Sunday Mar 11 2012 comments 20th Annual Cool Mountain Bike Race By: Photos by Michael Kirby/Auburn Journal -A +A Michael Kirby/Auburn JournalThe 20th annual Cool Mountain Bike Race started Sunday morning on the Olmstead Loop in Cool. Over four hundred riders tackled one, two, or three 10 mile laps depending on their skill level. Pictured is the start of the pro divisions. Michael Kirby/Auburn JournalSport division rider Rachel Degnetich. Michael Kirby/Auburn JournalNovice rider Michael Pearson dressed in formal attire for this years Cool Mountain Race Sunday. Michael Kirby/Auburn JournalAuburn's Brian Holbrook took to the trail Sunday riding for Auburn Bike Works. Michael Kirby/Auburn JournalPro rider Kyle Harder comes through a swollen creek near the finish of his first lap Sunday. Harder rode three laps in his division, 30 miles. Michael Kirby/Auburn JournalMatt Northcutt charges through a creek Sunday on the Olmstead Loop Trail in the Cool Mountain Bike Race. Michael Kirby/Auburn JournalRobert and Brenda Fletcher took on the Cool Mountain Bike Race in the tandem bicycle division. Michael Kirby/Auburn JournalAuburn's Dan Luper races through the creek near the end of the first 10 mile lap. Luper was riding in the novice division. Michael Kirby/Auburn JournalTristan Norberg crosses the creek followed by Todd Daniel Sunday. Michael Kirby/Auburn JournalTodd Daniel takes a header into the creek Sunday on his way to the finish line. Michael Kirby/Auburn JournalSport division rider Robert Almarez was the first rider to take on the creek near the finish line Sunday at the Cool Mountain Bike Race in Cool.