On the Pegs - August 2022 On the Pegs - Volume 7 Issue 8 - August 2022 - Page 70

Mateo . “ It ’ s not what I ’ m used to , but you just have to swallow your pride and do your best . It was a good learning experience .”
KTM / FXR ’ s Brandy Richards topped the Women ’ s Pro division , winning seven of the 12 tests .
“ My first day was really good ; the cross test was sweet ,” said Richards . “ The Enduro test , I kind of struggled a little bit , but just kind of stayed up and consistent . I won every cross test yesterday and then today obviously it rained this morning , so it was super muddy and I was just getting used to it . I don ’ t get to ride mud like this , so my first cross test and enduro test were sweet . I loved it . Then it just progressively got worse . It got slicker . It got gnarlier .”
Trail Jesters Racing KTM ’ s Korie Steede won the remaining five tests for second , while Bonanza Plumbing KTM ’ s Rachel Gutish only raced the second day due to a prior commitment and finished third .
Richards also won $ 100 extra for posting top time in the Cross test for the weekend while Steede won $ 100 for posting fastest time in the Enduro test .
USA ISDE team manager Antti Kallonen held an ISDE Camp in conjunction with the Sprint Enduro World Championship so that the US squad could start to get used to DOT tires and the maintenance work that is part of the ISDE event . This year ’ s ISDE will be held in Le Puy en Valey , France , from August 29 through September 3 .
In the Youth Divisions , Peyton Feather won the Super Mini Senior ( 14-15 ) division , beating out Austin Tsakanikas and Rivers Morris for the crown .
The Super Mini Jr class was a battle between Kawasaki riders Ryland McCullough and Ryan Smith , with McCullough taking first and Ryan Smith taking second .
Mason Tsakanikas took the win in the 85 Senior class with Brennan Mazzola in second and Tyler Yost in third .
Nash Peerson dominated the 85 7-11 class once again , topping John Berry and Braxtyn Chaney for the win . Noah Hertzler and Dalton Walters were fourth and fifth .
Colt Lackey won the 65 ( 10-11 ) over Jack Lacy with Lucas Groome in third .
Colt Chaney topped Brody Haugh and Aubrey Tsakanikas to win the 65 Junior class
It was a family affair in the Girls 10-16 class , with Josie Grozbean beating out Lola Grozbean for the win .
Maci Ryan won the Trail Bike class .
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