Monday, April 30, 2012

And the Salsa El Mariachi goes to....

Congrats to Andrew Rousville the lucky winner of the Salsa El Mariachi!!  Always nice to see local PMBA member take home the prize.  Great way to round out yet another amazing Whiskey Offroad weekend!!



Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Raffle for Salsa El Mariachi 29'r

Tickets are just $10.00 each with no buy in limit.  The more you get... the better your chances.  Purchase raffle tickets at the PMBA booth in the Whiskey Offroad demo area starting Friday 4/27.  Proceeds go towards future PMBA projects and trail building as well as helping to support Yavapai Food Bank.


Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Strength in Numbers Movie Premeire



Come along to the Elks Theatre in downtown Prescott, AZ at 7:15 p.m. on Saturday April 28 (the weekend of the Whiskey Offroad) and catch a showing of Strength in Numbers, the new offering from Anthtill Films.

The film premiered at Sea Otter last weekend, and we're very excited to have it playing in Prescott so soon after. A big thanks to Epic Rides for hosting the Whiskey Offroad and this film, and to generously donating to the Prescott Mountain Bike Alliance and IMBA. Tickets are available here.



Friday, April 20, 2012

Pump Track Grand Opening

The pump track is developing rapidly with the help of sponsors and volunteers on the ground.

The grand opening is planned for Thursday night around 6:00PM at Granite Creek Park.  There will be a spaghetti fundraiser dinner. For $10 a plate (kids under 12 eat free) you can help participate in the creation of what is sure to be a premier Arizona pump track.  Bring your bikes and have fun checking out the berms, bumps, pumps and flow that has been painstakingly perfected with the guidance of Ryan Finney over the last week.

The progression in images...

Initial layout:


First load of dirt:


Pile being divided:



Shu at the controls:


The beginnings:




Starting to take shape:



Final polishing and shaping:








More pictures will be on the way of the finished project.  

Hope to see everyone out there to celebrate the grand opening!!







Endurance Horse Ride 4/21 to 4/23


Riders... be aware of high levels of horse traffic over the next few days.


PNF Press Release

Prescott Chaparral Endurance Horse Ride – April 21-23

PRESCOTT, AZ (April 20, 2012) – Prescott Chaparral will be hosting an Endurance Horse Ride on the Prescott National Forest April 21-23.  In the interest of safety the public is asked to avoid the following trails between 7:00am and 3:00pm each day:

  • On April 21st the ride will be using Tonto, Contreras and Doce Pit Roads as well as trails 621, 619, 620 and the west Spruce Trail #264.  
  • On April 22nd, the ride will be using 4x4 roads west of Tonto Road.
  • On April 23 Trails 40, 329, 346, 347, 348, 349, 351, and 353 located in the Granite Basin Recreation Area will be used by riders.  


Ribbons will be used to mark the trails for Ride Participants, so please leave ribbons in place and respect all signage.

For more information on Prescott Chaparral visit their web site at http://www.prescottchaparral.com/ and for information on the American Endurance Ride Conference visit http://www.aerc.org/.