South Bend Race, 9.26.2020

Many thanks to all who participated in this abbreviated season's races!  We missed out on a few of the classics, but still managed to get in most of our races.  Saturday's race at South Bend was a superb cap to the season.  With temps in the 70's and modest conditions all around, we really couldn't … Continue reading South Bend Race, 9.26.2020

South Bend Race 9.21.19

Roger Crisp and his classic '73 Volvo P1800 Conditions for our final race of the season were looking rather marginal this morning, as many of us made our way to the South Bend area under gloomy, rain-filled skies.  Two of our racers (Matt Meersman & Ted Beatty) were even crazy enough to strike out on … Continue reading South Bend Race 9.21.19

South Bend Race 9.22.18

South Bend Race 9.22.18 Saturday dawned somewhat cloudy, and about 25 degrees cooler than the prior day(!), with more sun coming out through the day.  Somehow Matt Meersman has a knack as choosing the one cool day for his race - but he also has a knack at putting on a really nice race with … Continue reading South Bend Race 9.22.18

St. Joe Race, South Bend, IN 9.23.17

Alas - another season of racing has come to a close.  But boy did it go out with a bang! near the end of September, the weather can be dicey for the St. Joe River Races - and usually it's on the chillier side.  Not this time! With temps that moved well into the 80's, … Continue reading St. Joe Race, South Bend, IN 9.23.17

Paddlefest, South Bend, IN 6.25.17

Paddlefest South Bend, IN  6.25.17 From the bow of Paul Kane and his Stellar SES Brent Ernsberger and I chose an East shore start along the St. Joe River with everyone else starting on West shore. At the first crossover (approx 1/2 mi) I was a couple boat lengths behind Bill Kanost, who was already quite … Continue reading Paddlefest, South Bend, IN 6.25.17