Tuesday, November 6, 2018

2018 SE-WYO-CX race #3 recap

Fun in the sun ... I mean cold and wind!
A hearty group of 34 --- yes 34 riders turned out in cold and blustery conditions to take part in the SE WYO CX race #3 in Laramie, WY on sunday 11/4/18. 
Not only did Laramie and Cheyenne turn out in force with 16 and 11 riders respectively, with Laramie reclaiming the coveted SE WYO CX Cowbell traveling trophy, we saw a number of front range riders show up to race and enjoy the Gem City.
Local speedgoat and jr cycling phenom Tristin Smith (Dad --- what are you feeding him?!?) went solo from the gun and never looked back winning the event, completing seven laps and lapping almost the entire field minus the top 4 finishers.  Local riders Tyler Kjorstad and Felix Naschold battled for the remaining podium places with Tyler taking 2nd place and felix finishing in 3rd.  Another speed goat - Sam Fay showed that a mountain bike can be competative in CX by finishing 4t h and cementing a Laramie sweep of the top positions

1st - Tristin Smith
2nd Tyler Kjorstad
3rd - Felix Naschold
4th Sam Fay
5th - Jim Fahling - Cheyenne
6th - Mike Walker - Cheyenne
7th - Josh Speicer - Johnstown, CO
8th Doug Scrambler - Laradise
9th Tim O'Hara - Cheyenne
10th Heidi Gurov - Cheyenne  --- 1st place Woman finisher

11th Dan Kapeller - Cheyenne
12th Peter Thorsness - Laradise
13th Amanda Harper - Laradise --- 2nd place Woman finisher
14th Isabel Naschold - Laradise --- 3rd place Woman Finisher and another one of those speedgoats!
15th Andrew McCown - Cheyenne (SSCX!!!)
16th Cindy Dywan - Laradise
17th Arlen Gerdes - Cheyenne
18th Peter Spurlin - Ft Collins (AKA FT FUN)

We're off this weekend for Cross of the North and then back in Cheyenne for our fourth and final race and the Wyoming State Cyclocross Championships on Sunday November 18th.
Registration is open --- https://www.bikereg.com/se-wyo-cx-wyoming-state-cx-championships

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