July 5, 2006 – A beautiful morning ensured a fantastic turnout for the return of the Cypress Hill Climb, organised by Masi Adobe Racing, as a fundraiser for Bicycles for Humanity. In total, 127 riders turned out to battle one of the giants of the North Shore of Vancouver, BC. I would like to pay special thanks toall the volunteers that helped set up a race that ran on time and without incident. A special thanks to our event sponsors, Masi Bicycles, Planet Foods, Honey Stinger, BBB, Norco and The Templeton Diner and also thanks to our event supporters Cadence Tires, Flash 5 and Giordana.
Congratulations to our Cat 1/2 winners Neal Kindree and Leah Goldstein of Symmetrics, rounding off a couple of successful weeks for both riders – Kindree recently winning the epic Test of Metal mountain bike race and Goldstein continuing her remarkable recovery from a serious accident last year in winning the recent Provincial Road Championships.
Other winners include Mike Elliston (Cat 3 Men), Graeme Martindale (Cat 4 Men), Heather Gerth (Cat 4 Women) and Ted Lawson (Cat 5 Men). Results are now posted on our website <http://www.steamerracing.ca/>www.steamerracing.ca
Local Cat 4 rider Sean Van Dehn was the lucky winner of the grand draw prize of a Masi Gran Criterium frameset. A full story and photos to follow.