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Cold? So…. Snow? So….. Go blow the dust off that DH gear and get your arse out to Windrock (Oliver Springs), TN for Race 2 of the Windrock Winter Series. The first race was held on the tamest trail that WR had to offer……Snakerock, where JD Swanguen took the top spot over NC’s young gun Jay Fesperman. I know that the East Coasters aren’t gonna let the lone West Coaster take the second and final round without a fight.

Are you ready? This is the big one folks! For the final round the crew is upping the anty with the full monty, Windmill!!!!….. top-o-the mountain to the bottom. It hasn’t posted on Strava yet, but it’s a 10+ minute run with what has to be about 2000 ft of elevation change. Bring your balls! You’re gonna need them.


What: Windrock Winter Series – Race 2

When: Sunday, February 17, 2013

Where: 912 Windrock Road, Oliver Springs, TN 37840

On-site/Same day Only

Access to Park (not included in race registration):
• $17 Daily Coal Creek OHVA Permit
• $33 Two Day Coal Creek OHVA Permit
Race Registration: $30.00

DH Categories:
• Open (Pro/Elite/Cat1 - All Ages) – Cash Payout for the top three spots
• Amateur (All others - All Ages) – Prizes as provided by event sponsors

Saturday - Open Practice – Whenever the shuttle(s) start to whenever the shuttle’s stop
• 0800 Registration Open
• 0900 First Shuttle
• 1330 Course Closed
• 1430 First Rider

Event Links:
Windrock Winter Series Race 2 Event Page on Facebook
Coal Creek OHVA
Local Area Website:
Oak Ridge Visitors Bureau

• Bring some cash to pitch in for the shuttle service, please. Some of the dedicated Windrockers are kind enough to lend their trucks to lug you and your gear up the mountain for two days, the least we can is give them a few bucks as a thank you.
• 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

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

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.

Sponsored By:
Mountain Khakis
Billy Goat Bikes
Coal Creek OHVA
Team Gut Bomb
Red House Bikes

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