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Friday, March 31, 2000 - Sunday, April 2, 2000 -- Oak Hill, WV
Spring Bike Fest

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ACE Adventures
When: March 31st - April 2nd, 2000.

Where: Oak Hill, WV. Once you get to Oak Hill, take the Main Street exit (off of Rt. 19) eastbound. Directly across from the SuperAmerica Station, turn left on Minden Road. Follow the signs to ACE, it's only 2.9 miles.

Race Prizes
The awards purse is made up of cash and prizes. A 100% payback will be awarded in both male and female pro/expert divisions. Other classes will have prizes awarded at least three deep.

WVMBA Membership
Spring Bike Fest 2000 is sanctioned by the West Virginia Mountain Bike Association. Yearly or short term memberships will be available the day of the race.

Available at the event site are multiple forms of lodging. There are chalets with hot tubs, cabin tents with beds, primitive camping sites, bunkhouses and group tents, along with full service RV hookups and shower houses. lodging registration can be made on site, but to assure availability, pre-registration on lodging is recomended.

Dining facilities are available at ACE Adventure Center. These will be serving dinner on Friday and Saturday, and breakfast on Saturday and Sunday. Reservations for any and all meals can be made when pre-registering for lodging.

Unfortunately, we do not control the weather. If it is cold, snowy, sleeting, rainy, or hot, humid, and uncomfortable, we will not delay/postpone the race until it gets better.

Registration Information
Pre-register by March 25th by mail or fax. On-site registration will be available at the event and will be held until 1 hour before event starts. There is a $10 dollar late fee for registration, after March 25th and day of the race. (This will go towards local trail construction)

Fax: (304) 469-3053
ACE Adventure Center
PO Box 1168, Oak Hill WV 25901

More Informations: (888) 223-7238, email, and website.

Schedule of Weekend Events

Friday, March 31, 2000

Noon-6 pm: Both event registration and lodging will be held in chalet #1. The race course and downhill course will be open all day for riding. Maps are available at check in.

6-8 pm: Lasagna dinner will be available in dining area during this time.

7-11 pm: Live music. Also, late registration available in dining area during this time.

Saturday, April 1, 2000

8-9:30 am: Buffet breakfast available at Lakeside Dining Lodge.

10-1:30 pm: Family Fun Ride to historic Thurmond, WV, in the heart of the New River Gorge.

1:30 pm: Pre-race meeting at Lakeside Dining Lodge.

2-4 pm: Anguish at Arbuckle Downhill Race. Downhill course is on the Arbuckle Creek Trail located 100 yards from the entrance to the ACE Adventure Center. Format for the race is two runs for each competitor, with the best combined time winning. Male and Female class only. Race course will not be open to ride during this event.

5-8 pm: Dinner available at Lakeside Dining Lodge. Entrees available include BBQ Chicken, 9oz Ribeye, Salmon Steak, or Vegetable Stir Fry.

8 pm: Award ceremony for Anguish at Arbuckle Race.

8:15-11 pm: Live music.

Sunday, April 2, 2000

8:30-9:30 am: All-You-Care-to-Eat Pancake breakfast available at Lakeside Dining Lodge.

10 am: Pre-race meeting at Lakeside Dining Lodge.

11 am: Minden Mudfest Circuit Race. Le-Mans start leading to circuit of single track, forest service style roads, a steep climb on Arbuckle Creek Trail, and a fast rhododendron-lined corridor.

11 am: Beginner/Novice and Junior class race start time. One lap-10 miles.

11:45 am: Sport class race start time. Two laps-20 miles.

12:30 pm: Pro/Expert race start time. Three laps-30 miles.

Awards ceremony immediately following the conclusion of the Pro/Expert race in the Lakeside Dining Lounge.

TITLE: Spring Bike Fest
EVENTS: Downhill, XCountry
WHEN: Fri, 31 Mar - Sun, 2 Apr
WHERE: Oak Hill, WV
CONTACT: ACE Whitewater (888) 223-7238 E-mail