Photos: 2016 Kona Bike Check-In

2016 Kona Bike Check-In

Athletes lined up from 12 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

2016 Kona Bike Check-In

Nikolaus Frick, 45-49 age group, Germany

2016 Kona Bike Check-In

Christopher Demarchi, 45-49 age group, USA

2016 Kona Bike Check-In

Rachelle Jorgensen, 45-49 age group, USA

2016 Kona Bike Check-In

William Hufen, 45-49 age group, USA

2016 Kona Bike Check-In

Claude Pratte, 50-54 age group, Canada

2016 Kona Bike Check-In

Micheal Hamilton, 65-69 age group, USA

2016 Kona Bike Check-In

2016 Kona Bike Check-In

Professional Andrej Vistica of Croatia

2016 Kona Bike Check-In

Charles Bittenbring, 60-64 age group, USA

2016 Kona Bike Check-In

Professional Tim Don of Great Britain

2016 Kona Bike Check-In

Caroline Krassnitzer, 55-59 age group, Austria

2016 Kona Bike Check-In

Alicia Schultz, 50-54 age group, USA

2016 Kona Bike Check-In

Jose Roberto Ferreira Jorge, 50-54 age group, Brazil

2016 Kona Bike Check-In

Teresa Tinsely, 55-59 age group, USA

2016 Kona Bike Check-In

Amy Griffith, 55-59 age group, USA

2016 Kona Bike Check-In

Pablo Alejandro Durante, 45-59 age group, Argentina

2016 Kona Bike Check-In

Manolo Dequero Vazquez, 55-59 age group, The Netherlands

2016 Kona Bike Check-In

Professional Andreas Raelert of Germany

2016 Kona Bike Check-In

Debbie Ragals, 45-59 age group, USA

2016 Kona Bike Check-In

Juan Carlos Meza Swett, 60-64 age group, Chile

2016 Kona Bike Check-In

Scott Perrine, 45-59 age group, USA

2016 Kona Bike Check-In

Greg Hallman, 50-54 age group, Canada

2016 Kona Bike Check-In

Bernard Tourigny, 50-54 age group, Canada

2016 Kona Bike Check-In

Roth Peter, 50-54 age group, Germany

2016 Kona Bike Check-In

John Webster, 75-79 age group, USA

2016 Kona Bike Check-In

Lisbeth Kenyon, 50-54 age group, Norway

2016 Kona Bike Check-In

Professional Jens Petersen-Bach of Denmark

2016 Kona Bike Check-In

Professional Asa Lundstrom of Sweden

2016 Kona Bike Check-In

Professional Lionel Sanders of Canada

2016 Kona Bike Check-In

Geoffrey Thorsen, 70-74 age group, Australia

2016 Kona Bike Check-In

Richard Byyny, 45-49 age group, USA

2016 Kona Bike Check-In

Karla McKinlay, 70-74 age group, Australia

2016 Kona Bike Check-In

Professional Joe Skipper of Great Britain

2016 Kona Bike Check-In

Lee Walther, 55-59 age group, USA

2016 Kona Bike Check-In

2016 Kona Bike Check-In

Erich Keuchen, 50-54 age group, Germany

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Naoto Yoshimura, 50-54 age group, Japan

2016 Kona Bike Check-In

Professional triathlete Sarah Piampano of the United States

2016 Kona Bike Check-In

Pia Scaroni, 40-44 age group, USA

2016 Kona Bike Check-In

2016 Kona Bike Check-In

Ken Raupach, 55-59 age group, AUS

2016 Kona Bike Check-In

Troy Allaby, 45-49 age group, Canada

2016 Kona Bike Check-In

Michael Kimmann, 50-54 age group, Germany

2016 Kona Bike Check-In

Bent Anderson, 50-54 age group, Denmark

2016 Kona Bike Check-In

Stephen Kinsey, 45-49 age group, USA

2016 Kona Bike Check-In

Theresa Miller, 55-59 age group, USA

2016 Kona Bike Check-In

Brian Willian Fogarty, 30-34 age group, Great Britain

2016 Kona Bike Check-In

Janko Zeleznikar, 55-59 age group, Slovenia

2016 Kona Bike Check-In

Thomas Baierl, 55-59 age group, Germany

2016 Kona Bike Check-In

Kazuhito Shiraishi, 50-54 age group, Japan

2016 Kona Bike Check-In

Cheryl Rosentreter, 55-59 age group, USA

2016 Kona Bike Check-In

Professional Yvonne Van Vlerken of The Netherlands

2016 Kona Bike Check-In

Shinichiro Arai, 45-59 age group, Japan

2016 Kona Bike Check-In

Anne Hughes, 60-64 age group, USA

2016 Kona Bike Check-In

Professional Per Bittner of Germany

2016 Kona Bike Check-In

Jim Adams, 50-54 age group, USA

2016 Kona Bike Check-In

Richard Newey, 50-54 age group, Great Britain

2016 Kona Bike Check-In

Professionals Jodie Swallow (Great Britain) and James Cunnama (South Africa)

2016 Kona Bike Check-In

Professional Liz Lyles of the United States

2016 Kona Bike Check-In

Former professional motorcycle racer Ben Bostrom is racing Kona in memory of his fallen friend and triathlon training partner, BMX legend Dave Mirra. The custom all-gold Specialized bike will be auctioned off with all proceeds going to CTE research and prevention in Dave’s name.

2016 Kona Bike Check-In

Kevin Dawson, 45-49 age group, Great Britain

2016 Kona Bike Check-In

Josef Diepold, 50-54 age group, Germany

2016 Kona Bike Check-In

Norio Taniguchi, 45-49 age group, Japan

2016 Kona Bike Check-In

John Wilson, 55-59 age group, USA

2016 Kona Bike Check-In

Professional Callum Millward of New Zealand

2016 Kona Bike Check-In

Professional David Plese of Slovenia

2016 Kona Bike Check-In

Rachel Hallam, 30-34 age group, Great Britain

2016 Kona Bike Check-In

Professional Annabel Luxford of Australia

2016 Kona Bike Check-In

Scott Cooper, 25-29 age group, Canada

2016 Kona Bike Check-In

Katrine Trolle, 30-34 age group, Denmark

2016 Kona Bike Check-In

Julie Martens, 40-44 age group, Canada

2016 Kona Bike Check-In

Conor Bell, 35-39 age group, Ireland

2016 Kona Bike Check-In

Genjiro Wakayama, 40-44 age group, Japan

2016 Kona Bike Check-In

Professional Kaisa Lehtonen of Finland

2016 Kona Bike Check-In

Nusha Bladinieres-Jones, 45-49 age group, USA

2016 Kona Bike Check-In

Christoffer Salmon, 18-24 age group, Denmark

2016 Kona Bike Check-In

Marc Galietta, 40-44 age group, USA

2016 Kona Bike Check-In

Professional David McNamee of Great Britain

Bike check-in served as the final task before athletes headed home and got one more nervous night of sleep before race morning.

Photos: Oliver Baker

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