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Wednesday, January 27, 2010

Ruh-Roh.

Anyone got an extra bill(ion) to spare?
According to VitalMTB, the sugardaddys to Mountain Creek and various other Snow/MTB parks around the world may send some of their assets to the auction block.
Deets after the Drop (ha!).
From VitalMTB:

From the sounds of things, creditors holding $1,400,000,000 ($1.4 billion!) of debt on Intrawest are planning to foreclose on the company within the next week and a half. Intrawest currently owns more than a dozen resorts, including Whistler, Winter Park, Panorama, Snowshoe, and Mountain Creek (think Diablo Bike Park). Any number of these resorts may be auctioned off to pay the outstanding debt.

What does this mean for your favorite bike parks? Only time will tell. If it's in your budget, we'd love to see a mountain biker pick up a resort or three ;)

Click here for the full details.

Thursday, January 14, 2010

Metalhead.

Suck it, Winter.

Wednesday, January 13, 2010

And we thought our shop was cramped.

Rocketfuel.

Tuesday, January 5, 2010

Let's get ready to tumble!

Even with the mountains covered in snow the boys at Blue know how to get their ride in:

Blue Mountain 4X Biker Cross from Spinteck Limited on Vimeo.


The smack talk has already started.

Deets:
Register now for the 9th Annual Winter Downhill Bike Race at Blue Mountain Ski Area!


 WHEN: Saturday, January 10, 2009


 WHERE: Blue Mountain Ski Area (Palmerton, PA)

 TIME: Registration is from 8:00 A.M.-10:00 A.M at the upper lodge. Race begins shortly thereafter (approximately 10:30 A.M.)
 Pre-Registration is recommended


 PRICE: $20.00 per racer
 Checks can be made payable to “ESRC”

• Race is biker cross style (on snow downhill) with four racers per heat. Top two advance per heat

• Course will consist of bank turns, rolls, drop offs, tabletops, etc.

• Bike and helmet are required; pads are recommended. Studded tires are permitted


This race is sponsored by the Eastern Schuylkill Recreation Commission (ESRC), Ed’s Course Designers, and Blue Mountain Ski Area. For additional information or to register, contact the ESRC (Jason) at (570) 668-2919. For directions, contact Blue Mountain Ski Area at (610) 826-7700.