2010 KHS Bicycle Gravity Open Plattekill Bike Park, Roxbury NY

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KHS Bicycles presents The 2010 KHS Bicycle Gravity Open DH Race at Plattekill Bike Park, May 20-23, 2010. It will be the second stop of the Pro/Am Gravity Tour in 2010. The Pro Gravity Tour is the USA Cycling National Series for Downhill racing. The KHS Bicycle Gravity Open will feature a UCI Downhill Points Race and will also be used a the Junior World Team Qualifier for the World Champs. The pro leader of the Pro Grt Series will also be automatically qualified to the USAC World Team. This race will also be the Innagural Eastern States Cup Race.  Pros will compete for a $1575 Cash Purse. Amateurs will compete for 4 complete KHS Bicycles. The four Complete bikes will go to the fastest Cat 1,2,3 Men and the fastest Amateur Woman. These are all top of the line KHS Bicycles with a total value of over $15000

The KHS Bicycle Gravity Open will offer:
$1575 Pro/Elite Purse

UCI Cat 3 Points
Pro/Am Gravity Tour Points  – ProGRT Race #2
USAC MTB National Gravity Calendar Series Class 1 Points USAC

2010 Junior World Team Qualifying Race
The Inagural The Eastern States Cup Race –USAC Regional Championship Downhill Series Race #1 Points

KHS Bikes to the fastest Cat1, Cat2, Cat3  Men and combined Cat1/2/3 Women

Venue:

Plattekill Bike Parkis located in Roxbury, NY. The park has been hosting downhill mtb races for well over a decade. The trails are endless and offer something for riders of all abilities. The fall line trail sections are very steep and the natural terrain offers loose shale with large rock drops. Plattekill Bike Park uses two lifts accessing two distinct peaks. Lift attendants place your bikes on the chair for the ride up. The base lodge offers a cafeteria, bike shop and restrooms. On the deck will be burgers and refeshments. Including a free lunch on Saturday for all Pro/Elite registered riders, courtesy of Sicklines.com
Many National and International Cycling Teams have confirmed they will be here !!

We will be open Thursday thru Monday for riding and practicing. The following Weekend is The US Open in NJ, approx 2 hours away.

2010 KHS Bicycle Gravity Open

Plattekill Bike Park, Roxbury NY

KHS:

KHS Bicycles Inc. was founded in 1974 as an American-based company distributing the KHS brand of bicycles. Its mission is to design, manufacture and distribute moderately priced and high quality bicycles and accessories. Since that time KHS has grown into a brand respected for quality, value, and integrity with distribution in more than 30 countries around the world. KHS Bicycles Inc. manufactures full lines of mountain, road and touring bicycles as well as comfort tandems and cruisers.

Race Fee’s:

On site Fee’s are $5 more,  save and Pre Register at: http://www.bikereg.com/events/register.asp?eventid=10876

$45 Cat3(beginner)  Top 3 Medals and Prize

$50 Cat2(sport)       Top 3 Medals and Cash and Prize ($5/Racer Cash Purse)

$60 Cat1(expert)     Top 3 Medals and Cash and Prize ($10/Racer Cash Purse)

$85 USAC Pro          Top 3 Medals and Cash

Pro Fee Includes Friday Lift Ticket and

Saturday Lunch Courtesy Sicklines.com

All Cat 1-2-3 Race Fees Include Saturday AND Sunday Lift Tickets!!!

Thursday, Friday and Monday Lift Tickets are $20 if purchased at time of race registration.

Pit Fee’s:

20×20=$100  -  20×40=$200 – 20×60=$300 Pay on the Pre Register Site

Reserve spaces early. No e-z ups/tents will be allowed in the top two lots without reserved pit space, NO exceptions. The Reserved pit area will be patrolled day and night throughout the event.

Please contact george@plattekill.com for info/pit space reservations

2010 KHS Bicycle Gravity Open

Plattekill Bike Park, Roxbury NY

www.plattekill.com

Registration: 9-5 Thurs – Sat and 8- 9:45 Sunday

Practice

Official Course Walk Saturday 7-8 am

Cat1/except JrX 8-11 and 4-6 Saturday and 8-10 Sunday

Elite/Pro/JrX 11-4 Saturday and 10-11 Sunday

Cat2/Cat3 8-6 Saturday and 8-10 Sunday

Triple Chair

Open 12-5 Thursday, 10-5 Friday,and Monday; 7-6 Saturday, 7-race end Sunday

Cat1/Except JrX 8-11 and 3-6 Saturday and 7-9:30 Sunday

Elite/Pro/JrX 11-3 Saturday and 9:30-11 Sunday

Cat2/Cat3 8-11 Saturday and 7-9:30 Sunday

Double Chair

Open 10-5 Saturday and Sunday.

Both courses can be accessed with a short push from the double chair side.

Open Riding

Thursday, Friday and Monday the mountain will be open for riding and the course will be available. Lift tickets will be $20 with race registration or $30 without.

Camping

The third lot will feature primative camping as usual.  Camping will cost $10 per site/night.

The Team Village

located in the lower grass lot will offer free pit space to teams on a first come first served basis. Parking may be restricted in the team village area so come and set up early.

Special Parking restrictions will be enforced

Water will be available in the Base Lodge.

No Electric will be available. Generators allowed until 10pm.

2010 KHS Bicycle Gravity Open

Plattekill Bike Park, Roxbury NY

www.plattekill.com

SundayRace Day

Seeding Run:

Mandatory Pro and Junior Cat 1 (JrX)     11:30am

Race:

Cat2-3                12:00pm

Cat1                    1:30 pm  (Junior Cat 1 will start race last)

Pro                      2:30 pm  (Junior Pros will start race first)

Purse:

$1575 CASH PURSE
PRO MEN            PRO WOMEN       FASTEST AMATEURS

1st -  $500         1st – $250           Cat1 Men –  Complete KHS Downhill Bike
2nd – $250         2nd – $150          Cat2 Men -  Complete KHS Freeride Bike
3rd -  $150         3rd – $100          Cat3 Men -  Complete KHS 27” XC Bike
4th -  $100         4th – $75            Cat1/2/3 Women-      KHS Freeride Bike

Plattekill Bike Park will be paying cash 3 deep – Min $20 per racer entry in the Pro class, $10 per racer entry to all Cat1 classes and $5 per racer entry to all Cat2 classes. . All classes will receive custom 2010 Eastern States Cupl Medals.  While upping the payouts

MORE CASH FOR ALL RACERS: On top of our cash payouts NEMA has partnered with us to pay CASH to the top three in ALL race classes through The NEMA Cash Contingency Program. The plan will pay racers $25/15/10 that wear a NEMA product and list them as a sponsor on our race entry sheet.

2010 KHS Bicycle Gravity Open

Plattekill Bike Park, Roxbury NY

www.plattekill.com

2010 Eastern States Cup Series Schedule

#1 May 21/23 Plattekill – Pro/Am Gravity Tour – UCI Points – Jr World Team Qualifier
#2 June 5/6    Mount Snow – Welcome Back race
#3 June 26/27 Mount Snow – USAC VT State Championship
#4 July 3/5      Plattekill -  Gravity East Series Race
#5 July 24/25  Mount Snow – Mountain Bike Festival – Rte 66 XC Race
#6 Aug 21/22  Plattekill – Pre World Cup Event
#7 Sep 18/19  Plattekill –  USAC NY State Championship
#8 Oct 9/10    Plattekill – Series Finals

2010 USA Cycling Pro Mountain Bike Gravity Tour (Pro GRT)
April 24-25: Northwest Cup – Port Angeles, Wash.
May 20-23: KHS Bicycle Gravity Open – Plattekill Bike Park, Roxbury, NY
June 26-27: Northstar-at-Tahoe – Truckee, Calif.
July 31-August 1: Trestle Bike Park (Crankworx Colorado) – Winterpark, Colo.
September 11-12: Whiteface 5th Annual 5K Downhill – Lake Placid, NY

Plattekill Mountain is the longest operating bike park in the Northeast with
over 60 miles of bike-specific lift accessed trails operating two lifts to
two mountain peaks.

Roxbury, NY (607) 326-3500

www.plattekill.com

Please contact george@plattekill.com for info/pit space reservations.

source: Quinton Spaulding

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