GALLUP, N.M. - The high desert mesas of Gallup, N.M came alive for the second time this year when 175 enthusiastic racers showed up for the annual Squash Blossom Classic on Saturday.
(CRESTED BUTTE, Colo.) Perfect conditions, peaking fall colors and smiles abound summed up the 2010 edition of the Crested Butte Classic. Kelly Magelky of Golden, CO managed to hold off a late charge by Brian Smith and took the overall victory. In the ladies event, Crested Butte local Heather McDowell reeled in Becky Sears on the last climb and to get the win by a slim 2 minutes after a tight race from start to finish.
The Boulder Cycle Sport boys rule as Nicole Duke tops the Women’s podium.
The folks at Boulder Racing put on the first of their 5 race series last Saturday at Xilinx in Longmont. This is always a great venue as lots of open space in the fields surrounding the property gives promoters plenty of options for laying out a great course.
Payout to be split evenly between male and female athletes
(PRESCOTT, Ariz.) Epic Rides, most known for the Kona Bikes 24 Hours in the Old Pueblo, will host the largest one-day race cash purse prize in the mountain biking industry at the 2011 Whiskey Off Road in Prescott, Arizona on May 1, 2011.
International racers Mourey and Nash take CrossVegas victories.
(Sept 22, 2010) LAS VEGAS, Nv.—In a last hurrah for Interbike in Las Vegas, cyclocross racers from across the country and even top European pros from across the Atlantic ocean made one more trip to Las Vegas to race on grassy fields under the lights at CrossVegas.
Golden, Colo. –With the second day of record temperatures on tap for Sunday’s GMSV Lookout Cross, racers faced a classic Colorado CX course with dry and dusty conditions, good-sized fields, and the possibility of a shower along the way. No, not rain showers, but a spray down in the form of volunteers with a pressure washer to keep things cool.
Colorado Springs, Colo. –Another season of Front Range CX has begun, and the good people at Pikes Peak Velo welcomed racers with a few additions to last years course, and a bit of record heat to keep the racing hot.
(Sept. 18-19) COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.—The United States Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo., became home to the Rocky Mountains' latest 24-hour race. The event flew without a hitch.
Inaugural Colorado high school mountain bike race a huge success with 144 racers in attendance.
(Sept 19, 2010) NATHROP, Colo—It was a special day in the history of Colorado mountain biking which saw the first ever high school cycling league mountain bike race take place at the Chalk Creek Ranch in perfect weather.
Dombroski and Wells both battle hard for victory.
Copper Mountain, Colo. -With a new venue on tap for the 2010 season, the folks at Sol Events and RAAM Racing laid out a rugged new course at the main base area of the Copper Mountain Ski Resort.
Kerkove takes victory in perfect fall weather.
(Sept 11 and 12, 2010) SALIDA, Colo—Starting in downtown Salida, forty-six racers rolled out of town at 10pm in near perfect weather, which was a stark contrast to last years’ edition that was delayed 2 hours by severe storms.
Steamboat Springs, Colo-The 2010 Cross season has finally arrived with the first race put on by the good folks at Steamboat Velo.
Stetina and Longo take hard fought gc victories.
(Sept 3, 4, 5, and 6, 2010) STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, Colo—The second annual Steamboat Springs Stage Race offered local, national, and even international racers alike plenty of great courses, climbing, excellent weather, and cowboy hospitality for four days of Rocky Mountain road racing.