On the Pegs - November 2022 On the Pegs - Volume 7 Issue 11 - November 2022 | Page 129

words by JOSH SCHUCKER photos by SARAH HUTH
For several years now , the Reitz family has worked tirelessly through the off season preparing for the AHRMA Mid-Atlantic Cross-Country series ’ early season stop in their stomping grounds . Patriarch Jim , and sons Jamie and Mike , had been using the LL Raceway facility in Clarion County Pennsylvania as the home of their efforts to play host to the series and its competitors . Unfortunately , recent events have been unable to stay clear of Mother Nature ’ s often-crazed springtime maneuverings . In each of the last two years , the race has been inundated with staggering amounts of precipitation leading up to and during the occasion . While everyone made the best of the “ Happy Mudder ’ s Day ” situation , the weather and bikes had taken a heavy toll on the trail infrastructure at the facility .
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