High school cycling takes center stage in Eagle

20th October, 2014 by

By Edward Stoner

EAGLE — Like the riders on the trail, participation in the Colorado High School Cycling League continued its climb this year. The season culminated Sunday when 613 high school students took on the town of Eagle’s Haymaker trail for the Haymaker Classic State Championships. Five years ago, when the cycling league hosted its first state championships, 125 riders participated. “It went off perfectly,” chief course marshal Brad Young said after Sunday’s race. “No issues whatsoever.” Fifty-four teams from Durango to Cheyenne, Wyoming, and everywhere in between brought with them an entourage of riders, coaches, siblings, parents and grandparents, transforming Eagle …

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