Monday, October 12, 2015

Looking forward & looking back...   
Online registration Open until 10pm  Friday 10/16.

Fri.  Oct. 16th  Track prep, pre- event practice                                                               (conditions permitting 3pm til dusk)
Sat.  Oct. 17th  
          8am  -  Onsite registration & plate # pickup
                      - Coffee & goods available from Gravel &Grind
                      - Practice open
    10:15am  -  Registration scheduled to Close
     11:00am -  BrickNFire & Cooling rack  vendors open up
                         - Practice Closed
                         -  Timed Seeding Runs begin
     12:30am - Seeding results posted & brackets created
                         - Red Bull Wings team with free samples
      1/1:15pm- Head to Head Racing Begins
       5:30pm  - Awards Ceremonies, giveaways & after party

                                                                2015 Track Preview

                                                                  2012 1st Annual

                                                                  2013 2nd Annual


                                                                 More 2014 from above

Friday, October 9, 2015

One week to GO Time! Please visit & thank all of these fine sponsors who make this years event possible!

2015 PRIZES, Giveaways, & Much Needed Support from these fine organizations & products...
[Links posted on the right side of this page]

We'd also like to Thank  Elevated Trail Design  (Andrew Mueller) and many other individuals for there support & tireless efforts:

Zachary Bidle - Property mgr, hop visionary
Jason Dean - Bobcat Operator, Starter, USAC Official, rider & beer snob
Joe Burkell - Industry liaison,  track & property maintenance, visionary, rider & grill operator
RJ Stone -  Track maintenance, rider, Jax wrangler, & grill operator
Daniel Purcell - Track maintenance, rider, dirt sampler
Danny Miles - Track maintenance, rider, bassist, & recent crash test dummy
Chris Stone - Video & Drone engineer, rider
Mike Hartlove - MC with the most, eternal optimist, & partner in crime
Natalie Dean - Keyboarding, spreedsheets & assistance
Andy Riffle - Hop puller/plucker
Dave Kalt & Todd Bauer - Diggers, Doers & MORE liaisons
Hilary Elgert - Educating riders & supporting friends

The Riders & everyone else that's picked up a shovel -  Because you know what's up

The Coleman family - More than you know & remember what does not kill you makes you stronger :)

Tuesday, October 6, 2015

Announcing Our New Lodging Partner (Best Western of Frederick) with a $79 rate for racers & guests

Join us in welcoming them as a new event sponsor  &  Just click on this link (Best Western of Frederick)  or the Best Western logo on the right side of this page and it will take you directly to the event group discount booking page!  Or you can call them at  Phone: 301/695-6200 .   [Doing their best to support the riders & will have a hose available for cleaning bikes and a place to store them overnight if need be. ]

Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Sunny Sunday at WISP! 2015 Gravity East Series DH Finals

Sad to see the end of the 2015 GES season...  It's been a great year with many new & old friends!  So come join us for the Fall Festival & awards Oct 17th in Myersville, Md.  

Monday, September 14, 2015

2015 Mid-Atlantic Cup Dual Slalom #2 & Maxxis Gravity East Series Finals!

Event Schedule:
Online Registration open now..
Register now and $ave. Reduce paperwork and time this weekend!

Fri:  venue open for riding DS & DH 12-5pm   + Online race registration still open
Sat:  8am registration & course practice  
        10:15am DS Registration closes
        11:15 am DS practice concludes
        11:30 am  Slalom Seeding Runs 
           1pm  Slalom Head to head elimination rounds
          5:30 pm Last lift for DH practice
           6pm DH course closed
          6:30 pm Slalom Awards
 Sun: practice 9-11am  rider meeting & racing starts immediately following
       (Registration closes by 10am Sun.) 
        10:30am last lift for practice
           11am Rider meeting & start order/ times posted
         11:30am Racing starts #1 DH timed runs
            2pm or ASAP #2 DH timed runs        Awards & giveaways following conclusion of racing.

Lift hours:
Fri  Lift passes available Friday 12pm-5pm  
Sat  10am-6pm  (Included with race registration)
Sun   9am-5pm ( 9-11 practice)
Spectator lift passes available unlimited rides  

Number Plates:
Use your  Maxxis GES # plate or Previous MAC One number plate.  If you do not already have one you can pick it up at registration.
Replacement plates will be available for $5.

Downhill Race Course:
Trails used:  Portions of terrain park & Easy Does it.  2 Timed runs will be added together for you DH total time.

Some Primitive camping is available at Mike Hartlove's place
Camping is also available at the Deep Creek lake State park
Additional lodging info can be found on
Food and Drinks:
The Monster Energy will be by this weekend & will be providing some free beverages.  In addition...  there is a full service restaurant and bar in the lodge.