Sunday Mar 15 2009 comments Cool Mountain Bike Race By: Photos by Michael Kirby/Auburn Journal -A +A Buy This Photo Now The Cool Mountain Bike got off to a great start Sunday morning. Over 450 riders in numerous brackets took to the Olmstead Loop Trail riding through the rain and mud. Meadow Vista's tandem team John and Aaron Hood won their division. Roseville Pro Bob Delf relaxed but muddy after the race. Rider heads for the finish. Men's Pro Division winner Jim Hewett talks about the race at the finish line. Kate Reidell of the Hopkins Honda Womens Team was muddy but all smiles at the finish line. Creeks swelled by recent rains made for some interesting trail crossings. Most riders were covered with mud caused by recent rains as the race progressed. A steep uphill greeted riders coming out of the Knickerbocker Creek. On the trail, riders had to be careful on the slick downhills. Crossing Knickerbocker Creek. Riders desend to the Knickerbocker Creek crossing Sunday. Men's Pro Division winner Jim Hewett completes his first lap Sunday.