Paul Rohner gets ready to compete in the Oktoberfest Mountain Bike Enduro October 5. Rohner took home first place in the men’s solo under 19 class.

Paul Rohner gets ready to compete in the Oktoberfest Mountain Bike Enduro October 5. Rohner took home first place in the men’s solo under 19 class.

Rohner wins Harper Mountain Oktoberfest Mountain Enduro

A competitive mountain biker from Williams Lake garners first place finish at the Harper Mountain Oktoberfest Mountain Bike Enduro.

A competitive mountain biker from Williams Lake represented his hometown well with a first place finish at the Harper Mountain Oktoberfest Mountain Bike Enduro recently.

Teen racer Paul Rohner won the men’s solo under 19 class by two laps, completing the six laps in four hours and four minutes and rounding out the day as the third fastest solo male rider of the day at the fifth annual race October 5.

The race course, located near Kamloops, was about 8.5 kilometres long with 320 metres in elevation gain. Some technical sections also challenged riders.

There were approximately 100 riders taking part in the competition in various categories, including running.

 

Williams Lake Tribune