Below is a gallery from the 24th-annual Massanutten HOO-HA! Triple Crown XC races at Massanutten Resort near Harrisonburg, Virginia. More than 150 racers turned out for the Saturday Super D and Short Track events while even more people (250+) came out to race their bikes for the full race on Sunday.
These photos are by Ian McAlexander. See more photos at ITMexposures.com.
Chris Scott of Shenandoah Mountain Touring on his way to 3rd place in Pro/Ex Super D.
Joseph Dabbs on his Super D run racing for Team Momentum.
Angie Sokorai on her way to 6th in Pro Super D. She also took 3rd in Ladies Pro/Ex Short Track.
Jeremiah Bishop (Cannondale Factory Racing)and Victor Alber (Super Cool Bike Shop) battling for victory in the Men’s Pro/Ex Short Track. Jeremiah went on to win Pro/Ex Short Track while Victor came in 2nd in Short Track after taking 1st in Men’s Pro/Ex Super D.
Aaron Snyder and Jeff Dickey of Scott Pro Mountain Bike Team in the Men’s Pro/Ex Short Track. Dickey took 4th in Pro/Ex after taking 5th in Pro/Ex Super D while Snyder came in 8th in Pro/Ex Short Track.
Jordan Kahlenberg of Giant’s Mid-Atlantic Off-Road team leading Ryan Fawley in the Pro/Ex Short Track. Kahlenberg took 7th in Short Track while Fawley took 6th in Short Track, 4th in Pro/Ex Super D.
How we all feel on the bike with a friend.
Colin Vento (747) leading the way for the XXC class that raced 32 miles. Vento maintained the lead and won the XXC class with the blistering time of 3:24.
Bradley Schmalzer climbing a technical section of trail before taking 6th in the XXC class.
Donald Campanelli climbing his way to victory in the XXC 45+ class.
Jeremiah Bishop setting the pace as he lead the field and won in the Men’s Pro/Ex race on Sunday.
Joseph Dabbs showing that he still has energy to strike a pose while climbing.
Thomas Jenkins of the Shenandoah Bicycle Company on his way to 3rd place in Pro/Ex 35+. Jenkins and the SVBC are responsible for the amazing trail work shown in the photos. Thomas Jenkins and Tim Richardson have been integral in maintaining Harrisonburg’s position as a cycling hotbed.