Bike Festival in Bukovel

• Bike Festival in Bukovel

On the territory of the tourist complex Bukovel held a grand event - Bukovel Grand Bike Fest 2012. This event for several days turned the famous ski resort in the summer festival of healthy lifestyles and active family holiday.

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Summer Bukovel proved no worse than the winter, and in many ways even better. Visit here at least once - and Bukovel you have not let go. When you have finished your ski season, you are continuously going down from the mountains, go to velosezon. In Bukovel Bike Park we have created a great, and as far as I know, this is the only Bike Park this scale in Ukraine.

Bicycle Festival began with velolyubiteley parade on the territory of TC "Bukovel" and continued family holiday CubeDay - "Mom, Dad, I am." All the families have received untold pleasure from the race, riding on a magnificent cycle paths, among the beautiful century-old pine trees and fresh mountain air. What could be better than a day off than a family holiday, where at the end of the day you still waiting and gifts with prizes.

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The young elder checks itself for resistance, participating in competitions in downhill. length of track 2, 5 kilometer was quite difficult, with steep and winding descents, giving even more excitement in the fight for the top places.

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The standard downhill track consists of both natural and artificial obstacles. At breakneck speed riders fly by steep descents and sharp turns, clinging to tree roots and trying to slip pits and mounds. In medium-haul slope is about 2, 5 km altitude difference may be up to 600 m.

Bike Festival in Bukovel

I recall that mountain biking one of the twenty most extreme sports. Even confidently holding on difficult sections of the route is not always possible to reduce the danger to a minimum.

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At the start before the race.

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In last year's competition in Piliptse girls have been at least 15, at this time, came only two, and those from Moscow.

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hereby ekstremalschiki race in the rain, even in fun.

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The queue for the lift.

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I think that girls deserve special respect by participating in such sports. It is difficult, it is a heavy and very scary. And as I told the girls, they do not with the purpose to someone like or dislike, and for personal achievement! And if something is proven, it is only yourself.

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All fell and fell into the mud, proudly rose and continued the descent. Some, however, finished with tore persons and damaged limbs that did not prevent them to climb the mountain again and begin a new descent.

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There were riders who went out of the race half way. It certainly brutal in the eyes of the girls - to fall into the dirt and break your neck, but further healthy life is more important.

Bike Festival in Bukovel

Carpathian Mountains - is a great place to relax. Alpine huts, ancient pines, clean mountain air and silence. I believe that silence is very important for the rest. It was surprisingly nice to hear that at 9 pm I did not hear anything :)

Bike Festival in Bukovel

To date, cycling - one of the most popular outdoor activities.

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It has been a pleasure to photograph dirt bikes.

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In the beginning, some chistyuli tried to keep a decent view zamatyvayas in plastic bags.

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But the first steep descent will put everything in its place. Dirt - a dirt, and we have - equality :)

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Self-made shoe.

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These events were more complicated, and the weather. Went fine and nasty rain, which with each passing hour blurring track stronger and stronger. Kilograms dirt wound on wheels and made it difficult to trigger.

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The action is in principle meaningless, because after a few minutes, the participants again climbed the mountain. But as the territory of Bukovel forbidden to pass on the dirty bike, the guys had to wash them, to travel 30 meters on the road clean up the lift.

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Repairs made on the spot - his hands filled with plaster, bicycles are wrapped with tape. The competition continued.

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The second half of the competition brought viewers even more enthusiasm, as their eyes very brave guys competed in fandzhampinge. In search of adrenaline and with a complete lack of self-preservation, youth commit extreme jumping into water from a springboard on mountain bikes.

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The landing was soft, but wet.

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Typically, these competitions are as follows - first you ride a bike, then he goes to you. In another way.

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Now Bukovel Grand Bike Fest can be safely attributed to the increasingly popular sports in the mud.

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The festival of mountain biking competition in the discipline of cross-country.

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On the last day of competition was held Enduro race: Super D.

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Rewarding coolest racers.

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This young man really did not want to be photographed before the start, saying it was a bad omen. But in the end, he won first place. Strange, I always knew that a good photo has never and never stopped anyone.