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Sunday, August 14, 2011 -- Charleston, WV / Kanawha State Forest
Black Bear XC MTB Race
WV State Championship - WVMBA #11
(iPO Event Id#: 13230)


Past Big Bear Coverage:

[1998] [1999] [2000] [2001] [2002] [2003] [2004] [2005] [2006] [2007] [2008] [2009] [2010]

* 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:

START TIME CHANGE . . . 12 Noon for All Classes, Registration 8:30 am

  • $25 if a WVMBA member
  • $30 for non-members
  • Free T-shirt to first 100 racers registered

For course information go to:
[ Download the Trail Map ]

Big Bear
This racer is cautious in a Big Bear Race photo from back-in-the-day
Camping & Lodging

Camping at Kanawha State Forest is remote in nature given the proximity to the state's capitol city. Sites cater to camper units of 26-feet or less, pop-up and tent camping. Campsite reservations are available from Memorial Day through Labor Day weekends.

There's plenty of lodging in nearby Charleston. Visit for hotel accommodation information.


Kanawha State Forest
Rt. 2 Box 285
Charleston, WV 25314

(phone) 304-558-3500
(web) . . . [Google Map]


Kanawha State Forest is located just 7-miles south of Charleston, West Virginia, this 9,300-acre forest is in close proximity to Kanawha Valley, and Charleston. From I-64 in Charleston, take Exit 58A, drive south on US 119.

Turn left onto Oakwood Rd. at the second stop light, (following the brown and white routing signs)go 3/4 mile and take a left before George Washington High School continuing on Oakwood Road, turn right onto Bridge Rd., and right onto Connell Rd. At the bottom of Connell, make a sharp left onto Kanawha Forest Drive, follow to the forest entrance.

Start Date: 2011-08-14
Event Name: Black Bear XC + State Championship - WVMBA #11
Location(s): Charleston, WV 25301
Kanawha State Forest
Event Type(s): Bike
Event Distance(s):
Contact(s): tearjerkers
Affiliate(s): West Virginia Mountain Bike Association
Comments: West Virginia State Championship Mountain Bike Race
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