Seventh Annual Hangtown Cranker Classic

Polio survivor and long-time competitive handcyclist Marty Gerber prepares for the 19-mile route. PMSG Board Treasurer Kenneth Curry (right) is ready to roll.

Polio survivor and long-time competitive handcyclist Marty Gerber prepares for the 19-mile route. PMSG Board Treasurer Kenneth Curry (right) is ready to roll.

Carrie Heilman, mother of PMSG Board Secretary Amy Morrison, holds up her raffle “winnings”.

Carrie Heilman, mother of PMSG Board Secretary Amy Morrison, holds up her raffle “winnings”.

PMSG’s own Amy Morrison gives the photographer one of famous grins.

PMSG’s own Amy Morrison gives the photographer one of famous grins.


During the raffle, PMSG Board Vice-Chair Susan Atkinson wins bicycle accessories donated by Hangtown Cyclery.

During the raffle, PMSG Board Vice-Chair Susan Atkinson wins bicycle accessories donated by Hangtown Cyclery.


Road captain Jim Cahill of Challenged Athletes (Operation Rebound) watches with Mike Murray (right), aid station volunteer, as wheelers “saddle-up”.

Road captain Jim Cahill of Challenged Athletes (Operation Rebound) watches with Mike Murray (right), aid station volunteer, as wheelers “saddle-up”.



PMSG board member Lynn Murray (left) chats with Levi Green who enjoys a pulled pork sandwich and coleslaw lunch.

PMSG board member Lynn Murray (left) chats with Levi Green who enjoys a pulled pork sandwich and coleslaw lunch.

PMSG Board Secretary Amy Morrison rolls the El Dorado Trail with her husband Shawn (left) and her father Duane and mother Carrie.

PMSG Board Secretary Amy Morrison rolls the El Dorado Trail with her husband Shawn (left) and her father Duane and mother Carrie.

Here, PMSG member Anne Upshaw rolls the first mile of the 19-mile ride near the Missouri Flat Trailhead.

Here, PMSG member Anne Upshaw rolls the first mile of the 19-mile ride near the Missouri Flat Trailhead.

PMSG member Bill Hickman (wheelchair) takes a breather with ride captain Jim Cahill and volunteer.

PMSG member Bill Hickman (wheelchair) takes a breather with ride captain Jim Cahill and volunteer.


Road captains for the 7th annual Hangtown Cranker Classic – Johnny Smith (left) and Jim Cahill – plan out segments of the ride.

Road captains for the 7th annual Hangtown Cranker Classic – Johnny Smith (left) and Jim Cahill – plan out segments of the ride.



PMSG Board member Lynn Murray (wheelchair) gives instructions to bicyclingroad captains Johnny Smith and Jim Cahill, as well as bicycling volunteers Jackie Neau and Bob Smart.

PMSG Board member Lynn Murray (wheelchair) gives instructions to bicyclingroad captains Johnny Smith and Jim Cahill, as well as bicycling volunteers Jackie Neau and Bob Smart.


El Dorado County is fortunate to have a guy like Bob Smart. He has served on countless trail committees, parks & rec departments, boards, and is one of the area’s experts on community development.

El Dorado County is fortunate to have a guy like Bob Smart. He has served on countless trail committees, parks & rec departments, boards, and is one of the area’s experts on community development.


Diane Ungles has served as PMSG’s Board Chair for several years, working tirelessly to guarantee the success of the organization’s mission: to improve the mental, emotional and physical well-being for persons with ambulatory impairment.

Diane Ungles has served as PMSG’s Board Chair for several years, working tirelessly to guarantee the success of the organization’s mission: to improve the mental, emotional and physical well-being for persons with ambulatory impairment.

PMSG Board member Don Holland mans the raffle counter and the 50/50 jug.

PMSG Board member Don Holland mans the raffle counter and the 50/50 jug.


PMSG Board Treasurer Kenneth Curry, his brother Homer (far right) and board member Lynn Murray visit before the ride.

PMSG Board Treasurer Kenneth Curry, his brother Homer (far right) and board member Lynn Murray visit before the ride.