Iron Horse Bicycle Classic

Sepp Kuss provides ‘sense of awe’ in Iron Horse Bicycle Classic

Sepp Kuss left his fellow racers in awe Saturday at the 46th annual Iron Horse Bicycle Classic. Kuss, a 2013 Durango High School graduate, chased down Albuquerque’s Mark Aasmundstad halfway up the...

DATE: May 30, 2017 | CATEGORY: More Sports

Iron Horse Kids Race participation ‘sky-rocketing’

Though there were no winners and losers in the Iron Horse Classic’s “Sprite Kids Race,” the true victory for event organizers is the continued rise in participation in the next generation of...

DATE: May 30, 2017 | CATEGORY: Living

Citizens Tour draws a diverse mix of cyclists

Adam Rothermich traveled from Kansas City, Kansas, with his wife to participate in the McDonald’s Citizens Tour to Silverton with more than a thousand others at the 46th annual Iron Horse Bicycle...

DATE: May 30, 2017 | CATEGORY: More Sports

September race to commemorate Worlds

To a lot of mountain bikers, this will sound like a most excellent adventure: Todd and Ned’s Durango Dirt Fondo, a group event that will commemorate the 25th anniversary of the World Mountain Bike...

DATE: March 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: More Sports

Iron Horse Classic registration opens Friday in Durango

Registration for the 45th annual Iron Horse Bicycle Classic, May 28-30, will officially open online at 8 a.m. Saturday, but Durango-area residents will have a home-field advantage from 11 a.m. to 9...

DATE: Dec. 2, 2015 | CATEGORY: More Sports

Sippy’s return to Iron Horse Bicycle Classic is a return to proven ‘menu’ for iconic event

It wasn’t Gaige Sippy’s typical Iron Horse Bicycle Classic, at least not in recent years. “I rode with my family to Purgatory,” Sippy said of the 2014 IHBC. “Had a nice ride.” Up until last year,...

DATE: May 21, 2015 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

This year, Memorial Day to be a bit more special

Well, the event is Memorial Day weekend, after all. With that in mind, the Iron Horse Bicycle Classic and sponsors have set up something special this year to honor the holiday’s purpose: Eighty...

DATE: April 13, 2015 | CATEGORY: More Sports

These Wells run deep

All eyes were on local rider Todd Wells to see if he could win his first Iron Horse Bicycle Classic men’s road race. It was a different Wells, however, who was first to the finish line – Todd...

DATE: May 25, 2014 | CATEGORY: Sports

Asplund is a bridesmaid no longer

Marisa Asplund finally won an Iron Horse Bicycle Classic on Saturday after three runner-up finishes. The Durango native crossed the finish line at Durango Mountain Resort in 1 hour, 26 minutes, 51...

DATE: May 24, 2014 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Iron Horse road race shortened because of weather

The 43rd Iron Horse Bicycle Classic road race will be considerably shorter this year: Because of inclement weather in the forecast, race organizers decided to have the finish line moved from...

DATE: May 23, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News