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Bike Alley/Redline/Rockstar ABA Socal Nationals & USAC Nationwide Championship Team Report
April 15-17, Chula Vista, CA:
After a good showing final month in Arizona, Team Bike Alley/Redline/Rockstar ended up being ready for a big weekend in the Olympic Training Center in Chula Vista, CA. We had been there when it comes to ABA Socal Nationals & USA Cycling National Championships. The Track was in great form, specially considering the level of rainfall this past wintertime, the staff at upcoming BMX performed a great job obtaining the track dialed for week-end. The OTC is an excellent display with this recreation with amazing services set up, assuming you have never gone to this location consequently they are an admirer of BMX rushing, a trip to Chula Vista is crucial! …especially later this season, for the UCi Supercross in September.
Our weekend started off somewhat rough for the staff, whilst getting in certain additional track time Thursday night, 13X Daniel Johnson transpired with a major knee damage sending him to your hospital in which he would undergo two surgeries prior to the week-end of rushing had even concluded. Friday early morning, during training 16X Beau Gregorios transpired with a wrist damage and after a vacation the ER to ensure a fracture in 2 places their weekend was also over. What made the injury even more difficult to undertake ended up being that Beau would be to spend after few days at Junior Development Camp in the OTC. Here’s hoping for a speedy recovery dudes!
Friday mid-day race was finally underway additionally the Bike Alley cyclists had been back on course. This weekend the team was led by its 9X powerful duo, AJ Saldivar and Patrick Coo. Both AJ and Patrick could be seen out front all weekend long on board their Redline Flights. Saldivar and Coo finished first and 2nd on Friday and second & 3rd on Sunday in 9X. AJ with one of is own most readily useful vacations of race, in addition put second in 9 cruiser on Sunday. Both Coo and Saldivar additionally won USAC Championship Gold medals on Saturday also in 9 and 10 Boys Challenge divisions, respectively. 7 woman Taylor Cornelius took a weekend faraway from hitting residence works in softball to get a 1st & 2nd on Friday & Sunday, plus using house a silver medal in 8 women on Saturday. Jordan Nopens managed a silver medal also on Saturday and also squeezed in a vacation south of border between motos on Sunday.
This weekend also noted the return of Wyatt Hubbard, who has taken a 14 month break from BMX race and returned with a few solid laps including an exciting third destination finish on Sunday in 11X. Kyle Bastin additionally had a beneficial week-end, searching very fast and constant, making mains all 3 times within the super-tough 17-18X course inside the first weekend of rushing after returning from injury last thirty days. Big what to come from these riders when they’re both back in top kind.
The Socal Nationals pulled in about 200 motos, with all the current top teams in attendance. The Bike Alley/Redline/Rockstar staff had another great week-end, winning both times. The group turned in some solid ratings on Friday & Sunday with impressive ratings of 204 and 210 things. This leaves the team in 2nd destination overall when you look at the standings, and is trying to shut the gap regarding the always strong J&R staff.
Next up? Bakersfield, right here we come!
The group would like to thank all its sponsors, including bicycle Alley ( Redline bikes ( Rockstar Energy Drink ( QSI, Chism industrial, ODI ( S&M Bikes and Fly Racing (www.flyracingbmx.com)