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2011 Plattepalooza Festival

Posted by VoncooperLLC on October 5, 2011 at 5:45 PM

2011 Plattepalooza Festival

and

Eastern States Cup DH Race

October 8-9

 

Plattekill Bike Park presents the 2011 Plattepalooza and Eastern States Cup Downhill Series Double Points Race. The eventswill be held Saturday and Sunday October 8th and 9th  at Plattekill Bike Park in Roxbury, NY.

 

The second annual Plattepalooza Festival is a pre-winter festival at themountain. The weekend will include a ski and bike swap sale, live ban...

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Sixth Annual Whiteface 5K Downhill MTB Race partners with the Eastern States Cup

Posted by VoncooperLLC on September 6, 2011 at 11:55 AM

Sixth Annual Whiteface 5K Downhill MTB Race partners with the Eastern States Cup

 

The Whiteface 5K is one of the most prestigious USA Cycling Downhill Races in the nation. For the 2011, the event has teamed up with The Eastern States Cup USAC Regional Championship Series. Together they will present the event on September 10th and 11th. This year’s Whiteface 5k will also be the finals of the USAC New Your State Championships.

 

The ESC Whiteface 5K...

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Eastern States Cup Race #8

Posted by VoncooperLLC on August 15, 2011 at 11:55 AM

Eastern States Cup Race #8 and the USA Cycling Vermont State Championship Finals

At

Mount Snow August 20-21, 2011

 

The Eastern States Cup Downhill Regional Championship Mountain Bike Race Series visits Vermont and Mount Snow for the final time in 2011. The August 21st race will be the fourth and...

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Team RMEast at Crankworx

Posted by VoncooperLLC on August 4, 2011 at 12:34 AM

Video Coming soon...

Pro

Gavin 10th

Tim 14th

Adam 16th

Jr Expert

Dylan 8th

Air DH

Dylan 5th

Gavin at Windham World Cup!

Posted by VoncooperLLC on July 19, 2011 at 12:04 PM

June 11, Windham UCI World Cup 2011 – Team RM East Press Release

Team Rocky Mountain East Takes on the World

Once a year the world’s best visit the North America, first stop in Mont Saint Anne, Canada, then head south to Windham,

New York, USA. Team Rocky Mountain East traveled from Vermont and South Carolina to ride against the best that world has

to offer in the UCI Downhill World Cup.  

Team RM East’s Gavin Vaughan was awarded the op...

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The Stephen Porraro Memorial Race and Ride Plattekill Bike Park

Posted by VoncooperLLC on June 28, 2011 at 7:21 PM

The Stephen Porraro Memorial Race and Ride

Plattekill Bike Park

July 2nd,  3rd   & 4th, 2011

Plattekill Mountain and the Eastern States Cup are honored to be hosting the memorial race for one of East Coast’s most dedicated riders, Stephen Porraro.  The ESC race July 2nd & 3rd is...

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Adam at Mout Saint Anne

Posted by VoncooperLLC on June 26, 2011 at 9:18 PM

This past weekend while the rest of the team headed to Attitash for round 3 of the Eastern States Cup, I headed north to Quebec City with central Vermont ripper, Jordan Newth. Friday night we traveled up to Mont Ste-Anne to race in the local Quebec Cup series on one of the worlds fastest and most rugged tracks. We arrived late in the evening and pitched a tent just in time for security to come kick us out. So we wandered around for a while and finally found a nice dirt road to...

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ESC 2 Pat's Peak

Posted by VoncooperLLC on June 17, 2011 at 8:31 PM

This past weekend was fun, wet, and just overall a great weekend. The track was amazing. Very technical and fast. If you can make it to Pat's Peak next season DO IT!

Pro Results.

Gavin, 3rd

Adam, 4th

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GES Snowshoe WV and ESC Mt. Snow, VT

Posted by VoncooperLLC on June 10, 2011 at 7:17 PM

Gavin, Tim and Adam went to Snowshoe WV for the first round of the Gravity East Series. They got to meet all the guys on the South Team and had a great weekend.

Pro Men,

Adam, 3rd Gavin, 4th Tim. 5th

Adam 3rd

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Voncooper joins forces with the ESC

Posted by VoncooperLLC on June 2, 2011 at 11:10 PM

Source: Rich RudeJune 2, 2011 East Coast , USA: Eastern States Cup downhill mountain bike race series announced today that Voncooper Productions has signed-on to produce the POC video of the week for the Eastern States Cup series for the 2011 season.  The announcement comes as the series prepares for first race season at Vermont's Mount Snow on June 4th and 5th. Voncooper Productions of the founded by Willem Cooper in 2006 is based in Newport, Rhode Island. Cooper races and manages the ...

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Plattekill ProGrt Video

Posted by VoncooperLLC on May 27, 2011 at 11:34 AM


Tim White raced XC!

Posted by VoncooperLLC on May 26, 2011 at 10:47 PM

Hello everyone,

Had my first bike race of the season wednesday night an XC race at catamount outdoor center in Williston , VT.  The course was a mix of muddy open fields and loamy tight woods, it was four laps and lasted just over an hour.  The series is every Wednesday night during the summer and makes for some good cardio training during the mid week.  Didn't fair well the first race but hoping to improve throughout out the summer.  It was another reminder why...

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Mont Tremblant Canada Cup

Posted by VoncooperLLC on May 24, 2011 at 7:50 PM

While most American pros headed to the Plattekill Pro GRT this past weekend, Adam Morse, Kyle Hickey, and Myself traveled north of Montreal to the Mont Tremblant Canada Cup.  This event is a tradition on the Canadian National series, with plenty of vertical drop, euro style ski village and fast gondola.  The track is over 4 minutes long and is as rough as they come.  Used for years with little changes, its eroded down to rock, ledge and roots.  Its has a mix...

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Highland ProGRT

Posted by VoncooperLLC on May 18, 2011 at 9:03 PM

This weekend Team RMEast was at the Highland ProGrt. This was the first racethe northern team was at as a team. Tim was not there due to cutting his fingeropen the week before on a trail ride.

 

The track was really fast, fun and technical. Highland did a great job withit. The team used this weekend as more of a training weekend as Team RMEast isnot planning on following the ProGrt. Gavin tested out his new Elka fork...

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Tim White Finger

Posted by VoncooperLLC on May 9, 2011 at 10:06 PM

voncooper.com rider Tim White had a crash today. He will be off the bike for a few weeks at least. Send him healing vibes.




FREE Monster Energy

Posted by VoncooperLLC on May 9, 2011 at 8:29 PM

The first person to come up to me at an event and say they saw this post will get a free case of Monster Energy!



HMBP ProGrt track

Posted by VoncooperLLC on May 9, 2011 at 8:25 PM

we will be in full force for the Highland Mountain ProGrt race! If you are reading this you better be at the race!!! 

Check out team rider Willem Cooper riding the race track for next weekend.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PWO1GzOR6eQ&feature=channel_video_title



GES 2011 Dates

Posted by VoncooperLLC on April 5, 2011 at 12:52 PM

GES 2011

Posted by VoncooperLLC on April 5, 2011 at 12:51 PM

2011 Gravity East Series

The 2011 Gravity East Series kicks off the weekend of June 4 & 5 at one of its newly added venues Snowshoe Resort in Snowshoe, WV.

As the Gravity East Series enters into its fifth season, the focus remains a series by Riders, for Riders. In that effort the GES has added two new members to their ...

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Blue Mountain 2011 No Mountain Biking

Posted by VoncooperLLC on February 28, 2011 at 1:22 AM

Blue Mountain 2011 No Mountain Biking


As of Friday, February 26 Mountain Biking has been canceled at the Vertical Earth Gravity Park at Blue Mountain Ski Resort. The mountain has decided to dedicate all resources to the future waterpark coming in 2012.

Even though disappointed, the past two years have been a dream come true and I thank Blue Mountain for the opportunity to build trails and ...

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