City BMX track marks 30th anniversary

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Posted: June 21, 2013

The Winchester Star

Pictured above and below are members of BMX teams in Winchester in the 1980s.
BMX bikers Tim Eastep (left) and David Johnson strike poses in this 1980s photo.
Riders practice Thursday evening for bicycle BMX races in Jim Barnett Park.
Dee Vannatter, 39, and his son, Donovan Vannatter, 5, take some practice laps Thursday evening at the Bicycle BMX Track in Jim Barnett Park. Both will be taking part in races there this weekend. (Photo by Scott Mason/The Winchester Star)

WINCHESTER — Thirty years ago, when the city’s first and only BMX track opened in Jim Barnett Park, Tim Eastep and his friends were there.

“That’s where we rode every day after school, every…



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