ZVC Zia racers Tammy Brock, Jerry Garcia, and Al Senft, along with ZVC Velo racer, Kevin Quattlebaum, took racing to the dirt this past weekend in the Glory Days State Championship Mountain Bike Race at the Glorieta Camps. This was Tammy’s second mountain bike race after a one year hiatus due to crashing at Angel Fire’s Oso High, exactly one year ago. She managed to pull off a win and is the Cat 2 state champion. Jerry earned a very impressive win in the Cat 1 50-59 race and came home as the state champion for the first time in his career. Throughout the race, he kept pace with the pros. Kevin came home with a notable fourth place finish in the Cat 1 40-49.
Racing continued on Sunday for a few ZVC women. ZVC Zia racers, Kathy Alvarez and Tammy Brock, along with ZVC Velo racer, AnneMarie Chavez, raced the all-women Spokettes time trial race held in Algodones, NM, consisting of a 10 mile course. Kathy finished with a very impressive second best time overall and second place in Cat 4. Tammy finished with a notable second place in the Cat 3. AnneMarie had a remarkable third place finish in the master’s 40-49 category.