Dave Ringle gives directions before the Douglas Dirt Derby Youth Bike Race at Savikko Park and the Treadwell Historic Trail on Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019. The event was organized by the Juneau Freewheelers Bicycle Club. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Dave Ringle gives directions before the Douglas Dirt Derby Youth Bike Race at Savikko Park and the Treadwell Historic Trail on Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019. The event was organized by the Juneau Freewheelers Bicycle Club. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Photos: Pedals Douglas Dirt Derby brings tire treads to Treadwell trail

Fun in the mud.

It was a wet and muddy ride during the Douglas Dirt Derby Youth Bike Race at Savikko Park and the Treadwell Historic Trail on Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019. The event was organized by the Juneau Freewheelers Bicycle Club.


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Dave Ringle gives directions before the Douglas Dirt Derby Youth Bike Race at Savikko Park and the Treadwell Historic Trail on Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019. The event was organized by the Juneau Freewheelers Bicycle Club. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Dave Ringle gives directions before the Douglas Dirt Derby Youth Bike Race at Savikko Park and the Treadwell Historic Trail on Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019. The event was organized by the Juneau Freewheelers Bicycle Club. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Dave Ringle leads riders on a fun run at the Douglas Dirt Derby Youth Bike Race at Savikko Park and the Treadwell Historic Trail on Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019. The event was organized by the Juneau Freewheelers Bicycle Club. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Dave Ringle leads riders on a fun run at the Douglas Dirt Derby Youth Bike Race at Savikko Park and the Treadwell Historic Trail on Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019. The event was organized by the Juneau Freewheelers Bicycle Club. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Riders take a fun run lap during the Douglas Dirt Derby Youth Bike Race at Savikko Park and the Treadwell Historic Trail on Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019. The event was organized by the Juneau Freewheelers Bicycle Club. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Riders take a fun run lap during the Douglas Dirt Derby Youth Bike Race at Savikko Park and the Treadwell Historic Trail on Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019. The event was organized by the Juneau Freewheelers Bicycle Club. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Mud splatters a rider during the Douglas Dirt Derby Youth Bike Race at Savikko Park and the Treadwell Historic Trail on Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019. The event was organized by the Juneau Freewheelers Bicycle Club. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Mud splatters a rider during the Douglas Dirt Derby Youth Bike Race at Savikko Park and the Treadwell Historic Trail on Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019. The event was organized by the Juneau Freewheelers Bicycle Club. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Joanna Quigg laughs as Joshua, 4, falls off his bike during the Douglas Dirt Derby Youth Bike Race at Savikko Park and the Treadwell Historic Trail on Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019. The event was organized by the Juneau Freewheelers Bicycle Club. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Joanna Quigg laughs as Joshua, 4, falls off his bike during the Douglas Dirt Derby Youth Bike Race at Savikko Park and the Treadwell Historic Trail on Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019. The event was organized by the Juneau Freewheelers Bicycle Club. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Riders run their bikes across a muddy ball field as the start of the Douglas Dirt Derby Youth Bike Race for 5 to 7-year-olds at Savikko Park and the Treadwell Historic Trail on Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019. The event was organized by the Juneau Freewheelers Bicycle Club. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Riders run their bikes across a muddy ball field as the start of the Douglas Dirt Derby Youth Bike Race for 5 to 7-year-olds at Savikko Park and the Treadwell Historic Trail on Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019. The event was organized by the Juneau Freewheelers Bicycle Club. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Rawley Cox, 7, runs his bike across the finish line of the Douglas Dirt Derby Youth Bike Race for 5 to 7-year-olds at Savikko Park and the Treadwell Historic Trail on Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019. The event was organized by the Juneau Freewheelers Bicycle Club. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Rawley Cox, 7, runs his bike across the finish line of the Douglas Dirt Derby Youth Bike Race for 5 to 7-year-olds at Savikko Park and the Treadwell Historic Trail on Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019. The event was organized by the Juneau Freewheelers Bicycle Club. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Mud splatters across the face of Alexander Andrews, 7, as he finishes second in the Douglas Dirt Derby Youth Bike Race for 5 to 7-year-olds at Savikko Park and the Treadwell Historic Trail on Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019. The event was organized by the Juneau Freewheelers Bicycle Club. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Mud splatters across the face of Alexander Andrews, 7, as he finishes second in the Douglas Dirt Derby Youth Bike Race for 5 to 7-year-olds at Savikko Park and the Treadwell Historic Trail on Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019. The event was organized by the Juneau Freewheelers Bicycle Club. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Pearson Fagel, 6, takes a spill at the finish of the Douglas Dirt Derby Youth Bike Race for 5 to 7-year-olds at Savikko Park and the Treadwell Historic Trail on Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019. The event was organized by the Juneau Freewheelers Bicycle Club. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Pearson Fagel, 6, takes a spill at the finish of the Douglas Dirt Derby Youth Bike Race for 5 to 7-year-olds at Savikko Park and the Treadwell Historic Trail on Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019. The event was organized by the Juneau Freewheelers Bicycle Club. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Teller Buchmiller, 6, finishes in the Douglas Dirt Derby Youth Bike Race for 5 to 7-year-olds with a mud splattered face at Savikko Park and the Treadwell Historic Trail on Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019. The event was organized by the Juneau Freewheelers Bicycle Club. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Teller Buchmiller, 6, finishes in the Douglas Dirt Derby Youth Bike Race for 5 to 7-year-olds with a mud splattered face at Savikko Park and the Treadwell Historic Trail on Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019. The event was organized by the Juneau Freewheelers Bicycle Club. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Mud splatters the backside of a rider at the Douglas Dirt Derby Youth Bike Race for 5 to 7-year-olds at Savikko Park and the Treadwell Historic Trail on Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019. The event was organized by the Juneau Freewheelers Bicycle Club. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Mud splatters the backside of a rider at the Douglas Dirt Derby Youth Bike Race for 5 to 7-year-olds at Savikko Park and the Treadwell Historic Trail on Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019. The event was organized by the Juneau Freewheelers Bicycle Club. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Dylan Kruger helps his daughter, Amelia, 4, at the finish of the Douglas Dirt Derby Youth Bike Race for 5 to 7-year-olds at Savikko Park and the Treadwell Historic Trail on Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019. The event was organized by the Juneau Freewheelers Bicycle Club. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Dylan Kruger helps his daughter, Amelia, 4, at the finish of the Douglas Dirt Derby Youth Bike Race for 5 to 7-year-olds at Savikko Park and the Treadwell Historic Trail on Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019. The event was organized by the Juneau Freewheelers Bicycle Club. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

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