2016 California Enduro Series - Round 5: Ashland Mountain Challenge, Pro Podium

Jul 17, 2016
by Michele Charboneau / Cali Enduro  
Beautiful temps and perfect trail conditions greeted racers at the fifth round of the California Enduro Series – the Hope Technology Ltd Ashland Mountain Challenge put on by the dedicated crew with Ashland Mountain Adventures. Just over the California border in Oregon, Ashland provided pine trails for miles and solid elevation gain/descend for four stages of amazing enduro action.

A sell-out event the 5th round of the California Enduro Series stopped in beautiful Ashland Oregon.

A sell-out event, the Ashland Mountain Challenge boasted an amazing vibe with hundreds of enthusiastic riders ready to shred.

Rabobank KOM QOM

The Rabobank KOM / QOM was on the longest stage of the day – stage 3 – and paid both the fastest man and fastest woman in each category $100 for their quickest efforts.

Women s Pro Podium

Pro Women's podium. It was a long hard fought day in Ashland but local shredder Adele Mery took the overall win and the Rabobank QOM win.

1st - Adele Mery
2nd - Kathy Pruitt
3rd - Amy Morrison
4th - Essence Florie Barton
5th - Janea Perry

Men s Pro Podium

Pro Men's podium. Nathan Riddle made it two years in a row by taking the win. The guys swapped stage wins all day long, but Nathan cemented his win by dominating the final stage of the day.

1st - Nathan Riddle
2nd - Ryan Gardner
3rd - Cory Sullivan
4th - Scott Chapin
5th - Dillon Santos

Stay tuned for race results and a full recap. Join us August 27-28 for round six – and Golden Tour round 2 – the Northstar Enduro at Northstar California Resort in Truckee!

Words and photos by Called To Creation.


MENTIONS: @calienduro


  • + 1
 Congrats again Nate, wish I still lived out there to shake your hand in person. Looks like a good time was had as usual in Ashland. -Todd
  • + 1
 Why arent full results posted? Only the podium matters?
  • + 1
 Kind of...
  • + 1
 Yeah Kathy Pruitt!!!
  • + 1
 Riddle is a beast

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