When the rest of the country is packing their bikes away and pulling out their snow sliding devices and getting excited about May snowfalls that might or might not melt before opening day Nelson Mountain bike club is gearing up to race its five race Winter DH series. Starting with a double-header weekend on Kaka and Maitai face, followed by a trip to Blenheim to race at Pukaka, a return to nelson to race the venerable (and lengthy) Fringe DH and the race final at Justin Leov's newly re-instated Jentree track.
The Following Gallery is from Kaka and Maitai Face rounds. With perfect conditions making the racing close and the stoke levels super high.
The fastest riders on Kaka were Josh Clarke with a 3.23.05 and Deanna Elvines with a 04:50.07 and the fastest riders on Maitai Face were Caleb Oliver with a 3.42.08 followed by Brady Stone who was three one hundredths of a second slower and Deanna Elvines with a 04:57.38.
Full results are here
Racing Continues on the 10th of June at Puakaka in Blenheim. Details are on the Nelson Mountain Bike Club event pages here.