Results- SC Velo TT #2

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11 riders came out to test their legs on the evening of July 20th. The heat index was about 107 degrees and the wind was from the west at around 8 mph.

Without much riding in his legs this year due to an early season knee injury, Cody McCullough came in only 12 seconds short of the course record in his first time ever riding in the Eddy Merckx division.

Reminder: SC Velo TT July 20th

The next 20k time trial of the SC Velo series is scheduled for this Wednesday evening. Details are on the race page. The current forecast is for the extreme heat to continue through this week so come prepared for the conditions.

Chesterman, Feiges & Schuman June Winners

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Several of the Powerade/IF crew hit the road to race in June and some came home with victories.

Jay Chesterman won the Moorehead Mayhem MTB Cat 1 race near Ida Grove on June 12th. On June 5th, he placed 15th in the large Elite field at the Bluff Riders Charge MTB race in Minnesota. June 18th, he came in 7th in the Cat 1 race at the Nebraska State Championship at Ponca.

SC Velo Welcomes Casey Swenson

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The Powerade-IF cycling team is pleased to announce that Casey Swenson has recently joined our club. He lives in Hills, MN and works in Sioux Falls. A newly minted Cat 5 road racer, Casey has been a competitive runner and also raced in several triathlons in the past.

SC Velo TT #2- Canceled

6/22 7:55am. The course was inspected yesterday evening. Heavy rains from Monday left the ditches full and standing water in the fields all along the road. More rain is forecast for today making it probable some low areas on the road will be submerged.

Results- SC Velo TT #1

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11 riders came out to contest the first of our 4-race Wednesday evening 20k time trial series on May 18th. Race time temperature was around 68 degrees with a diminishing southeast wind from 10 mph under a cloudy sky. Despite missing his start time by 40 seconds, Buddy Houts still came in 2nd in the 4/5 race. Greg Gleason and Jay Chesterman stopped the clock in a rare dead heat in the Eddy Merckx division.

Time Trial Course Is Ready

Our first time trial series race is tomorrow evening, May 18th (info to the right). Cody McCullough and Bill Feiges have finely tuned the course distance using GPS to measure it to exactly 20 kilometers.

Platte River Battle Royale Results

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Jay Chesterman and Rob Livermore competed in the 2nd event of the 2011 Nebraska Psycowpath MTB series on May 7th at Platte River State Park near South Bend, NE. Jay finished 9th in the Category 1 Open race.

SC Velo 2011 Time Trial Series

We've expanded our Wednesday evening time trial series to 4 dates for 2011: May 18th, June 22nd, July 20th & August 10th. Cash prizes for Top 3 overall in three categories! Details on race page.

Livermore Wins In Yankton

Written by: Rob Livermore

The Yankton River Rat Bike Race is part of a big event that includes a marathon, a half marathon, and 5K running events. It may be Siouxland's best kept secret as far as mountain bike races go. They bill it as a "cyclocross" race, but make no bones about it- it's a mountain bike race.

Spoke-n-Sport Race Series

Our friends at the Central Plains Cycling Club of Sioux Falls have revived their Thursday evening criterium race series for 2011. The races will be held at the Sioux Empire Fairgrounds. The 'B' race starts at 6 PM followed by the 'A' race at 6:40 PM. Race dates are May 12th, June 16th, July 14th and a makeup date TBD for the April 21st race that was canceled due to weather. Race flyer posted at

Twin Bing 'B' Race Pt. 6

-Posted 4/15/11

Picks up where part 5 ends. Turning south onto K-64 toward Climbing Hill.

Twin Bing 'B' Race Pt. 5

-Posted 4/15/11

Picks up where part 4 ends. A

Finally Final Results: Twin Bing Classic

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As of today the almost, but-not-quite-nearly, complete final results for all 3 race categories are now the nailed in, locked down and welded shut Final Results. If you see a problem now-- too late! I'm tired. Please scroll down to find the revised lists.

Jeff Kluck Struck By Vehicle

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Powerade/IF racer Jeff Kluck was struck from behind by a vehicle while riding on 69th Street in Sioux Falls on Monday evening. Details are few at this time. It sounds like he was not seriously injured but received considerable abrasions and required some stitches.

Twin Bing 'B' Race Pt. 4

-Posted 4/12/11

Picks up where part 3 ends. Fast short descent into the right turn (east) on D-38 toward Bronson.

Twin Bing 'B' Race Pt. 3

-Posted 4/12/11

This picks up where part 2 ends.

Twin Bing 'B' Race Pt. 2

-Posted 4/12/11

This picks up where part 1 left off.

Twin Bing 'B' Race Pt.1

Courtesy of Keir James, "keir9923" on YouTube. -Posted 4/11/11

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