Thousands visit Eagle for MTB races Sunday

25th October, 2015 by

By John LaConte

EAGLE — Hero dirt laced the trails Sunday at the Colorado Cycling League State Championship, but the true hero was the venue and the people behind it.Bringing 40 volunteers and a 26-foot rental truck to town, the Colorado Cycling League race crew spent Saturday morning setting up a mountain-biking mecca on Eagle’s Haymaker Trail for the 600 or so students who would compete on it Sunday.Those students brought a bevy of people with them, and the scene that resulted was unlike anything Eagle County sees all year.“Pro races aren’t as good as this,” said Austin Smart, Colorado Cycling League operations …

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