Monthly Archives: May 2014

5-20-2014 Norfolk Time Trial

The Norfolk Time Trial Series is back! Seven riders came out to celebrate its return on a breezy but gorgeous evening.

Devin Bethune threw down the fastest time of the night while Benjamin Spray took the Junior race.

Full results:

Name Start Finish Elapsed TIme Distance MPH
Devin Bethune 0:02:00 0:25:47 0:23:47 10 25.23
Colby Turpin 0:01:30 0:29:04 0:27:34 10 21.77
Richard Hake 0:01:00 0:29:58 0:28:58 10 20.71
Dennis smith 0:00:00 0:29:56 0:29:56 10 20.04
Jerry Hoff 0:00:30 0:30:29 0:29:59 10 20.01
Benjamin Spray 0:03:00 0:14:28 0:11:28 3 15.70
Ethan Mortimer 0:02:30 0:15:16 0:12:46 3 14.10

EVCC Results from the Bone Bender and Platte River Battle Royal

While the road crew was in Iowa for the Twin Bing, several EVCC racers were in Lawrence, KS April 14 for the 5th Annual Boner Bender. All three team entrants, Todd Wixon and Whitney and Brian Porn, scored top ten results, with Whitney taking first in the Women’s Singlespeed.

After the Psycowpth race at Tranquility was suspended due to inclement weather, the next MTB race in Nebraksa was the Platte River Battle Royal. All the team members in attendance lined up for the 4 hour marathon class with Sean Moore being the highest finisher at 10th. Continue reading

April Road Racing Report

April was the month for Iowa road racing, and EVCC was in the mix.

The Twin Bing Cycling Classic in Climbing City, Iowa was as expected: windy, hard, and windy. Rich Anderson had a stellar day with a fourth place making him the highest-finishing team rider at the event.

The Midwest Flyover Series launched in Iowa City with an omnium. Joe Savoie had a great weekend and had this to report on his weekend in Iowa City: Continue reading

2012 Maskenthine XC Classic June 2

Round five of the 2012 Nebraska Lottery Psycowpath Series makes it first stop in northeast Nebraska June 2 at Maskenthine Lake north of Stanton as part of the Norfolk Cycling Weekend. The weekend of cycling consisting of the Maskenthine XC Classic on Saturday and the Norfolk Classic/Nebraska State Championship Criterium on Sunday.

For those not inclined to race off-road but still wanting two days of racing in Norfolk, the 27th Annual Norfolk Family YMCA Triathlon will be held on Saturday, June 2, 2012. More information on the tri is at http://www.norfolkymca.org/

In addition to the bike racing, there are several other events in Norfolk including Watered Down: Art DisplayMidwest Bike FestTour of Nebraska Cars, and Chicken, Rods and Ribs  at Barnstormers, 4100 So. Hwy 81 (old Air Port Terminal) 1 ½ mile south of viaduct

June 2 is also National Trails Day and the Maskenthine XC Classic is listed as a Trail Day event.

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Race Reports: Syllamo, ICMBS, Lincoln Crits

Dan Zieg at the Capital City Crit. McColgan photo.

It was a busy weekend for the race teams of Elkhorn Valley Cycling. With riders in Arkansas, Iowa, and Nebraska it was great watching the success of our riders all weekend. The team continues to make impressive finishes along with great efforts all around.

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