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    DH courses in the Carolina's

    I am from Columbia and come from a BMX background. My two sons have expressed interest in learning about Down Hill racing. Is there anything around us that we could go watch and learn more about 4x or dual slolam?
    it seems to be pretty similar to what we are doing now. but down hill and much faster.
    Any info would be great. We are also looking at getting bikes but dont know much about the set ups.
    Thanks,

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    Not being in DH racing, I am not aware of races in SC except Paris Mountain near Greenville, where I shot this photo. A web search of that race should turn up the 2011 date. It is held each year by the Upstate chapter of SORBA.



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    Clemson (Issaqueena) has a Downhill race coming up Date is March 5, 2011.
    they also have a Dual Slalom course the DH course is more kid friendly than Paris Mtn's DH course

    Clemson DH
    Enrty is $25

    Registration 8-12

    Race Starts @ 1pm
    and will have electronic timing this year.




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    Sweet! Thanks brado1. I can make it to Clemson pretty easy. Is that course open all the time or is it only open at specific scheduled times? How often do they hold races? That is bad timing for me for the March 5th weekend. I also am the track operator for the Notheast Columbia BMX and we are having our State race and Redline Cup that same weekend. Where is Paris Mtn?

    Stumpbumper, that pic is very cool!

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    Paris Mtn is in Greenville

    the Clemson trails are open year round; though the main road gates are closed for the winter season
    http://www.clemsonfreeride.com/directions/

    Paris is closed to bike on Saturdays

    all info is on our SORBA site http://www.upstatesorba.org/index.ph...d=46&Itemid=57

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    Does Windrock in TN have any races? That place was the jam, I want to go back bad.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Jim311
    Does Windrock in TN have any races? That place was the jam, I want to go back bad.
    Did somebody say Windrock I know they had a Redbull nightshift race there.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Jim311
    Does Windrock in TN have any races? That place was the jam, I want to go back bad.

    Yeah there's the Windrock Fall Festival last year it was Oct. 23rd and 24th. always info posted on RideMonkeydotcom's south forum

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    I was at the Fall Festival and wrecked plenty, it was super fun.
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