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2009 EC MTB Race Series - Results from Race 2 @ Blue Clay

(updated: Feb 9, 2009)

Results from the second race of the Winter Race Series, held at the Blue Clay Bike Park in Wilmington, NC on a perfect day in February. Podium photos below and I will be doing another post with the top photos and then a video which I am hoping the footage turned out well.

We made the local news, which was fantastic (you can catch it tonight on WWAY, and it should be on their website tomorrow). WECT and News 14 were there as well. And we also broke 100 riders. 111 in total. That's a first for this race series and an amazing result.

Thanks to everyone who volunteered to make this an outstanding, well run event, especially given that there were only four timers for all the riders.


Update: ec Velo is handling the results for the race series, so I've sent them the overall times and removed the results from here. There was an issue with the Expert times also and they will be adjusted along with a few other minor corrections. Please check back at using the links below for the updated standings.

Individual Results for Race 2 now linked here at the ec Velo website.

Team Standings as of Race 2 now linked here at the ec Velo website.

For more info about the points system and race rules, click here.

Links to local TV news coverage:

WECT: Mountain Bike Series at Blue Clay Bike Park

WWAY: Sunday's mountain bike event at Blue Clay Road Park

News 14: Blue Clay Bike Park sees good attendance

The winners circle
Photos by Brenda Brinson




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Beginner. This was the largest class, containing 35 riders.

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Filed Under: Events > North Carolina > Wilmington


1. Shawn Kane said...

Is there any chance that scans of the scoring sheets will be posted so that we can see lap splits?

Feb 8, 2009 @ 8:55 PM

2. SBA said...

Send me an email using link at bottom of page.

Feb 9, 2009 @ 5:12 AM

3. Bryan Weinkle said...

Don't know if there is an "official" CFC team, but I am a member, so you could add my 13 points to the CFC score.

Feb 9, 2009 @ 7:03 AM

4. Mrs. Bikes said...

The story and video are up at WWAY now:

Feb 9, 2009 @ 10:54 AM

5. Randy said...

I will back next Month, pulling laps for the sir bikes team if they will have me.

Feb 9, 2009 @ 11:35 AM

6. NEWGUY said...

What happen to the Expert times? I know it did not take me 2:56 to do 4 laps. I also saw the split times and it looked like everyone in the Expert class had an hour long second lap.

Feb 9, 2009 @ 12:22 PM

7. sir billy the kid said...

now to think about it i would like to take my time off the score, and put me as DNF since i flatted and couldnt finsih till later, i would of won, but i will be back at the next one for BC and no flats

Feb 9, 2009 @ 3:42 PM

8. SBA said...

Yeah, you're right John. I'll repost the times. Thx.

Feb 9, 2009 @ 5:07 PM

9. Sir Peanuts said...

No idea what happened with the expert times, i know that the guy running them only manned the expert class while everyone else had either a massive group (beginner) or 3-4 classes to time. With only 4 timers it was bound to happen.

Feb 9, 2009 @ 6:16 PM

10. FastZR1 said...

I had to leave early after the race but you all down there did a great job with the race. The course was very clean and I could see where you all worked the trail over to make it safe and fun. Each time I crossed the road, I thanked those folks for the work they did too. I hope the next race at BC is just like this last one.

Anyone have any links to all the folks taking pictures out there?

Feb 9, 2009 @ 6:32 PM

11. Sir Race -A-Lot said...

Great race CFC,thanks to all the volunteers and bike shop sponsors.

Feb 9, 2009 @ 8:08 PM

12. vtry said...

I have posted the updated individual and team results at the links given above. Nice work on the team efforts you guys!!

Feb 9, 2009 @ 10:07 PM

13. Numskull said...

Great race course. I bit off a little more than I could chew though trying to do 3 SS laps. With the lack of good training this winter, I found myself fighting off cramps middle way thru lap 2. It did not scare me off though, I'll be back. Thanks to all who had a hand in making for a painful but wonderful race.

Feb 10, 2009 @ 9:02 AM

14. Randy said...

The trick to racing four on a single speed is simple. Drink as many yuenglings as possible the night before, followed by 64 oz of gatorade. Morning of, drink an FRS (bikecycles) and go hard. No excuses.

Feb 10, 2009 @ 4:02 PM

15. Sir-I Don\'t Know A-Lot said...

Whats the oldest age allowed for the kid division

Feb 27, 2009 @ 4:19 PM


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