Archive: September, 2009

OC Register covers 3 Dulac girls by David Whiting

We’re in the news, front page picture in OC Register today- Sisters, 9, 11, 12, rock Orange County mountain bike race @ see the story and photos by David Whiting.


HighRev Photo posts amazing shots of September 15 race

HiRev Pho


Over the Hump Race 2 Recap

The first week of July we sat down to discuss the “idea of Over the Hump”. We envisioned a fun, family friendly, grassroots mountain bike race bringing the mountain bike community of Orange County together.


One More Class – Women Juniors added

#736 Makayla Dulac (11yrs) took 2nd in Women's Juniors, behind her sister Samantha (12yrs), and in front of sister Danielle (9yrs) (photo courtesy IHARRIS

One family raced, even mom and dad.  5 people, 3 under 13 years old.  One of the cool things about Oer the Hump is that a 9 year old, Danielle Dulac, can race on the same course, at the same time, as our 1st Place Women’s Expert Tonya Bray, and 1st Place Men’s Expert […]


More New Photos

Pics posted here, there’s about 500 he took 2 full laps so everybody should be in there at least once, feel free to use as you like…eat=directlink


New Photos September 15 race

Check out some photos by Joe Lawwill

Thanks Joe for coming out and covering the race.



David Whiting Rides Again

David Whiting, who covered our first race in the Orange County Register , as he raced his first Mountain Bike race, rode again yesterday and turned in a time…after suffering a broken seatpost in August 26 race.  David looks like he’ll be an Over the Hump presence in next summer’s series.

David wrote a plug for yesterday’s race. Check it out here:


September 15th Results Posted

Tuesday September 15th’s race was amazing to be a part of. We couldn’t have done it without all the support from volunteers, sponsors, and of course the racers. We look forward to many more races in the future, and celebrate with you, the beginning of this new Over the Hump Mountain Bike Series.


Pre-registration Sold-Out Early

Tonight @ 6:55pm we sold our final available online registration  for tomorrow’s race.

Only a couple spaces are available for onsite registration tomorrow, opening at 4pm. REASON for the limited number, we’d love to have the race be open for more racers, but in an effort to provide the best possible experience for all our racers we’ve limited the registration for tomorrow’s race.

Don’t miss the festivities. Not only will it be a great race, but we’ve added some new exhibitors…Bar-B-Que, […]



Less than 36 hours till race star.  The air is cool and we’re excited to be out at the course tomorrow.

Pre-register today, by 8:00pm. We’ve opened 50 more spaces, allowed by our staggered start.  PRE-REGISTRATION CLOSES TONIGHT AT 8:00PM, ANY REMAINING WILL BE SOLD AT RACE.

Bring a sweatshirt and money for BarBQ and beverage. After race awards and raffle winners will be announced.

See you at the Races!


Over the Hump in Mountain Bike Action

Tonya Bray, , 1st place winner of the Women’s Expert category, just dropped an article online at Mountain Bike Action.

Tonya writes, “…there is nothing quite like getting dirty with a short mountain bike race in the middle of the week to remove the edge of daily life.  So it was with much excitement I headed to Irvine with friends to be a part of…the Over the Hump series”

Read more at: Mountain Bike Action


Over the Hump Race Course Video

Chris Williams from Rock N Road and, originally shot the video of the course with Matt leading the way.  That was “just OK”, great video by Chris, but who wanted to see Matt ride (except Charity, Matt’s wife).

So, fortunately, Chris caught the real/live August 26 race on a friend’s , but here’s the real race  GoPro helmet camera and posted it.

Click here to view the Video: Chris Williams, finished 11th in the Sport Men\’s 30-39 category