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Paul Denis

2017 Racing Age: 60
Residence: Fairfield, Me.
Where do I go Monday morning: Mathieu’s Cycle
Racing Category / Discipline: Road, Cyclocross, MTB Masters Cat 3
# of Years Racing: 23 years
# of bikes owned: 5
Favorite Bike: Specialized Tarmac
Favorite Trail / Ride: Sugarloaf Century with the team-mates
Non-Cycling Hobbies: weight training, chasing the dog, and soon to be proud grandpa
Summary: I LIKE CROSS!.

Ron Dunn

2017 Racing Age: 57
Residence: Vassalboro, Me.
Where do I go Monday morning: Dunn Building
Racing Category / Discipline: Road, Cyclocross, MTB Masters Cat 3
# of Years Racing: 23 years
# of bikes owned: 3
Favorite Bike: Specialized Tarmac E-Tap
Favorite Trail / Ride: Anything with the amigos
Non-Cycling Hobbies: Hiking & skiing
Summary: Racing is great but surrounded by close friends racing is unbeatable

Dave Greeley

2017 season racing age: 50
Residence: Readfield, ME
Racing Category/Discipline: Cross Country Mountain Bike: Expert/ Cat2 USA
Cycling
# of years racing: 24 years
Favorite Bike: The Next One!
Favorite Trail / Ride: Something with Flow! Like Riverwood at Kingdom Trails
VT
Non-Cycling Interest: Hmmmm, non-cycling….not easy haha. Snowmobiling,
Boating, Camping.
Summary: I Started racing in the early days of Mountain Biking, (1993) after
taking a hiatus from racing, I got back into the scene 5 years ago. Racing today is such a great experience with great friends and modern equipment making it even more enjoyable. I hope to be able to continue riding and racing for many, many years to come. Cycling is life.

Dave Richard

2017 Racing Age: 49
Residence: Vassalboro, Me.
Where do I go Monday morning: Mathieu’s Cycle
Racing Category / Discipline: Downhill & Mountain Cat 3
# of Years Racing: 5
# of bikes owned: 12 and growing*
Favorite Bike: Specialized Demo 8
Favorite Trail / Ride: Killington ESC DH course
Non-Cycling Hobbies: Hockey and kids keep me busy
Summary: I’ll try most anything. I’m surrounded by passionate and competitive
cyclist all the time which drives me to try new things.

Mark Schnepel

2017 Racing Age: 42
Residence: Groveland, MA.
Where do I go Monday morning: President at FlexEnergy
Racing Category / Discipline: CAT1 Downhill, Enduro, Dual Slalom, XC, and Fatbike racing during the winter
# of Years Racing: 3
# of bikes owned: 6. DH – 2017 Commencal Supreme DH V4.2 | Enduro – 2017 Specialized S-Works Enduro 650B plus | Dual Slalom – 2010 Scott Voltage | FR, Dirt Jump – 2011 Scott Voltage TMO | FatBike – 2016 Salsa Beargrease | Road – 2009 Raleigh Team Frameset
Favorite Bike: They’re all my favorites
Favorite Trail / Ride: DH – Sugarbush / Highland
Enduro – Diamond Hill / Mountain Creek, Dual Slalom – Thunder Mountain Dirt Jump – Sherwood Forest, XC/Fatbike – Willowdale State forest
Non-Cycling Hobbies: Family, Hiking, Rock Climbing, Travel, Fitness
Summary: I have been riding mountain bikes for over 20 years but only “tried” racing 3 years ago. I am completely hooked on racing now, entering any race that I have a bike for. Looking forward to my first season with CMCC.

Trafton Teague

2017 Racing Age: 35
Residence: Fairfield, Me.
Where do I go Monday morning: Teague Distributors Inc
Racing Category / Discipline: Road
# of Years Racing: 2
# of bikes owned: 2 (Specialized Tarmac and Mountain Bike) *My wife is a much
better mountain biker than I am*
Favorite Bike: Specialized Tarmac
Favorite Trail / Ride: Any road ride with lots of hills
Non-Cycling Hobbies: Hiking, camping, cross country skiing, Anything Outside
Summary: I first got into cycling with a purchase of a hybrid bike 4 years ago. I
soon realized that I had a passion for the road so I got a traditional road bike and
haven’t stopped pedaling since. Bikes are cool.

Sam Kinney

Name: Jackson Kinney

2017 Racing Age: 24

Residence: Spruce Head, Maine

Where I Go Monday Morning: Lobstering

Racing Discipline and Category: Downhill, Category 2

Number of Years Racing: 1

Number of Bikes Owned: Specialized Demo 8 and Scott Genius

Favorite Bike: Specialized Demo 8 and Rocky Mountain Maiden

Favorite Trails: Dreadknot (Camden, ME), Black Magic (Killington, VT), Maiden Voyage (Highland Bike Park) and Rockstar (Sunday River)

Non-cycling Interest/Hobbies: Snowboarding, Moto, Hiking and Scuba Diving

Summary: The moment I straddled a dual crown bike I was hooked. Coming from a motocross background my next step was to take my riding in between the tape! Every time Im healthy and on the bike is a blessing.

Ian Wilson

2017 Racing Age: 51
Residence: Winslow, ME
Racing Discipline(s) & Category(s): Road Racing Cat 4, Cyclocross Cat 4, Sport
Mountain Bike
# of Years Racing: 2
# of Bikes Owned: 5 (Specialized Tarmac road bike, Specialized Epic mountain
bike, Specialized Rockhopper mountain bike, Specialized Crux cyclocross bike &
Surly Pugsley fat bike
Favorite Bike: Tarmac
Favorite Trail or Ride: Pacific Coast Highway in Northern Cali
Non-Cycling Interests/Hobbies: Is there such a thing?
Summary: If I don’t suffer it wasn’t a good ride. Ride to live, live to ride.

Jamie Dexter

2017 Racing Age: 45
Residence: Oakland, ME
Racing Discipline(s) & Category(s): Cat 3 Mountain Bike
# of Years Racing: 4
# of Bikes Owned: 3
Favorite Bike: Specialized Fuse Expert Carbon
Favorite Trail or Ride: Bond Brook or any Tandem ride with my beautiful wife
Non-Cycling Interests/Hobbies: Coaching Youth Athletics, weight training & spending time with my kids
Summary– I participated in Mountain Bike Racing way back in the early 90’s and fell in love with the sport. Spent some time away from the sport raising a family and a year ago started getting myself active again. To me there is nothing better than participating along side a group of Great Friends that are as passionate about cycling as YOU are.

Glenn Fenlason

2017 Race Age: 61
Residence: Winslow, ME
Where I go Monday Morning: Either working on the house or trail building
Racing Discipline: I have competed in many disciplines. On the road: Crit racing, Road racing, time trials, and the cycling leg of of triathlons. I have also race BMX, competed in trials competitions, and ice raced and Mountain bike raced.

# years Racing: Started Racing in 1972 and not done yet
# of Bikes Owned: I’m not sure, maybe 20 or so
Favorite Bike: Whichever one I happen to be riding now!
Favorite Ride: Perhaps like my favorite bike.. my favorite ride.. is often the one I am on at the time.

Non-Cycling Interests/ Hobbies: Weight training & trail building

Jerry hart

2017 Race Age: 42
Residence: Waterville, ME
Where I go Monday Morning: Next construction site
Racing Discipline: Road, Mountain, Cyclocross
# years Racing: 7
# of Bikes Owned: 6 Cannonade Evo Supersix, Specialized Carve, Specialized Fat Boy, Ridley X-Fire, Specialized SS, Specialized Epic
Favorite Bike: Cannondale Supersix EVO
Favorite Ride: Anything that will challenge me
Non-Cycling Interests/ Hobbies: Ice hockey, crossfire, Obstacle course races, coaching, kayaking
Summary: I like to stay active and be as competitive as I can possibly be.

Alex Deditch

2017 Race Age: 15
Residence: Wales, ME
Where I go Monday Morning: Oak Hill High School Sophomore and Highway Tech summer job
Racing Discipline: Downhill Mountainbike Racer Cat 2/3 15-18 year olds

# years Racing: first full season
# of Bikes Owned: 3 Fuji Reveal, Diamondback DB8, Commencal Supreme dh v3
Favorite Bike: Specialized Demo S-Works
Favorite Ride: Hellion at Highland

Non-Cycling Interests/ Hobbies:  skiing, snowboarding, snowmobiling, dirt biking, 4-wheeling, wakeboarding, skateboarding and fishing.
Summary: After riding downhill trails at Sunday River and Highlands, I wanted to try downhill racing. I researched techniques and tips online and watched you-tube videos before I started racing. Push your limits and never give up!

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2017 Race Schedule

Team rider(s) have committed to the races in bold

The 2017 Eastern States Cup Downhill Series is complete 

Congratulations to Mark Schnepel with a 3rd place in the 40-49 Cat 1 category

Congratulations to Dave Richard with a 3rd place in the 40-49 Cat 2/3 category

Congratulations to Alex Deditch with a 4th place in the 15-18 Cat 2/3 category

Race & Event Reports

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