WEMS Championship Race & Single Speed Championship at Alpine Valley – October 4th

Bringing Alpine Valley Resort out of mountain bike racing retirement!
First race in over 8 years. Alpine Valley has something for everyone and happens to be a great location to host the WEMS championship race. Many great spectator locations for family and friends to cheer on the racers.

For all Series racers who have completed 3 races prior to October can still lock in a Series overall award by competing in the Championship race this weekend.

Registration:
Online Registration will close on Thursday October 2nd at Midnight. (Click Here)
Day of Race registration is also available and opens at 6:30 am.
Day of Race registration will close 15 minutes prior to the start of each event.

Start times are as follows:
Late Season race so light is an issue and that is the reason for earlier start and finish times.
Long Race (9 Hour): 8 am – final lap must be finished by 5 pm
Mid Race (6 Hour): 10 am – final lap must be completed by 4 pm
Short Race (3 Hour): 12 pm – final lap must be completed by 3 pm

WEMS 2014 Singlespeed State Championship:
(4 Hour): 12 pm start time – final lap must be completed by 4 pm

Any Long Distance Series racers who choose to compete in the SS Championship event will all receive points towards their Long Distance overall score.

Course description: extremely windy trail, lots of torquey climbs, bridges, very little double track, yes it is a ski hill so be ready to climb, approximately 7 miles long, lap roughly 1 hour.

Lots of great pit area for EZ-UP tents along the course!

  • Dash for cash first lap, cost $5 to enter, first racer to the 4 mile marker wins the pot, Race director is putting up $20!

GPS Coordinates:
Latitude 42.735901  Longitude -88.427172
Address: W2501 County Road D, Elkhorn, WI 53121

CLICK HERE FOR GOOGLE MAPS

Camping:
Unfortunately camping is not available at Alpine Valley. There is an on-site hotel that racers are more than welcome to take advantage of and enjoy a warm accommodations on the venue property. Hotel guests can pre-ride Friday night!

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Wisconsin Endurance and Single Speed Championships

Alpine Valley Details Here!  Series Standings

 Laser engraved WEMS Series Awards will be mailed out after the race.*

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Primal Wind Vests to Series Winners.* 

Primal Socks to everyone on the podium.* 

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Once again Giant has generously allowed me to choose the gear that WEMS riders want and need for our year end awards. This includes:

  • 11 Pairs of  Giant full finger gloves: all sizes, male & female, summer and winter
  • 2 Pairs of Giant Sport shorts like I wear
  • Giant long sleeve jerseys, wind vest, jacket
  • Ergonomic grips
  • My favorite 700×40 gravel tire
  • The Giant Control Blast inflator that I love and a 10 pack of CO2
  • Numen Plus LED Light (Not a little toy.)

Velocity_LogoOne lucky series rider will take home the Velocity Blunt SS Pro wheelset valued over $1000!

Hammer  Hammer Heed and Hammer Gel!

The WEMS Mileage Challenge belt will be awarded to the team of series riders with the most miles this year.  A showdown between RASTA and the Titletown Flyers will come down to this final race.

*Podium depth and the number of series winners will vary based on the number of entries in each class who have four scores. Championship race can count as the 4th event.

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Plenty of Great Riding Ahead

Series Standings with 2 Events Remaining

Your top 6 scores count toward your point total so there is plenty of time to put together a strong score for the season.  The Series Championship counts as two  races, and any extra races earn 3 bonus points.

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Kewaunee Buckthorn Buster Race is Cancelled & Rescheduled

Just a heads up to anyone that was planning to do the WEMS race in Kewaunee tomorrow, It has been Cancelled and will be Re-scheduled for September 20th, 2014.

Due to the recent heavy rain fall, and the likelihood of even more rain to come over the next 24 hours; the Buckthorn Buster is cancelled. We apologize for having to do this but we hope that you can respect our decision for wanting to protect the trail system. We hope to see you back in late September!

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WEMS Race #8 Kewaunee Buckthorn Buster & WEMS Fat Bike State Championship – August 30th – This Weekend!

Only a few more days until the 2nd Annual Kewaunee Buckthorn Buster located at the Ryan Park trail system near Kewaunee, WI.

Registration:
Online Registration will close on Thursday August 28th at Midnight. (Click Here)
Day of Race registration is also available and opens at 7:00 am.
Day of Race registration will close 15 minutes prior to the start of each event.

Start times are as follows:
Long Race: 8 am – final lap must be finished by 8 pm
Mid Race: 1 pm – final lap must be completed by 7 pm
Short Race: 3 pm – final lap must be completed by 6 pm

WEMS 2014 FATBIKE State Championship:
12 pm – final lap must be completed by 6 pm

Laps will be approx. 5 miles in length with a mix of challenging single track, double track, and open field racing…

GPS Coordinates:
Latitude 44.497475  Longitude  -87.583996
Address: N4760 County Road C, Kewaunee, WI 54216
CLICK HERE FOR GOOGLE MAPS

Downloadable Camping/Staging Map KBTB 2014 SITE MAP

!!! NEW this year !!! On-site Camping:
Camping will be available for a $7 per 1 night or $10 per 2 nights. We have plenty of room for RV’s and trailers in the gravel parking lot. Tent camping will be in the mowed lawn, yes mowed, adjacent to the race course, just before the timing zone.

Check out N.E.W. KRANKS on FACEBOOK !

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WEMS Race #7 RASTA Rock’n Root – August 16th – This Weekend!

Only a few more days until the 4th Annual RASTA Rock’n Root located at the Washburn Lake Silent Sports Trails Area near Rhinelander, WI on Perch Lake.

Registration:
Online Registration will close on Friday August 15th at NOON. (Click Here)
Day of Race registration is also available and opens at 8:30am.
Day of Race registration will close 15 minutes prior to the start of each event.

Start times are as follows:
Long Race: 10 am – final lap must be finished by 8 pm
Mid Race: 1 pm – final lap must be completed by 7 pm
Short Race: 3 pm – final lap must be completed by 6 pm

Laps will be approx. 7 miles in length with some fun flow trail along with a few challenging and hilly sections.

GPS Coordinates:
Latitude 45.632392766699404  Longitude  -89.57300171256065
Latitude  N 45° 37′ 56.614″  Longitude  W 89° 34′ 22.806″
Address: (At End of) County Park Road, Rhinelander, WI 54501

Downloadable Park Map (Click Here)

Camping:
Camping will be available for a $10 fee. Tent camping is allowed along the pit area down by the lake. There is limit ed space for campers in the parking lot. There is a daily trail fee of $5 for racers who do not have annual passes already. Park rules include no glass, no pets.  Plan on staying the night – this is the only weekend that camping is allowed at Perch Lake. Good times are had by all!

Check out RASTA on FACEBOOK!

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Wisconsin Single Speed Championship October 4th

The 2015 Single Speed State Championship will be held in conjunction with the WEMS Championship race at Alpine Valley.  This event will be back at Beechwood in 2015.

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2014 Thunderdown in the Underdown

Results  Photos More  Series Standings

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Single Speed State Championship Postponed

The original date for the Single Speed State Championship happened to fall on the same day as Single Speed USA in Copper Harbor.  An alternative later in the year is in the works.  Thanks for being cool with that.

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Thunderdown in the Underdown

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Get ready for techie long descents plus lots of close ninja combat and a few things you won’t see anywhere else.

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