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Gravity East/Launch Bike Park Dual Series

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  1. Gravity East

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    Gravity East Series/Launch Bike Park

    2012 USA Cycling Sanctioned Dual Cross Series

    All Races count as qualifiers for USA Cycling Dual Slalom National Championships for 2012 and 2013

    All USA Cycling Rules apply.


    Dual Cross racing is back in the East for 2012 with construction of the dual course well underway at Launch Bike Park at the Spring Mountain PA. Ski area. The Gravity East Series (GES) has partnered with Launch Bike Park to build a dual course and host five races for the 2012 race season. Details as follows;

    Race Dates:

    Saturday - May 26, 2012

    Saturday - June 23, 2012

    Saturday - August 11, 2012

    Saturday - September 15, 2012

    Saturday - October 13, 2012

    Race day Schedule for all 5 races:

    No Online Registration for the Dual events

    Entry Fees;

    PRO $40.00 AMATEUR $30.00

    Registration - 8:30am – 11:30am

    Course open for practice - 8:30am – 12:30pm

    Riders meeting - 12:45pm

    Timed seeding runs - 1:00pm

    Elimination runs 1 hour after seeding runs are completed.

    Awards ceremonies ASAP after last elimination run.

    Format;

    * Dual Cross course incorporating Mountain Bike features.

    * Timed qualifying run for seeding (all racers qualify).

    * Double elimination (Winner of loser’s bracket Races for 3rd).

    * USAC license required. One day licenses will be available at registration.
    Categories:

    Male: Women;

    PRO PRO/CAT 1 OPEN

    CAT 1 OPEN (19+) CAT 2/3 OPEN

    CAT 1 JUNIOR (15-18) 14 & UNDER Open

    CAT 2/3 OPEN (19+)

    CAT 2/3 JUNIOR (15-18)

    14 & UNDER Open

    Women:

    Pro/Cat1

    Cat 2\3 Open

    14 & Under Open


    This is not a point series so categories will be open to revision based on number of riders and category size.

    PRO purse minimum $300 per event plus medals for top 3 finishers in each category and product prizes as available.

    Also Exclusive to the Gravity East Series, NEMA is offering for 2012 The “NEMA Contingency Plan” details to come.

    For additional information on this event and the GES and Launch Bike Park please visit

    www.gravityeastseries.com and www.launchbikepark.com and Facebook pages.
     

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  2. Gravity East

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    Roll call!!!
     
  3. IH8Rice

    IH8Rice I'm Mr. Negative! I Fail!

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    if they werent on saturdays this would be the only racing id be doing this year
     
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    How deep's the purse?

    I gotta get fit and win some gas money.
     
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    "PRO purse minimum $300 per event plus medals for top 3 finishers in each category and product prizes as available."
     
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    Weather is looking great for Saturday - party sunny and 86! Jason Beckley and the crew will be doing some fine tuning of the course on Friday.Got some Maxxis tires for prizes and remember these races count as qualifiers for National Championships.
     
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    Course map of GES/Launch Bike Park Dual Cross series​



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    Hoping to make it for the June 23rd race!
     
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    We look forward to seeing you, the response to the track and the atomosphere were very good, so we will see you in June!