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Windrock Omnium September 7-8

Aug 12, 2013
by Jay Schultz  
With SOOOO much “old school” freeride history at Windrock, the saga continues with something new for Eastern Tennessee, “King of the Rock - Windrock Omnium”. What’s planned? The weekend kicks with an Enduro on the mountain’s new XC trails that have been under construction for almost a year and then a grass flat Dual Slalom on Saturday, culminating with 2000 feet descent on some of the gnarliest terrain on the east coast for Sunday’s DH race.


What: King of the Rock – Windrock Omnium

When: Saturday, September 7th and Sunday, September 8th

Where: 912 Windrock Road, Oliver Springs, TN 37840

Registration:
Bikereg.com
Online registration closes Friday, August 16, 2013 at 5:00 PM, Eastern Standard Time
Onsite registration will be available

Prices:
Access to Park (not included in race registration):
• $17 Daily Coal Creek OHVA Permit
• $33 Two Day Coal Creek OHVA Permit
• $10 Spectator Access

Classes:
• King - One Bike, All Events $50
• Omniun - Pro/Open $50
• Omnium - Amateur $50
• Omnium - Junior (18 and under) $50
• Omnium - Masters (40 plus) $50
• Enduro - Pro/Open $40
• Enduro - Amateur $40
• Enduro - Junior (18 and under) $40
• Enduro - Masters (40 plus) $40
• Downhill - Pro/Open $30
• Downhill - Amateur $30
• Downhill - Junior (18 and under) $30
• Downhill - Masters (40 Plus) $30
• Slalom - Pro/Open $20
• Slalom - Amateur $20
• Slalom - Junior (18 and under) $20
• Slalom - Masters (40 Plus) $20


Prizes:
• Medals will be awarded in classes for individual events, but no prizes.
• Prizes will be awarded to the riders with the highest points for all races per class with prizes guaranteed not to disappoint.

Schedule:
Saturday Sept 7:
• 0800 Registration/Number Plate Pickup
• 0800 - 1600 Slalom Practice
• 1000 Rider’s Meeting/Shuttle Leaves for Enduro
• 1600 Slalom Qualifying/Racing to Start as soon as Qualifying is complete
Sunday Sept 8:
• 0800 Registration/ Number Plate Pickup
• 0900 DH Practice - All Classes
• 1230 Course Closed/Riders Meeting
• 1300 First Rider

Event and Area Links:
Windrock Omnium Event Page on Facebook
Coal Creek OHVA
Local Area Website: Oak Ridge Visitors Bureau

Other Info:
• Sat Lunch will be provided to all racers between finish of Enduro and start of qualifying of Slalom
• Sat Dinner will be provided to all racers upon the completion of Slalom - Awards will be presented during dinner
• Daily park access permit required of which is not included in race registration. No permit, no race
• Bring some TP paper, just in case the Porto-Johns run out
• Event Tshirts are available on the Bikereg.com registration page for $20.00ea. They will not be available during the race weekend, so get them while you can

Lodging Info:
Windrock Park Campground - Located on 259 acres with picturesque views of the surrounding mountains. The park includes 39 recreational vehicle sites with full hookups: sewer and electrical accommodating 30, 50 amps and 110.

Also available are 10 rental cabins with 2 double bunk beds, kitchenette and a bathroom with showering facilities. There are 25 primitive campsites with overflow camping capabilities. All RV sites and primitive campsites have a fire ring and picnic table.

There are 2 bathhouses inside the park, one on the RV campsite and the other on the primitive campsite. Campground manager office hours are 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM. Telephone number is 865-435-1251 or visit www.windrockpark.com.

Local Area Hotels:
Double Tree Inn – (865) 481-2468
Comfort Inn – (865) 481-8200 (mention “Windrock ATV Rate” for discount!)
Days Inn – (865) 483-5615
Hampton Inn – (865) 482-7889 (Special Windrock Rates and trailer parking available!)
Jameson Inn – (865) 483-6809
Super 8 – (865) 483-1200
Econo Lodge – (865) 482-9968

Windrock Bed and Breakfast: 865-776-5683. Located approximately 3 miles from the trail head by asphalt and also has direct access to the trail system via trail 18 or 28 so you don’t have to trailer your ATV’s to the trails. Visit their website for more details at Windrock Bed and Breakfast.

The Windmill Inn Bed & Breakfast: 865-730-6413. Located at 606 Butler Mill Road, just 1/2 mile west of the entrance to Windrock Road. The Inn is the former site of the Beech Park Baptist Church. For more information and a list of amenities, visit their website at Windmill Inn Bed and Breakfast

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Sponsored By:
Billy Goat Bikes
Coal Creek OHVA
Team Gut Bomb
Red House Bikes
Harpers Bike Shop
Industry Nine
Sycamore Cycles



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21 Comments

  • 3 0
 Trails are dope, I cut my teeth on em after learning at the TTC, lots of rock, steep gnar chutes, looooooong runs!! I'd have to say its some of the best riding on the East Coast.
  • 4 0
 3-4 stages, a mix of single track an double track, and over 3,000 feet descending total.
  • 2 1
 I'm going to do it on an old 6" Trek Remedy, its goin to be twitchy as hell on the DH but will be better off for everything else!! Bring your full quiver of bikes though, theres something for every bike!!
  • 1 0
 Has Southern Rocks been given some love recently?? Was my favorite run out there when they finished it but was almost unrideable two years ago when I made it down to the Rock.
  • 3 1
 if you are comfortable on that stumpy then it would be perfect for the one bike wonder class!
  • 2 1
 Does anyone know anything about the enduro? Number of stages or what the trails are like?
  • 2 1
 Wonder if I can do this on my Stumpy 26". 160mm float up front. 20mm axle. How gnarly is the terrain?
  • 6 1
 some of the nastiest on the east coast
  • 2 0
 I'm doing all of them on my stumpy evo 29. Terrain doesn't get any gnarlier than windrock.
  • 1 0
 It's pretty rough for the east coast, but not too bad.
  • 2 1
 Good to know there is some gnar'ish riding out this way... moving to TN in about 6 weeks.
  • 2 0
 Gnarly is an understatement. There's 3 junior WC racer's that train there a lot. You'll be stoked.
  • 3 1
 Save $20 by entering all events instead of just DH/enduro...sounds good.
  • 2 0
 This place is a blast to ride!
  • 1 0
 Too bad this is the same day as the Green River Enduro. Would love to do both.
  • 3 1
 I love this place.
  • 2 1
 So stoked on this!! I cant wait!
  • 1 0
 Too stoked for this! I went ahead and signed up for all of the categories.
  • 1 0
 Man, that pic of Matt is so awesome.
  • 1 0
 I am so PUMPED!
  • 3 4
 Just to inform everyone the trek slope bike is being released

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