Iron Horse Bicycle Classic

Griffin Easter wins the 48th Iron Horse Bicycle Classic

SILVERTON – Nobody knew when three breakaway riders had gotten away from the peloton halfway into the race. It wasn’t until a group of 10 chase riders could look up at Coal Bank Pass that they...

DATE: May 25, 2019 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Iron Horse: The brand that launches tourism season

Pretty much every business in Durango banks on the Iron Horse Bicycle Classic for a strong entry into summer. But even more important, business owners and business leaders say the cycling classic,...

DATE: May 25, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

The early-bird riders of the Iron Horse Bicycle Classic

As the popularity of the Iron Horse Bicycle Classic has boomed over the last two decades, a new trend has emerged among citizen riders. Roughly 2,500 Citizen Tour participants make their annual...

DATE: May 24, 2019 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Iron Horse Bicycle Classic pros picking Ned Overend

Perhaps the only racer who doesn’t think Ned Overend will win Saturday’s Iron Horse Bicycle Classic professional men’s road race from Durango to Silverton is Overend himself. “I’m not that wound up...

DATE: May 24, 2019 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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

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