Entries by 2idlehands

2014 Race #3: Return to East Garrison

The Dawgs traveled back to East Garrison in Fort Ord for race three of the five race Norcal series. For this incarnation the course direction was reversed, and it became apparent even in the pre-ride that no one thought much of the new layout. As Walker put it, “There was no real flow.” Never one […]

Bike Dawgs 2014 Race #2, Granite Bay

The Bike Dawgs turned in a strong showing at Granite Bay on March 8, narrowly missing the podium with a 4th place finish. The Granite Bay course, with its roots, rocks, rock gardens and occasional mud garden, is a much more physically demanding course than the East Garrison course of race one. The day began with […]

Bike Dawgs Take 4th Place In 2014 Season Opener

February 26, 2014 The Bike Dawgs race team traveled to Monterey last weekend for their NorCal North Division season opener. They faced over 350 riders from 25 Northern California teams on the fast, twisty single track at Fort Ord’s East Garrison race course. With a team made up of equal parts seasoned varsity/JV riders and untested […]

2013 Race #5 – Boggs Mountain

The Bike Dawgs traveled to Boggs Mountain last weekend to compete against over 50 teams from all over Northern California in the NorCal mountain bike championship race. Senior Annie Brow had the race of her career, storming through the rolling singletrack and grueling fire road climbs to take 3rd place in the Varsity Girls race, […]

2013 Race #3 – Granite Bay All-League Race

The SRHS Bike Dawgs traveled to Granite Bay on March 24 to compete against high school teams from all over Northern California in the first all-conference race of the 2013 season, racing 14-28 miles on the scenic single track skirting Folsom Lake. The races went off in three waves, starting with girls in the morning, […]

2013 Season Race #2 – Folsom Prison “Race Behind Bars”

The SRHS Bike Dawgs traveled to Folsom Prison on March 10 to compete against high school teams from all over Northern California in the first-ever high school “Race Behind Bars,” racing 12-24 miles on public and prison lands made up of fire break roads, sweeping single track on abandoned flume channels and through oak woodlands. […]

2013 Race #1 – Granite Bay

The SRHS Bike Dawgs traveled to Folsom Lake last Sunday to compete against high school teams from all over Northern California in the Granite Bay Challenge, racing 12-24 miles on a course made up of twisting single-track, wide double track and rolling cross-country terrain. The races went off in three waves, starting with Varsity Girls […]

2012 Race #4: Boggs Mountain Classic, Cobb, April 15, 2012

Bike Dawgs Survive River Of Mud To Grab 5th Place At Boggs Mountain The Bike Dawgs traveled to Boggs Mountain near Clear Lake to race in the Boggs Mountain Classic on April 14.  At 3600 feet, the race site had been covered with snow just two days before the race. Our riders had not only […]