Lost River Classic 2011

MEMO TO RACERS AND SIGNIFICANT OTHERS:
 
The third version of the Lost River Classic is fast approaching and all systems are go. If you’ve been before you know and if you haven’t find out why they’re saying what they’re saying.
 
 
 
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GGG ‘CROSS! The Fun Has Begun

The Fun has begun. The song has been recorded. By popular demand we are offering a SUNDAY OPTION. Come and ride / race ‘cross on Sunday, August 29th. Visit http://www.bit.ly/gggcross and select the “Sunday Only” option when registering.

Guns, Grits, and Gravel — The Song from CycleLife USA on Vimeo.

We are putting Joe D to work:

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Joe Watering

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Guns, Grits and Gravel


2 wheeled ministers of fun (or pain)-   First-   Let me send out a big THANK YOU to all of you who have helped spread the word about this inaugural event going down in Lost River, WV the weekend of August 28th and 29th.   The response has been awesome.  CX is really burning like wild fire and in many ways bridging the gap between the MTB and roadie worlds. It seems to have taken hold- Not just an off season alternative- But as a real focused discipline for this new breed of racer.

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Lost River Classic Race Course

LOST River Classic race course. Garmin profile.

The next race on  the MABRA calendar is the Lost River Classic on Saturday July 24th.   This will be the second edition and weekend festivities are stacking up for pain, fun, some pleasure, diversion, views, vistas and really whatever you want to make it.   We are fortunate to again have the Guest House providing lodging as well as a cyclist buffet dinner Saturday night, and breakfast and staging for the Sunday, eleven AM group ride.   The Inn at Lost River, which is part of the Lost River General Store is offering some deluxe rooms in their idyllic and relaxing B and B for a generous $80 a night to LRC participants.

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Backside Barn Descent Video

Thanks to Brian Vaughan from Haymarket HomeVisit for shooting this footage. This is two miles from the barn heading west. It is a six mile drop — 2000 vertical feet — to the South Fork valley.

Descent From Lost River Barn – HD With Music from Bryan Vaughan on Vimeo.

Lost River Classic Video

Part 1

Part 2

Rapha Continental at Lost River Barn

We were honored to host the Rapha boys up at the Lost River Barn.

Daniel Pasley took some great photos, did a nice write up, and the Rapha crew shot a video.

Mathias, WV from RAPHA on Vimeo.