Julian Diess, a new rider to Juneau Freewheelers Bicycle Club events, claimed the title in the Dimond Park mountain bike race held Sunday afternoon in the woods around Dimond Park.
Diess posted a time of 31 minutes, 3 seconds over the three-lap course, while Jeff Donaldsen took second overall in 33:20.
The event had been scheduled a week earlier, but was delayed because of a construction project at the park. The rescheduled date allowed the course to include a new bridge, a substantial hill climb and a high-speed descent.
DIMOND PARK MOUNTAIN BIKE RACE
Results of Sunday's Juneau Freewheelers Bicycle Club-Dimond Park mountain bike race. Riders completed three laps of the course through the woods around Dimond Park, unless noted otherwise.
Age 12-younger male -- 1. Phillip Moser (age 11), 42 minutes, 44 seconds; 2. Zack Bursell (age 7, two laps), 36:45; 3. Nick Bursell (age 6, one lap), 37:30.
Age 13-19 male -- 1. Collin Reilly, 38:22; 2. Drew Gruening, 40:09; 3. Tim Travis, 40:54; 4. Daniel Glass, 41:34; DNF: Michael Heumann (flatted).
Age 20-29 male -- 1. Julian Diess, 31:03 (overall winner); 2. Jeff Donaldsen, 33:20; 3. Jason Ginter, 35:08.
Age 30-39 male -- 1. David Thomas, 34:39; 2. Ken Klein, 35:10; 3. Dennis Travis, 40:16.
Age 30-39 female -- 1. Jamie Bursell (two laps), 36:45.
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