A total of 205 riders entered in the event, with Brendan Fairclough (1st Elite) and Lewis Ranger (2nd Elite) achieving the only sub-minute times of the day at 00:58.797 and 00:59.909, respectively.
Notable riders included crowd favourite Ben Deakin (7th Elite), with a time of 1:02.743; Ben Jones (8th Elite) from the B1ke Loughborough Uni Race Team, with a time of 01:02.890; and Brooke King, who took the win for the Ripper Girls.
Team Mitchell Cycles took 3rd place in Elite thanks to Laurie Tennant’s time of 01:00.434.
A big thank you goes out to all the riders that took part, and congratulations to all riders for their amazing performances.
It was a great day of racing, and everyone involved should be proud of what they accomplished.
Wild Track Photography and Coyote Pictures were on site as the photographers, so riders can relive their amazing performances through the stunning photos that were taken.
In conclusion: the B1ke Root 1 Downhill Race was a huge success, and it was clear that everyone involved had a great time.
The event was a testament to the passion and dedication of the local riding community, and it was great to see riders of all ages and abilities coming together to compete and have fun. With such a successful event, we look forward to the next fixture at Wind Hill B1kepark on 4th June 2023
See you there!
The B1ke team