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Virginia's Blue Ridge Creature from Carvins Cove 2017

The Woods Family are staunch supporters of all types of cycling in the Roanoke region. Virginia’s Blue Ridge Creature From Carvins Cove is fortunate to be able to use the Woods Family Heating and AC parking lot for post-race awards, and the Parkway Brewing Parking Lot Pub, with Get Bent IPA on hand to benefit Roanoke’s highly active IMBA chapter.

The Parkway Parking Lot Pub is ready to serve thirsty 44 mile racers!

Amazing ride by #1 son Cole, his longest on any bike. 44 miles registered where it matters…Strava!
Future Creatures!

Harrisonburg’s Scottie Pendleton, singlespeed winner, was taller than our photographer could handle. But he won the singlespeed regardless, on his first ever ride at Carvins Cove. Tommy Oravetz, runner up.

Open class winner Roanoke’s Andrew Dunlap, center, had the ride of his year. Robbie Bruce 2nd (right) and Jeff Glenn.

Women’s full podium. Roanoke’s 17 year old sensation Anna Sortore victorious (center) in likely her first ever 40+ mile ride. Susannah Cadawalder 2nd (right), Becku Barkett 3rd.

Masters aged 45-54. First, Acie Hylton (center), Roanoker Wake Fulp 2nd, Chris Pohowsky from Blacksburg 3rd.

The man with the most amazing variety of Strava ride locales, nationwide mountain biking trucker David Lachniet locked up the new Master 55+ competition.

Laura Hamm is amazing, and she rides with only one gear. Check her time in results to see just how so. First ever singlespeed woman in the XXC-VA Series.

Adam Stephens of Fayetteville, WV, wins the XXC-VA open title and Champion’s jersey, flanked by runner up Andrew Dunlap. Adam raced all 5 series events that took place in 2 different Virginias, and throughout the Blue Ridge and Shenandoah Valley.

Scottie Pendleton modeling the champion’s jersey of the singlespeed XXC-VA Series!

Wake Fulp repeats! The first 2-time XXC-VA Champion, Master 45+. Wake faced much tougher competition this year and came out a better rider as a result.

Virginia's Blue Ridge Creature from Carvins Cove 2017
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