Late last night, Tom Hainisch of Bend, Oregon set a new record at the year’s BC Epic 1000. Well done, Tom! Here are details and a few photos from his night time arrival in Fernie, British Columbia.

With the British Columbia’s BC Epic 1000 continuing to grow in popularity, we knew it was only a matter of time before yet another impressive finish time was set. Tom Hainisch broke Evan Deutsch’s 2018 finish time of 2 days, 19 hours, and 46 minutes by 3 hours. Tom’s unofficial finish time was 2 days, 16 hours, and 45 minutes, and we’ll make sure to update this post if anything changes. Trish Handrich was at the finish line to snap a few photos on her phone, her husband Ben is also racing the route and will be finishing today.

  • Tom HAINISCH BC Epic 1000 Record
2018 BC Epic 1000 Rigs
Tom’s 2018 BC Epic 1000 Rig, which looks to be very similar to this year’s setup.

It looks like Seth Dubois of Portland, Oregon took second place with a time of 2 days, 20 hours, 18 minutes. While Lennard Pretorius, Phil Higuera, Ben Handrich, and Robert Bigelow-rubin will be finishing within a few hours. Although we weren’t able to attend the grand depart this year, make sure to check out our Rigs of the 2018 BC Epic 1000, as many of the riders this year attended last year’s event, including Tom. Congrats to everyone finishing today, and good luck to those still riding!




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