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    Jacksonville DH and SUPER D

    City of Jacksonville,Echelon Events & SOFA have partnered up to put on the first annual Jacksonville Bike Fest DH and Super D race in Jacksonville's Forest Park. April 24th and 25th. Stayed tuned for more details @ www.echelonevents.webs.com & www.sofaride.webs.com.

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    Jacksonville Oregon Bike Festival Super D and Downhill.

    Got ya by a day Mike... LOL. I hit PB and RM as well.
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    The internet sounds like a tough place to ride.

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    saw that. oh well. double posting. you should have seen Bill R and Ken rip the rock drop.

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    Super D in Jacksonville? Anyone have a course map?

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    DH Map ..... http://echelonevents.webs.com/apps/c...entID=58101527

    Super D course map coming soon.

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    Jville Bikefest


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    Is the course open to ride anytime? I'd like to come over and check it out.

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    Quote Originally Posted by antiherohio
    Is the course open to ride anytime? I'd like to come over and check it out.
    Where are you coming from?

    Currently, both courses are available to ride. There's some clearing and dirt work to be done still, but that's it. The entrance to the Cat. 1 DH is hidden pretty well, so you might want to get in touch with the promoter for practice...

    FYI, there are scheduled work days every other Sunday leading up to the event. I'll post the schedule when I'm near a real computer...
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    I am over in Klamath Falls. Our trails are to muddy to ride, so I've been coming over and riding Applegate area but looking for something more technical and challenging. Let me know about the work schedule and I'll make it over for that...

    Might head over today...

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    So will the DH be one course for everyone? Hope so.

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    Course is still under construction. Portions are there. SOFA is working to build the course. See site for more info on trail build days. www.sofaride.webs.com

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hack
    So will the DH be one course for everyone? Hope so.
    I'm not the promoter... Saying that, I wouldn't send beginners down the planned DH course. I know plenty of Cat 3 people who could do it, but they've just never entered a race before. The graph I have says you lose around 600 feet of elevation before you get to the half way point.

    I'm pretty sure the beginners will have a different drop-in point. Just keep watching my posts on FB.
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    Quote Originally Posted by antiherohio
    Let me know about the work schedule and I'll make it over for that...
    Jacksonville Work days.
    10 am Red Rock Quarry Jacksonville Reservoir Rd.
    Jan. 10th 24th
    Feb. 7th,21st
    March 7th,21st
    April 4th, 18th
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    Jacksonville Bike Fest

    The course is open to all, I would recommend you keep to the lower sections & Super D course as the Upper Downhill section has not been finished yet. All the course profiles are available on www.echelonevents.webs.com on the side bar or under the Calender section. You can also contact me directly off the web site & I can answer any additional questions you might have.

    Thanks,
    Joe Davis
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    Volunteers needed race weekend. Sign up @ echelonevents.webs.com

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    do volunteers need to bring their own shovels, etc., or are they being provided? I would love to help make this trail worthy

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    If you have any. The city can supply some if we know we need some. Most of our trail workers have their own tools.
    May be a very small crew tomorrow due to the Super Bowl and other engagements.

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    Thanks to all the peeps that have been coming out to help with the trail work. The DH course is coming along but not quite done yet. We have some berms to build and trail armoring to do.
    It is a bit hard to find. Once you get to the upper flat follow the orange maxxis ribbon to the the trail head. Look for a small pine that that has multi colored ribbon hanging from it. That is the start of the dh course.

    We are continuing with our work days untill complete. See the dates on our blog below.

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    Where is the "upper Flat"

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    Trying to get the promoter to get a map out to you guys.

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    I know the area pretty decent, Is the upper flat the upper parking area. i think there are some campgrounds up there as well. or are you talking about past that where there is a nice view of central point and table rocks?

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    At the Table Rock overlook there is a very rough road that goes up hill to the south. If your driving be careful as that road is rough. Unless you have a 4x4 I would recommend parking at the overlook and riding in from there
    Go up that road and follow the orange maxxis ribbon. Follow the maxxis ribbon until you come to a small tree with multi colored ribbon. That is the upper DH "Secret Squirrel" trailhead.

    MRA is grading the main road up from the MRA staging area to the overlook. It has become fairly muddy because of the recent rain and road work. Unless you have 4x4 I would wait until it dries a bit. Hope that gets you there.
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    Yep i know exactly where that is. We usually just ride up from the overlook.

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    Here's a few teaser pics of the course. There's still work to be done here and there, but it's coming together...

    Squirrel trail:



    Steep!



    Left hand sweeper.



    Coming into a drop to the left, or roller to the right...



    Drop landing:



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    S-turn section to a berm:



    Sorry for the quality, these were grabbed from our Facebook page. (Thanks Mike.) This is just a taste of the trail. Hopefully more pics to come...
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    So that's the super d?

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