2013 Yakima Sunshine MTB Series

The last day in july sees the 3rd round of the downhill competition move to Beerburrum. With the 2nd round of the series being rained out at Cedar Creek you could tell that all the riders were keen to race. There was a great turn out at the race even though it was raining on and off it didn’t seem to deter any riders or spectators after all this is Beerburrum and I believe it has rained 4 out of 5 times that races have been held here making a wet track the norm.

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The riders getting read to start their practice runs early in the morning and a picture of the track after a few runs in a particularly muddy section.

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With the morning session getting a good work out meant that people had worked up a massive appetite and headed to the main area to grab a bite before the business end of the day after lunch with seeding and timed runs to come.

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Lunched proved to be a great time to clean up the bikes, do a little bit of bush mechanics and of cause chat and catch up with all the other riders in the middle of the road..

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With lunch over all the top riders pilled into the shuttles and headed to the start to begin seeding and do timed runs. The crowds really got behind the rider screaming, cheering and a bit of heckling to help them down so of the trickier sections.
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The best way to finish your racing day is to grab a corona, have a laugh and get some food into you. Seems as these guys really know how to enjoy themselves.

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