Skyhawks roll at track nationals

The Skyhawks are on a roll – literally and figuratively.The Fort Lewis College cycling team once again pedaled to the front of the field, finishing in second place overall at the USA Cycling...

DATE: Sept. 18, 2011 | CATEGORY: College Sports

Sun shines on Todd Wells

Durango mountain bikers supplemented their collection of national titles this weekend at the USA Cycling Mountain Bike Nationals at Sun Valley Resort in Ketchum, Idaho.In the featured pro men’s...

DATE: July 16, 2011 | CATEGORY: Sports

Zajicek’s out; Colby’s in

Cycling’s web of illegal doping reached all the way to the Iron Horse Bicycle Classic on Friday.Phil Zajicek, the 2007 IHBC road race champion, is out.“We’re going to pull him,” Ed Zink of the Iron...

DATE: June 10, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Back in the high life again

SILVERTON – Not that anyone around these parts is surprised by anything Ned Overend does on a bicycle anymore, but it had been 19 long years since the man known as “Deadly Nedly” took home a road...

DATE: May 28, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

The ‘ghosts’: Volunteers the hidden force that make Iron Horse happen

Some call them the “ghosts,” the unseen, unknown faces behind the scenes of the Iron Horse Bicycle Classic, but if you ask them, they just call themselves volunteers. In fact, with all their energy...

DATE: May 19, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Iron Horse native son Tad Elliott returns home to follow his family’s footsteps

For an elite athlete and Durango native such as Tad Elliott, the Iron Horse Bicycle Classic is more than a bike race.The Iron Horse Bicycle Classic is “family.”Elliott, a 22-year-old native son,...

DATE: May 19, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Defending women’s road champ Mara Abbott will be chasing her own history

As with any milestone year of a particular event, the history of the Iron Horse Bicycle Classic has come to the forefront in its 40th celebration. But if one of last year’s road race champions...

DATE: May 19, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

The classic taste:This year’s flavor is decidedly champion

There’s just something about anniversaries that brings people together. The 40th edition of the Iron Horse Bicycle Classic is no exception, and this reunion will have a decidedly championship...

DATE: May 19, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Annual cycling event Iron Horse lives up to its ‘classic’ title

Four different start locations. Three different finish lines. New U.S. Highway 550 routes. Better asphalt. Open versus closed highways. Young up-and-coming racers. Middle-aged male riders. As the...

DATE: May 19, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bicycle adventure traverses South America

How about a bike ride?How about a bike ride from Quito, Ecuador, to Caracas, Venezuela?Oh yes, you have to ride with your sister. Or, if you are the sister, you have to ride with your brother.And...

DATE: May 12, 2011 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

A pair of fifths, Skyhawks sit third

The Skyhawks are third with one day of racing to go.The Fort Lewis College cycling team collected a pair of fifth-place finishes in the team time trial Saturday at the USA Cycling Collegiate Road...

DATE: May 7, 2011 | CATEGORY: College Sports

King Alister! FLC cycling crowns a champ

Alister Ratcliff and Rotem Ishay went 1-2 in the men’s road race, with Ratcliff earning the first ever individual road race national title in program history.Sarah Sturm led Lauren Catlin and Missy...

DATE: May 6, 2011 | CATEGORY: College Sports

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