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Bike park opens to rave reviews

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Bike park opens to rave reviews

Bike park opens to rave reviews

NewsChannel 21's A.J.

Kato covers the grand opening of a Central Oregon bike park, three years in the making.


Bike park opens to rave reviews

Five will advance.

### a bike park in prineville, three years in the making seems to have hit the mark with riders.

The grand opening drew hundreds of bikers.


Kato spoke to some of them between rides.


What did they say?

Dani, everyone i talked to loved it.

They said this is exactly what the area needed.

Because there are other places around to ride, but the fact this track is right in town is what sets it apart.

### "this is awesome.

It' everything people wanted.

It's a pump track, it's jumps, it's a good turn out, it's good dirt.

There's free food and beer.

You can't get better than that."

Prineville's new bike park was a hit with riders at the grand opening saturday.

"i think all of central orego has been waiting for something like this."

Conception t reality has been a process.

"this project has been abou three years in the making, it started out getting permission from the city, getting property donated, fundraising, we raised about 100 thousand dollars."

Time and money well spent said riders.

"it turned out awesome.

It's lot of fun."

The course i designed for versatility.

"so it's bmx then slope bike dirt jumpers, mountain bikes, and you know little kids bikes, everything.

So it really covers every bike that you could ride because it even has a cross country, and everything out here."

Th location is also a draw.

"there's some things, bu they're not in town.

That's why this is so cool, becuase this is right in town, everybody can get to it the park will now be open for the public to enjoy seven days a week.

### fundraising will continue for things like maintenance and landscaping.

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