|Start of the Men’s Elite Race with a field of 55 riders|
ST. CROIX FALLS—The Minnesota Mountain Bike Racing Series found perfect conditions to open the 2017 season in St, Croix Falls, drawing nearly 600 bike racers for a day of family fun on Sun. May 7.
The dance card for the day included classes from Elite racers to kids, and even a marathon event lasting over four hours.
The event, sponsored primarily by the St. Croix Falls based Woolly Bike Club, uses the extensive mountain bike trail system they have developed over the last few years.
Complete race results are available at: mnmtbseries.com
For more information on the Woolly Bike Club and the mountain bike trails near St. Croix Falls: woollybikeclub.com
For Polk County visitor information: 800-222-POLK or polkcountytourism.com
|Myles Brown (5026) and Travis Albrecht (5107) lead at the start of the Kids Comp race|
|Kids Race has the future mountain bike racers riding a short loop|
|Ben Olson (7) gets a hand-up water bottle during the Men’s Elite race|
|Rebecca Sauber (113) leads teammate and eventual overall Elite Women’s Class winner, Anna Christian (106)|
|Svetlana Vold (2247) paces Sudie Hall (2035) and Meryl Sudeith (2079) at the start of the Women’s Sport Class|
|Brianna Schildren (4737) and Chloe Leege (4010) ride in the Women’s Citizen race|