Wells, Zarate take down Breck Epic

19th August, 2016 by

By John LaConte

BRECKENRIDGE — The six-day Breck Epic stage race is nothing compared to the long way local bike mechanic Ciro Zarate had to come to win it.Zarate and teammate Jake Wells took down the Open Men’s Duo division on Friday after six consecutive days of racing 35 to 50 miles in the backcountry surrounding town.Zarate started racing eight years ago after immigrating to Eagle County from Mexico in 2000. While he says he’s loved bikes his whole life, he started taking the sport more seriously a few years ago and enlisted in the help of Form Attainment Studio and local trainer …

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