Wednesday, June 4, 2014

Wood River Cup bikers are rolling

Wednesday mountain bike racing

    Road & Dirt based in Hailey has announced summer’s offi-cial kickoff with the start of its 13th annual Wood River Cup short track mountain bike se-ries for the whole family.
    The Wednesday night racing series began Wednesday, May 28 and continues each Wednes-day evening in June through the double-point finals sched-uled for June 25.
    Croy Creek trailhead three-and-a-half miles west of Hailey is the site of two of the remain-ing races—June 11 and June 25. Old Cutters Park on the east side of Hailey is staging area of the other two events today, Wednesday June 4 and 18.
    The registration starts at 5 p.m. each Wednesday with rac-ing at 5:30 p.m. featuring Men’s Category 3, Junior Men 2/3 and Masters 45-plus Men. The Shi-mano Youth Series for 6-and-under pedal a lap on a special course at 6 p.m.
    Other classes are: At 6:10 p.m., Women’s Cat. 2/3, Junior Women and Masters 45-plus Women; at 6:40 p.m., Shimano youth ages 9-and-under fol-lowed by 12-and-under; and, at 7:10 p.m., the 45-minute races for Men’s Cat. 1/2, Masters Men and Junior Men Cat. 1.
    All kids 12-and-under re-ceive a medal for completing their races. There are prizes and awards for adults nightly and points for the overall title.
    Cost is $20 per day, $10 jun-iors, and you must have a cur-rent USA Cycling off-road rac-ing license that is available on a one-day basis at each race. The Shimano kids 12-and-under race for free.
    Call 788-9184 or visit Power-house Bike Pub & Fit Studio, Hailey. Email race organizer Billy Olson at
    Road & Dirt is a non-profit organization committed to promoting safe, fun and com-petitive bike events in the val-ley. Series sponsors include Powerhouse Fit Studio and Wise Guy Pizza.

Results from first races
    Here are results from the first Wood River Cup May 28:
    Men Cat. 1/2: 1—John Reu-ter 43:25. 2—Cameron Lloyd 44:08. 3—Dave Harrison 44:10. 4—Adam Greene 45:28. 5—Brad Walker 45:35. 6—Greg Bearce 46:36. 7—Dien Toussaint 46:51. 8—Mark Vandiver 47:07. Oth-ers, fewer laps: Joel Zellers, Don Shepler, Todd Byle, Olin Glenne and Herberth Corrales.
    Women: 1—Liv Jensen 24:04. 2—Simone Kastner 24:18. 3—Kirsten DeHart 24:59. 4—Amy Drumm 25:35. 5—Tory Can-field 26:06. 6—Anja Jensen 26:31. Others: Kaia Jensen and Rebecca DeShields.
    Men’s Sport: 1—Mark Vandiver 23:00. 2—Josh Glick 24:18. 3—Herberth Corrales 24:51. 4—Jesse Foster 25:01. 5—CK 25:09. 6—Hank Dart 25:11. 7—Jeff Lyon 26:34.

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