Tag: Lauren Gregg

Big Bear Well Represented at USA Cycling Mountain Bike National Championships

Big Bear, Ca, July 18, 2011, 12:00pm – Big Bear was well represented this past weekend in Sun Valley Idaho at the USA Cycling Mountain Bike National Championships.  The Williams and Burton families both had three members of their family competing.  While the Williams family is no stranger to the National Championships, it was the Burton boys first time.  13 year old Ryan, 10 year old Zach and 8 year old Alec had a great time at their first nationals, according to mom Tiffany Burton, and she said they will definitely do it again.  As for the Williams family, Casey Williams got 5th in the Junior men 16-18 division, with brother Evan getting a close 2nd place in the Men’s 12-14 division.  Sister Elle Williams, who was last years national champ in her division got 5th place after she sprained her ankle running with her bike through a rocky section of the course.  Mom Kim Williams told KBHR, that this year the competition was very strong in all categories.  Lauren Gregg, a local Cat 1 women’s rider got 3rd place, and Dean Swank long time rider for Bear Valley Bikes got 2nd place in his category.  KBHR congratulates all that participated, and who made Big Bear...

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Team Big Bear Mountain Bike Race Is Full Of Big Bear Locals!

Big Bear, Ca, May, 23, 2011, 1:00pm – The locals came out in full force this past weekend for the Big Bear Shootout #1 mountain bike race.  Teams Bear Valley Bikes, Chains Required, Steven K Pro Sports, and Loeka teams were well represented with  Romolo Forcino and Ely Woody from team Chains Required placing 4th and 5th in the Pro Mens Feild.  Local Big Bear rider Lauren Gregg Riding for team Loeka took first place for Cat 1 women 19-29, and had the best Cat 1 ‘ time for the entire field.  The Bear Valley Bikes women’s team was well represented with many top spots, and podiums for the ladies including:  Cythina Miranda, Veronica Eliasson, Alison Hyde, Louise Boyer and Michelle Russell).  The Williams family continue to do well with Evan Williams placing first in Category 2 Juniors, older brother Casey placing second in Category 1 Juniors and 11 year old Elle Williams placing 2nd for Junior Women 14 and under.  Another family of cyclists to watch out for are the Burton Boys with nine year old Alex Burton took first place for the Junior men 10 and under, beating the rest of the competition by over 8 minutes.  Brothers Zachary and Ryan Burton also did well placing 4th and 2nd in their feilds.  The next Big Bear Shoot Out will be on June 19th, and will also be one...

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