Posted by Editoress on 06/17/13
Kindree, Walter Test of Metal champs
Neal Kindree successfully defended his Test of Metal title Saturday with a second consecutive win.
Kindree, of Squamish, won five of the 10 primes along the course and pulled away from second-place finisher Kris Sneddon of Secehlt in the latter stages of the race.
Kindree's time was 2:34:20, just under two minutes ahead of Sneddon, in near perfect conditions on the 67-kilometre course.
Quinn Moberg, at the age of 19, rode impressively, finishing fifth overall with a time of 2:41:46 and taking top Squamish men's honors.
Sandra Walter, of Coquitlam, took the women's title in 3:00:08 after taking the lead away from second-place finisher Kate Aardal (3:02:27) of Calgary on the Powerhouse Plunge.
Squamish's Brandi Heisterman was the top Squamish woman and led for most of the race but eventually faded to a fourth-place finish in 3:03:41.
|1 Sandra Walter (Liv / Giant Canada)||Women Pro-Elite||3:00:08.2|
|2 Kate Aardal (Ridley's Cycle / Me)||Women Pro-Elite||3:02:27.3|
|3 Jean Ann Berkenpas (XPREZO)||Women Pro-Elite||3:03:11.7|
|4 Brandi Heisterman (Red Truck Racing / Trek / Oakley)||Women Pro-Elite||3:03:41.9|
|5 Jennifer Schulz (Fresh Air Concept/Balance Point Racing)||Women Pro-Elite||3:11:18.2|
|6 Petra Tlamkova (Tag Cycling)||Women Pro-Elite||3:12:04.4|
|7 Cathy Zeglinski (Northlands Medical Clinic)||Women 45-49||3:13:27.3|
|8 Stacey Smith (Cyclepath Kelowna)||Women 20-29||3:15:36.0|
|9 Chloe Cross||Women 30-34||3:22:13.7|
|10 Rua Read (Challenge by Choice)||Women Pro-Elite||3:23:31.4|
|11 Lea Stralka (Ragnarok)||Women 35-39||3:28:53.8|
|12 Katie Button (Specialized Canada/Russ Hay)||Women Pro-Elite||3:36:51.0|
|13 Frances Vice||Women 40-44||3:38:37.9|
|14 Sarah Olner||Women 30-34||3:40:12.0|
|15 Regan Kohlhardt||Women 20-29||3:41:47.0|
|16 Natalie Wood (Nimby Fifty)||Women 35-39||3:41:57.6|
|17 Nicola Mann (Trailhead Athletics)||Women 40-44||3:46:48.9|
|18 Lisa Floe||Women 40-44||3:47:07.4|
|19 Sarah Greenwood||Women 35-39||3:48:57.9|
|20 Mikayla Martin (Team Squamish)||Women 14-19||3:50:54.3|
|1 Neal Kindree (Corsa Cycles / Specialized / SRAM)||Men Pro-Elite||2:34:20.1|
|2 Kris Sneddon (Kona)||Men Pro-Elite||2:36:12.9|
|3 Cory Wallace (KONA / The North Face)||Men Pro-Elite||2:39:45.8|
|4 Giancarlo Dalle Angelini (NW Sho-air)||Men Pro-Elite||2:41:18.9|
|5 Quinn Moberg (Corsa Cycles)||Men Pro-Elite||2:41:46.7|
|6 Sean Babcock (Kona / Sellwood Cycle)||Men Pro-Elite||2:41:47.3|
|7 Greg Day (Rocky Mountain Factory Team)||Men Pro-Elite||2:42:42.0|
|8 Sullivan Reed (SCOTT Bikes/Republic Bicycles)||Men Pro-Elite||2:42:59.6|
|9 Colin Kerr (Corsa Bike Shop)||Men Pro-Elite||2:43:34.8|
|10 Dwayne Kress (Specialized/Corsa)||Men 40-44||2:44:44.7|
|11 Thomas Skinner (NORCO/Oak Bay Bikes)||Men Pro-Elite||2:45:07.7|
|12 Carter Hovey (MBC / ORBEA / SMP)||Men Pro-Elite||2:46:45.3|
|13 Kevin Calhoun (Rocky Mountain)||Men Pro-Elite||2:47:19.0|
|14 Carl Reilly||Men 30-34||2:47:31.6|
|15 Peter Watson (Trek/Balance Point Racing)||Men Pro-Elite||2:48:51.9|
|16 Leighton Poidevin (Bicycle Cafe)||Men 40-44||2:50:12.8|
|17 Bob Welbourn (Glotman Simpson)||Men 40-44||2:51:04.1|
|18 Rhys Verner (Tantalus Bike Shop/Team Squamish)||Men 14-19||2:51:24.1|
|19 Kevin Bradford-Parish (Team NW Sho-Air)||Men Pro-Elite||2:52:58.0|
|20 Trevor Hopkins (Team Whistler)||Men 40-44||2:52:58.8|
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