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Plaster Creek 2011

It sure didn’t seem like cross season yesterday. Hot and sunny weather made for perfect conditions to have Founders Porter Floats though! 150+ racers enjoyed the super fun course that the Founders Alger Racing team cooked up, fast and flowy was the best way to describe it. A few people had trouble counting laps again and it is really so easy to correct. Put a cyclometer on you bike and go for a warm up lap to check the mileage then multiply that number by you required laps, bingo, there is you race distance, don’t ride under or over that amount. I know they weigh 28 grams so blow your nose before the race to make up for the weight!

The following must move up a class: John Osgood, Don Cameron, Marlin Steinhaven, Bryan Walman. Congrats on first place finishes!

Next Sunday is Highland Park and Leadout Racing. See you then.

1 Brad White
2 Michael Wissink
3 Fred Bunn
4 Ben Whitehead
5 Russ Greenwood
6 Craig Gietzen
7 Shawn Davison
8 Eric Forester
9 Earl Hillaker
10 Ryan Gingerich
11 Chris Kreple
12 Jeff Jacobi
13 Michael Seaman
14 Nate Versluis
15 Bill Gallagher
16 Andrew Holly
17 Brian Hancock
18 Chris Pawielski
19 Mike Weigand
20 Patrick Russell
21 Matt Remelts
22 John Osgood
23 Dave Hietikko
24 Jeremy Karel
25 Tim Krone
26 Chris Vitton
27 Sean Smith
28 Tony Hersberger
29 Jurrien Davison
30 Pete Greaves
31 Bart Vanderhammer
32 Mootika

1 John Osgood
2 Wade Burch
3 Cody Sovis
4 Wes Sovis
5 John Wunderlin
6 Jim Goerlish
7 Scott Thenikl
8 Chad Rector
9 Tom Landry
10 Keith Feldt
11 Dan Gosen
12 Rich James-Jura
13 Ryan McGuire
14 Shawn Crowley
15 Rick Watson
16 Aaron Dowling
17 Jacob Marshall
18 Brad Spooner
19 Andrew Manninen
20 Doez
21 Matt Ruiter
22 Jeff Festian
23 Tim Bunning
24 Paul Smith
25 Joshua Duggan
26 Erich Harvey
27 Glenn Valdez
28 Curt Potocki
29 Bruce Sneller
30 Rick Racht
31 Chris Pawielski
32 Pete Greaves
33 Jason Bailey
34 Jason Brouchu
35 Mootika
35 Bill Potapa
36 Kevin Collins
36 Heather Kubiak
37 Josh McVety
38 Pete Hall
39 Chad Hutchison
40 Ben Gaeth
41 Andy Head
42 Jason Gribble
43 Jill Gorkowski
43 Eric York
44 Brian Kwekel
45 Michael Babcock
46 Brian Krause

1 Don Cameron
2 Patrick Russell
3 Fred Bunn
4 Dale Carley
5 Mike VanHouten
6 Scott Tencate
7 John Ressler
8 Don Boersma
9 Tim Curtis
10 Craig Rawlings
11 James Gomez
12 Bart Vanderhammer
13 Jerry Behl
14 Ben Doctor
15 Scott Chambers
16 Marc Dettman
17 Brad Bacon
18 Kim Lee
19 Tony Hersberger
20 John Kowalczyk
21 Jeff Scofield
22 Rob Schell
23 Lee Boughner
24 Brad Bennett
25 Dave Staublin
26 Doug Baker
27 Dennis Murphy
28 Tom Moore
29 Frank Krol
30 Brett Dodds
31 Gary Church
32 Andrew Weeks
33 Rob Van Eck
34 Brent Walk
35 Bill Thompson
36 Alan Becke
37 Paddi Thornburg

1 Marlin Steinhauser
2 Harrison Webb
3 Scott Hicks
4 David Allen
5 Jeff Gordon
6 Matt Graves
7 Ben Clark
8 Kim Lee
9 John Jasker
10 Shane O’Hearon
11 Alex Yindine
12 Tyson Smith
13 Travis Ulberg
14 Robert Kort
15 Dave Staublin Brian Krause
16 Alex Voorman
16 Kaat Tahy
17 Derek Dykstra
18 Rob Falik
19 Charlie Piki
20 Greg Bock
21 Kahe Tomczk
21 Emily Savickis
21 Jason Ross
22 Sean O’Hearon
23 Dennis Huskic
24 Amanda Gaeth
24 Kristen Dykstra
24 Kevin Vorac
25 Adam Black
26 Dave Benard
27 Erica Gingerich

1 Bryan Waldman
2 Don Goetcheus
3 Jeremy Meyering
4 Jan Toscano
4 Dennis Bean-Larson
5 Tom Miller
6 Dave Hendricks
7 Nancy Curtis

1 Parker Papranec
1 Sophia Veneklasen
2 Ethan Wissink
3 Luke Zuelke
4 Pieter Boer

Bianchi Frame and fork Raffle!

Bianchi San Jose frame and fork-Tickets are $1 each or 6 for $5 at race registration during the first 4 events with one winning ticket drawn at the October 23rd race. Frame size is exchangeable.  100% of the money will go to the Western Michigan Mountain Biking Alliance’s 50 in 5 Campaign. A goal to build 50 miles of singletrack trails in West Michigan within 5 years.

2011 Move up rule

Everyone should start in the same category that they were racing in last year. No excuses such as, “I’m out of shape” or “I haven’t been riding much”. If we adhere to this only the the winner of each race must move up to the next class this year. Look for your name on the results page after each race.

September Training Series

There is a new kid in town. Brian from GR Bicycle Shop is putting on a training race every Wednesday night in September. You can get your cyclocross practice in by participating in live race action brought to you by 42-85.

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14 and under kids race

We have lowered the price from $20 to $10 for kids under 14 that would like to do all the laps in the C Race. One laps kids still pay only $5

6 weeks until cross season!

The 2011  schedule is now confirmed. We have added one new location for our friends in Kalamazoo, they intend to put on quite the event so don’t miss it. As for the Grand Rapids locations, we mixed up the hosting teams and locations a bit so the events stay fresh. We’ll see you in September!

Tentative 2011 Schedule

September 11th, TBD
September 18th, Highland Park
October 2nd, Markin Glen Park, Kazoo NEW!
October 16th, Richmond Park
October 23rd, Manhattan Park
October 30th, Caledonia Park
November 13th, Cascade Park
November 27th, Holland Municipal Stadium


Holland Results

Well that is a wrap on the 2010 season! Special thanks to the City of Holland, John and Rob the Groundskeepers, Macatawa Cycling Club and Velo City Cycles for all the hard work, after party and super sale. The year was very successful due to all the sponsors, racers and volunteers each and every week. 2010 saw a lot of new racers to our sport and that is encouraging to see.

Congratulations to Emily Savickis, our first female to win the annual Cannondale frame and fork raffle! Enjoy your new ride Emily!

It is that time of the year to begin planning for the annual December event to collect underwear and socks as well as donations for the Mel Trotter Ministries.  The event will occur on Thursday December 16th from 7 PM to 11 PM at  McFadden’s Restaurant & Saloon  at 58 Ionia Avenue SW.

Invite friends and family to join members of the cycling community as we help support this worthwhile cause. Bring underwear, socks and/or funds to participate in this fun night.

A new service has been added this year to place holiday tubs at various shops and businesses around the area to collect items from those unable to join us on the evening of the event. If you would like to place a collection tub at your work or favorite coffee shop please let me know. Watch for upcoming announcements on the locations of these collection points.

This event hosted by Priority Health and the Priority Health Cycling Team.

1 Brad White
2 Michael Wissink
3 Tom Burke
4 Eric Koehler
5 Danny Gerow
6 Brian Parker
7 Fred Bunn
8 Chris Kreple
9 Terry Sensiba
10 Evan Simula
11 Earl Hillaker
12 Jeff Jacobi
13 Michael Seaman
14 Eric Forester
15 Aaron Zuelke
16 Mike Weigand
17 Chris Pawielski
18 Todd Williams
19 Matt Smith
20 Nate Versluis
21 David Lintemuth
22 Steve Kunnath
23 Steve Bartzen
24 Pete Greaves
25 Andrew Holly
26 Aaron Dowling
27 Stuart Neils-Kraft
28 Jurrien Davison
29 Doug Wise
30 Tim Curtis
31 Dale Carley
32 Don Boersma
33 Matt Remelts
34 Brian Boyle

1 Bart Vanderhammer
2 Rick Watson
3 Sean Geary
4 Doez
5 Tim Van Gilder
6 Rich James-Jura
7 Bryan Odroski
8 Tony Brownell
9 Ben Doctor
10 Dwight Goodin
11 Michael Daniels
12 Fred Coulter
13 Jesse Sallak
14 Joshua Duggan
15 Martin Hall
16 Anne Grofvert
17 Brad Spooner
18 Dan Dillbeck
19 Todd Meredith
20 Dale Cole
21 Jeff Jacobi
22 Chad Rector
23 Scott Thenikl
24 Carl Crocker
25 Mostlyn Lumbard
26 Nikita Bondar
27 Earl Hillaker
28 Abby Geurink
29 Tim Bunning
30 Kattie Carpeter-Rosa
31 Otter
32 Rick Vander Leek
33 Bruce Sneller
34 Mark Fellwock
35 Mootika
36 Chris Davison
37 Jason Brouchu
38 Laura Melendez
39 Alex Martin
40 Jason Bailey
41 Roger Bonga
42 Erin Lumbard
43 Troy Smiths
44 Tim Stroebe
45 Glenn Valdez
46 Jon Markel
47 Allen Campbell
48 Emily Savickis

1 Don Cameron
2 Mike VanHouten
3 Marc Dettman
4 Jerry Behl
5 Alan Dahl
6 Jim Dewent
7 Mike Clark
8 Paul Popielarz
9 Mark Warner
10 Doug Baker
11 Eric Zeitunian
12 Kevin Stacey
13 Rob Shell
14 John Buursma
15 Dennis Jensen
16 Mark Johnson
17 John Jasker
18 Roger Pozeznick
19 Dennis Murphy
20 Daniel Grow
21 Greg Karbowski
22 Tom Wideman
23 Geoff Shirley
24 Al Northouse
25 Conrad Van Haitsma
26 Ernie Stafford
27 John Kowalczyk
28 Dan Ensing
29 Mary Ann Webster

1 Barrett Randolph
2 Ben Kannenberg
3 Jeremy Flynn
4 Nathan Vannette
5 Marlin Steinhauser
6 Jeff Gordon
7 Ben Clark
8 Derek Dykstra
9 Randy Boultman
10 David Kibler
11 Jeremy Berghorst
12 Rob Van Eck
13 Eric York
14 Ken Schneider
15 Phil Pacucci
16 Kaat Tahy
17 Rob Fitzpatrick
18 Joe Lampen
19 Mike Mortorff
20 Lisa Mesler
21 Pattrick Smythe
22 Kevin Allen
23 Ryan Wolff
24 Josh Schicker
25 Caron Creighton
26 Gail Smythe
27 Ruth Allen

1 Gary Church
2 Steve Levy
3 Dennis Bean-Larsen
4 Steve Klackle
5 Marshall Battani
6 Jeff Barker
7 John Zazakis
8 Jon Steinhauser
9 Paul Dlouhy
10 Don Goetcheus
11 Dave Blandford
12 Jill Meredith
13 Greg Parker
14 John Paris
15 Tom Miller
16 Todd Soule
17 Dave Sund
18 Mike St. Clair
19 Nancy Agrillo
20 Bob Brennan
21 John Kowalczyk
22 Nancy Lange
23 Brian Bueche
24 Patty Bills

1 Nate Stacey
2 Sophia Veneklasen
3 Tyler Allen
4 Luke Zuelke

End of season wrap up

This year was very successful due to all the sponsors, racers and volunteers each and every week. A huge thank you to everyone! 2010 will be remembered as the season of nice weather. We had maybe two races with some drizzle during a portion of the race, that’s it!
Congratulations to Emily Savickis, our first female to win the annual Cannondale frame and fork raffle. Enjoy your new ride Emily!