depscribe's photos with the Millfield, Ohio

Coming down a hill

Coming down a hill
It sometimes gets very steep. Spectators (and photographers) can get close to the action if they dare, as in European rallyes.
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And riders learn to adjust

And riders learn to adjust
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This kind of thing happens a lot

This kind of thing happens a lot
When a bike goes down, first order if business is to check if there are any other riders headed that way.
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One young winner

One young winner
Mud-covered and happy, 16-year-old Alexi Phillips of Tryon, North Carolina took first place in her class aboard a KTM 150. Her friend, Davis Vasilatos, raced on a Yamaha 125.
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Not a good place to pass

Not a good place to pass
The course wound far back into the woods -- a lap took as much as 30 minutes to complete. Sometimes there was a little congestion, as here. The races were not for a specified number of laps, but instead they determined how many laps a rider could complete…
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Three riders, two wheels

Three riders, two wheels
Here's something you don't see every day. Though stressing bikes to the max happened there a lot.
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The motorcycle equivalent of a rock festival

The motorcycle equivalent of a rock festival
The Sunday Creek Raceway was transformed into a small city during the weekend, and roads and paths there were filled with a mixture of people on foot, on bicycles, in cars, on ATVs, and even on tractors. Oh, and motorcycles, too.
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Busy intersection

Busy intersection
Bicyclists were wise to check carefully before riding across the racetrack.
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The John Penton GNCC is an annual event

The John Penton GNCC is an annual event
It's named for Ohioan John Penton, the virtual inventor of the modern lightweight dirt bike.
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Did it work? I don't know.

Did it work? I don't know.
Straw was brought in to make some of the mud a little less slippery, so there are probably by now adobe paths at Sunday Creek Motocross Track.
Added on July  8, 2017