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Challenge #1: Columbus Out-and-back
Challenge #2: Tour D’ Alum
Challenge #3: Candyland Loop
PG Challenge #4: Chestnut Ridge
PG Challenge #5: Great Seal
PG Challenge #6: Bride of Frankenbike
PG Challenge #7: Lake Hope Epic
PG Challenge #8: Hocking Hills Century
PG Challenge Bonus: Two Laps at Mohican
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Not only are Paradise Garage Racing and AOA teaming up for the Mayhem Enduro on October 7th and 8th but we are also merging our weekly MTB rides to help grow MTB in central Ohio. Columbus' @cametzler and Zanesville's @heathwb88 showing us how to send it at Star Hill this past Thursday. @paradisegarage @bikefettish Matt Locke
The MTB team had one of its most successful weekends of the year with @jesusbuiltmywheelset and @shantenw taking podiums in multiple disciplines on different days. We raced Brady's Run 6 hour endurance event on Saturday and Heidi and Jeff grabbed the 2nd and Shannon and Bob 4th in the co-ed event. Then we moved on to gravity events on Sunday where John Draskovic placed 3rd in the Cat 3 downhill event in Port Angeles, WA, while on the opposite side of the country in West Virginia at Coopers Rock Enduro Shannon and Jen took podium spots in the pro women's field, @alexfederman took 4th in the sport men's field and Bob rounded out the podium in the masters field.
Thanks everyone that came out and made #pgchallenge three an awesome ride! Weather was spot on and many riders tested there skills on cross bikes. See you at the next challenge!
#fbf to @sedonamtbfestival and the challenging, beautiful features of the west! We're getting ready for our own PG Challenge No.3, tomorrow! Join us as we ride from the shop to the Chestnut Ridge Mountain Bike Trails, and back! Prove your stamina and versatility as you meet new friends and challenge your legs and lungs! For route and event details, follow the link in our profile! #pgchallenge
The new custom blue Oakley jawbreaker glasses with glasses with prizm technology is keeping our kit game strong ?. Want to up your sunglasses game? Stop in to @paradisegarage and check out their Oakley selection.
On the national stage Paradise Garage Racing rises to the occasion with two top ten finishes in the women's pro race @jenemal – 7th and @jentoops – 10th. @anthonytoops also had a strong showing with roughly a top 15 finish in the masters 30-34(official results yet to be posted).
When we aren't racing we are out participating in events like the Black Fork gravel grinder. Our newest member Ben Peacock showed true grit battling 50 degree weather and pouring rain while exploring some of Ohio's most secluded country roads. @clipsej
Our MTB was busy this past weekend, not only did we race enduro, but we also conquered ultra endurance racing as well. @jentoops won the NUE 65 mile Big Frog race in the Cohutta Wilderness. @shortyfire rounded out the podium with a solid 5th place. Great job ladies!
WV Big Bear Enduro talent didn't disappoint: Shannon Tenwalde placing 3rd in a stacked women's pro field featuring former Luna Pro Chix rider Sue Haywood and regional fast woman Cassie Smith. #sendit #getrad
@jesusbuiltmywheelset on our Wednesday night MTB group ride dropping in to a little used line at Star Hill trail in Heath, Ohio. Our Wednesday night rides are great for skill building, camaraderie and getting some dirt time in midweek. The weekly ride moves from around from trails such as Chestnut Ridge, Star Hill, Dillon and Great Seal. All trails are within an hour drive from Columbus. Check out our Facebook page for more info and join us next week! @paradisegarage Matt Locke
We had a killer weekend on the mountain bike at the OMBC Mohican State Park race. @evolutiontrainingcycles and @anthonytoops found the podium in men's expert, @jentoops on the podium in the women's expert, @killacam614 took the win in the sport open and @tomhoying also finished on the top step in the single speed category. Great job everyone!!
We're ready for the next challenge! Are you with us?! The PG Challenge Series continues tomorrow with #2: Candyland! Info found at the link below:https://www.facebook.com/events/332736587141294/?ti=cl#paradisegarageracing #pg_service #hasselpunx #cyanarchy #strava #pgchallenge #cycling #cyclinglife #optoutside #bikelife #ohioexplored #pgracing #outsideisfree #paradisegarage
@jenemal moonlighting for Paradise Garage Racing finished 9th in the women's open enduro race @seaotterclassic today. She is on to the ProXC/STXC for @bikefettish and CX for @amclassicproteam in a week jam packed with racing. HUP, HUP Jen!
Our crew wants to thank everyone that has made the short track race series a success. It wouldn't be possible to have awesome events without you!
PG Pyramid Podium of Power! We swept the Women's 1/2/3 field. Come out to the next Short Track race and see if you can challenge this squad! #crrockgate
Thanks to everyone that came out and made @capcitycollective Short Track 3 a success! I hope you all enjoyed the Apple Barn climb as much as we did! See you at the next race!
Our mountain bike captain Jeff Rupnow @evolutiontrainingcycles is in the middle of @blueridgeadventures Pisgah stage race. Placing solidly inside the top 20 on stage one in the men's open field. This is significant because he is currently squaring off against some of the nations fastest MTB'ers – Tristan Cowie, @konabikes Kerry Warner and Spencer Paxson and others. Hup, Hup Jeff we are cheering you on through the rest of the stages.
@jentoops is off to a strong start in her defense of the OMBC expert women's overall points standing. She took the top step of the podium this past weekend in a race that included some of midwest's fastest women MTB'ers.
John Tenwalde hitting the jump line during pre-ride on stage 3 of the Big Bear enduro course. Last year, John won the hardtail division in the West Virginia Enduro Series. This year he is onboard a @konabikes Process 134 DL and looks to set the bar high for our enduro squad.
Cap City Collective/@combomtb Short Track series race #1 sponsored by @northhighbrewing kicks off tomorrow in Columbus at Chestnut Ridge MTB trail at 11 am. We heard that the course is going to be awesome. 80% single track in a short track race…whatttt!?! We are going to be out in full force rackin' up those podium beers and filling the donation box so you have even better trails to ride. See you tomorrow! @icanhackett