|Brent Larkin vs. Halldor Gunnarsson: tightest race of the night.|
Let's get to it, shall we?
|Clay and Kaitlin prepare the battlefield.|
|Our good friends at the GVVA were quick to lend a hand after we botched the assembly of this white folding bike.|
|The problem is that the kids just keep getting faster.|
And I keep tearing my pants.
|Whatcha thinkin' about, Dave?|
|Malcolm and Kaitlin|
|Naked, under a table and covered in flames.|
(This is actually the third photo on my hard drive with this caption.
First one with a bicycle, though.)
|We can always count on David Brown to deliver the right message.|
|Speaking of which, it must have been such a treat for my folks to see me on the news without the numbers beside my photo.|
|Shrew absolutely killed it...|
|...and then ate it.|
|Marked cards, stacked decks, towed cars and trap shit.|
|Despite being an incredible artist, a skilled budgie tamer and true Badger, Crow Campbell is no match for road rash.|
|At first, I felt pretty bad about leaving Parker to sort out all of the actual race-planning.|
But, one look at the expressions on these fellas' faces, and I know I made the right choice...
|which is something I probably wasn't doing in this picture.|
|Let's be clear about sigil magic: statistically it works.|
|She knows what I'm talking about.|
|Brian Park looks way different in a hat.|
|Price just went up on Boxxer bushing kits.|
|Winning a race with one hand in your pocket is impressive.|
What Brian pulled out was even more impressive.
|Mike Elkink bounced back from his partner's pregnancy in no time.|
Congratulations and best wishes to Michael, Willow and their very, very new baby!
|Eric and Craig: very different approaches.|
Both very fast.
|What the hell would this city do without Ken Gordon?|
|Make it Scott.|
|Ken Gordon & Shrew turned crowds to fans.|
|Even without D-Rock in attendance, there was a dirt jumper race.|
|Bernard Pic'illin' it.|
|(This will probably end up as a caption contest at some point)|
|Renny looking more bashful than usual.|
|He got this up to 80psi.|
|Cam "The Juggernaut" Smith vs. Scott Thompson|
|Kate and Brian.|
|Dave, Raph and Mark|
First Place (Fixed): Andrew Ferguson
Second Place (Fixed): Halldor Gunnarsson
First Place (Geared): Mark Milburn
Second Place (Geared): Steve Cullen
|In the geared category...|
|First place: Mark Milburn|
Second place: Steve Cullen
|Mark Milburn (left). Steve Cullen (right).|
|And in the geared category...|
First place: Andrew Ferguson
Second place: Halldor Gunnarsson
|Halldor also just came 2nd overall in the XC Island Cup.|
This guy knows bike racing; be sure to pay him a visit at Broad Street Cycles
|I am a huge fan of the Smith family.|
|See what I mean?|
Stay tuned for a complete event report later this week - including Second Round photos from Jon Lake!