Race Report: 2020 DVO Nevada State Champs

Jan 21, 2020
by Downhill Mike Scheur  
DVO Nevada State DH Championships
Ryan Ryno Rodriguez styling it out in the jump park. Photo by Antonio Marroquin

Boulder City Nevada's Bootleg Canyon Mountain Bike Park played host to the 2020 DVO Nevada State Gravity Championships last weekend. Many State Champs were crowned in Dual Slalom, Enduro and Downhill. Organizer's even honored the winner of the Chainless DH, Cole Suetos with a State Champ medal. It was a fun weekend of gravity racing for all!

KHS Factory Racings Nikolas Nestoroff took the win in the Men's Pro Downhill and keeping him the State/Regional DH Champ for 2 consecutive years. State/Regional Championships were awarded medals in each category, age group, and discipline.

For those that enjoy geeking out on results, please follow the link below. Complete results HERE

We hope you enjoy the pictures below and also hope to see you next month at the DVO 2020 EWS Mob n Mojave, Enduro presented by GT Bicycles and ODI Grips.

DVO Nevada State DH Championships
KHS Factory Racing Rider Nikolas Nestoroff with the fastest time of the day. Photo by Antonio Marroquin

DVO Nevada State DH Championships
Incycle's Rider Cole Suetos. Photo by Antonio Marroquin

DVO Nevada State DH Championships
All Mountain Cyclery's Rider Bryce Helbling. Photo by Antonio Marroquin

DVO Nevada State DH Championships
Scott bikes/Dakine/ Mynesweeper's Rider Naish Ulmer. Photo by Antonio Marroquin

DVO Nevada State DH Championships
GT'S Rider Joseph Foresta. Photo by Antonio Marroquin

Kore North Bicycles owner and team manager, Ryan Cowling has been racing at Bootleg for 20 years! Ryan 1st came up from Arizona to race at Bootleg and now comes down from Meridian, Idaho. Bootleg Canyon can change lives and bring out the best in people. Thanks, Ryan!

Saturday's Enduro top 5 Pro Women
1st: Lia Westermann racing for Pivot Cycles/Fasst Co./Rotor Component with a time of 26:17.4
2nd: Alicia Legget racing for Ibis/DVO/Maxxis/CushCore/PNW Components with a time of 26:49.3
3rd: Rachel Strait racing for GT with a time of 27:03.1
4th: Isabella Naughton racing for LIV Racing with a time of 27:06.8
5th: Lauren Bingham racing for Yeti Fox Development Team with a time of 27:29.5

Saturday's Enduro top 5 Pro Men
1st: Paul Serra racing for DVO Suspension with a time of 21:53.9
2nd: Luke Phillips with a time of 22:48.5
3rd: Jake Ingram racing for Fasst Company/Fly Racing/ Bike Fix with a time of 22:49.3
4th: Chance Sims with a time of 23:21.2
5th: Jason Tullis racing for Maxxis Tires/Fezzari Bicycles with a time of 23:32.1

Sunday's Downhill top 5 Pro Women
1st: Kailey Skelton racing for Fasthouse with a time of 4:00.76
2nd: Kera Linn racing for Shimano/Maxxis/RideConcepts with a time of 4:20.12
3rd: Chelsea Kimball racing for Loose Riders/Atomik Carbon with a time of 4:22.07
4th: McKenna Merten racing for Intense/100% with a time of 4:23.71
5th: Alicia Legget racing for Ibis/DVO/Maxxis/CushCore/PNW with a time of 4:31.85

DVO Nevada State DH Championships
Photo by Antonio Marroquin

Sunday's Downhill top 5 Pro Men
1st: Nikolas Nestoroff racing for KHS Factory Racing with a time of 3:15.47
2nd: Cole Suetos racing for Incycle with a time of 3:17.19
3rd: Steven the Swaltonator Walton racing for KHS Factory Racing with a time of 3:17.68
4th: Joseph Foresta racing for GT with a time of 3:17.81
5th: Bryce Helbling racing for All Mountain Cyclery/Kalani Construction with a time of 3:26.01

Intense Cycles was present with factory support and checks for all partaking in the Intense Podium Payback Program. Have you signed up yet? The link will be at the bottom of this news article.
Johnny Eason (Men's Category 2/19-29 DH) showing off his $100 check from Intense! Photo by Gabby Eason

Complete results HERE
Details and registration for the EWS event on February 14-16, 2020 HERE
Learn about and sign up for the Intense Podium Payback Program HERE

A huge thanks go out to the late Brent Thomson for having the vision, passion, strength, and friends for making these mountain bike trails. Also, not possible without the Boulder City Parks Department, DVO Suspension, GT Bicycles, ODI Grips, KHS Bicycles, Intense Cycles, Peaty's USA, Cushcore, All Mountain Cyclery, MJT Designs, Box Components, Trucker Co, Mynesweepers, TRP Cycling Components, Kore North, and Kali Protectives.


  • 5 2
 I dont post on Pinkbike often... But if' you are reading this and considering racing let me tell you now... DO IT! Mike puts on a great event, everyone there is awesome! It's always a great family friendly event! Just be sure to bring your big girl panties. Thanks again for everything mike! -Brandon L
  • 4 0
 Hell yeah, Ryan! I haven't been to Kore North, but the OG Kore in AZ was the best shop around.
  • 4 0
 ryan and the kore north crew are awesome. they are a big part of the DH scene here.
  • 3 0
 @savagelake: that doesn't surprise me. He did a lot for the scene in Phx.
  • 4 0
 mulling a cheap Vegas flight from the East Coast and long weekend for the next race...
  • 3 0
 The 2 participating hotels allow racers to ship their bikes right to the hotel. The link at the bottom under "Lodging" shows the hotels. www.downhillmike.com
  • 3 0
 First thing's first, Rest in Peace Uncle Phil!
  • 3 0
 nice table ryno!
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  • 1 0
 #saileykelton Slick Nic, you've created a monster!
  • 1 3
 Intense: Showcasing their deep pockets and commitment to racing by handing out over sized checks for $100.
  • 8 0
 pretty generous considering its for any category rider. Cat 3 , 2, 1, jrs, vets etc etc etc.... and literally, no other compay does it, nor has ever done it in mtb DH racing. So. yeah.
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