Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Cyclocross Magazine Beginners Clinic at Bubblecross, Nov. 1!

We're psyched that Cyclocross Magazine will be holding a beginners clinic at Bubblecross 2015! Anyone that is registered for the race is eligible for the clinic - just hit their tent in the vendor area and sign up! The clinic will take place during the kids race (11:50 a.m.) - a great opportunity to learn from the best! 

Monday, October 26, 2015

So Much Bubblecross Goodness!!

Another Bubblecross 2015 local sponsor that many of us are particularly excited about is Ramstein Beer, located right in Butler, NJ. Some of the Master classes winners can look forward to a growler of a most excellent Ramstein brew! Also, ALL RACERS over 21 (just bring your number!) get a Ramstein "drink special" at Uncorked Wines and Spirits on Marshall Hill Road in West Milford! Great place to unwind post-race!

Founded in 1996, High Point Brewing Company is a premier brewer of German-style lagers and wheat beers. The founder of Ramstein Beer is Greg Zaccardi, an award-winning brewer who trained and brewed professionally in southern Germany. 

Thanks Ramstein- can't wait 'til Nov. 1 to get us some!

Sunday, October 25, 2015

Yes, boys - we love you too!

So, we're showing some love for the ladies with a first lap prem at Bubblecross 2015 on Nov. 1, but we hear all you guys saying - "Hey, what about us?!!" No worries, we've got you covered too! A first lap prem of $100 for the Mens 1/2/3 race is being sponsored by OldHead Clothing. OldHead strives to embrace the culture, art, and soul not only of surfing, but also skateboarding, snowboarding, and other creative outlets. They understand many of you have started families and built careers, but you always stay true to your roots, pass on your wisdom, and live life to the fullest. You live by the adage “Never Stop Riding” which keeps you young and brings you back to the nostalgia of your youth. Thanks OldHead - we're glad you're with us!

Thursday, October 22, 2015

First Lap Prem for Women's class at Bubblecross!

For 2015, besides having equal payout for our top Mens and Womens classes, we are very excited to be offering a $150 first lap prem for Womens 1/2/3 race. The prem is sponsored by The Women's Woodstock Cycling Grand Prix. The WWCGP is a community oriented bicycle project committed to providing opportunities for the advancement of women’s athleticism and leadership through competitive cycling. Their mission is to promote safety and fun while increasing their stature as one of only a few Women-only Road Races in North America. 

Thanks WWCGP - we're excited to be partnering with you!

Wednesday, October 21, 2015

Last Day to register for Bubblecross Team

Last day to register for preferred team tent area and parking at Bubblecross 2015 is tomorrow, 10/22! Tent area registration is free - just head over toBikeReg.com and register your team today! Three lower level parking spots per team, up front tent area for all your CX racers - and did we mention that it is free? Do it today, or be sad next weekend!

Thursday, October 15, 2015

Taking a last moment to say Thanks!

If you weren't able to attend the 2015 JORBA Jungle Jam - well, you missed out. No other way to put it. Picture perfect weather, fantastic riding, great music and food, an amazing group of vendors and sponsors, and out of this world comrades. All in all, just about a perfect day. 

We'd be remiss if we didn't take a minute to thank everyone who made the day possible, and we hope you'll take the time to say thanks as well - JJJ 2015 doesn't happen without them. 

  • All the vendors who very generously contributed swag and/or cash - Trek and Jon Sherwood, for donating the Farley frame, Giant, for going above and beyond to make it to our event, Shimano and John Florey for always supporting JORBA,  Niner,  Mavic, SRAMMountain Creek Bike ParkSki BarnSentenced 2 LifeSanta CruzMorr EyewearDVO Suspension, Town CycleSussex BikeTenafly Bicycle WorkshopThe Bike BondsmanJeff LenoskySixSixOneOne IndustriesSealSkinzNICA, Ruby Rose - and someone who we've likely forgotten (our apologies!). Everyone added value to our day, and we are so grateful you were all there! 
  • NJ State Park Supervisor Eric Pain and his staff - thank you for being our partner in this adventureland we call Jungle Habitat! Not every park can say that their supervisor is on their side - we consider ourselves lucky that we can! 
  • Kathi Krause of Dirt Rock N Root Training for again leading 2 free clinics and a beginners ride - always there to support JORBA!
  • Pat "The Human Vise" Povilaitis and his strongman show - Pat is one of the nicest guys around, and always supportive of JORBA and their work - thanks for another awesome show, Pat - always a highlight to the day! 
  • DJ Conrad for once again providing the most excellent soundtrack to our day - he's da bomb!
  • TTC's own BJ Kisch for being an awesome MC - thanks BJ!
  • Manny, from Video Trail Reviews - again, another long time supporter of JORBA. Make sure to check out his video recap
  • Special shout to Excelsior Lumber for donating the lumber for the skinnies - that was the busiest place all day, with the possible exception of Ruby Rose! 
  • JORBA executive committee, volunteers and members - thank you for your time and commitment! 

That's a wrap for JORBA Jungle Jam, the 2015 edition. Thanks again for everyone who came out to ride with us and support JORBA - seeing everyone out there enjoying the day makes it all those trail work hours worth it, right? 

JORBA Jungle Jam 2015 = Total Awesomeness!

JORBA Jungle Jam 2015, you were awesome! So many people to thank - and we'll get to them all - but today, we want to thank you. Yes, YOU. You know who you are - you came out early, and brought a friend, you rode with us while we honored our friend ‪#‎singlespeedforschilling‬, you tried your hand at the skinnies (and didn't embarrass yourself too badly!), and you helped that kid tighten his helmet. You demo'd a fat bike, bought a burrito, and talked suspensions, and helmets, drive trains and wheels. You renewed your JORBA membership, watched The Vise do amazingly things with metal and rocks and baseball bats. You even won a cool door prize! So thank you - yes, YOU. You spent a precious weekend day supporting JORBA and mountain biking in NJ, and we're so glad you did!

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