2011 Florida Challenge

2011 Florida Challenge Pictures
The HPRA recumbent bike, trike and and HPV races were held February 26th and 27th 2011 at the Brian Piccolo park near Ft. Lauderdale FL. The weather was great, with temps around 80 F and light winds. Thanks to race director Jim Iwaskow, and timing officials Garrie Hill and Warren Beauchamp. Thanks also to everyone else who helped out.

Special thanks to our sponsors: Catrike, Atlantic Bicycle, Reverse Gear, RANS and bluevelo.


Pictures by Andrew Kaufman
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Racing Results

Pictures by Sofabike Nik.

Birds eye view of Garrie Hill explaining the 3 lap (1 mile) time trial

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Alligator eye view of Garrie explaining the race
Catrike Mark prepares his racing Catrike 700.
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Garrie (L) and Jim Iwaskow (R) explains the TT
Catrike 700
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NASA Pete's new lowracer, built from Atomic Zombie plns.
John Schlitter launches Sara Kay Carrell for the 1 mile TT.
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Warren gets his NoCom ready for the 1 mile sprint
Brian is ready to launch for the 1 mile TT on his new CF Morciglio low racer.
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Stacia Haferkorn on her Cattrike 700.
The Cortez tent with 2 Gritters lowracerss.
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Warren sets up the AMB timing system and passes out transponders.
Event sponsor Atlantic Cycles brought some bikes to sell. This one is a Challenge Fugin.
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Stephan Hofft's latest lowracer
Stephan makes a minor adjustment
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This year we had 10 trikes! I think 9 of them were Catrikes.
Stock and Women's class racers prepare for the 20 minute race
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Several team Bacchetta racers
Tedd Wheeler relaxes on his Gritters lowracer while waiting for the race to start
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Birds eye view of race director Jim explaining the 20 minute race
Pete cruises by on his lowracer
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Garrie's Greenspeed Glyde
Mike Kring raced the Too Strange streamliner trike.
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Too Strange fisheye view.
Too Strange cockpit
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Too Strange rear wheel
Too Strange interior
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Chris Cortez on his Catrike Speed
Warren's NoCom
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NoCom front end
Trikes
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Stephan
Stephan on bike
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Stephan front view
Stacia and Steve Hansen
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Sara Kay adjusts her CF Bachetta CA2
Squirrel eye view of Pete
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Racers wait for their turn to run the 200M sprint. John is more recumbent than everyone else.
Brian readies for his run
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Sara Kay stretches
John watches a fast run
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Stephan readies to go
Chris Cortez puts on his poker face
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Jim, Tedd, and Chris watch a 200M run.
More waiting
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Jim and Bacchetta dude
Bacchetta dure makes his 20M run.
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Dora Cortez is ready go
Dora on her Gritters lowracer
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Tedd is ready to go
SK ready to launch
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John watches SK's run
John is ready to go
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Shari Bernhard is ready for her sprint. She had to do a second run due to a errant spectator.
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Jim communicates with Garrie via radio while Warren jogs in place to warm up.
Shari takes off
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Mike makes a run in the Too Strange 'liner
 
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Jim on a Fisheye shortened Catrike
Too Strange beauty shot
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Stacia and Steve
Stephan is held for launch
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Stock racers line up for last man out race
Racers line up for last man out race
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Brian and Dora
Women racers line up for the last man out race
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Women racers line up for the last man out race
Women racers line up for the last man out race
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Trikers line up for the last man out race
Warren pushes Too Strange back to the van
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Garrie pushes the Glyde to the van. Ready to pack up
Faired trikes in Garrie's truck
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Racers gather for Saturday's Gee Bee sprint prize announcements. Garrie presented each classes winners of the 200M sprint with their speed in $.

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