the center/the shops tent.
The huddled masses. Great turn out for a first attempt!
Rick of Mikes bike shop and Sherry (pre race)
Getting Ready. Now this is diversity. Michelle on a 2.5" travel race bike...Shane on a 6 or 7" travel DH beast. Welcome to FUN racing.
Moments away from the start now.
Pre Race Lap.
Jeff currie... seconds now till the start!
Our capeable and generous volunteers. Sean and Rick. Thanks for the help guys!
The beverage tray (aka The great Equalizer)
Only 1 Ian...only 1!
seems there was some stomach turning just after the start as a result of the beverages... next time its post race then!
Jeff hitting the puddle at the bottom of the hill.
Whoops. but a fun photo anyway.
Ian just prior to getting properly dirty.
Krista Koval before the darkness set in.
Michelle Chase on the forced dismount obstacle.
Michelle dismounting and running.
Seems i wasn't too appreciated.
Michelle Chase on the flat section towards the start/finish line.
Mike Leblanc showing his execellent cross form on the almost forced run-up.
Kabush and Wedge?... close enough!
Charging hard after mike was Jeff...he rode this section for the most part. was it faster? hard to know.
Archie Cresting. i bet he spent more watts riding than mike did running...
Pablo doing the normal run section mtb style.
Pablo getting chased down by Patrice. another good battle.
Patrice (racing excellently this season) followed by Micheal Leger. Micheal i hope you still have your job today, i'm sure rick was kidding about firing you if you didn't win. probably.
Smile/Grimace? whatever it takes to get you over the hills.
Jeff after the forced dismount runup.
Ian/Frank and Luc chasing. Ian...i think you might need a smaller frame wha?
Frank carrying his frankenbike adventure racing style!
Close race so far for these two.
Frank on his Frankenbike. Ian to his right. These two had good battles most of the night.
Luc Belliveau with a nice remount after the runup.
Chris Selkirk on the new Giant Carbon. sweet ride.
Krista Koval at the base of the wall.
Frank using his downhill skills to blast by Ian.
Let go of the brakes Ian!!!
How can you tell the difference between road bikers and mountain bikers? Put a puddle in front of them. Nice jump Luc.