VeloNorth riders brave blustery highway

Nasty conditions greeted the 22 riders who decided riding 32.5-kilometres into a headwind was more fun that watching Detroit win the Stanley Cup.

Nasty conditions greeted the 22 riders who decided riding 32.5-kilometres into a headwind was more fun that watching Detroit win the Stanley Cup.

It was cool, with winds out of the south at 25 to 30 kilometres per hour — which made the ride out to the turnaround on the North Klondike a lot of fun, but the ride back to the finish not so much fun.

The three-person team of Brad Barton, Scott Kerby and Troy Henry, aka Nasty, Cold and Windy had the fastest time on the night with a time of 50 minutes and 25 seconds.

A scant 18 seconds back, in second place, was the two-person team of Derrick Hynes and Bill Slater.

Mike McCann finished in third place, riding solo and only 25 seconds out of first and just six seconds back of second.


1st 50:25 — NASTY, COLD, WINDY/Brad Barton, Scott Kerby, Troy Henry

2nd 50:44 — JUST TWO OF US/Derrick Hynes , Bill Slater

3rd 50:50 — JUST MIKE/Mike McCann

4th 51:20 — TOO BALD & HAIR/Bob Bowerman, John Berryman, Darren Holcombe 

5th 51:26 — JUST JESSE/Jesse Reams

6th 55:31 — DON’T SELL US SHORT/Tim Sellars, Ryan Burlingame

7th 60:29 — KEN & TIFFANY/Ken Sylvestre, Tiffany Duncan

8th 64:27 — THE WHALES /Kaitlyn MacDonald, Kelsey Kabanak

9th 64:34 — SHIVERLES/ Ken Kiemele, Liam Kiemele

10th 66:51 — RICH & MEEK/Duchane Richard, Shannon Meekins, Del Heal

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