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B.C. Bike Race shows off the province

400 km-plus epic focuses on singletrack



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Doug Krumpelman and Mike Gaertner of the U.S. won the Veterans 80-plus team category in 21:34:46. They were followed by Andrew Handford and Pat Doyle in 21:46:40 and Robin Dutton and Ron Hewltson in 23:44:09.

In the Team of Two Veterans 100-plus race, Greg McDougal and Graeme Fitch of Pemberton placed seventh as Team Harbour Air with a cumulative time of 30:27:23.

There was also a category for teams of three or more. The KM10 team from Belgium - Michel, Arno and Daniel Thuy - were first in 29:52:02.

This year organizers also staged a separate B.C. Bike Race Challenge category, where the courses were roughly half as long as for the Epic riders - roughly 30 km a day for seven days.

Brent Dyer won the solo men's category in 18:17:11. He was followed by Rob Dunn in 18:40:01 and Randy Barker in 18:41:57.

Kelli Sherbinin was the top solo female in 16:23:54, followed by Heather King in 17:55:50 and Kelly Wilcox in 19:20:27.

In the open mixed race Isabelle Dguise and Dan Webster were first in 20:56:16. They were followed by Michael Haward and Kori Creighton in 28:48:18, and Ginger Hagood and Michelle Conklin in 32:49:58.

Complete results are posted online at