N.Manchester HPV and Recumbent bike racing pictures 2009
2009 North Manchester HPRA HPV Racing Pictures
Races held August 15th & 16th 2009 at the North Manchester high school. Thanks to race director Jeff Hunn, Timing official Luke Gilberts, and all the volunteers.

Pictures by Mike Mowett
Video by Steve Wood

Pictures by Chris and Dora Cortez
Race results

 
Tiltin' Tim Hicks gets caught with his hand in the cookie... er... french fry bag. Tim left the races with several abrasions and bruises, but that didn't stop him from racing hard during all of the events.

In the background are Warren Beauchamp, Garrie Hill and Dennis Grelk.


Photo by Curtis Valey

Photo by Curtis Valey
Chris and Dora Cortez with one of their Gritters lowracers. 
Warren Beauchamp with his Velokraft NoCom. 
Photo by Curtis Valey

Photo by Curtis Valey
Steve Wood with his electric blue Challenge Jester. Steve drove all the way from Texas to race this bike and his recumbent trike.
Trikes line up for a twisty race. 
Photo by Jeff Hunn

Photo by Jeff Hunn
Reena takes a corner during the highly technical trike race.  

Dennis Grelk takes a corner on his leaner during the trike race.
Photo by Jeff Hunn
3 man lowracer pace line led by Warren Beauchamp, followed by Jeff Hunn and Tim Hicks. 
Photo by Jeff Hunn

Photo by Curtis Valey
Warren races down the front straight with Tim drafting and Doc Pearson making the turn.
Warren drafts Tim 
Photo by Curtis Valey

Photo by Jeff Hunn
Warren chases Dennis, for a little while. 
5 man lowracer pace line led by Rev. Bruce Gordon, and followed closely by Warren, Jeff, Chris, and Mike. Racers took turns leading the pace line. 
Photo by Jeff Hunn

Photo by Curtis Valey
Tim Hicks on his homebuilt lowracer with Black Coroplast tailbox. Tim hosts the Fleet Trikes site
Richard Meyer in the Gee Bee Mini Moby. Rich just turner 73 years old! 
Photo by Curtis Valey

Photo by Curtis Valey
Tim Hicks 
Rich prepares for a race in the Gee Bee Moby. 
Photo by Jeff Hunn

Photo by Jeff Hunn
Rich Meyers  
Mike Mowett assumes "the position" if front of Garrie's NoCom tail fairing. 
Photo by Curtis Valey

Photo by Curtis Valey
 Rev Bruce Gordon and race director Jeff Hunn hang out under the tent.
Jane Hunn races her Specialized road bike. 
Photo by Curtis Valey

Photo by Curtis Valey
 Bruce Gordon leads the lowracer paceline
Bruce still leads. Riders switched off taking the lead. Warren eventually won the race.
Photo by Curtis Valey

Photo by Curtis Valey
Pretty Tour Easy 
It was a hot day, and racers sought refuge in the shade.

Sitting: Steve Wood, Dennis Grelk, Tim Hicks.

Standing: Richard Meyers 


Photo by Curtis Valey

Photo by Curtis Valey
Here's Dennis Grelk's leaning trike proving that it can stand up by itself. In the background is Steve Wood on his trike. 
Chris Cortez on his low Greenspeed racing trike. 
Photo by Curtis Valey

Photo by Curtis Valey
 Trike racers line up at the start of the twisty trike race.
Reena Markstahler takes a corner at speed. 
Photo by Curtis Valey