September 16/08 9:47 am - Blizzard Bike Club NewsE
Posted by Editoress on 09/16/08
Blizzard Bike Club Fort St. John, BC
Pat Ferris won his 4th Club Mountain Bike Championship, Sunday, on the River circuit. He did 6 laps in a time of 50:23 minutes. Gary Hilderman was second at 51:25 and Roger St. Jean third at 52:39. Sam Keats was 4th at 1:00:05 hours and Barb Polehoykie 5th at 1:07:23. Adam Currie did 4 laps in 55:17.
Riders left the start under ideal fall conditions. 2003 champion Stephen Ferris pulled away early for a big lead until a flat tire put him out of the race at the 4th lap. Gary Hilderman and Pat Ferris dueled for the lead. Hilderman had a healthy lead at the 3rd lap. Ferris chipped away at the lead until passing him at lap 5 to take the lead and hold it to the finish.
This was the 14th edition of the club mountain bike championship. Robin Sipe was the first winner back in 1995.
-Thursday Cyclo cross at 6 pm at the high school.
-Sunday is Cyclo-cross at NPSS at 2 pm.
A group of Blizzards are headed to Edmonton for two provincial cyclo-cross events.
This is in preparation for the National Cyclo cross Championships in Edmonton October 11 and 12th.