Who will challenge Overend’s legacy?

Who will challenge Overend’s legacy?

2012 Classic features a handful of hopefuls
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Ned Overend, the only five-time champion of the Iron Horse Bicycle Classic, ascends Coal Bank Pass in last year’s victory ride, his fifth road race championship. “The two passes. That’s where the decisive moments are,” challenger Rotem Ishay said.
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“Deadly Nedly” Overend won the Iron Horse road race in 2011 at age 55, reaching deep into his arsenal of experience with a high-speed tactical descent on the race that’s known for its climbing challenges over Coal Bank and Molas passes.
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Rotem Ishay, the two-time defending Israeli national mountain bike champion, is coming off the road racing season for Fort Lewis College where he rode on the national championship time trial team earlier this month.
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Greg Krause has won the last two Iron Horse Bicycle Classic omnium titles but never has won the signature road race. Hall of Fame cyclist Ned Overend, who has won a record five, including last year’s at age 55, says this could be Krause’s year.

Who will challenge Overend’s legacy?

Ned Overend, the only five-time champion of the Iron Horse Bicycle Classic, ascends Coal Bank Pass in last year’s victory ride, his fifth road race championship. “The two passes. That’s where the decisive moments are,” challenger Rotem Ishay said.
“Deadly Nedly” Overend won the Iron Horse road race in 2011 at age 55, reaching deep into his arsenal of experience with a high-speed tactical descent on the race that’s known for its climbing challenges over Coal Bank and Molas passes.
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Rotem Ishay, the two-time defending Israeli national mountain bike champion, is coming off the road racing season for Fort Lewis College where he rode on the national championship time trial team earlier this month.
Greg Krause has won the last two Iron Horse Bicycle Classic omnium titles but never has won the signature road race. Hall of Fame cyclist Ned Overend, who has won a record five, including last year’s at age 55, says this could be Krause’s year.
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