October 25, 2014

VIDEO: Bike Week 2012

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Bill Carley (21) of Sault Ste. Marie takes one of the jumps as he is pursued by Steve Misohleney (327) of Alpena during the motocross races at Stone Ridge MX Sunday.
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Marcus Musselman of Lake City takes a jump during the motocross races at Stone Ridge MX Sunday.
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Marcus Musselman of Lake City blasts around a turn during the motocross races at Stone Ridge MX Sunday.
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The bar stool final gets underway on the mini track at Stone Ridge MX Sunday.
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The barstool races fan out over the course on the first lap of the bar stool final.
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Denny Hennagir gets airborne off a jump during the bar stool final at Stone Ridge MX Sunday.
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Denny Hennagir (412) tries to hold off Rusty Hennagir (725) as they round a turn during the bar stool final at Stone Ridge MX Sunday.
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Rusty Hennagir jumps across the finish line to take the win in the bar stool races after Denny Hennagir had trouble on the last lap of the race.
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Megan Dewald of Au Gres takes a jump during the motocross races at Stone Ridge MX Sunday.
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David Fink (29) of Petoskey leads Mike Miracle (9) of Whittemore and Phil Sawicki (850) of Gaylord during the motocross races at Stone Ridge MX Sunday.
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Brandon Curley of West Branch leaps off the “ski jump” during the motocross races at Stone Ridge MX Sunday.
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Al Burke of Alpena takes one of the jumps during the motocross races at Stone Ridge MX Sunday.
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Ross Kershner (41) of Sanford leads Troy Dewald (21) of Au Gres during the motocross races at Stone Ridge MX Sunday.
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The vet sport class takes off from the gate to start their first moto.
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Chris Schmidt leads Denny Hennagir and Rusty Hennagir over a jump during one of the bar stool race heats Sunday.
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The Kentucky Headhunters perform for the Bike Week crowd at the Fairgrounds Sunday night.
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The Kentucky Headhunters perform for the Bike Week crowd at the Fairgrounds Sunday night.
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The Kentucky Headhunters perform for the Bike Week crowd at the Fairgrounds Sunday night.
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Jason Rowe becomes completely disconnected from his motorcycle during a trick.
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Jerry Jackson gets full extension on a trick with the Ives Brothers Stunt Show Saturday.
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Jason Rowe performs a “kiss of death” Saturday.
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Jerry Jackson becomes inverted during a trick.
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Cody Ives goes completely upside down in the Ball of Steel.
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Cody Ives, left, and his brother Kyle of the Ives Brothers Stunt Show ride together in the Ball of Steel.
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Bernadine Roberts of Beaverton stands in the middle of the Ball of Steel as Cody and Kyle Ives ride around her.
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Toni Moore tosses a hoop around a cone from the back of a bike driven by Tim Moore. The Moores are from MIllington, and competed in field games Saturday, July 21.
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Matt Corsaut, of Madison Heights, competes in the hoop toss field game.
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Ubly resident Chirp Doile pushes a keg in one of the field games Saturday, July 21.
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Tom Thomson, of Shelby Township, participates in the barrel-pushing contest during field games Saturday, July 21.
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Jerry Jackson whips his bike sideways during a freestyle motocross show July 21.
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Stephanie MacLeod and Duane Landrie, of Cheboygan enjoy ice cream cones Saturday, July 21.
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Kyle and Cody Ives perform a stunt riding show in the metal sphere July 21.
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Bikes prepare to leave the fairgrounds for the bike parade.
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Mark and Jenny Melchert, of Manistee, check out the vintage bike show.
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Vintage bikes were on display July 21 for the vintage bike show in exhibit building 2.
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Former Jack Pine Enduro racer Steve Hess looks at old news clippings about the race. Hess won his class in the race in 1977 and 1981.
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From left, Matt Kimble and SUe Kurtz have a discussion with Richard Wallace at the Jack Pine Enduro luncheon Saturday, July 21. Wallace raced in the enduro from 1961 to 1970.
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This rider rides down Houghton Avenue with an antlered friend on back.
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This masked man makes his way through the Bike Week Parade.
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Riders made their way through Houghton Avenue for the Bike Week Parade July 21.
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Riders made their way through Houghton Avenue for the Bike Week Parade July 21.
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Riders made their way through Houghton Avenue for the Bike Week Parade July 21.
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This rider sports a viking helmet.
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Riders made their way through Houghton Avenue for the Bike Week Parade July 21.
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Riders made their way through Houghton Avenue for the Bike Week Parade July 21.
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Jack Mayer (91) edges Isreal O’Boyle (266) by inches at the line to win the beginner class main event during the West Branch Supermoto Friday night.
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Jack Mayer jumps the tabletop on Houghton Avenue while leading the beginner class main event during the West Branch Supermoto Friday night.
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John Lewis does a no-footed wheelie as he crosses the finish line to take the win in the first pro main event Friday night. Lewis would go on to take the overall win after topping the field in the second pro main as well.
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Johnny Lewis gets on the brakes hard as he rounds the first turn during the West Branch Supermoto Friday night.
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Johnny Lewis airs it out over the tabletop jump as he leads the first pro main event during the West Branch Supermoto Friday night.
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Chase Guthrie (82) leads last year’s pro winner Zac Rosine (312) into the first turn during the West Branch Supermoto Friday night.
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Chase Guthrie (82) leads Johnny Lewis (10) over the tabletop jump on Houghton Avenue for the first pro main event during the West Branch Supermoto Friday night.
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The pro class takes off from the line during the first of two main events during the West Branch Supermoto Friday night.
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Andy Cule jumps the table top jump on Houghton Avenue during the West Branch Supermoto Friday night.
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John Lukasik Jr. rounds the turn from Fourth Street to Houghton Avenue during the West Branch Supermoto Friday night.
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The Vets class races through the first turn during their heat race during the West Branch Supermoto Friday night.
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A look at the course as it winds onto Fourth Street during the West Branch Supermoto Friday night.
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Houghton Avenue is decked out and ready for racing during the West Branch Supermoto Friday night.
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Kim O’Boyle (441) and Isreal O’Boyle take the hairpin turn on Fourth Street during the West Branch Supermoto Friday night.
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Ben Kairys (34) and Kim O’Boyle (441) lead the amateur class through the dirt section for their heat race during the West Branch Supermoto Friday night.
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Adam Beldyga (23) leads the pro class through the dirt section for their first heat race of the night during the West Branch Supermoto Friday night.
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Isreal O’Boyle jumps a double jump in the parking lot by City Hall during the West Branch Supermoto Friday night.
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From left, Ed Werkman (third), Jerry Hardaway (second) and Ron Spitzley (first) poses for a shot with their trophies from the Show Off Your Iron contest.
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Ron Spitzley stands next to his first place trophy from the Show Off Your Iron Event. Joining Ron are members of the 2012 Miss Victorian Court. From left, Kali Anderson, Bre Schultz, Spitzley, Kelsey Heavlin, Danielle Weiler and Brittany Fabbri.
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Lewiston resident Don Shelton and his two dogs draw the attention of Danielle Weiler, right.
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Nathan Mailloux, 2, gets some help with holding his balloons from his mother Leslie, kneeling.
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Revolver kicks out the jams as the event kicks into high gear.
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Rick Vosburgh of east tawas rolls into Show Off Your Iron in style.
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From left, West Branch residents Ryan Abair and Lyle Kiefer check out the paint job on one of the bikes.
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Bikes begin to fill Houghton Avenue as the Show Off Your Iron event kicks off.
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Lyle Ranshaw of St. Johns checks out a row of bikes.
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Ogemaw County Sheriff Howie Hanft shows off his dance moves to Jasmine Door of Saginaw.
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From left, Omer residents Jerrie and Louie Tremble and Dawn Ingersoll enjoy a quick bite.
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Scores of bikes fill the Glen's parking lot.
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West Branch resident Frank Peterson helps grill up some barbecued chicken.
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A line of hungry bikers at the appreciation lunch stretches all along the food table.
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Sam Halbert races down the backstretch during his heat race. Halbert would go on to win the main event for the Combo class later in the evening.
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One of the Ives brothers, part of the Ives Brothers Stunt Show, performs a “heart attack” during intermission for the flat track races.
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Will Emmendorfer (69j) leads heat two of the Combo class into the first turn.
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Brian Smith takes the checkered flag in heat one for the Combo class.
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Brian Smith (42) leads Jared Mees (9) and others into the first turn during a Combo class heat.
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Aaron Fortenberry (33t) makes a pass for the lead during the heats.
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Riders from the 250cc class battle into the first turn during the heat races.
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One of the Ives brothers of the Ives Brothers Stunt Show gets full extension performing a “lazy boy” before the flat track races.
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One of the Ives brothers, part of the Ives Brothers Stunt Show, performs a trick before the start of the flat track races Wednesday night.
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Colby McCutcheon gets some air as he hits the jump at the bottom of the hill to begin his climb.
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Jamie Sweitzer of York tries to hold on as his bike gets away from him during his run in the Unlimited class.
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Chris Wahl of Ontario, N.Y., makes his way up the hill in the Unlimited class.
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Shane Green of Georgetown, Ill., becomes disconnected from his bike as he suffers a spectacular crash. Green made his way down the hill under his own power.
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Chris Chartier of Charlston, W.Va., approaches the top of the hill during his climb in the pro sport class.
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Brent Stephenson hits one of the flags marking the out-of-bounds area on the hill during his climb.
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Shane Green of Georgetown, Ill., does his best to keep the front tire planted as he approaches the top of the hill.
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Nate Redman of Rochester, Minn., tries to hold on as he gets off the course on his way up the hill.
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Scott Wentz tears his way up the hill.
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Nick Mosko tries to keep the front tire down as he climbs the hill.
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Mike Livingston gets some air off a jump at the bottom of the hill as he begins his climb.
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Adam Doubblestein kicks off the hill climb as he makes his way up the hill.
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Adam Doubblestein (left) signs a rider plate to give away to one of the fans. Doubblestein was the first rider to take to the hill in the Xtreme class.
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People packed Bunting Sand and Gravel to watch the AMA Pro Hill Climb. There wasn’t a bad place to watch as the hill offered excellent sightlines for all the fans.
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The hill is prepped and ready for the first climbers.
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Posted

Updated July 22: Photos from the Kentucky Headhunters performance and bar stool and motocross races from Stone Ridge MX on Sunday. Added supermoto video.

Updated July 21: Photos from the West Branch Supermoto Spectacular Friday night, as well as the Bike Week Parade, field games and freestyle motocross from Saturday afternoon.

Updated July 20: Show Off Your Iron and Bike Week Appreciation Lunch at Glen's photos.

Updated July 19: Flat track photos.

Updated July 15: Hill climb photos.

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