On the Pegs - May 2022 On the Pegs - Volume 7 Issue 5 - May 2022 - Page 130

words by STEPH VETTERLY AND LISI BRATCHER photos by PATSY DAVIS
DRT Husqvarna ' s Ryder LeBlond took the top podium of the SEER ' s season opener , the COVID CRUSHER 3.0 hard enduro . FactoryONE Motorsports-supported Nick Fahringer and Rieju ' s Quinn Wentzel would finish second and third , respecfully . Hosted at the Hollytree Offroad Park in Alabama , 150 racers traveled from 22 states across the country to try their hand at the fourhour race .
The Hollytree Offroad Park in Alabama showed itself from its best side ! The course offered a lot of grip , and the single track parts held up very well . It rained three days before the race , which helped to keep the course dust-free .
The racers had to conquer a 6-mile course spiked with gnarly sections . The race took place on the hills forming the Hollytree valley . Riders came back down to cross the valley twice each loop , which made it easy to follow for spectators .
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