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MABRA 'Cross #3 - Breast Cancer Awareness 'Cross - NE

Hagerstown, Maryland, USA, October 6, 2007


Shogren repeats, Gordon takes men's race

The forth-annual Breast Cancer Awareness Cyclocross Challenge represented the 3rd leg in the 2007 MABRA Cyclocross Series. Hagerstown, MD along with AVC-Team Hagerstown/Washington County promoted a very hotly contested series of races that took place at the Hagerstown Fairgrounds Park.

The course itself represent a challenge the every rider as it was the perfect mix of fast sections along with speed scrubbing off-camber turns and leg burning short but steep uphill sections. Riders knew they were in trouble as soon as they took the first warm up lap.

Fort Factory rider Betsy Shogren went two for two with a win the women's A race but not without having stiff competition MABRA Champion Lisa Vible C3 Sollay.com who came in second. Libby Sheldon continued to move up on the podium as the Tokyo Joes rider came in third. Jessica Hill came in fourth.

Proving that the Slipstream team is not the only squad that could look good argyle, first time cross racer Steven Gordon notched a win for the Haymarket team in what was a fast pace slugfest of an A race. This showcase of talented riders kept the spectators and veteran riders on edge as the riders kept the air full of dust wile navigating this twisting and turning course. Stephen Cummings of the Meridith Group made up the lead trio of riders and put in attack throughout the race. For his efforts, Stephen came in second. Michael Gallagher of the US Armed Forces Team looked to be the favorite as he did a lot of work at the front. However, he started to falter toward the final few turns only to finish third on the day. Evan Fader represented the Harley Davidson squad and looked to be in top cross form, as he came back in the last lap to sneak in to the fifth spot.

Steven Wahl did not disappoint the host team as the AVC rider started the morning off with his first win of the season. Steven was fully aware of the fact that his closest competitor (Adam Driscoll) was recovering from a non-cycling injury and he took this opportunity to earn a very important win. When considering the fact that Adam races with a single speed setup, it would have been great to see him and Steven go at it on such a tuff course.

Terri Spangle form NCVC continued to show progress as she notches a convincing win in the Women’s B race. Terri’s win was a true testament to her stick-to-itiveness as other strong riders such as Cynthia Anderson failed in their efforts to keep the rubber side down. To Cynthia’s credit, this is her first year on the cross scene.

Mr. Marc Vettori of C3 Sollay.com opened up early lead in the Master’s 35-45 event and appears to be on his was for his third win in as many weeks. However Marc flatted while whiles exiting an off camber section was forced to ride the rim until getting relief from the pit. Marc’s miss-fortune opened up the door of opportunity for Michael Kolb of Christiana Care to notch his first win. It was not smooth sailing for Mr. Kolb as the C3 Sollay.com rider (Marc Vettori) chased him all the way to the line.

Ethan (E-Town) Townsend of C3 Sollay.com went for the 3-peat in the B race but it was not with out some heavy competition from the 15 year old from Henry’s as well as David Duke and another GPOP rider. This quartet of athletes moved clear of the field early and waged war on each other until the final dash to the line. E-Town arrive at the finish-line with a comfortable gap but only after a timely acceleration in the final 400 meters

Nunzio Dibiasi of Yellow Breeches went for his first in the Master 55+ race, with Mr. James Carlson of Potomac Velo Club coming in second. Rookie cross rider Larry Dell of the home team AVC came in 3rd. Nunzio hit the go button early and the rest of the riders spent time choking on his dust. Things should be interesting during the fourth leg of the series as the Larry’s third place was not without controversy.


Men Cat1/2/3 (36 starters)
1 Steven Gordon (Haymarket Bicycles)                                   
2 Stephen Cummings (Meredith Group GPOA Cannondale)                    
3 Michael Gallagher (US Armed Forces)                                  
4 Evan Fader (Battley Harley Davidson)                                 
5 Mark Kutney (Van Dessel Cycles)                                      
6 Todd Hesel (Hunt Valley/Bicycles/Marathon Roofing)                   
7 Mike Hebe (GPOA - Cannondale)                                        
8 Stephen DeLisie (FORT Factory Team)                                  
9 Chad Totano (HumanZoom/Pabst Blue Ribbon)                            
10 Marc Gwadz (DCMTB/City Bikes)                                       
11 Gunnar Shogren (FORT Factory Team)                                  
12 Jeffrey R. Guy (FORT Factory Team)                                  
13 Randall Root (Latitude/ABRT)                                        
14 Todd Pittman (Ellicott City)                                        
15 Jared Nieters (Haymarket Bicycles/World Gym)                        
16 Mike Buchness (Pedal Shop/ODBC)                                     
17 Bernie Shiao (Kelly Benefit Strategies/LSV Amateur Cycling)         
18 Turner Johnson (Meredith Group GPOA Cannondale)                     
19 Sean Kelsey (Evolution Racing)                                      
20 Michael Birner (All American Bicycle Center)                        
21 David Wood (Bike Doctor)                                            
22 Fred Wittwer (Charlottesville Racing Club)                          
23 Christopher Clarke (DCMTB/CityBikes/Metro Gutter)                   
24 Chris MCGIll (FORT Factory Team)                                    
25 James W. Wagner                                                     
26 Chris Mayhew                                                        
27 Sean McCormick (9B Silver Cycles)                                   
28 tony Brlottn (Van Dessel Cycles)                                    
29 Matthew Ferrari (Mt. Nittany Wheelworks)                            
DNF Brian Fouche (Antietam Velo Club/Team Hagerstown-Washington Co)    
DNF Adam Fung (Clean Currents p/b Don Beyer Volvo)                     
DNF Judd Milne (Squadra Coppi/IM Saab)                                 
DNF Jay Downs (WVU Health Care)                                        
DNF Morgan Gerlak (C-3 Sollay.com)                                     
DNF Greg Wittwer (FORT Factory Team)                                   
DNF chip Sovek (Potomac Velo)                                          
Women Cat1/2/3 (10 starters)
1 Besty Shogren (Fort Factory Team)                                    
2 Lisa Vible (C3-Sollay.com)                                           
3 Libbey Shelden (Tokyo Joe's)                                         
4 Jessica Hill (Trail's End Cycling)                                   
5 Diane Grim (Joe's Bike Shop.Sollay.com)                              
6 Tammy Ebersole (Evolution Racing)                                    
7 Terri Spanogle (NCVC/Inova Health System)                            
8 Lynda Maldonado (C3-Sollay.com)                                      
9 Christina Briseno (Route 1 Velo/Capitol Hill Bikes)                  
DNF Kristen Kelsey (Evolution Racing)                                  
MABRA Juniors (U18) (3 starters)
1 Sam O'Keefe (C3-Sollay.com)                                          
2 Justin Mauch (NCVC/Inova Health System)                              
DNF Steven Kendall (NCVC/INOVA Health System)                          
Men 35+/45+ - Cat3/4 (39 starters)
1 Michael Kolb (Christiana Care PT+/FSVS)                              
2 marc vettori (C3-Sollay.com !)                                       
3 Ron Huebner (Potomac Velo Club)                                      
4 Michael Czupryna (Christiana Care PT+/FSVS)                          
5 Darren Bernard (Haymarket Bicycles)                                  
6 Bernard McDonald (C3/Sollay.com)                                     
7 Barry Holman (Team Fuji)                                             
8 Douglass Gray (Christiana Care PT+/FSVS)                             
9 Jonathan Houghton                                                    
10 Roger Masse (All American Bicycle Club)                             
11 Charles McDaniel (Secret Henrys Team)                               
12 Joel Moats (Yellow Breeches Racing)                                 
13 David Blodgett (All American Bicycle Club)                          
14 Matthew Michel (NCVC/Inova Health System)                           
15 John Rogers (Clean Currents p/b Don Beyer Volvo)                    
16 Norman Kreiselmeier (Team Army)                                     
17 Cary Hunter (Potomac Velo Club)                                     
18 Kevin Breckenmaker (Yellow Breeches Racing)                         
19 Karl Kensinger (NCVC/Inova Health System)                           
20 Thor Engblom (NCVC/Inova Health System)                             
21 Steven DonTigny (Team Bike Lane)                                    
22 karl connolly (Kelly Benefit Strategies/LSV Amateur Cycling)        
23 Henry Tremper (Christiana Care PT+/FSVS)                            
24 Chris Schaefer (Yellow Breeches Racing)                             
25 David Troop (First State Velo Sport)                                
26 John Nusbaum (Haymarket Bicycles)                                   
27 Christopher Redlack (Silver Spring)                                 
28 Mark Laser (Yellow Breeches Racing, baby!)                          
29 Chris Huhn (Evolution Cycling)                                      
30 Thom Moore (Potomac Velo)                                           
31 Marc Frazer (Kelly Benefit Strategies/LSV Amateur Cycling)          
32 Nunzio Dibiasi (Yellow Breeches Racing)                             
33 Thori Wolfe                                                         
34 Michael Taylor (Yellow Breeches Racing)                             
35 David Wiesenhahn (WWVC / 3D Fitness and Health Cycling Team)        
36 Brian Wolven                                                        
37 Joseph Kotun (Lanterne Rouge)                                       
38 Michael Kinney (Potomac Velo Club)                                  
39 Brian Stoner (Coles Velo Club)                                      
Men Cat3/4 (32 starters)
1 Ethan Townsend (C3- Sollay.com)                                      
2 Turner Johnson (Meredith Group)                                      
3 Jeff Bahnson (C2S/Henry's Bikes)                                     
4 David Duke (Page Valley Cycling)                                     
5 Thomas Wood (Philadelphia Cyclismo)                                  
6 Stephen Koelbl                                                       
7 Chris Mayhew                                                         
8 Jim Mudd (Hunt Valley Bicycles/Marathon Roofing)                     
9 Chris Pagoda                                                         
10 Steve Fife (ETS / Silver Cycles)                                    
11 robert Campbell (NCVC Inova)                                        
12 Nathan Goates (Faulkner Honda)                                      
13 Andy McKeeson (KBS)                                                 
14 Jay Lazar                                                           
15 Trevor Shattuck (Hunt Valley Bicycles/Marathon Roofing)             
16 Ian Mathias (Hunt Valley Bicycles / Marathon Roofing)               
17 Stephen Wahl (AVC/Hag/WC Tourism)                                   
18 Kyle Murphy (The Bike Lane)                                         
19 Michael Cruz (Trizilla Triathalon Company)                          
20 James Revere (Team Cobblestone)                                     
21 Sean Yeager (Richmond Ciclismo)                                     
22 robert thomas (Henry's Bikes)                                       
23 Evan Robinson (TRM Cycles)                                          
24 Charly Hermanson (Kelly Benefits strategies/LSV)                    
25 Ed Fisher (ShoreVelocity)                                           
26 Joseph Kotun                                                        
27 Robb Hampton (ETS / Silver Cycles)                                  
DNF Joseph Coats (Squadra Coppi/IM Saab)                               
DNF David Crouse (The Bike Lane)                                       
DNF Morgan Gerlak (C3-Sollay.com)                                      
DNF mark kilgore (Hunt Valley Bicycles/ Marathon Roofing)              
DNF Nathen Wilson (NCVC Inova)                                         
Men 55+ (4 starters)
1 Nunzio Dibiasi (Yellow Breeches Racing)                              
2 James Carlson (Potomac Velo Club)                                    
3 Larry Dell (AVC/Hag/WC Tourism)                                      
4 JAMES WAGNER (Clean Currents p/b Don Beyer Volvo)                    
Men Cat4 (62 starters)
1 Stephen Wahl (AVC/Hag/WC Tourism)                                    
2 Kenny Shapiro                                                        
3 Nathan Goates (Faulkner Honda)                                       
4 Darren Biggs (DCMTB\City Bikes)                                      
5 Luke Sandusky                                                        
6 Benjamin Stephens (Carnegie Mellon University)                       
7 corey twyman (Hub Racing)                                            
8 Joe Lillibridge (Kelly Benefit Strategies/LSV Amateur Racing)        
9 kevin dillard (C3-Sollay.com)                                        
10 Loren Vandivere (The Bike Lane)                                     
11 todd gue (DHBD /bicycle)                                            
12 Matthew Hennessy (Team BBC)                                         
13 Brian Geary (All American Bicycle Club)                             
14 Michah Smith (Cumberland Transit)                                   
15 David Battan (Squadra Coppi/IM SAAB)                                
16 Ka Chun (Alan) Leung (Squadra Coppi / IM Saab)                      
17 Lyal Tressler                                                       
18 Richard Goldberg (Hunt Valley Bicycles)                             
19 Timothy Paul                                                        
20 Kevin Clark (The Bicycle Escape)                                    
21 Robert Mazzei (Mountain Bikers of Michaux)                          
22 Larry Mauch (National Capital Velo Club/Inova Health System)        
23 John Bavier (Team Bike Rack)                                        
24 Thori Wolfe                                                         
25 Norman Brach (C3-Sollay.com)                                        
26 Chris Zangmeister (All American Bicycle Club)                       
27 Mark Fitzwater (Secret Henrys Team)                                 
28 Mark Monnett (AVC/Hag/WC Tourism)                                   
29 John Lueicke                                                        
30 James Carlisle                                                      
31 Aaron Ghais (ALL-AMERICAN BICYCLE CLUB)                             
32 Gary Sterner (Lewisberry)                                           
33 David Jones (NCVC Inova Health)                                     
34 Chuck Buczeskie (YBR)                                               
35 Alven Wiliams                                                       
36 Chad Foster (Team Army)                                             
37 Jeff Buchanan (AVC/Hag/WC Tourism)                                  
38 Rick Michael (AVC/Hag/WC Tourism)                                   
39 Michael Sullivan (Team Geezer)                                      
40 Matthew Brancheau (Kelly Benefit Strategies/LSV Amateur Cycling)    
41 Michael Giancoli (Hub United)                                       
42 Hans Bakermans (World Cup Ski & Cycle Cycling Team)                 
43 Tyler Brown (Christiana Care PT+/FSVS)                              
44 Raymond Travers                                                     
45 joseph ventosa (PROTEUS)                                            
46 Wayne Lerch (The Bike Rack)                                         
47 Zach Malone                                                         
48 Keith McCloskey                                                     
49 Damien Clark (Clark Custom Cycles)                                  
50 Daniel Gilman                                                       
51 James Saunders (Route 1 Velo/Capitol Hill Bikes)                    
52 Mark Bold (ACA/Sette Nove)                                          
53 Brian Stoner (Coles Velo Club)                                      
54 Leon Chou (Prince William Elite Racing)                             
55 Joseph Zorn III (Christiana Care PT+ / FSVS)                        
DNF Owen Abbe                                                          
DNF John Glodek (NCVC/INOVA Health Systems)                            
DNF Dale Holmes                                                        
DNF Steven Kendall (NCVC/INOVA Health System)                          
DNF James McNeely (Squadra Coppi / IM Saab)                            
DNF Ben schaeffer (Daisy Import Honda service)                         
DNF Matthew Pause (Route One Velo)                                     
Women Cat3/4 (11 starters)
1 Terri Spanogle (NCVC/Inova Health System)                            
2 Christina Briseno (Route 1 Velo/Capitol Hill Bikes)                  
3 Cynthia Anderson (AMVC/DND Inc.)                                     
4 Kristina Adams                                                       
5 Lynda Artusio                                                        
6 Pamela Mauch (NCVC/Inova Health System)                              
7 Karen LoParco (Route 1 Velo/Capitol Hill Bikes)                      
8 Diane Vettori (C3-Sollay.com !)                                      
9 Marisa Peacock (Velo Bella)                                          
DNF Margaret Cabrinety (HoCoCyclists)                                  
DNF Anna Fox (Human Zoom PBR)                                          
Juniors (U16) (5 starters)
1 Justin Mauch (NCVC/Inova Health System)                              
2 Avery Wilson (NCVC/INOVA Health System)                              
3 Zeke Rogers (Clean Currents p/b Don Beyer Volvo)                     
4 Svetlana Mach                                                        
DNF Steven Kendall (NCVC/INOVA Health System)                          
Lil Belgians
1 Asa Rogers (Clean Current)                                           
2 Johan Shattuck                                                       
3 Dylan Smithhisk                                                      
4 Corey St. John                                                       
5 Jared Hardesty                                                       
6 Svetlana Mach (GS Silver)                                            
7 Jasmine Dotson                                                       
8 Ebrima Cham