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Ferris wins weekend championship bike race

On Sunday afternoon, the bike club raced on the Cactus Trails, with Ferris finishing first in the 2 long lap event at 1 hour 5 minutes and 44 seconds. Ferris and Travis Yagelniski were neck and neck throughout the afternoon, but a stumble by Yagelniski on the loose dirt downhill portion allowed Ferris to take and maintain the lead.    

Travis Yagelniski eventually placed second, finishing with a time of 1:07:56 and Gary Hilderman third at 1:14:40.

The day also included a shortened ‘Rogers Revenge’ race, consisting of a long and short lap. Roger St. Jean placed first in this portion of the day with a time of 1:02:57. Adam Currie was second at 1:12:56 and Davide Loro third at 1:16:12.

In other local cycling news, on Saturday Wim Kok completed the 200 km Fall Equinox brevet with a time of 8 hours and 58 minutes. This race marked the conclusion of the 2011 marathon cycling season within the Peace Region.            

The next event for the Blizzard Bike Club will take place Wednesday, Sept. 28, as the club will race in another Cactus Mountain Bike Race. The race will start at 6:30 p.m. to compensate for the shorter amount of light in the evenings.

For more information on the Blizzard Bike Club, visit its official website.  

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