Ron Shevock took the overall win in the Solo 8 Hour category at Global Biorhythm Events Coolest 8 & 24 Hour MTB Race Against Cancer this past weekend. Following a few races racing single speed on his Giant XTC Composite 29’er hardtail, Ron switched over to his geared full suspension Giant Anthem X Advanced 0 to gobble up 8 laps, or nearly 90 miles and 9,000 vertical of fireroads and singletrack on a clockwise variation of the “Olmstead Loop” in Cool, CA in approximately 7 hours and 20 minutes of riding time.
Ron Shevock raced the recent 3-event Bogg’s 8-Hour Enduro held at Bogg’s Demonstration Forest on 5/3 – 5/5/2013. Day 1 consisted of a Hill Climb competition, Day 2 consisted of an 8-Hour solo endurance XC race, and Day 3 consisted of a 15 – 20 minute SuperD race. Ron raced his Giant Anthem Advanced X 29’er 0 in all three events in Pro Open class and tallied a 2nd Place in the Hill Climb, a 3rd Place in the 8-Hour XC, and a 3rd Place in the Super D, good enough for 3rd Place Overall. In the 8-Hour XC event, Ron completed 11 laps for a total of 98 miles and over 12,000 vertical feet of climbing, finishing just a few minutes behind 2nd Place. More detailed race report to come…
Folsom Bike’s Elite MTB Team sweeps the podium! Neilson places 1st in the CAT1 17-18, Jared places 1st in the CAT1 25-29, Billy also takes the leader spot at #1 for the CAT1 35-39, and Ron Shevock takes 3rd in the CAT1 Single Speed! Awesome job guys!
Welcome to the Folsom Bike Elite Mountain Bike Racing Team website! Here, you can see all posts made by your teammates regarding race reports, training rides, and news. New to the site? Check out our Getting Started page!
Now let’s get out there, ride our bikes, and have fun!