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May
4
Sat
2019 Dark Grind @ Dark Mountain MTB Trail
May 4 all-day
2019 Dark Grind @ Dark Mountain MTB Trail | Wilkesboro | North Carolina | United States

Race the Dark Side on May 4th!

The Southern Classic Mountain Bike Series is returning to Kerr Scott on May 4 for the Dark Grind. In cooperation with the USACE, the Alliance is excited to promote this long-standing race. It is going to be a great day of racing at Dark Mountain. Proceeds from this event benefit the trails at Kerr Scott. Race sponsor, Bald Guy Brew, will be providing a special Dark Grind coffee blend to all podium finishers. 

Race Information

All the dirt on the series can be found at southernclassic.bike This is a USA Cycling Sanctioned Race and an annual racing license is required. One-Day MTB Licenses will be available onsite, and can also be purchased online.

Registration

Register now: usacycling.org

Race Course

Seven-mile loop that uses upper Fish Dam Creek and a combination of all the smaller trails at Dark Mountain, aka the “Burn” lap. There are some great changes to Dark Mountain that will be featured in the 2018 edition, including new trail and excellently reworked downhill sections. Come on out and race the Dark Side and be the first to race the new changes to the course!

Number of laps varies by category, and will be outlined on the registration site and event flyer.

Trailforks.com

Directions

Local Directions to Dark Mountain: Take N.C. 268 west from Wilkesboro. Three miles past U.S. 421, turn right at the large W. Kerr Scott Dam & Reservoir sign onto Reservoir Road. Follow Reservoir Road across W. Kerr Scott Dam and turn left at the flagpole. The parking area is at the end of the driveway down the dam. For detailed directions visit BMCC’s Website.

May
16
Thu
SORBA Southern Mountain Bike Summit
May 16 – May 19 all-day
Jun
1
Sat
National Trails Day at OVT @ OVT Trailhead at VAC
Jun 1 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
National Trails Day at OVT @ OVT Trailhead at VAC

Join the Alliance for National Trails Day at Kerr Scott. We will be meeting at the Visitors Assistance Center at the main OVT trailhead. From there we will divide into groups and cover several maintenance items along the OVT and adjacent trails. Bring sturdy footwear, work gloves and a lunch. Tools will be provided. A ride is scheduled shortly after lunch. Down to volunteer? Sign up here.

Sep
28
Sat
NPLD Work Party at Kerr Scott
Sep 28 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Oct
12
Sat
Boone Fork Fall Work Party
Oct 12 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Nov
2
Sat
Lake James State Park Work Party @ Lake James State Park MTB Trails
Nov 2 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Lake James State Park Work Party @ Lake James State Park MTB Trails | Nebo | North Carolina | United States

Come help us give the trails at Lake James State Park some love!

All Work Parties will begin at 9am. Pack water and snacks to take with you on the trail. Sturdy footwear and work gloves recommended. Tools will be provided, and work will end around noon. Group ride will follow at 1pm, so don’t forget your bike!

Dates and work detail subject to change; this post may be revised. Any day-of cancellations will be posted on Facebook site, so check there if weather looks questionable.

Nov
16
Sat
Zacks Fork Fall Work Party
Nov 16 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Feb
1
Sat
Boone Fork February Workday
Feb 1 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Mar
7
Sat
Zacks Fork Spring Work Party
Mar 7 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Apr
4
Sat
6 Hours of Warrior Creek
Apr 4 all-day

http://6hoursofwarriorcreek.com/

Upcoming Events

May
4
Sat
all-day 2019 Dark Grind @ Dark Mountain MTB Trail
2019 Dark Grind @ Dark Mountain MTB Trail
May 4 all-day
2019 Dark Grind @ Dark Mountain MTB Trail | Wilkesboro | North Carolina | United States
Race the Dark Side on May 4th! The Southern Classic Mountain Bike Series is returning to Kerr Scott on May 4 for the Dark Grind. In cooperation with the USACE, the Alliance is excited to[...]
Jun
1
Sat
9:00 am National Trails Day at OVT @ OVT Trailhead at VAC
National Trails Day at OVT @ OVT Trailhead at VAC
Jun 1 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
National Trails Day at OVT @ OVT Trailhead at VAC
Join the Alliance for National Trails Day at Kerr Scott. We will be meeting at the Visitors Assistance Center at the main OVT trailhead. From there we will divide into groups and cover several maintenance items[...]
Nov
2
Sat
9:00 am Lake James State Park Work Party @ Lake James State Park MTB Trails
Lake James State Park Work Party @ Lake James State Park MTB Trails
Nov 2 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Lake James State Park Work Party @ Lake James State Park MTB Trails | Nebo | North Carolina | United States
Come help us give the trails at Lake James State Park some love! All Work Parties will begin at 9am. Pack water and snacks to take with you on the trail. Sturdy footwear and work gloves[...]
Apr
4
Sat
all-day 6 Hours of Warrior Creek
6 Hours of Warrior Creek
Apr 4 all-day
http://6hoursofwarriorcreek.com/

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