Jeremiah Bishop, Karen Potter rule the day

The second annual Trans-Sylvania Epic mountain bike stage race kicked off Sunday with a 12.5-mile prologue in hot and humid conditions, a stark reminder that when a heat wave hits eastern Pennsylvania it's serious business.

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Men Open
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Jeremiah Bishop (Cannondale )0:47:56
2Justin Lindine ( / Joe's Garage / Scott)0:51:08
3Kris Sneddon (kona)0:51:40
4Barry Wicks (Kona)0:51:51
5Drew Edsall (Super Cool Bike Shop / Firstplaceracing.)0:52:22
6Alex Grant (Cannondale)0:52:43
7Jason Sager (Team Jamis)0:53:46
8Adam Snyder (Team Jamis)0:54:02
9Ryan Leech0:55:26
10Mark Weir (WTB/Cannondale/Shimano/Fox Racing Shox)0:56:04
11Christopher Beck (TeamCF)0:56:48
12Jonathan Davis (Trek Bike Store Boulder)0:56:59
13Byran Foley (Orbea USA)0:57:50
14Nate Byrom (WTB/Cannondale/Shimano/Fox Racing Shox)0:59:29
15Kip Biese (Big Wheel Racing/Old Town Bike Shop)0:59:37
16Sloane Anderson (ProAir HFA)1:01:18
17Michael Wissel (B2C2/ Boloco)1:01:21
18Mike Festa (Trans-Sylvania Epic / NoTubes)1:01:54
19Nathan Ruch (Evolution Racing)1:03:52
20Ben Cruz (WTB/Cannondale/Shimano/Fox Racing Shox)1:04:23
21Michael Cushionberry (Trans-Sylvania Epic / NoTubes)1:04:57
22Josh Patterson (Dirt Rag)1:12:25
23James Spurk1:15:42
24Ross Schnell (Trek/SRAM/Easton/Giro/Pearl)1:25:42
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Women Open
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Karen Potter (MTBRaceNews)1:01:13
2Selene Yeager (Team CF)1:01:55
3Amanda Carey (Kenda/Felt)1:02:10
4Sue Haywood (Shenandoah Bikes,Kenda,Turner,I-9)1:02:38
5Rebecca Rusch (Specialized)1:03:40
6Vicki Barclay (Notubes/FTC/Performance Labs)1:05:27
7Sonya Looney (Topeak Ergon)1:08:14
8Tanya Hanham (Tall Tree Cycles/Steelwool Bicycles)1:15:46
9Karen Brooks (Dirt Rag)1:17:50
10Kaarin Tae (Bicycles Plus / Bedford)1:18:32
11Laura Gleason (Giordana-Clif Bar - BRICA)1:23:25
12Donna Weiser1:27:59
13Jill Weist (Don Wiest Stables)1:32:33
14Kerry Combs1:39:26
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#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Rich Straub (NoTubes / Freeze Thaw / Honey Stinger)1:01:43
2Doug Jenne1:02:50
3Rich Dillen (TeamDicky)1:03:38
4Peter Buckland (FreezeThaw Cycles)1:03:55
5Greg Martin (Club Ride Apparel)1:04:18
6Bob Radzwich (The Bicycle Shop)1:04:22
7Kelly Klett1:04:45
8Mark Elsasser (Independent Fabrication)1:08:28
9Craig Dupree (Milk Pail Racing)1:10:48
10Morgan Miller (West Virginia Night Club)1:11:28
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Master Men 40+
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1John Merriam1:00:57
2Rich Oneil (Trans-Sylvania Epic / NoTubes)1:02:29
3Garth Prosser (Ashford Surgical / Cannondale)1:03:24
4Chris Merriam1:06:20
5Bruce Stauffer (Trek Bicycle Store Charlotte, NC)1:06:50
6Bruce Pisarek (COBC/National Engineering)1:07:03
7Lawrence Plug (Bicycles Plus / Bedford)1:07:46
8Dave Stauffer1:09:19
9John Kuhn (Cranford Bike Team/CTS)1:09:28
10Robert Hayes1:16:23
11Dave Pryor (Kapelmuur Independent)1:19:16
12Mark Drogalis (Team CF)1:21:47
13Garnett Abbey (Oakville Cycling Club)1:26:59
14Carl Bush1:28:26
15Brendan Hickey1:31:00
16James Taylor1:31:46
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Master Men 50+
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Scott Thomson1:05:20
2Edward Moran (Maverickfab Endurance)1:13:26
3James Wilson (Team CF)1:15:37
4Fred Baker (Baker Compound 125)1:29:02
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#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Andrew Caputo (Team ERRACE)1:07:07
1Mark Hixon (Team ERRACE)Row 1 - Cell 2
2Cissy Fowler (Pisgah Area Cycling)1:17:52
2David Cook (Pisgah Area Cycling)1:17:53
3Mark Harding (Stoudts Brewing Co/JB Mountain Bikes)1:52:06
3Mathew Foley (Stoudts Brewing Co/JB Mountain Bikes)1:52:21
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Epic Team
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Derek Bissett (The CO/VA Connection)1:06:33
2Brandon Graham (Team Saratoga)1:11:32
3Joseph Castle (Twin Six/TSE Epic Team)1:30:11
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Epic Team Masters
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Kevin Wetzel (The CO/VA Connection)1:12:22
2Michael Boyes (The CO/VA Connection)1:15:42
3Tanner Davis (The CO/VA Connection)1:35:41
4Joey Boyle (The CO/VA Connection)1:35:47
5Patrick Jeanmenne (Team Saratoga)1:44:14

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