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2011 Sand Creek Series Bike Races

Photo by Rob "UltraRob" Lucas


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ProCycling Palmer Park 50, Sept. 18

Photos: Racing, Gallery 1, and Racing/Awards, Gallery 2
Video: Start of ProCycling 50
Video: Interview with Subaru Trek's Russell Finsterwald
Video: Interview with ProCycling's Bruce McGrew
Video: Interview Ricky McDonald, 18-time Leadville 100 finisher


Sand Creek Sports, Inc. is thrilled to announce one more race this year! Our September 18th ProCycling Palmer Park 50 is ready to go!

 

Fifty (50) miles in Palmer Park, Colorado Springs followed by a Pig Roast! Sponsored by ProCycling, Vee Rubber, Pikes Peak Travelland, Carmichael Training Systems and our fabulous Sand Creek Sports sponsors!

The Official Race Announcement/Entry Form and Release Form are attached. Both Forms are needed to enter and must be received here no later than Wednesday, September 14th as start sheets need to be prepared and the pig(s) ordered for the post race BBQ.

There is a 125 rider limit. Solo entry only. Entries will be confirmed upon receipt by e-mail. Teams that enter a number of riders may inquire about canopy space in the feed zone which is in the Lazy Land parking lot.

Lazy Land is also rider number pick-up, S/F and where the post race Pig Roast and awards will be held. Pig roast is included in the entry fee and additional pig roast tickets may be purchased on the Entry Form at our cost. Pig roast only tickets may also be purchased using the Entry Form.

Our very own Carmichael Training Systems (CTS) with 24 Hour National Single-Speed Champion Cameron Chambers riding unattached will head up the CTS Feed Zone. Cameron was also our first entry! See Cam's PikesPeakSports.us video interview here!

Palmer Park will also host the 24 Hour National Championships on October 1/2 and we will use a number of the same trails for our race! Your only chance to "pre-race" at Palmer Park! Additional information at Sand Creek Sports Contact Andy Bohlmann, race director, at 719-651-1677, andy@sandcreeksports.com.
 

Ascent Cycling Race No. 1

Subaru-Trek rider Heather Irmiger, the 2009 world single speed champion, was calling from Boulder. She wanted to race against the pro men riders in Bohlmann's Ascent Cycling series opener at Palmer Park on Sunday, and she also promised to drag along her husband, 10-time national champion Jeremy Horgan-Kobelski. "That was a call I didn't expect to get," Bohlmann said. "Of course, I told her she could race against the men." Read the story here...

PHOTOS
Pro and Cat 1 race * Cat 2 Race * Cat 3 Race * Palmer Park various * UltraRob's most excellent photo gallery

RESULTS Ascent Cycling Series Race No. 1

Ascent Cycling Series Race No. 2, June 1, Bear Creek Terrace

ProCycling rider J.J. Clark and Bandwagon's Doug Johnson exchanged the lead for the better part of an hour on Wednesday in the second race of the Ascent Cycling Series at Bear Creek Terrace.
On the final lap, Clark, 39, pulled ahead and motored to the finish line to take the win.
Johnson, who pedaled the better part of 64 miles with a broken pedal in last weekend's Growler race in Gunnison, looked to beat Clark in a final sprint, but sat up before the finish line.
"I just didn't have the legs," said Johnson.
Cam Chambers, riding a singlespeed, was on form and claimed third place.

PHOTOS
Photo gallery Cat 2, and 3 ** Photo Gallery Pro and Cat 1 ** Photo Gallery from About the Shot ** Peak Region Cyclist Photo Gallery
VIDEO
Video Cat 2 and 3 start wave one ** Video Cat 2 and 3 start wave two**In the race with PikesPeakSports.us webmaster Brian McCarrie


RESULTS:  Ascent Cycling Series No. 2 results and overall standings

Ascent Cycling Series Race No. 3, June 8, Bear Creek Park

RESULTS: Click here for Race 3 official results and series leaders

PHOTOS
Ascent Cycling Series Cat 2 and 3 race photo gallery
Ascent Cycling Series Pro and Cat 1 race gallery
And another gallery from the Pro and Cat 1 race
V IDEO
Pro and Cat 1 racers make the first climb

Race No. 4, Cheyenne Mountain State Park

PHOTOS
2011 Ascent Cycling Series Final, Gallery No. 1
Ascent Cycling Series Final, Gallery No. 2
About the Shot Gallery, photos by Ralph Clark

VIDEO
Ascent Cycling Series, Cat 3 and Juniors hit the trail Kalan Beisel wins final, talks about Leadville 100 goals
Marbaker sisters bring youth movement to Ascent Cycling Series

 

RESULTS: Results from Race No. 4 and final overall results

























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