by Sean Costin 9/05/2009
This Year's edition of Battle Mountain has been much anticipated as the stretch of pavement has been completely resurfaced with smooth asphalt. Over the years, cracks in the pavement have been significant enough to blow tires and cause riders to become airborne. If the weather cooperates, new records are anticipated especially after the record setting performances of the Varna Tempest at the Ford Human Powered Challenge. The Varna sponsored hour record setting duo of Sam Whittingham and Barbara Buatois will be competing. HPV great Fast Freddy Markham will also be making a challenge. The competition is open and all competitors can race on HWY 305.
The event will be sponsored in part by Hydrive Energy
drinks which is also Sam Whittingham's sponsor