"Bike for Bender" 6 Hour - Tahquitz, California
Tinker Juarez Dominates Bike for Bender 6 Hour Race
Bike for Bender is a California non-profit organization that was founded in memory of 26 year old pro level XC racer and DH demon Robert Bender, who lost his fight with cancer in 2010.
Tinker Juarez (Sho-Air/Cannondale) took the race by the horns and won on the 6-mile technical and loose course. Winning by one full lap over second-placed Joel Titus (SoCal Endurance). The winner averaged 9 mph with roughly 10,000 feet of climbing in just over 6 hours.
Open Men Solo
1, Tinker Juarez - Sho-Air/Cannondale 9 laps - 6:06:34
2, Joel Titus - Socal Endurance 8 laps - 5:35:29
3, Garry Cody - Specialized 8 laps - 5:38:14