Jamiesons Sign with Yeti

Darrell and Chase Jamieson have signed contracts with Yeti Bikes for the 2011 season. Both will be riding Yeti’s new 303 RDH in downhill events. For trail riding, Darrell will be on an ASR 5 and Chase will have a DJ hardtail. They expect to have the bikes by [Continue Reading]

TDN Runs Loney Story

Today’s issue of the Daily News has a story about Eric Loney’s silver-medal finish at the World Masters Championships in Brazil. You can check the story online at http://tdn.com/sports/article_4eebf9ae-d025-11df-b86c-001cc4c002e0.html You can link to [Continue Reading]

Loney Grabs Fluidride Crown!

After finishing second at the World Masters in Brazil in early September, Eric Loney capped the month by claiming the Fluidride Cup pro DH championship on Sunday at Ski Bowl. Loney placed third in the season finale, giving him enough points to capture the season [Continue Reading]

Hansen Takes Super D Title

Al Hansen fought off a challenge from Project 529 teammate Eric Loney to win the Growlers Gulch Super D championship on Saturday, September 18th. Nate Marsh finished third to make it a clean sweep for Project 529. [caption id="attachment_5790" align="alignright" [Continue Reading]

ProGrt/Northwest Cup Results from Port Angeles

Al Hansen claimed the second spot in Cat 1 19-29 DH in the latest ProGrt Northwest Cup at Port Angeles on April 24-25. Hansen’s time of 2:55.61 was topped only by Eric Swanson of Santa Barbara, California, who ran a 2:54.06. Amazingly, Hansen came within a [Continue Reading]

Darrell Jamieson Second at Sea Otter

Darrell Jamieson of Project 529 and Growlers Gulch Racing finished second in both Cat 1 40-49 dual slalom and downhill at the prestigious Sea Otter Classic in Monterey, California, on April 15-18. The event drew 50,000 spectators and more than 8,000 [Continue Reading]

Loney, Hansen Featured in Knappa Vid

Eric Loney and Al Hansen of Project 529 and Growlers Gulch Racing are featured in a new vid shot by Jason Van Horn of I Hate Bikes. Great vid of the Flying Dutchman Trail at Knappa, with proof that even the really good guys bite it occasionally. [Continue Reading]

Moon, Hansen, Jamieson Wear ’09 Fluidride Crowns

Jason Moon, Al Hansen, and Chase Jamieson are Pacific Northwest downhill champions. Check the season standings at the bottom of this page to see how all the locals fared.    [caption id="attachment_2007" align="alignright" width="533" caption="Pacific [Continue Reading]

Al Hansen Claims TT Crown

[caption id="attachment_1959" align="alignright" width="300" caption="TT champ Al Hansen (center) with runner-up Cage Aaron and women's champ Dara Muldoon"][/caption] Al Hansen of Project 529 and Growlers Gulch Racing cruised to an easy victory at the 2009 [Continue Reading]

Loney Out, GG Schedule Changed

Have you ever found yourself gasping for breath after walking up a flight of stairs? That’s where I am right now – fully porked out after more than a month of vacation combined with no riding. Let’s hope things are about to change. Growlers [Continue Reading]

Darrell Jamieson Wins Snowmass DH

Darrell Jamieson likes Colorado. After taking the national DH crown in July at Sol Vista, Jamieson followed that by winning the Cat 1 Masters Division at the Colorado State Downhill Championships at Snowmass on August 9th. Chase Jamieson was sixth in Cat 3 [Continue Reading]

Loney Wins Again!

Eric Loney of Project 529 and Growlers Gulch Racing picked up his second consecutive win on the pro DH circuit at Willamette Pass on August 9th. In the best-of-two-runs format, Loney clocked a 4:30.15 in the first round, just .18 ahead of Jared Hobbs. “I [Continue Reading]

Check Fluidride Cup Standings

The 2009 Fluidride Cup, which will determine the Pacific Northwest’s best downhill racers, moves to Port Angeles for Stage 5 on August 21-23. Stage 6 – Fluidride’s ’09 finale – will be at Mount Hood on September 26-28. Local riders [Continue Reading]

Jamiesons Win National Titles!

The father-son combination of Darrell and Chase Jamieson struck big as both won titles at the USA Cycling Mountain Bike Nationals at Granby Ranch Bike Park in Sol Vista, Colorado. Nearly 2,000 racers showed up to compete for national championships on July 18th [Continue Reading]

Loney Rails to First Pro Win

[caption id="attachment_1675" align="alignright" width="300" caption="Yeah, baby!"][/caption] All that practice he got staying in front of the hard-charging Growlers Gulch Racing crew at Mountain Bike Oregon paid off for Eric Loney. Loney picked up his first win as [Continue Reading]

Project 529 Rides Angel Fire

It was a long trip, but Eric Loney, Darrell Jamieson and Chase Jamieson made it worthwhile. [caption id="attachment_1169" align="alignright" width="300" caption="Dude, get out of the way. Darrell closes in."][/caption] The trio – supported by Ryan Hicks and [Continue Reading]

Al Hansen First at Spring Thaw

Al Hansen decimated the opposition in the OBRA-sponsored Spring Thaw DH at Ashland, Oregon, on May 17th. Competing in the CAT 1 (25-29) classification, Hansen blazed to a 4:27.46, a full thirteen seconds ahead of the second-place finisher. Hansen is sponsored by [Continue Reading]

Moon 1st at Fluidride, Hansen 2nd

Jason Moon walked away with the top spot in the Expert 40+ division at the Fluidride Cup Series race at Port Angeles on May 3rd and 4th. Al Hansen and Darrell Jamieson both racked up top-five finishes in their respective classifications. Moon blew away the [Continue Reading]