Dakota Five-O

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Jay Chesterman and Bill Feiges competed at the 10th annual Dakota Five-O MTB race in the Black Hills on September 5th. Bill placed an outstanding 4th (of 39 finishers) in the 50+ category. His time for the 50 mile race was 4:57:04. Bill was only among four to finish under 5 hours. The winning time was 4:45:41.

Minnehaha County Stage Race Results

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Central Plains Cycling of Sioux Falls promoted a stage race August 21-22nd. There was a time trial Saturday morning and a road race in the afternoon located northwest of the city. The race concluded with a criterium in downtown Sioux Falls on Sunday. Each rider had to finish each of the three stages in order to qualify for a place in the final standings (General Classification).

Results- SC Velo TT #3

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The final race of our Wednesday evening 20k time trial series went off under sunny skies, 80 degrees and mild humidity with a south wind 10-15mph.

Thank you to Mark Anderson of Specialized for providing some very nice clothing as prizes for the overall series winners.

SC Velo TT Points Standings

The series point standings after race #1 & #2:

Cat 1,2 3
Jon Nelson- 20
Cody McCullough- 20
Devon Bethune- 17
Bill Feiges- 14

Ken Peterson Leadville Result

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Ken Peterson finished 54th in his division and 432nd overall among the 1,022 finishers of the Leadville Trail 100 on August 14th. His time was 10:28:36 for a 9.5mph average. -Posted 8/16/10

Iowa State Road Race Championship

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Four members of the Powerade/IF team raced at the Iowa State RR Championship in West Branch, Iowa on Saturday, August 7th.

The forecast predicted only a slight chance of precipitation but a steady, heavy to light rain fell from the beginning of the races up until the finish of the Cat. 1,2,3 race.

Chesterman Results

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Jay Chesterman has enjoyed some good form lately with 1st and 2nd place finishes in two recent MTB races.

On July 25th, Jay won the Cat.1 35+ race on the IORCA Seven Oaks course near Boone, Iowa.

Results- SC Velo TT #2

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On July 21st, 16 racers came out to compete on the humid, 80+ degree evening which featured a southeast wind at 12mph. Thunderstorms had been forecast and the skies were threatening but it didn't rain.

Weekend Results

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Buddy Houts was the lone PIF competitor at the Papillion Twilight Criterium on July 10th. He finished 20th in the Cat 4 field.

Sunday was the Babcook Memorial Road Race starting from the Mt. Michael Abbey near Omaha. This was also the Nebraska State Championship event for 2010. Bob Greigg, Cody McCullough and Jon Nelson would join Buddy in representing the orange and black on this day.

Kluck a Weekend Winner

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Four Powerade/IFs headed to eastern Iowa to compete at the State Criterium Championship in downtown Cedar Rapids on Saturday, June 26th. Conditions were hot and muggy with a southeast wind around 10mph.

Nebraska State Time Trial

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Cody McCullough finished 3rd overall in the Category 1/2 Nebraska State time trial championship outside Yutan on Saturday. His time over the 24 mile course was 52:43 for an average speed of 27.31 mph.

Results- SC Velo TT #1

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11 riders came out to contest the first Wednesday evening 20k TT of the 3-race series on the flat course north of Jefferson, SD. Race time temperature was about 80 degrees. It became humid and overcast as a storm front slowly approached but there was no wind during the race.

Nebraska State Criterium

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The second day of Nebraska weekend racing was the Norfolk Criterium on Sunday which would settle the state championship bragging rights for 2010. Racers enjoyed sunny skies and moderate north winds in the morning that yielded to stronger winds in the afternoon on the popular 'u-shaped' 8-corner course.

2 Wins at Stanton Road Race

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The Stanton Road Race enjoyed warm, sunny conditions in 2010 which was a stark contrast to the chilly rain of last year. Each square, 32-mile lap featured moderately rolling hills while the machine-ground surfaces on half the course made for a rough ride. Two of our Powerade-IF racers would emerge victorious on Saturday, June 5th.

Memorial Weekend Racing

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Two members of the PIF team are known to have raced over the Memorial Weekend. Category 3 Jeff Kluck had a very good 5th place at Snake Alley and was 17th at the Melon City criterium on Sunday.

Flatwater Weekend Day 2

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The weekend series continued Sunday with the "Pioneer's Park Grand Prix" on the familiar 2-mile circuit west of Lincoln. Three members of the PIF crew competed and enjoyed much less windy conditions than Saturday's crit.

Chesterman 2nd at Banner Lakes

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Jay Chesterman finished 2nd in the Experts race at Banner Lakes in Indianola on May 23rd. Banner Lakes is the 4th event in the 2010 IMBCS series of mtb races:

#1 - April 11 - Sylvan Island, Moline, IL

Flatwater Weekend Day 1

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The Flatwater Cycling Weekend kicked off Saturday with the "Capital City Criterium" south of the Capital building in Lincoln, NE.

The course is a flat, 8-corner, U-shaped loop on bumpy streets with a long false-flat drag to the finish. The main antagonist of the day, besides the sudden appearance of heat and humidity, was the wind. Increasing throughout the day, the southerly wind gusted at times upwards of 40mph. Luckily for the racers, the wind would be at their backs in the long stretch through the start/finish area and was felt mainly in 3 sections for short periods.

Iowa Cup Standings

After 3 events in the 2010 Iowa Cup Series, Cody McCullough has maintained his lead in the 40+ standings with a 4-point lead over Paul Denninger (Velosport).

Clark Priebe is in 2nd place- 5 points behind Bryan Moritz (Bikes to You) in the Pro/1/2 category.

State Fair Criterium

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The 3rd event in the 2010 Iowa Cup took place in Des Moines on May 16th. Promoted by the Zealous Racing team, the challenging course separated the strongest from the weak in short order. Lapped racers would be common in each category.

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