THE OVER-THE-HUMP GANG: WHAT FACTORY RIDERS DO BETWEEN RACES
If you think that JGR’s Justin Barcia is intense on the starting line of the motocross race, you have to see him at a mountain bike race. Barcia DNFed the Over-The-Hump race in Irvine Lake Park with a broken chain.
SoCal’s Over-The-Hump mountain bike series draws as many as 700 riders to their Tuesday night races. And this week, with all the factory riders in town for the Glen Helen National on Saturday, they showed up to get in a solid mid-week workout on their bikes. The racers included Shane McElrath, Paul Thede, Max Less, Troy Lee, Justin Barcia, Jeremy Martin, Victor Sheldon, Johnny O’Mara, Alex Martin, Ryan Jones, Jim Perry