BMX is back, and bigger, at this year’s Iron Horse Bicycle Classic

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BMX is back, and bigger, at this year’s Iron Horse Bicycle Classic

Organizers expect 50 high-caliber racers
Collin Hudson, right, beat out Tomas Fernandez for the overall title during the Iron Horse Bicycle Classic BMX men’s finals last year. Both Hudson and Fernandez are back for the second running of the BMX event.
Spectators lined the length of the BMX course, in some places several people deep, during last year’s events at the Iron Horse Bicycle Classic. After the success of 2017’s inaugural race, organizers believe the BMX event could become the biggest spectacle of the weekend.

BMX is back, and bigger, at this year’s Iron Horse Bicycle Classic

Collin Hudson, right, beat out Tomas Fernandez for the overall title during the Iron Horse Bicycle Classic BMX men’s finals last year. Both Hudson and Fernandez are back for the second running of the BMX event.
Spectators lined the length of the BMX course, in some places several people deep, during last year’s events at the Iron Horse Bicycle Classic. After the success of 2017’s inaugural race, organizers believe the BMX event could become the biggest spectacle of the weekend.

BMX is back, and bigger, at this year’s Iron Horse Bicycle Classic

Benjamin Bennett, left, beats out Zach Graveson during last year’s Iron Horse Bicycle Classic BMX mountain bike finals. Both Bennett and Graveson are registered for this year’s event, which is expected to have more than 50 racers.

BMX is back, and bigger, at this year’s Iron Horse Bicycle Classic

Riders get ready to start during the 2017 Iron Horse Bicycle Classic BMX races on Main Avenue.

BMX is back, and bigger, at this year’s Iron Horse Bicycle Classic

With the BMX course moving from Main Avenue to Ninth Street, racers will catch more air off larger features this year.

BMX is back, and bigger, at this year’s Iron Horse Bicycle Classic

Tomas Fernandez placed second during last year’s inaugural BMX race and will be back in the field this year.
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