Gamble, Svenson weekend bike winners

-submitted

The Blizzards’ George Gamble won the Challenge Cup road race in Dawson Creek, over the weekend. He won in rainy and miserable conditions on the hilly Bear Mountain – Pouce Coupe circuit.

Sven Svenson won the Labour Day mountain bike race with a time of 43:34 minutes for the very muddy Long-course 7 km event. 2009 Club Champion Trevor McDonell was second at 48:04, and Pat Ferris third at 1:01:07.

Gord “the Hammer’ Harris won the 3 lap short course with 56:00 minutes. George Gamble was second at 58:34 and Ken Nix third at 1:02:23. Adam Currie was 4th at 1:04:00 and Rob Churchill 5th at 1:07:15.

Coming up:

-Wed Night mountain bike race at 6:30 pm

-Thursday mountain bike time trial 6:30 pm

                     both at the Beatton Cactus course.

-Sunday: Oakridge World Masters 40 km time trial Challenge at Peejay 10:00 am.

                     This is the second time the club has done this event. The top 5 Masters age class times are sent out to compare with 7 other teams from different countries.

Photo – Trevor McDonell looks downhill in Sunday’s BBC Mountain Bike race. Submitted photo.

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