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WOMEN’S ONLY CLINIC – SUNSHINE COAST RAT RACE DH

April 7, 2008

Muddbunnies Riding Club in partnership with Denise Britton and the Freeride Dawgs, are putting on our second www.ratrace2.com Women’s Only Clinic.

Are you new to Downhill racing? Not sure what to expect on race day? Want some pointers on line selection, high-speed cornering, jumps and steeps? This annual event coached by Denise Britton, will have you ready to conquer on race day.

DATE: Saturday, May 17th, 2008
MEMBER COST: $55 which includes: full day of instruction and shuttling.
NON-MEMBER COST: $65 PLUS COST OF CYCLING BC INSURANCE ($30)

Please Note: Ferry Costs, transportation to Roberts Creek, food and drinks are not included in clinic fees. However, carpooling may be arranged.

FERRY SCHEDULE:
Leave Horseshoe Bays @ 7:20 am
Leave Langdale Ferry @ 2:30pm, 4:30pm, 6:30pm, or 8:20pm
Ferry Costs: $11/person (rountrip) and $37.25/Vehicle (roundtrip) Subject to change

Space is limited so sign up now: https://www.karelo.com/enter_res.php?&BID=291#Ev5889

Contact: Ryan or Michelle with Muddbunnies Riding Inc. via email: ryan@muddbunnies.com or michelle@muddbunnies.com. via phone: 604-418-5247.

Check out last years clinic photos by Michelle Santos HERE

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PIPELINE BIKE PARK RACE REPORT- PUMP RACE #11

March 27, 2008

SOURCE: PIPELINE BIKE PARK

Race Report: Pump Race #11 – Retribution II

Bad News Muys lays it down, as Garren continues her glorious championship reign.

The weather was angry that day, my friends, like an old man trying to order soup at a deli. But it didn’t keep a dozen hard core pump racers from coming down to Pipeline to battle on the infamous pump track. The day was marked with the sounds of tires roosting turns, cheering from the surrounding spectators, and kids fighting with Ray Ray Faubert over who found the most easter eggs. Thats right. There was an easter egg hunt after….

In the Women’s Class, Judy Garren put on her race face against Dayna Picco who was riding with the force of a big red firetruck, and Larissa “Weeeee!” Hoath. Judy rode strong on her brand new Brodie, and held her spot at the top of the pump race podium.

Judy and Dayna Rocking the Women’s Main:

Everett Hoath took the winter off of the bike, holding off from racing the Pipeline Indoor 4x, obviously to get ready solely for Sunday’s Pump Race #11. He was killing it and looked like he could take the main. But he still had to get past Adam “Dutch Chocolate” Muys who had stepped up his training by including some new methods like driving around town with a live mountain lion in the car to sprinting up and down the beach in short shorts and knee highs with his ex-rival turned coach, Apollo Creed.

It was a great time, and it’s a ton of fun. We’ll have another one in April! Hope to see you all there!

SRAM DUAL STUNT ADDED TO SEA OTTER CLASSIC RACE EVENT LIST

March 4, 2008

Competitive cycling will have a new name at this year’s Sea Otter Classic. SRAM “Dual Stunt” adapts a Dual Slalom race format to a flat course featuring wood and dirt obstacles. How it works: two racers compete side-by-side on identical 400-foot long courses scattered with notorious North Shore-style elements like wooden bridges and dirt jumps. The timed event pits competitors against each other where the maximum time differential can only reach 1.5 seconds. The slower racer either makes up the time and advances or concedes defeat – same as in Dual Slalom. The semi-invitational event kicks off on Friday, April 18 with qualifying rounds.
“This is a sport that originated in mountain biking and is specific to mountain biking,” said Jeff Lenosky, who will build the Dual Stunt course along with fellow racer Kyle Ebbett and Ray Petro of Ray’s Indoor MTB Park. “It really doesn’t favor one discipline over another – you can have a podium filled with a trials rider, a dirt jumper, freeriders, or a world champion downhiller, it’s really across the board. If you’re a good bike handler, then you could really excel at this discipline.”

Still unclear about Dual Stunt? Have a look here at an event that Lenosky designed, which is similar to Dual Stunt.

READ FULL ARTICLE HERE

COMMENCAL SIGNS CANADIAN, MICAYLA GATTO

February 25, 2008

SOURCE: Commencal

Micayla Gatto has been a phenom in Canadian DH racing for years now, after pulling off back to back National DH Junior Womens titles and a Bronze at World Championships, she up’d the ante this year by dominating the Canadian National Series winning all her races and taking the National Womens Elite/Pro title. Micayla has already started off 2008 with a 3rd place finish at the Downtown DH race in Chile! Watch for her competing at World Cups around the globe.

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PIPELINE’S LAST INDOOR 4X THIS WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 20TH!

February 19, 2008

All hell’s gonna break loose when the gate drops at 8:10.

http://www.pipelinebikepark.com/news.php?action=fullnews&id=83

February 20th @ 8:00pm, the gates going to drop. Over the next 2 hours, it’s going to drop….a lot. And after that 2 hours, The 2007-2008 Pipeline Indoor 4x Series will crown a new set of 4x Champions.

Pipeline Bike Park, with the help of Kona Bikes, Fox Racing Inc, Sixsixone/Sunline Components/Royal Racing, Experience Cycling, Fox Eyewear, Abbotsford BMX, Dincus Clothing, Richmond Motorsports, Ora Bags, and Escents – Define Your Mood , have been driven to put on a great grassroots 4x racing series that wasn’t too heavy on the wallet. But there’s was one person who made it a great success. You.

The rider count has been incredible and is still going strong. But with one more race left, How’s it going to turn out? It’s another Double Points night so anything could happen, and any placing could be changed!

Nick Goertzen looks to have the title wrapped up in the Pro Men’s class, but the real story is between Tyler Gorz, Brian O, and “Bad News” Adam Muys for the next 3 spots. Even 5th place Todd Castonguay could come out of no where to gain a couple points. Keep your eyes peeled on this race. The money is on the line as the Experience Cycling Pro Purse has hit $500 bucks!

With the absence of Open Mens Points Leader, Chris Buckrell last week, The Open Men’s class is up for anyone who really wants it. There are only 10 points between 1st and 4th. Anyone could make a grab and take over the top spot and win the Kona Dudu Frame!

We hope to see you there on Wednesday Feb 20th! Here’s the Race Notes. A lot of questions you may have are already listed here (PLEASE READ):

1) 2008 LICENCES APPLY!!! If you haven’t gotten your CCA/UCI/CYCLING BC licence, or annual Pipeline Club Membership, this would be the place to snag a new one.

Pipeline Membership – $35 for new members,
$30 for existing members Pipeline Membership (Assoc Membership – if you’re part of another club) – $10 (per year)
Pipeline Membership if you have a full UCI Licence – $2 (per year)

2) Rider Meeting is 8pm and the gate drops at 8:10, so if you’re coming from downtown Vancouver, You should be able to get there before 7pm, giving you a ton of practice time before racing.

3) RANDOM GATE: The new UCI random gate has a similar call to the one in the last race, but the actually gate drop is randomized to prevent early starts & slingshots. If you think BMX racers have an advantage, think again. If you’re used to the old gate start, PLEASE PRACTICE THE NEW GATE a few times before the race.

4)Elimination Rounds: The elimination tournament rounds will be listed on the wall by the finishline after the break. These will be updated with each round of eliminations. If you think you’ve been eliminated, please check the board to confirm.

5)BMX Safety rules apply. Full Face Helmets, Covered Arms (Jersey or pads), Covered Legs (Pants or pads) and gloves are required. If you don’t have a full face, let us know. We may be able to help.

6) Races are held at Abbotsford Indoor BMX. Directions can be found at http://www.abbotsfordbmx.ca/contact.php!

7) Race will be set up as a 3 moto mixed qualifier followed by elimination rounds, mains, and consolation rounds. This means you’re guaranteed at least 3 races per entry.

8) There are 4 official classes: Pro, Open, Women, and Juniors. This may change depending on how many entries we have. If you’re under 12, new to the sport, or whatever, Don’t Worry! We’ll have a competitive, yet fun class for you. Series Points will be based on your class, not who you end up racing.

9) PLEASE BRING A NUMBER PLATE. We’ll have extras, but if you can bring your own, that would be great. Thanks!

10) Riders who sign up for a Pipeline Membership can only practice at the Abbotsford Indoor on the Wednesdays we have the track reserved. If you want to ride more at this awesome venue, please support your local track and buy a full membership. Special rates apply for 07 AND 08 memberships.

11) Be Safe out there! Block passes and lane changes get really tight when the racing goes in-door. If you’re racing Pro, the racing will be tight, but no one out there is racing to take anyone down. Don’t take it personal if you get run high or blocked, you just got caught in a bad spot. Shake hands across the line, and please speak to the organizer if you feel your claim deserves a protest.

12) 4x Bike Requirements: Bike MUST conform to TWO of the following: 26″ Wheels, Front Suspension, or Shifting Gears. 4x is a sport ridden on mountain bikes. Try and keep your bike looking and riding like one.

13) Points Breakdown is as follows (Double Points Finale!):
1st Place – 12 pts
2nd Place – 8 pts
3rd Place – 6 pts
4th Place – 4 pts
5th Place – 4 pts
>6th Place – 2 pt

Everyone who shows up to the race gets at least 1 point, so even if you’re not a contender for the title, it’s still worth hitting all the races to gather points towards the final. We also award the same points for 4th and 5th to award the rider who worked their butt off to win the consolation round. If you don’t make the main, it’s still worth the effort.

Race Fees:
Pro – $15 per race ($5 goes back into the pro purse)
Open Women – $12 per race
Open Men – $12 per race
Junior – $12 per race

Any Questions? Hit us up at info@pipelinebikepark.com.

PIPELINE RACE REPORT: RACE#5

February 15, 2008

SOURCE: PIPELINE BIKE PARK/RYAN PETERSEN

I raced the Pipeline Indoor 4X series again and managed to squeak into the Pro Women Final this time! It was another great event put on by the folks at Pipeline Bike Park with special thanks to Abby BMX for hosting the series.

This weeks race promised not only a chance of victory but something more, something much more, somethine I treasure, give thanks for and celebrate everyday…CHOCOLATE!

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The race organizer offered more than chocolate treats that night.

This week I was fortunate enough to compete against old-time 4X racers like Judy Garren, Rosemary Adams and Jessica Weed. I was also reunited with some old friends: Amber Zirnhelt and Kat Duffels.

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Me, Judy and Amber!

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Newcomer Layne Nyhaug

Though Kat didn’t race, we had a few rips around the track together and I convinced her to be a Muddbunnies roaming reporter/photographer for the ladies event.

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And this is what happens when you give Kat Duffels the job of photo journalist!

Here’s the report from Pipeline:

Feb 13th – A St Valentines Day Massacre blew up the Abbotsford Indoor on Wednesday night when Nick Goertzen, Rosemary Adams, Steve Edgar, Dorey Martin, and Darien Landers all packed on the points to take over the lead on the 2008 Pipeline Indoor Series. But will they be able to hold onto the lead going into the Pipeline Double Points Indoor Finale?

The Sponsor of the St Valentines Day Massacre was the St Valentines Cupid himself as chocolates, candies, sweet hearts and make out coupons were the main prizes given at Pipeline’s Indoor #5. Darien Landers, at the ripe age of 11, won the U15 final, and won a date with the race organizer. Will they go to an expensive restaurant? Will she make him pay for dinner? Stay tuned to find out!

Another absence was Micayla Gatto, who’s currently in Chile. Rosemary Adams didn’t slow down as she placed 1st in Pro women, and took a firm lock on the #1 spot overall. Newcomer Layne Nyhaug took 2nd just ahead of 07 indoor champ, Amber Zirnhelt. Following right behind Amber, and in her first Pro Final of 2008, Ryan Petersen locked in the 4th spot, representing the Muddbunnies! Way to go Ryan!!!

In the Junior Mens Class, the battle raged on between Dorey Martin and Wylie Easton. Dorey extended his points lead, but Wylie was right behind him. Newcomer Dylon Bibbins showed his strength by taking the 3rd spot in the race, and taking over the 5th spot overall.

With the absence of Open Mens points leader, Chris Buckrell, it was a points grab for the rest of the field as they all got a chance to close the points gap. Steve “Geezerhead” Edgar, powered his way through each moto and into the final to take the top spot, followed by newcomer Paul Kalisch, Jev Bjorsell, and Blake “BFM” Manning. Jev was the only one who held his #2 spot overall, as BFM, and Edgar both climbed up a couple spots.

Listening to the guys talking in the Pro class, you can certainly see how there’s not one rider who’s considered out of their league. Places changed hads all through the qualifying motos, and usually there was less than a bike length between 1st and 4th. Nick Goertzen finally locked it up in the final while a battle ensued between Tyler Gorz and Brian Onofrichuk. Gorz blazed the rhythm, and pulled a sweet block pass on Onofrichuk to take the
#2 spot.

Here’s how it looked after the dust settled: (…but before all the Valentines chocolate was eaten)

Women
1st Rosemary Adams 6pts
2nd Layne Nyhaug 4pts
3rd Amber Zirnhelt 3pts
4th Ryan Petersen 2pts
5th Jessica Weed 2pts
6th Judy Garren 1pt

U15
1st Darien Landers 6pts
2nd Hunter Welykholowa 4pts
3rd Alex Tougas 3pts
4th Kevin Weed 2 pts
5th Daryl Douglas 2pts
6th Colby Baxter 1pt

Junior
1st Dorey Martin 6pts
2nd Wylie Easton 4pts
3rd Dylon Bibbins 3pts
4th Daryl Ostendorf 2pts
5th Ray Ray Faubert 2pts
6th Cameron Miller 1pt
7th Nathan Kuyek 1pt
8th Mitchell Pennimpede 1pt
9th Mason Ostrom 1pt
10th Connor Oberholtze 1pt
11th Tyler Jackson 1pt
12th Nick Hossman 1pt

Open Men
1st Steve Edgar 6pts
2nd Paul Kalisch 4pts
3rd Jev Bjorsell 3pts
4th Blake “BFM” Manning 2pts
5th “Demo” Dave McNaught 2pts
6th Ken Faubert 1pt
7th Curtis Jensen 1pt
8th Martin Newman 1pt
9th Connor Gillan 1pt
10th Steve Baxter 1pt
11th Trevor Ostendorf 1pt
12th Richard Jarman 1pt
13th Paul Pennimpede 1pt
14th Joseph Reeves 1pt
15th Tom Mackesy 1pt

Pro Men
1st Nick Goertzen 6pts
2nd Tyler Gorz 4pts
3rd Brian Onofrichuk 3pts
4th John Starcevic 2pts
5th Adam Muys 2pts
6th Todd Castonguay 1pt
7th Matt Stevens 1pt
8th Peter Jensen 1pt

The Pipeline Points Chase after 5 Races:

Pro Women
1st Rosemary Adams 32pts
2nd Micayla Gatto 24pts
3rd Jessica Weed 13pts
4th Amber Zirnhelt 6pts
4th Judy Garren 6pts
6th Layne Nyhaug 4pts
6th Ryan Petersen 4pts
6th Jerusha Miller 4pts
6th Jenn Carr 4pts

U15
1st Darien Landers 21pts
2nd Kevin Weed 17pts
3rd Hunter Welykholowa 8pts
3rd Daryl Douglas 8pts
5th Colby Baxter 6pts
5th Anthony Messere 6pts
7th Alex Tougas 2pts
8th Samuel Kuyek 1pt
8th Austin O’D-T 1pt
8th Nathan O’D-T 1pt

Junior Men
1st Dorey Martin 31pts
2nd Wylie Easton 26pts
3rd Daryl Ostendorf 13pts
4th Cameron Miller 10pts
5th Nathan Kuyek 9pts
5th Dylon Bibbins 9pts
7th Ray Ray Faubert 6pts
7th Damien Douglas 6pts
9th Michael Rose 5pts
9th Tyler Jackson 5pts
11th Brad Reiter 3pts
11th Tanner Saliken 3pts
11th Mitchell Pennimpede 3pts
14th Nick Hossmann 2pt
15th Mason Ostrom 1pt
15th Connor Oberholtze 1pt

Open Men
1st Chris Buckrell 24pts
2nd Jev Bjorsell 19pts
3rd Steve Edgar 15pts
4th Curtis Jensen 14pts
5th Blake Manning 10pts
6th Ken Faubert 9pts
7th Brad Mckay 8pts
8th Mike August 7pts
8th Dave McNaught 7pts
10th Martin Newman 6pts
10th Richard Jarman 6pts
12nd Paul Kalisch 4pts
12th Joseph Reeves 4pts
12th Steve Baxter 4pts
15th Bruce Thompson 3pts
15th Jordan Masse 3pts
17th Trevor Ostendorf 2pts
17th Tom Mackesy 2pts
17th Derek Timmerman 2pts
17th Tim Gadd 2pts
17th Clayton Racicot 2pts
17th Craig Lam 2pts
17th James Healy 2pts
17th Eric Lalonde 2pts
17th Justin Schufelt 2pts
26th Connor Gillan 1pt
26th David Ford 1pt
26th Paul Pennimpede 1pt
26th Patrick Obenauer 1pt
26th Adam Trotter 1pt
26th Jim Korbelik 1pt
26th Mitchell Elliott 1pt
26th Jesse Roberts 1pt
26th Chris Fletcher 1pt

Pro Men
1st Nick Goertzen 36pts
2nd Tyler Gorz 23pts
3rd Brian Onofrichuk 15pts
4th Adam “Bad News” Muys 11pts
5th Todd Castonguay 8pts
6th John Starcevic 7pts
7th Matt Stevens 6pts
8th Cam Murphy 4pts
8th Peter Jensen 4pts
10th Shannon Rademaker 3pts
10th Everett Hoath 3pts
10th Trevor Porter 3pts
13th Jesse Horompoly 1pt

There’s only ONE RACE LEFT. It’s WEDNEDAY FEB 20th. Thats Next Week!! It’ll be a Double Points Night too, so everything will be on on the line! Be There!!!

Special Thanks to Rhonda Gorz, Stu Miller, Steve Baxter, Gary Harder, and Michelle Landers for making Pipeline’s Indoor #5 a success!

And remember: 100% of proceeds goes back to the park to help buy equipment, put on these events and give everyone a local place to ride. 100% Volunteer.
100% Awesome.

Please support our Sponsors!!

Kona Bikes
Fox Racing Inc
Experience Cycling
SixSixOne Protection
Fox Eyewear
Richmond Motorsports
Escents Aromatherapy
Ora Bags by Randi
Abbotsford BMX
Dincus Clothing

PIPELINE 4X RACE: VALENTINES DAY MASSACRE!

February 13, 2008

SOURCE: PIPELINE BIKE PARK

Pipeline Indoor 4x #5 – Wednesday February 13th 2008

The 2nd Annual St Valentine’s Day Massacre comes to Abby Indoor!

February 13th @ 8:00pm, Abbotsford Indoor is the palace to be as Wednesday night gets Rocked with the 2nd Annual St Valentines Day Massacre!

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What? Your “Significant-Other” won’t let you go racin’ the night before Valentines Day?! Well just tell em to cool their heels, cause if you make top 3 this wednesday, you’ll be going home with some sweet Valentines Prizes! No more sleepin on the lawn for giving up the “Q-T” for a night on your bike having a blast with the rest of the Pipeline Crew.

And for you guys in the U15 (Under 15 class), You get a special prize! The winner of that race gets a date with our own Luscious-Larissa Hoath! Take your cootie shots boys.

If You AND Your “partner-in-crime” both show up to race, then we’ll have special prizes for both of you from Fox Racing Inc! Make-out contests may break out in the stands at anytime.

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photo: Dan Barham

Most of you already know this stuff, but here’s the race notes anyway (PLEASE READ):

1) 2008 LICENCES APPLY!!! If you haven’t gotten your CCA/UCI/CYCLING BC licence, or annual Pipeline Club Membership, this would be the place to snag a new one.

Pipeline Membership – $35 for new members, $30 for existing members
Pipeline Membership (Assoc Membership – if you’re part of another club) – $10 (per year)
Pipeline Membership if you have a full UCI Licence – $2 (per year)

2) Rider Meeting is 8pm and the gate drops at 8:10, so if you’re coming from downtown Vancouver, You should be able to get there before 7pm, giving you a ton of practice time before racing.

3) RANDOM GATE: The new UCI random gate has a similar call to the one in the last race, but the actually gate drop is randomized to prevent early starts & slingshots. If you think BMX racers have an advantage, think again. If you’re used to the old gate start, PLEASE PRACTICE THE NEW GATE a few times before the race.

4)Elimination Rounds: The elimination tournament rounds will be listed on the wall by the finishline after the break. These will be updated with each round of eliminations. If you think you’ve been eliminated, please check the board to confirm.

5)BMX Safety rules apply. Full Face Helmets, Covered Arms (Jersey or pads), Covered Legs (Pants or pads) and gloves are required. If you don’t have a full face, let us know. We may be able to help.

6) Races are held at Abbotsford Indoor BMX. Directions can be found here!

7) Race will be set up as a 3 moto mixed qualifier followed by elimination rounds, mains, and consolation rounds. This means you’re guaranteed at least 3 races per entry.

8) There are 4 official classes: Pro, Open, Women, and Juniors. This may change depending on how many entries we have. If you’re under 12, new to the sport, or whatever, Don’t Worry! We’ll have a competitive, yet fun class for you. Series Points will be based on your class, not who you end up racing.

9) PLEASE BRING A NUMBER PLATE. We’ll have extras, but if you can bring your own, that would be great. Thanks!

10) Riders who sign up for a Pipeline Membership can only practice at the Abbotsford Indoor on the Wednesdays we have the track reserved. If you want to ride more at this awesome venue, please support your local track and buy a full membership. Special rates apply for 07 AND 08 memberships.

11) Be Safe out there! Block passes and lane changes get really tight when the racing goes in-door. If you’re racing Pro, the racing will be tight, but no one out there is racing to take anyone down. Don’t take it personal if you get run high or blocked, you just got caught in a bad spot. Shake hands across the line, and please speak to the organizer if you feel your claim deserves a protest.

12) 4x Bike Requirements: Bike MUST conform to TWO of the following: 26” Wheels, Front Suspension, or Shifting Gears. 4x is a sport ridden on mountain bikes. Try and keep your bike looking and riding like one.

13) Points Breakdown is as follows:
1st Place – 6 pts
2nd Place – 4 pts
3rd Place – 3 pts
4th Place – 2 pts
5th Place – 2 pts
>6th Place – 1 pt

Everyone who shows up to the race gets at least 1 point, so even if you’re not a contender for the title, it’s still worth hitting all the races to gather points towards the final. We also award the same points for 4th and 5th to award the rider who worked their butt off to win the consolation round. If you don’t make the main, it’s still worth the effort.

Race Fees:
Pro – $15 per race ($5 goes back into the pro purse)
Open Women – $12 per race
Open Men – $12 per race
Junior – $12 per race

Any Questions? Hit us up at info@pipelinebikepark.com.

THE DEITY CONTEST: THIS COULD BE YOU

February 13, 2008

SOURCE: DEITY COMPONENTS

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Here is your chance to win a custom built bike and a possible spot on the Deity pro roster! The five month contest will give true riders from across the globe the opportunity to showcase their skills, personality, style, and why they are worthy to win this bike and a possible spot on the elite deity pro roster…all captured in a video format. Looking for talent, the end winner not only walks away with a custom built Blk Mrkt MOB that features the full, all new Deity 2008 product line, prototype Deity metal, custom powdercoat Atomlab DHR wheelset, GI DU pedals, custom Rock Shox Pike, and so much more, but also an opportunity to possibly become the next Deity pro rider!

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The rules are simple, so make sure to follow them or your submission will not be accepted (no exceptions):

1) Begin filming a segment that defines who you are on and off the bike immediately! Remember, safety first, so ride within your limitations!

2) Upload your vid on Pinkbike.com and e-mail Deity the link alongside the following:

A- Your Full Name B- Complete Address C- Telephone Number

(Any submissions missing this information will be deleted!)

There are no restrictions to who can submit as this contest is open to all ages, riding disciplines, and locations. Submissions have already begun on 02/01/08 and will extend until July 1st when the Deity crew will review all of the films and pick the top ten riders.

3) After you pass the preliminary selection process and become one of the top ten, your film will be critiqued by the entire deity family of riders from Kyle Strait, Cameron Zink, Zach Hensley, Nate Adams, Adam Hauck, and more, your film will be witnessed by the talent that defines this sport every day!

In the end, these riders will select the winner of the bike and the person who may possibly join them in the frontlines for Deity!!

Whether you are in the “middle of nowhere” or in the heart of NYC, this is your chance to be seen, win a bike, and possibly become part of Deity, so get your cameras ready, show what you have been working for years on, and submit a video that captures who you are and what makes you the right fit. From downhillers, freeriders, street riders, and dirt jumpers, Deity looks forward to reviewing your work and hopefully having you fly their colors for years to come!

Check out the complete specs and contest details at Deity Components.

Armor against the corporate mentality, Deity is a 110% Rider owned, operated, designed, developed, and funded company that was born on 04.04.04 in an attempt to deliver something different to people looking for a company they could relate to. With a relentless dedication to infiltrate the masses, Deity is a company that is a reflection of the riders psyche, struggles, and passion.

Make sure to check out the “News” page at www.deitycomponents.com for the latest news on the deity roster of riders that is comprised of Cameron Zink, Kyle Strait, Lars Tribus, Zach Hensley, Nate Adams, Emily Johnston, Carter Holland, Adam Hauck, Taylor Sage, Griz, Logan Peat, Peanut, and Lance Mosley.

TARA JAM 2008 – TARA LLANES FUNDRAISER

February 13, 2008

$15 is the minimum donation to get in to ride the park or spectate. Once inside, you’ll be able to ride with the pros or try your luck in some festival skill games and win sweet bike gear. Prizes include frames, pads, helmets, components and more.

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RACE REPORT: PIPELINE INDOOR 4X

February 7, 2008

SOURCE: Ryan Petersen/Matt Stevens/Pipeline Bike Park
PHOTOS: Dan Barham

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So I finished building my new hardtail and I finally dragged my post-holiday-season ass out to an indoor 4X event, my first of the 2008. To be honest, I was a bit nervous racing against the likes of Micayla Gatto, Rosemary Adams and the tenacious, Judy Garren. But, like every time I ride with the folks of Pipeline, the experience was full of ooey-gooey goodness and void of any pretentiousness. It’s all about having fun with the these guys.

There was yet another great turnout by the boys and an all-time-high attendance from the ladies with 7 women racing. Thanks to Pipeline Bike Park and Abbotsford BMX for organizing a great event. I encourage more women to come out and race: it’s cheap and it’s just good, clean, DRY fun!

So my racing experience went like this: The first moto proved I still had some bike juice in me when after cutting off my speedy competition on the first then second berm, I managed to bring in second place. Sadly my victory was short-lived as I got smoked in the following 3 motos. Watch out for Judy Garren ladies, she’s faster then she lets on. Conrats for taking the overall 4-spot Judy!

Micayla and Rosemary put on a great show during the Finals moto, with Rosemary givin’ her all to take the lead from her pal. Final results are below.

There’s no doubt I got my ass handed to me by some of the leading ladies of racing, but I had a helluva time and honestly, when else am I going to given the opportunity to race against our national champ?

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My beautiful new bike and damn is she sexy! I call her …Ivana.

Here’s the race report from Pipeline:

http://www.pipelinebikepark.com/news.php?action=fullnews&id=79

Jan 30th 2008, The riders competing in the 07-08 Pipeline Indoor 4x Series made their mark in the books of grassroots racing by putting together some of the tightest, most thrilling racing of the series.

Absolutely EVERYONE participating in the series has progressed both in their riding ability and strength as a competitive racer. From watching Rosemary Adams jumping the second straight, to Darien Landers rocking the U15 class, to Todd Castonguay knowing that the race ain’t over till it’s over, to Jessica Weed realizing she can in fact contend with the Pro Women’s class, to Steve Edgar, at the prime age of 50, rocking it in the gate with guys half his age… and beating most of them! The increase in ability is so apparent, but still rivals the amount of fun everyone has at these grassroots events.

The only reported injuries were a few cases of ringing ears and red palms caused by the amount of loud cheering and excessive “high five-ing”.

Alright, on to the race report! In the U15 class, Darien Landers took 1st place with a vengeance, and a borrowed bike, in front of Kevin Weed, and Daryl Douglas. The boys took home a fist full of prizes from Fox Racing Inc!

The Pro Women’s class was yet another attendance record breaker. The duel between Rosemary Adams, and Micayla Gatto would have to deal with another rider in the form of newly upgraded 15yr old Jessica Weed. Jessica would eventually take 3rd behind a great win by Rosemary Adams just inches ahead of Gatto. The story of the night was another Pipeline local, Judy Garren, who made the main event, and was rewarded with huge applause by everyone in the stands and parking lot. Way to go Judy!!!

The Junior Mens class was larger than ever with Bothell Washington’s Damien Douglas locking up fifth place, while newcomers, Dylon Bibbins, and Ray Ray Faubert took 3rd and 4th respectively. This opened the doors on the ongoing battle between Points Leader, Dorey Martin, and Series #2 Wylie Easton.
Wylie’s riding has gotten faster and smoother, but Dorey Martin’s cool strength and agility was enough to take the win for the night. The Series isn’t even close to being over for these two. Watch for the fireworks to kick off again of Feb 13th for Pipeline’s Indoor #5.

The Open Mens class was yet again an endurance race as anyone making it to the Main/Consi rounds had to race 6 times! Not bad for a $12 dollar entry fee and the chance to win a Dudu 4x Frame from Kona! Jev Bjorsell’s consistency lead him into the 2nd place spot, but the confidence and pure power of 661’s Chris Buckrell would eventually put another win under his belt for the night. Bicycle Rocker, Brad McKay and high flyin Pipeline local, Ken Faubert, would take 3rd and 4th respectively.

The Pro Men’s class was a little light tonight with eight riders braving the weather to fight for the double points awarded at Pipeline’s #4. Every moto could easily have been the main event. Matt Stevens fought his way through the qualifiers to qualify 5th, just out of the main event. The fight didn’t stop into the Consi as Matt then had to contend with his own sponsored Kona rider, Todd Castonguay in a knuckle-biting horserace to the finish.
Castonguay’s finesse in 4th straight would eventually take the 5th spot for the night. Stevens would take 6th, followed by W1 Peter Jensen, and Cam Murphy.

The Pro Main consisted of four riders who had all tasted many 4x and BMX victories during their careers. Points Leader Nick Goertzen got a strong gate, but still had to contend with Tyler Gorz, Adam Muys, and Brian Onofrichuk knocking on his back door. All three riders knew what it would take to gain the lead, but just couldn’t catch Goertzen. Muys and Onofrichuk battled clean for the 3rd and 4th spots leaving Gorz to take 2nd for the night.

The Experience Cycling Pro Purse is now sitting at full at $455 bucks! And even though Goertzen has a firm lock on the 1st place spot, the purse will be paying to 5th place, so it’s really important for all of these riders to fight for as many points as they can get.

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Here’s how it looked after the dust settled:

Pro Women
1st Rosemary Adams 12pts
2nd Micayla Gatto 8pts
3rd Jessica Weed 6pts
4th Judy Garren 4pts
5th Jerusha Miller 4pts
6th Jenn Carr 2pts
7th Ryan Petersen 2pts

U15
1st Darien Landers 12 pts
2nd Kevin Weed 8 pts
3rd Daryl Douglas 6pts

Junior Men
1st Dorey Martin 12pts
2nd Wylie Easton 8pts
3rd Dylon Bibbins 6 pts
4th Ray Ray Faubert 4pts
5th Damien Douglas 4pts
6th Daryl Ostendorf 2pts
7th Nathan Kuyek 2pts
8th Cameron Miller 2pts
9th Mitchell Pennimpede 2pts
9th Tyler Jackson 2pts
11th Tanner Saliken 2pts

Open Men
1st Chris Buckrell 12pts
2nd Jev Bjorsell 8 pts
3rd Brad McKay 6pts
4th Ken Faubert 4pts
5th Blake Manning 4pts
6th Dave McNaught 2pts
7th Curtis Jensen 2pts
8th Steve Edgar 2pts
9th Joeseph Reeves 2pts
10th Martin Newman 2pts
11th Clayton Racicot 2pts
12th Craig Lam 2pts
13th Richard Jarman 2pts
14th James Healy 2pts
15th Eric Lalonde 2pts
16th Justin Schufelt 2pts
17th Mike August 2pts

Pro Men
1st Nick Goertzen 12pts
2nd Tyler Gorz 8pts
3rd Brian Onofrichuk 6pts
4th Adam Muys 4pts
5th Todd Castonguay 4pts
6th Matt Stevens 2pts
7th Peter Jensen 2pts
8th Cam Murphy 2pts

The Pipeline Points Chase after 4 Races:

Pro Women
1st Micayla Gatto 24pts
2nd Rosemary Adams 26pts
3rd Jessica Weed 11pts
4th Judy Garren 5pts
5th Jerusha Miller 4pts
5th Jenn Carr 4pts
7th Amber Zirnhelt 3pts
8th Ryan Petersen 2pts

U15
1st Kevin Weed 15pts
1st Darien Landers 15pts
3rd Anthony Messere 6pts
3rd Daryl Douglas 6pts
5th Colby Baxter 5pts
6th Hunter Welykholowa 4pts
7th Alex Tougas 3pts
8th Samuel Kuyek 1pt
8th Austin O’D-T 1pt
8th Nathan O’D-T 1pt

Junior Men
1st Dorey Martin 25pts
2nd Wylie Easton 22tpts
3rd Daryl Ostendorf 11pts
4th Cameron Miller 9pts
5th Nathan Kuyek 8pts
6th Damien Douglas 6pts
6th Dylon Bibbins 6pts
8th Michael Rose 5pts
9th Tyler Jackson 4pts
9th Ray Ray Faubert 4pts
11th Brad Reiter 3pts
11th Tanner Saliken 3pts
13th Mitchell Pennimpede 2pts
14th Nick Hossmann 1pt

Open Men
1st Chris Buckrell 24pts
2nd Jev Bjorsell 16pts
3rd Curtis Jensen 13pts
4th Steve Edgar 9pts
5th Ken Faubert 8pts
5th Brad Mckay 8pts
5th Blake Manning 8pts
8th Mike August 7pts
9th Dave McNaught 5pts
9th Martin Newman 5pts
9th Richard Jarman 5pts
12th Steve Baxter 3pts
12th Jordan Masse 3pts
12th Bruce Thompson 3pts
12th Joseph Reeves 3pts
16th Derek Timmerman 2pts
16th Tim Gadd 2pts
16th Clayton Racicot 2pts
16th Craig Lam 2pts
16th James Healy 2pts
16th Eric Lalonde 2pts
16th Justin Schufelt 2pts
23rd David Ford 1pt
23rd Trevor Ostendorf 1pt
23rd Patrick Obenauer 1pt
23rd Tom Mackesy 1pt
23rd Adam Trotter 1pt
23rd Jim Korbelik 1pt
23rd Mitchell Elliott 1pt
23rd Jesse Roberts 1pt
23rd Chris Fletcher 1pt

Pro Men
1st Nick Goertzen 30pts
2nd Tyler Gorz 19pts
3rd Brian Onofrichuk 12pts
4th Adam “Bad News” Muys 9pts
5th Todd Castonguay 7pts
6th Matt Stevens 5pts
6th John Starcevic 5pts
8th Cam Murphy 4pts
9th Peter Jensen 3pt
9th Shannon Rademaker 3pts
9th Everett Hoath 3pts
9th Trevor Porter 3pts
13th Jesse Horompoly 1pt

Only 2 races remain in the series so watch for more fireworks, tight finishes, and awesome racing as Pipeline’s St Valentines Day Massacre takes place Feb 13th 2008 on a new track!

Just a quick note: If you have any footage of the races you’d like to donate (vids, pics) please email it to info@pipelinebikepark.com. For more vids check out Pipeline’s Youtube site.

Special Thanks to Cindy Landers, Rhonda Gorz, Trevor Ostendorf, Cam Miller, Steve Baxter, Gary Harder, Michelle Landers and Sheri Weed for making Pipeline’s Indoor #4 a success!

And remember: 100% of proceeds goes back to the park to help buy equipment, put on these events and give everyone a local place to ride. 100% Volunteer.
100% Awesome.

Next Race is just around the corner! Next Wednesday, Jan 30th. Registration cutoff is at 7:30pm, Gate drops at 8:10pm. See you there!!!

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