2019 Sunday Summary for Mt. Penn Hill Climb and City Park Dirt Course

Kline Claims Second Victory and Overall

Shane Kline (SmartStop Self Storage) swept the weekend winning on Sunday at the Mt. Penn Hill Climb. He used his track sprint to out kick Curtis White at the line, and Gino Villafano finished in the third position. With the double wins, Kline was uncontested for the weekend $500 bonus to the top placed rider of the “skinny tire” events. 

Stephanie Sydlick (Femme Equip pb Swiss Wellness) took the upset win over Fast Chance Women’s Cycling pb The Happy Tooth Foundation team. She finished with a 12-second advantage over the chasing field. Rachel Langdon, the Gambler’s Prime winner from West Reading, won the bunch sprint to finish in second with Grace Chappell (Wolfpack pb Jakroo) finishing third. 

Amateur ¾ Men: Nate Roberts
Amateur Category 3 Women: Melanie Solomon
Fixed Gear: Andrew Dudle
Handcycle: Rodger Krause
Citizen’s eBike: Ken Dewald
Citizen’s Men: Timothy Patton
Citizen’s Women: Samantha Snukis
Uphill Dash to the Pagoda (Men): Benjamin Hatt
Uphill Dash to the Pagoda (Women): Samantha Snukis
Unofficial Men’s Duathlon: Brian Hess
Unofficial Women’s Duathlon: Samantha Snukis

Four Different Victors in City Park

The City Park Dirt Course hosted the knobby tire cyclocross and mountain bike races. Pan Am Games Champion Curtis White once again showed his pedigree on the challenging short course, riding the run-up and setting 3:00 lap times. Pocono Powerhouse Laura Van Gilder claimed her second consecutive City Park Dirt Course CX race. In the mountain bike races, Andrew Freye and Taylor Kuyk-White cleanly won the short-track to round out the weekend of racing. 

Citizen’s Open Dirt: Nolan
Jr Women’s Cyclocross: Anja Thomas
Jr Men’s Cyclocross: Kevin Mullaly
Jr Women’s MTB: n/a
Jr Men’s MTB: Gabriel Torres