Well fans it has been a bit of time so I will get ya up to date. Way back when we had a little race at big bear, Wvmba #2. Had some pretty good conditions and the course was a bit different. The cooler weather was a welcome relief compared to Mountwood. Everything was going pretty well for myself till I decided to take a wrong turn for a bit, hehehe. Just perhaps I will stop doing this sooner then later. Was a big turn out so the brothers Row didn't do to bad. J got 4th and myself 6th. I was pretty pleased with this, but had plenty of room to get it together. Next up was Tour de lake, Wvmba #4. Once again it was HOT HOT HOT. Had a much smaller turn out. The start went well for the brothers. Got up the hill 1, 2 and without hast took wrong turns, lol. I recall doing something very close to that in the last race. At any rate we finally got it together and worked our way to the front. I must say Nate I was looking for you. I got 1st and J took 2nd. All and all not to shabby. Look for J at the up coming 2 x 12 at big bear and wish him luck with Cassie Smith. I'll try and have a timely update for that one.
Yarrrrrr, the racing just kicked off this past weekend. I must say some warm dry weather was rather nice to see for this one. All be it, it did take a toll on many of us the farther and harder we went. The Rowand brothers had a pretty good showing. I found myself in 3rd after the start and was so happy. Then the Chappy monster got my tire. Lets hope he doesn't stick around. The sport field was rounded out pretty nice with Adam, scott, tim, and matt. Was a good time. Here are the teams results.
EXPERT Steve 5th Jeremy 8th SPORT Adam 5th Scott 12th Matt 18th Tim 27th
Hope to see everyone at big bear this weekend for a bit of different weather. Hopefully no heat strokes.
Yarrrr. Well it has been a bit, but not to long. The Rowands and a few friends headed out for the lovely blue hole ride this past weekend on cross bikes. Our one and only Chappy even came out of retirement to ride with us a bit. The weather was perfect for a hard long ride. The group split at Masontown and left myself and J to hurt each other. When all was said and done we collected 64 tough man miles. A needed refueling was had at town, with burgers and beer.
Yarrrrrrr, it has been a very long time. We are alive and doing well. Most of the team has been working hard to hit that magic 200 in time for spring. The weight goes on to easy during winter. The brothers Row got out today to soak up a bit of mud and sun with some friends. I'll try and keep a post coming once a week from here on out. Here are a few pictures from the championship race and today. Enjoy and keep the rubber side down.
Sorry for the late post but such is life. A week and 1/2 ago now was our home race at Coopers Rock State Park. Big turn out for the wicked tough course. Gunnar put together a challenging course that included most of the great trails at Coop's. Lots of vertical, 2 assents up the Rail Road grade with the finish coming at the top of the second time up. As a team we had a good showing with lots of team kits ride'n around in multiple classes. Some guys had a good day and others not so good. Our top finisher in the expert field was Stephen with a awsome 2nd place. It was pretty damn cool to see Steve out sprint Andy W. for 2nd. Wish I would have been ready with the camera but I was too out of it after my meltdown. Jeremy had a tough one with 2 flats but finished after hiking most of the way up the rail grade the second time. Sean and Zach battled for 7th and 8th places, respecively.
In the Sport class Matt was our top finisher with a 4th place but more importanly kept his bike in one piece. Scott got in the top 10 wth a 7th place. Adam R. was flying MTV colors as a honary member and got a 6th place after a specacular finish trying to pass 5th place. Anthony broke the top 5 in the beginner class with a 4th place.
Only 2 more WVMBA's to go. It's a close race in the overall point series and should make for a exciting end to the schedule.
Well pistol slingers I believe it was our big man Jeremy. He brought home a hard earned 1st place finish. The rest of the crew didn't do to bad either. We had the usual Ace antics on our side as well. Just maybe one day there will be course marshalls that know what is going on. Results are as follow.
EXPERT Jeremy 1st Stephen 3rd Josh 7th Sean 8th
Sport Scott 4th
Beginner Anthony 6th
Hope to see you all at the home town throw down. Coppers baby.