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Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Whiteface Bike Fest June 20 Weekend

A bike festival is slated for this weekend in Wilmington, NY and on Whiteface Mountain.

Whiteface is a fun mountain to ski (for the most part), to hike, to bike, or to drive - the latter two of course using the veterans memorial highway to the top.

Here's a bit more about the upcoming festival...

From the press release:

 It’s a party on two wheels. The fourth annual Wilmington Whiteface Bike Fest begins this Friday, June 20, and continues through Sunday, June 22, in Wilmington, N.Y. and Whiteface Mountain.
WHAT: Fourth annual Wilmington Whiteface Bike Fest, featuring a mix of uphill and downhill cycling, serious competition and  family fun, is designed to highlight the diverse cycling opportunities in Wilmington and the surrounding communities. The Bike Fest will also include vendor expos, music, food, children’s activities and demo bikes, as well as free group rides and “Poor Man’s Downhill.” 
WHEN: Friday, June 20, through Sunday, June 22. Spectators will enjoy incredible stunts, jumps and tricks, during Friday’s Jump Jam and Trials exhibition at the Wilmington Bike Park, followed by the fourth annual welcome party. Saturday features the 13th annual Whiteface Mountain Uphill Bike Race, beginning at 8 a.m. The race is part of the BUMPS (Bike Up the Mountain Point) series. The Bike Fest concludes Sunday with the fourth annual Wilmington/Whiteface 100K Race, starting with a 7 a.m. shotgun start. The 100k race is a qualifier for the Leadville Trail 100 mountain bike race. For more information and the complete schedule, visit
WHERE: Town of Wilmington and Whiteface Mountain
WHO: Road and mountain cyclists from throughout the northeastern United States and Canada, competing in the 13th annual Whiteface Mountain Uphill Bike Race and fourth annual Wilmington Whiteface 100K.

Media planning on covering and attending the fourth annual Wilmington Whiteface Bike Fest should contact Jon Lundin, ORDA public relations, email,, tel: 518-637-6885, for credentials.


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