 miles to the guard shack at Big Bear Lake.
|Start Date:||2011-04-17 Start Time: 12:00pm|
|Event Name:||Big Bear Lake Bike Classic - WVMBA #2|
Bruceton Mills, WV 26525|
Big Bear Lake
|Event Distance(s):||15mi 22mi|
West Virginia Mountain Bike Association|
|Comments:||Mountain Bike Race, Kids Race|
MORE 2011 Events at Big Bear Lake
- April 30 - 20K Trail Run
- June 11 - Mountain Fest & Big Bear 2 X 12 Mountain Bike Race
- July 16 - 12 Hour Trail Run
- August 6 - Ultra (WVMBA Ultra #3) & Ultra Light Mountain Bike Race
- September 11 - XTERRA Triathlon/Duathlon