Iron Horse Bicycle Classic men’s race the ‘championship game’ for local pros

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Iron Horse Bicycle Classic men’s race the ‘championship game’ for local pros

Grotts will have to hold off Jelly Belly boys for road race title
Durango’s Howard Grotts, left, and Sepp Kuss, made their way up Coal Bank Pass toward Silverton together during the 2017 Iron Horse Bicycle Classic. But, on Molas Pass, Kuss dropped Grotts in an effort to chase down Albuquerque’s Mark Aasmundstad, who had made a big breakaway. Kuss went on to win, while Grotts took third. This year, Grotts hopes to finish first.
Keegan Swirbul climbed past Ned Overend and Ryan Standish for the 2015 Iron Horse Bicycle Classic road race win. He is back this year for the first time since that victory.
Howard Grotts of Durango took first place in the Iron Horse Bicycle Classic pro men’s mountain bike race last year to earn King of the Mountain honors. He will look to repeat the feat in 2018,
Durango’s Howard Grotts, left, and Sepp Kuss, made their way up Coal Bank Pass toward Silverton together during the 2017 Iron Horse Bicycle Classic. But, on Molas Pass, Kuss dropped Grotts in an effort to chase down Albuquerque’s Mark Aasmundstad, who had made a big breakaway. Kuss went on to win, while Grotts took third. This year, Grotts hopes to finish first.

Iron Horse Bicycle Classic men’s race the ‘championship game’ for local pros

Durango’s Howard Grotts, left, and Sepp Kuss, made their way up Coal Bank Pass toward Silverton together during the 2017 Iron Horse Bicycle Classic. But, on Molas Pass, Kuss dropped Grotts in an effort to chase down Albuquerque’s Mark Aasmundstad, who had made a big breakaway. Kuss went on to win, while Grotts took third. This year, Grotts hopes to finish first.
Keegan Swirbul climbed past Ned Overend and Ryan Standish for the 2015 Iron Horse Bicycle Classic road race win. He is back this year for the first time since that victory.
Howard Grotts of Durango took first place in the Iron Horse Bicycle Classic pro men’s mountain bike race last year to earn King of the Mountain honors. He will look to repeat the feat in 2018,
Durango’s Howard Grotts, left, and Sepp Kuss, made their way up Coal Bank Pass toward Silverton together during the 2017 Iron Horse Bicycle Classic. But, on Molas Pass, Kuss dropped Grotts in an effort to chase down Albuquerque’s Mark Aasmundstad, who had made a big breakaway. Kuss went on to win, while Grotts took third. This year, Grotts hopes to finish first.
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