Iron Horse Bicycle Classic

Will Hardrock 100 be canceled because of too much snow?

While the weather was able to cooperate at the last minute to make for a successful Iron Horse Bicycle Classic, the future of Southwest Colorado’s other premier summer sporting event remains in...

DATE: May 24, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Storm moves out, making way for sunny skies this weekend

The snow and rain that loomed this week over Southwest Colorado made a graceful exit early Friday, making way for clear skies and warming temperatures this weekend – just in time the 48th annual...

DATE: May 24, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

In a sea of spandex, who are these Iron Horse riders?

Fifty miles. Thousands of feet of elevation. One race and one train. Cyclists from all over the world will descend on Southwest Colorado this weekend to race in the 48th annual Iron Horse Bicycle...

DATE: May 24, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Pro men eye chance for ‘something special’ at Iron Horse Bicycle Classic

So much of Durango’s top talent is out of town that the 48th Iron Horse Bicycle Classic could be any rider’s race. Sepp Kuss, the 2017 champion and World Tour rider, is at the Giro d’Italia ....

DATE: May 23, 2019 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Sturm takes on Skyhawks in Iron Horse Bicycle Classic

Sarah Sturm made a point to return to the Iron Horse Bicycle Classic professional women’s road race in 2019 after the IHBC committee answered a rallying cry from the cycling community. The mission...

DATE: May 23, 2019 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Friends, family to memorialize Rob Kabeary, co-owner of Bread, at Iron Horse

Friends and family of Rob Kabeary will ride the Iron Horse Bicycle Classic on Saturday in memory of the founder and co-owner of Bread bakery in Durango. Kabeary died suddenly in December from a...

DATE: May 23, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mechanics keep busy preparing riders for Iron Horse

As the weekend of the Iron Horse Bicycle Classic approaches, local mechanics are working tirelessly to prepare riders’ equipment. Some of the high-end bikes being sold today cost more than a used...

DATE: May 23, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

CDOT announces Highway 550 closures for Iron Horse Bicycle Classic

The Colorado Department of Transportation will close U.S. Highway 550 between Purgatory Resort and Silverton from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday to accommodate cyclists during the Iron Horse...

DATE: May 23, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Sure, it’s a little snowy now, but cyclists will have better weather Saturday

After nearly a week of rain and snow in Southwest Colorado, it appears the weather gods are going to cooperate for the 48th annual Iron Horse Bicycle Classic. The last week has featured an erratic...

DATE: May 23, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Closed highway made the Iron Horse bike ride what it is today

Cyclists have been drawn to the Iron Horse Bicycle Classic for 48 years for the purpose of testing themselves either against other professional riders or against the mighty locomotive of the...

DATE: May 22, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Face Plant Ale returns for Iron Horse in familiar form

If there’s an official beverage of the Iron Horse Bicycle Classic, it’s the Face Plant Ale. Brewed by both Steamworks Brewing Co. and Ska Brewing Co. , the beer celebrating this weekend’s iconic...

DATE: May 21, 2019 | CATEGORY: Food

Call for equal women’s pay answered by Iron Horse Bicycle Classic

The Iron Horse Bicycle Classic is an iconic event that has brought men and women from around the world to Durango each May to compete against each other and the train. Until 2019, the 48th edition...

DATE: May 3, 2019 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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