Ben’s/MBC Cycling Team Opens Mountain Bike Season!

The Ben’s Cycle/Milwaukee Bicycle Co Cycling Team opened its Wisconsin Off-Road (WORS) mountain bike season Sunday at Iola.

The Ben’s/MBC Cycling Team partners with Ben’s Cycle in Milwaukee, the Milwaukee Bicycle Co. brand of bicycles, including the Grit and Feral mountain bikes, Milwaukee Brewing Co., Valentine Coffee, WMSE Radio, and August Social Media.

Ben's/MBC Cycling Team partner Milwaukee Brewing Co. now has its Booyah Apricot Saison in 16 oz. cans! Look for us to hand out free samples at future WORS and WEMS races this summer!

Ben’s/MBC Cycling Team partner Milwaukee Brewing Co. now has its Booyah Apricot Saison in 16 oz. cans! Look for us to hand out free samples at future WORS and WEMS races this summer!

A Ben’s/MBC Cycling Team Family Affair

The Kid – Arielle Christensen – took top spot in her WORS age group, while her sister, Danielle, new to WORS this year, stood on the podium! Their mother, Beth, tried out a WORS race for the first time and finished! And Dennis, the father, finished his first Sport category race, up from Citizens last year!

Arielle Christensen of the Ben's/MBC Cycling Team on the top step at Iola WORS!

Arielle Christensen of the Ben’s/MBC Cycling Team on the top step at Iola WORS!

Danielle Christensen of the Ben's/MBC Cycling Team on the podium at Iola WORS!

Danielle Christensen of the Ben’s/MBC Cycling Team on the podium at Iola WORS!

Beth Christensen of the Ben's/MBC Cycling Team on the podium at Iola WORS!

Beth Christensen of the Ben’s/MBC Cycling Team on the podium at Iola WORS!

Ben’s/MBC Cycling Team Lands Way, Boehm on Iola Podiums

Chip Way and Wendy Boehm both took second in their Iola races, Chip in his Sport class and Wendy in the women’s Open.

Rick Walls finished mid-pack in his Comp category. Sam Adams finished well in his Sport Category.

WORS racers start in the Citizens category, move up to Sport, then Comp, then Elite/Pro.

Chip Way of the Ben's/MBC Cycling Team on the podium at Iola WORS!

Chip Way of the Ben’s/MBC Cycling Team on the podium at Iola WORS!

Wendy Boehm of the Ben's/MBC Cycling Team on the podium at Iola WORS!

Wendy Boehm of the Ben’s/MBC Cycling Team on the podium at Iola WORS!

Rick Walls of the Ben's/MBC Cycling Team ripping through the Iola WORS course. Photo from Nicki Lock.

Rick Walls of the Ben’s/MBC Cycling Team ripping through the Iola WORS course. Photo from Nicki Lock.

 

Ben’s/MBC Cycling Team Starts Season at WEMS, Barry Roubaix

Rick Walls and Vicki Pink traveled to Hastings, Michigan in April to contest the famous Barry-Roubaix gravel race. Both finished after strong efforts!

Rick Walls of the Ben's/MBC Cycling Team and his Milwaukee Bicycle Co. Mettle braved the 62 punishing miles of the Barry Roubaix Gravel Race.

Rick Walls of the Ben’s/MBC Cycling Team and his Milwaukee Bicycle Co. Mettle braved the 62 punishing miles of the Barry Roubaix Gravel Race.

 

Chris St. Clair and Angie Therriault did the Wild Ride Buzzard Buster Wisconsin Endurance Mountain Bike Series (WEMS) race in Hatfield. Chris finished 13th and Angie 6th in the six-hour race.

 

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