Iron Horse Bike Race




Iron Horse Bike Race

Iron Horse Bike Race - The Iron Horse Cycling Classic is one of the premier cycling races in the West. The fifty mile tour starts in Durango, Colorado and features 6,700 feet of climbing, beautiful scenery and fast descents.

Each year since 1972, the Iron Horse brings together cyclists from every state and many foreign countries to ride the famed Iron Horse course and experience one of the great American cycling events.

Over 3,500 riders participate in the classic train race, in addition to road races, BMX races, mountain bike races, criteriums, circuit races, slaloms and trail rides.

Here is the latest news on the Iron Horse bike race. Come back daily for the latest breaking news.



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Bike vs. train: A classic showdown
Once a qualifying race for the Olympics, the Iron Horse Classic has become more popular than professional. First place pays only $700, and some riders are on tandem bikes with kids. One racer even did the course on a large unicycle. But Iron Horse riders ...
Publ.Date : Fri, 24 Jun 2016 05:35:27 GMT

Iron Horse Kids Race participation ?sky-rocketing?
This Iron Horse was also the second year in a row event organizers ... Carlson said about two-thirds of the 3-year-olds and all of the 2-year-olds had Strider bikes for the Sprite Kids Race. The cost of registration for the Sprite Kids Race also benefited ...
Publ.Date : Sun, 28 May 2017 14:24:00 GMT

Mountain Bike Icons to Race Durango Dirt Fondo for the 25th Anniversary of Worlds
From The Iron Horse Bicycle Classic: The roster of mountain bike racing champions slated to show at Todd and Ned?s Durango Dirt Fondo presented by Specialized is starting to resemble that of an early 90?s mountain bike race start list. Juli Furtado and ...
Publ.Date : Mon, 27 Jul 2015 10:30:50 GMT

STURGIS CALENDAR
Mountain Bike Race leaves Rally Point at 6 p.m. 7th Annual Sturgis Camaro Rally, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. registration, Iron Horse Saloon. Other events include a poker run, a mixer (at The Knuckle Saloon Pavilion) and pub crawl. 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Summer Toddler ...
Publ.Date : Thu, 01 Jun 2017 16:00:35 GMT

Technical FAQ: The benefits of silk tubulars
As someone who races cyclocross and track on an indoor velodrome ... felt in 1980 when I dropped my breakaway companion on the descent into Silverton of the Iron Horse (Durango to Silverton) Classic. I have no idea what tires he was riding, but we hit ...
Publ.Date : Thu, 22 Jun 2017 14:13:00 GMT

Durango`s Iron Horse Classic Pits Train Against Bikes
From the earliest days of the race, the best bike riders have consistently beaten the 3 1/2-hour pace of the lumbering, coal-fired Iron Horse. The race touches off a three-day weekend featuring six bicycling events that last year attracted a total of 1,650 ...
Publ.Date : Sat, 28 May 1988 17:00:00 GMT

Ironhorse Bike Race - Iron Horse Inn
The Iron Horse Inn was a peaceful, relaxing place with beautiful views. Plus the steam engine runs right next to the Inn. There's a basketball court and play area for kids and trails. Quiet stay...will be back. The staff were pleasant and helpful.
Publ.Date : Sat, 27 May 2017 17:00:00 GMT

Iron Horse Bicycle Classic Mountain Bike Route Goes THROUGH Steamworks Brewing Co. (VIDEO, PHOTOS)
"Many slapped hands with our patrons as they zoomed by. It was a blast!" "All bike races should go through a bar," said Mitch Hoke, the men's Iron Horse mountain bike champion, to The HuffPost. Pro rider Meredith Miller described the Steamworks section as ...
Publ.Date : Wed, 30 May 2012 05:47:00 GMT

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Updated : Fri, 23 Jun 2017 04:27:19 GMT

46th Iron Horse Bicycle Classic women\'s road race up for grabs - The Durango Herald


The Durango Herald

46th Iron Horse Bicycle Classic women's road race up for grabs
The Durango Herald
The 2017 Iron Horse Bicycle Classic women's Coca-Cola Road Race is seemingly wide open for the taking. Last year, U.S. Olympian Mara Abbott won her record sixth Iron Horse title with a time of 2 hours, 48 minutes, 44 seconds on the 47-mile course up ...

Publ.Date : Fri, 26 May 2017 04:23:30 GMT

Homegrown sons Howard Grotts, Sepp Kuss favorites for 46th Iron Horse Bicycle Classic - The Durango Herald


The Durango Herald

Homegrown sons Howard Grotts, Sepp Kuss favorites for 46th Iron Horse Bicycle Classic
The Durango Herald
Christopher Blevins crashes after hitting the back wheel of Payson McElveen, right, as Benjamin Sonntag, left, and Todd Wells, behind, sprint to the finish line in Silverton during the 45th Iron Horse Bicycle Classic. McElveen won the race in a photo ...

Publ.Date : Fri, 26 May 2017 04:29:00 GMT

Sepp Kuss provides \'sense of awe\' in Iron Horse Bicycle Classic - The Durango Herald


The Durango Herald

Sepp Kuss provides 'sense of awe' in Iron Horse Bicycle Classic
The Durango Herald
Sepp Kuss left his fellow racers in awe Saturday at the 46th annual Iron Horse Bicycle Classic. Kuss, a 2013 Durango High School graduate, chased down Albuquerque's Mark Aasmundstad halfway up the final climb on Molas Pass and rode solo to the finish ...

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Publ.Date : Sat, 27 May 2017 20:58:44 GMT

Iron Horse Trail to get lights this fall - TheRecord.com


TheRecord.com

Iron Horse Trail to get lights this fall
TheRecord.com
File photo of Iron Horse Trail in Kitchener. Council has approved lights to go in along the stretch of trail from Queen to Victoria as part of funding from the Region of Waterloo and the federal Public Transit Infastructure Fund. - Mathew McCarthy,The ...

Publ.Date : Tue, 06 Jun 2017 21:46:01 GMT

Another evolution of events at the Iron Horse Bicycle Classic - The Durango Herald


The Durango Herald

Another evolution of events at the Iron Horse Bicycle Classic
The Durango Herald
Spectators will have more mountain bikers to cheer on, and more time to support their favorite riders, during this year's Iron Horse Bicycle Classic mountain bike race through Steamworks. Instead of going downhill fast through the bar, riders will go ...

Publ.Date : Sat, 01 Apr 2017 11:05:02 GMT

BMX proves it belongs at Iron Horse Bicycle Classic - The Durango Herald


The Durango Herald

BMX proves it belongs at Iron Horse Bicycle Classic
The Durango Herald
If Sunday was a trial run for BMX to have a permanent place at the Iron Horse Bicycle Classic, the Adventure Pro Straight Rhythm head-to-head races passed with flying colors. Fans jammed the west side of downtown Durango's Main Street between 8th and ...

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Publ.Date : Mon, 29 May 2017 03:15:28 GMT

Gravel Comes of Age in the PNW - seattlepi.com (blog)

Gravel Comes of Age in the PNW
seattlepi.com (blog)
Given his lifelong immersion in the sport, he had a rare perspective on the progression of cycling. As a kid he remembered bike races on the dirt roads outside of Seattle. Once upon a time, riding on dirt and gravel was normal, not a niche sub-discipline.

Publ.Date : Fri, 16 Jun 2017 23:12:34 GMT

Mayer brothers develop \'incredible legend\' with Iron Horse Bicycle Classic - The Durango Herald


The Durango Herald

Mayer brothers develop 'incredible legend' with Iron Horse Bicycle Classic
The Durango Herald
Versions of the Iron Horse Bicycle Classic origin story have evolved over the years, like all great folklore. Facts get exaggerated and those involved become almost mythical as their stories are passed around. In 46 years, the story of the IHBC's ...

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Publ.Date : Fri, 26 May 2017 11:04:24 GMT

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