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PhotoVernon, NJ – April 3, 2012 – Mountain Creek Bike Park and GT Bicycles are pleased to announce that they will be working together for the 2012 bike season.  GT Bicycles, one of the world’s foremost bicycle manufacturers will be named the “The Official Bike Partner” of Mountain Creek Bike Park and will be available for rental at the Bike Park starting on opening day, May 5th.  Additionally, Mountain Creek Bike Park has partnered with SixSixOne to offer the best in protective equipment for rent or purchase.

“GT is one of the largest bike makers in the world and has such a rich history in bike racing and mountain biking specifically.  We couldn’t be more excited to be partnered with them for our first season” says Hugh Reynolds, Marketing Manager.  “The Fury is one of the best DH bikes on the market and we think our guests will be stoked to get on the same bike that the Athertons and some of the top racers in the world ride.”

The Mountain Creek Bike Park rental fleet will consist of thirty-five, 2012 Fury Alloy 2.0 bikes as the standard rental model as well as a limited number of Fury Carbon Team bikes available as high performance demo rentals for those who want to ride a World Cup ready rig.  In addition to the Fury Carbon Team, Mountain Creek will also offer the much anticipated 2012 Devinci Wilson RC for high performance demo rental.  This season’s rental pricing will be $89.99 plus tax for full-day standard rentals and $189.99 plus tax for full-day high performance demo rentals.  All bike rentals come with complimentary SixSixOne protection rentals including: full-face helmet, elbow and knee pads.

For those Bike Park or hotel guests looking to get out and pedal for their turns, Mountain Creek Bike Park will also be renting the 2012 GT Sensor 3.0 cross-country trail bikes.  The Sensor is the perfect bike to tackle the Bike Park’s mountaintop cross-country trail network (opening June 2012) or any of the abundant single track and trail riding in the area surrounding the resort.

All the bikes at the Mountain Creek Bike Park will be meticulously maintained by our staff of in-house bicycle mechanics. “We want to provide our guests with the best riding experiences possible, and that all starts with the bikes.” adds Marc Tremain, Bike Park Operations Manager.

“We’re very excited about our partnership with Mountain Creek Bike Park for this season.  Mountain Creek offers some of the best riding in the East and in hearing about their plans and vision for the future of the park, we know that great things lie ahead.” says Chris Hopwood of GT Bicycles. 

The Mountain Creek Bike Park opens for the 2012 season on Saturday May 5th and will play host to the Mountain Creek Spring Classic a USA Cycling Pro GRT POC Eastern States Cup series race on the weekend of May 20th.  To keep up with all the latest news and events at Mountain Creek Bike Park, be sure to follow us on Facebook at facebook.com/mountaincreekbikepark and visit our website at Mountaincreekbikepark.com.

About Mountain Creek Bike Park
Mountain Creek Resort is a unique gateway to the mountain lifestyle for millions of local urban and suburban adventure seekers.  Mountain Creek Bike Park is the NY metro area’s closest lift-served biking destination, located just 47 miles from the George Washington Bridge in Northwestern, NJ.  Mountain Creek offers Downhill Mountain Biking for riders or all ability levels with 45 natural and manmade downhill biking trails, more than 60 freestyle terrain features and 1,040 feet of vertical serviced by the high speed Cabriolet open-air gondola. Mountain Creek Bike Park is proudly supported by: Red Bull, Shimano, SixSixOne/One Industries, GoPro, and GT Bicycles.
 
www.mountaincreekbikepark.com

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