Photo Epic: Day 3 Enduro - Kamikaze Bike Games 2015

Sep 28, 2015 at 12:13
by Long Nguyen  
Last day here at the Kamikaze Bike Games.Pro and Expert riders prepare to head up the mountain as the first rider is set to drop at 8am.
  Last day here at the Kamikaze Bike Games. Pro and Expert riders prepare to head up the mountain as the first rider is set to drop at 8am.

It was a little nippy at the top of Stage 1. Your first run down Bullet Downhill will warm you up quickly.
  It was a little nippy at the top of stage one. Your first run down Bullet Downhill will warm you up quickly.

Ryan Gardner sprints out of the starting gate into Stage 1.
  Ryan Gardner sprints out of the starting gate into stage one.

Kamikaze Bike Games California Enduo Series 2015

Megan Welch stayed focused in the loose high speed section which has already claimed a few riders.
  Megan Welch stayed focused in the loose high speed section, which has already claimed a few riders.

Tyler Weyman has no problem with this tricky loose off camber section. The Bullet DH rock garden was closed off so riders had to use the go around.
  Tyler Weyman has no problem with this tricky loose off camber section. The Bullet DH rock garden was closed off, so riders had to use the go around.

Some weren t lucky this morning.
  Some weren't lucky this morning.

Kamikaze Bike Games California Enduo Series 2015

Amy Morrison charging down stage 3.
  Amy Morrison charging down stage three.

Kamikaze Bike Games California Enduo Series 2015

Rich Gasaway had no problem with the steep and loose shoot at the end of Stage 2. For some riders this was a little tricky.
  Rich Gasaway had no problem with the steep and loose shoot at the end of stage two. For some riders, this was a little tricky.

Stage 3 used part of the Dual Slalom course from the previous night. Ryan Paquette stayed low over the last tabletop before the finish line.
  Stage three used part of the Dual Slalom course from the previous night. Ryan Paquette stayed low over the last tabletop before the finish line.

Stephen Pipoly with plenty of style and speed.
  Stephen Pipoly with plenty of style and speed.

Kamikaze Bike Games California Enduo Series 2015

It wasn t hard to miss Marshall Eames on the course. Marshall flew through the rock garden.
It wasn’t hard to miss Marshall Eames on the course. Marshall flew through the rock garden.

Cody Johnson does it all racing Downhill and Dual Slalom this weekend.
  Cody Johnson does it all, racing Downhill and Dual Slalom this weekend.

Kamikaze Bike Games California Enduo Series 2015

Kamikaze Bike Games California Enduo Series 2015

Teddy Hayden stayed smooth and finished 3rd in Pro Open Men.
  Teddy Hayden stayed smooth and finished 3rd in Pro/ Open Men.

One of the toughest races of the year for Lauren Gregg but also the most fun she had on a bike in a long time. Lauren finished 3rd in Pro Open Women and 2nd overall in the California Enduro Series.
  One of the toughest races of the year for Lauren Gregg, but also the most fun she had on a bike in a long time. Lauren finished 3rd in Pro/ Open Women and 2nd overall in the California Enduro Series.

Also a tough weekend for Amy Morrison but she charged through it. She took home 2nd place at the Kamikaze Bike Games and won the overall in the California Enduro Series.
  Also a tough weekend for Amy Morrison but she charged through it. She took home 2nd place at the Kamikaze Bike Games and won the overall in the California Enduro Series.

Essence Barton was another rider who competed in multiple events this weekend.
  Essence Barton was another rider who competed in multiple events this weekend.

Essence Barton took a big fall at the end of Stage 4. But even with the crash she went and took the win in Pro Open Women.
  Essence Barton took a big fall at the end of stage four but even with the crash, she went and took the win in Pro/ Open Women.

It was a tight race amongst the Pro Men racers and Ryan Gardner took home the win here at Kamikaze Bike Games.
  It was a tight race amongst the Pro Men racers and Ryan Gardner took home the win here at Kamikaze Bike Games.

Until next next year.
  Until next next year.

Pro Open Women s Winners 1st Essence Barton 2nd Amy Morrison 3rd Lauren Gregg
  Pro/ Open Women's Winners: 1st Essence Barton, 2nd Amy Morrison, 3rd Lauren Gregg

Pro Open Men s Winners 1st Ryan Gardner 2nd Tim Krentz 3rd Teddy Hayden.
  Pro/ Open Men's Winners: 1st Ryan Gardner, 2nd Tim Krentz, 3rd Teddy Hayden.


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17 Comments

  • + 19
 the picture of that chic crashing was utter perfection in photo timing.
  • + 10
 Chic crashing? Is that a new type of style-conscious crashing?
  • + 6
 "You keep using that word, I don't think it means what you think it means"
  • + 8
 Congratulations Ryan Gardner on the breakthrough win!
  • + 2
 @harvey1mushman that pack is a Mt Tam Apparel Endurobelt... i have one and it's really nice...

www.mounttamapparel.com/#!endurobelt/c1ser

holds tools, wallet, tube, a bottle and it has a spot to lash knee pads, or a jacket or anything like that... its a good piece of kit for sure...

and the designer/owner races the series... so support the riders...
  • + 2
 Thanks! $20 too?! What a steal. Ordered.
  • + 2
 In for one, too. Fanny pack, ftw.
  • + 5
 Last picture, I think Teddy is stealing Ryan's wallet.....
  • + 5
 dude you're blowing my cover
  • + 4
 Great race and event in general. Good times had by most.
  • + 1
 I am out of state now, but the 2014 Kamikaze was a super fun race. I'm sure this year was a blast!
  • + 1
 Best Race all year!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  • + 1
 Thank you. Shows what I know.
  • + 1
 Anyone know the hip pack on the pic 4th from the bottom?
  • + 1
 Isn't Osprey one of his sponsors?
  • + 2
 its mount tam apparel, super rad company
  • + 2
 Congrats to Gardner!

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