(Photo by Shelly O'Keefe)
For the Spring event, the first of three races at this venue each year, we had a good turnout:
Ray Sielski - 8th Place (50-54 Age Group), 74th Place Overall
Dave Hickey - 7th Place (40-44 Age Group), 44th Place Overall
Rich Allen - 5th Place (50-54 Age Group), 58th Place Overall
Steve Marlette - 2nd Place (45-49 Age Group), 9th Place Overall (Personal Record)...with Steve receiving a Plaque from the race promoter for his Podium Finish:
As always, we all hung out for a hour after everyone else was gone from the site, taking in the sun, talking about the race, and dreaming of the exciting summer season to come.(Photo by Shelly O'Keefe)
On "Injured Reserve" were SuperFans, Sam (aqualung) Morrison, and me, Henry (wounded knee) Dimmick!
Additionally, we had some "retired"(!) Teammates come out for this event:
Jim Miller - 7th Place (35-39 Age Group), 49th Place Overall
Donnie Panizales - 11th Place (35-39 Age Group), 99th Overall
Dave Kramer - 23rd Place (45-49 Age Group), 80th Place Overall
...and one new friend from ProBikes...
Craig Cozza - 7th Place (45-49 Age Group), 30th Place Overall
A beautiful day in Erie, and perfect conditions on the course...a rare occasion to be sure!