Its been a busy month for Elkhorn Valley Cycling with lots of races and tons of riding. So busy, in fact, its hard to keep up. We’ve had lots of podiums but more importantly we’ve all been riding our bikes and having fun.
Ponca’s Revenge MTB 6-15-2013
The weather was a bit sketchy and the schedule was shifted a bit to accommodate, but things turned out well in the end. Sean Moore took seventh and Brian Porn ninth in Men’s Marathon with Whitney Porn second in Women’s Marathon. Jerry Hoff was third in Men Cat 2 50+. Continue reading →
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 →
The 2013 Nebraska mountain bike race season opened on the first weekend of April with three Psycowpath races – the Jewell Jam Time Trial and the Swanson STXC on Saturday and the Swanson XC Shootout on Sunday. The Saturday races were combined into a single stage with the winner determined by a point scale.
Glen Houts (left) and Todd Wixon enter the singletrack at the top of the long D5o gravel climb.
Elkhorn Valley Cycling claims its first podium at Dakota 5-o in Spearfish, SD thanks to Brad Auen. Auen doggedly looked for an open entry to get into the sold-out race and took home a second place podium in his age group and a fantastic 11th place overall for his efforts!
Elkhorn Valley Cycling had no less than 10 riders in this year’s race, joining a massive contingent of Nebraska/Iowa riders, and the club has made the “5-Oh” one of its highlights of the year.
EVCC and TT1 took home several medals at the final race of the 2012 Psycowpath season. The race was moved from its normal home at Manawa due to the lasting effects of last year’s flooding. Brad Auen, Jerry Hoff, and Whitney Porn each made the podium while the rest of the team turned in fine performances.