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The cost is $2 to enter, and riders should bring money for the barbecue after the race. All proceeds from the event will go to the B.C. Childrens Hospital.
For more information contact the Pemberton Bike Co. at 604-894-6625.
Local mountain bikers top provincial rankings
Cycling B.C. released updated provincial rankings following the recent provincial cross-country and downhill championships and several Sea to Sky riders are sitting top of the heap. Only two sanctioned events remain, including the Mt. Washington B.C. Cup on Aug. 26 and the Cheakamus Challenge on Sept. 23.
In the Junior Womens category, Danielle Dornik of Team Squamish leads with 76 points. She earned points at the Rat Race, cross-country nationals, Whistler Canada Cup, and Bear Mountain. Her next closest competitor, Sunshine Coast rider Christine Lynch, has 70 points.
Squamishs Meghan Kindree is on top of the Senior Elite category with 98 points, with results from the Junkyard Dog, Cow Trail Classic, Rat Race, Island Series XC Finals, Test of Metal, Cross Country Nationals, Whistler Canada Cup, Gear Jammer, Mt. Washington Canada Cup, and Bear Mountain.
Catharine Pendrel of Vancouver Island is second in the Senior Elite category with 89 points, while Allison Sydor has 86.
Kindrees brother, Neal, leads the mens elite field with 164 points, 41 more than Geoff Kabush, and almost 100 more than Max Plaxton. Both Kabush and Plaxton have missed events with World Cup and NORBA competitions.
Whistlers Kerry-Anne Hamilton, 11, hasnt had many girls to race with as an Under 13 this year, and has been racing against girls up to four years older in the Under 15 crew. She sits alone on top of the Under 13 category with 130 points.
Kyle Salter of Team Squamish sits third in the Junior Expert division with 45 points, behind two riders with over 90 points each.
Pembertons Trevor Hopkins, racing with Team Whistler, currently sits third in the Master 30 to 39 Expert category with 98 points, but will not be able to do much more than close the gap on leader Oliver Ryan or David Kvick who have 165 and 133 points respectively.
Craig Hamilton of Whistler sits on top of the Master 40 to 44 Sport category by 60 points.
Bob Allison co-leads the Master 45 to 49 Expert category with 115 points, and is tied with Tim Daeschel with two events remaining.
Bobs son Tyler Allison is three points up on Sebastian Sleep in the boys Under 15 race, 157 to 154.
Tony Routley is dominating the Master 50-Plus Expert group with 121 points, 42 more than the next racer on the list.
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