A roundup of Tsalteshi Cycle events

  • By Staff Report
  • Saturday, September 6, 2014 11:27pm
  • Sports

A season of cycling culminated at Tsalteshi Trails with Salmon Cycle Series #9 on Thursday and PsychoCross 2014 on Saturday.

“We did 10 events, and that’s a lot,” said Mike Crawford, board member of the Tsalteshi Trails Association. “But the great and beautiful thing is we’ve seen families and people progressing, the younger riders in particular.

“They’ve made so much progress and it’s been great to see in the last week.”

Crawford added that completing so much single track, greatly aided by the efforts of Nic and Natalie Larson, also added to the momentum of cycling at Tsalteshi.

PsychoCross was 20 kilometers and included a trip around the Porcupine Loop, which Crawford said was nearly underwater due to all the recent rain.

“It definitely had an element of PsychoCross to it where you pick up the bike and run with it,” Crawford said.

All but one rider escaped the loop unscathed, with Ryan Nelson breaking a chain on that portion of the course.

Adam Rothman won the men’s race with a time of 1 hour, 0 minutes and 3 seconds, while Angie Brennan was the top woman at 1:15:53.

Tony Eskelin was right behind Rothman at 1:00:36, while John-Mark Pothast was third at 1:02:39.

For the women, Hannah Pothast was second at 1:19:46 and Simone Owens was third at 1:32:19.

Hogues win title at Salmon Cycle Series #9

The Salmon Cycle Series finished up Thursday at Tsalteshi Trails with the ninth race of the season.

The event had a different wrinkle, as start waves were calculated by grouping historical results as percentage of time back from race winner, with a minimum of two season races.

Dylan Hogue took the title with a time of 10 minutes, 4 seconds, spending 31:04 on the course. Doug Hogue was second at 10:24 and 31:24, while Kaitlin Vadla was third overall and the first woman at 13:03 and 28:03.

Tyle Owens was fourth overall at 14:40 and 26:40, while Angie Brennan was the second woman at 18:33 and 24:33, and Jen Tabor was the third woman at 19:04 and 28:04.

PsychoCross 2014

Saturday at Tsalteshi Trails

20 kilometers

1. Adam Rothman, 1 hour, 0 minutes, 3 seconds; 2. Tony Eskelin, 1:00:36; 3. John-Mark Pothast, 1:02:39; 4. Zach Johnston, 1:10:11; 5. Brian Beeson, 1:13:56; 6. Cole Nelson, 1:15:32; 7. Angie Brennan, 1:15:53; 8. Scott Huff, 1:17:13; 9. Jamie Nelson, 1:17:21; 10. John Pothast, 1:18:05; 11. Hannah Pothast, 1:19:46; 12. Will Morrow, 1:20:40; 13. Tyle Owens, 1:22:20; 14. Kevin Lauver, 1:26:44; 15. Carl Kincaid, 1:27:35; 16. Jack Maryott, 1:28:11; 17. Simone Owens, 1:32:19; 18. Dylan Hogue, 1:43:38; 19. Doug Hogue, 1:43:38.

DNF — Ryan Nelson.

Salmon Cycle Series #9

Thursday at Tsalteshi Trails

(Parentheses indicate time on course)

1. Dylan Hogue, 10:04 (31:04); 2. Doug Hogue, 10:24 (31:24); 3. Kaitlin Vadla, 13:03 (28:03); 4. Tyle Owens, 14:40 (26:40); 5. Jamie Nelson, 16:35 (25:35); 6. Jack Maryott, 16:54 (28:54); 7. John Tabor, 17:40 (26:40); 8. Angie Brennan, 18:33 (24:33); 9. Ryan Nelson, 18:52 (24:52); 10. Jen Tabor, 19:04 (28:04); 11. Tanner Best, 19:21 (22:21); 12. Cole Nelson, 19:32 (25:32); 13. Peter DiCarlo, 19:35 (25:35); 14. Brian Beeson, 19:56 (22:56); 15. Tony Eskelin, 20:48 (20:48); 16. Hannah Pothast, 20:53 (26:53); 17. John-Mark Pothast, 21:19 (21:19); 18. Rob Carson, 21:22 (27:22); 19. Jake Meyer, 21:29 (21:29); 20. Jackson Meyer, 23:02 (23:02); 21. Rob Meyer, 28:22 (28:22); 22. Jeff Perschbacher, 30:48 (30:48); 23. Oliver Jackson, 32:07 (32:07).

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