Local cyclocross pro comes home to Colorado to compete this weekend

By John LaConte

AVON — After spending the last few weeks chasing cyclocross races around the country, Jake Wells is back home and preparing to race here in Colorado.You may recognize Wells from the Vail Rec District’s summer mountain bike race series, where he excels as part of the triple threat of pro riders whose names begin with J — Jay Henry and Josiah Middaugh being the other two.Henry is a cross country mountain biker, Middaugh an off-road triathlete. But Wells, the cyclocross racer, may boast the most interesting and exciting discipline of them all, at least from a spectator point of view.“The …

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