Local cycling comps come to a close

9th September, 2015 by

By John LaConte

EAGLE — There’s just something a little different about cyclocross. Perhaps it’s the $20 bills up for grabs — literally — as riders complete their laps.A smaller scene on multiple levels, cyclocross racing takes riders over obstacles, up steeps and around hairpin turns as they attempt as many laps as they can in an allotted amount of time. Once that time span has elapsed, it’s a race to the finish, making it both a timed and a head-to-head competition. Riders ride multi-purpose bicycles — road bikes with mountain-biking tires — and are forced to dismount and run with their bike …

Source:: Vail Daily Feed



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