Mountain Biking

Durango’s Howard Grotts named to Olympic mountain bike team; Carmen Small left out

Durango’s Howard Grotts is a first-time Olympic athlete. Carmen Small is not. USA Cycling named its roster for the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on Thursday. Only one men’s...

DATE: June 23, 2016 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Emily Jordan takes first at Ridge to 38 Criterium

After being upgraded to the Senior Women Pro 1-2 category, Durango native Emily Jordan strapped on her first official win in that category with a victory at the Ridge at 38 Criterium Colorado...

DATE: June 12, 2016 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Howard Grotts victorious again at GoPro Mountain Games

Durango’s Howard Grotts and Park City’s Keegan Swenson quickly found themselves ahead of the pack at the GoPro Mountain Games Cross Country Mountain Bike race on Saturday in Vail as Grotts made a...

DATE: June 11, 2016 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Cortez gets youth cycling program

A new youth cycling development program has emerged in Cortez. High Desert Devo first started its Thursday evening rides five weeks ago, but the program has already shown rapid growth. Pete...

DATE: June 10, 2016 | CATEGORY: Youth Sports

World road race champ Sagan to mountain bike at Rio Olympics

World road race champion Peter Sagan will seek Olympic gold in Rio on his mountain bike. The Slovak Olympic Committee announced Tuesday that Sagan, one of the most popular and successful cyclists...

DATE: June 7, 2016 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Mountain Bike Worlds team set

Coming off an impressive win in Georgia at the 2016 USA Cycling Marathon Bike National Championships Saturday, local mountain biker Todd Wells earned an automatic nomination to the 2016 UCI...

DATE: June 6, 2016 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Wells extends hot season at Marathon Mountain Bike Nationals

Fighting smoldering heat, Durango local Todd Wells defended his national title from 2015 by winning the 2016 USA Cycling Marathon Bike National Championships Saturday at Columbia County, Georgia....

DATE: June 4, 2016 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Grotts, Wells half of U.S. team

Four men will represent the United States at the UCI Mountain Bike Marathon World Championship this month. Half are from Durango. USA Cycling announced its roster for the event scheduled for June...

DATE: June 1, 2016 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Durango’s Grotts growing on UCI Mountain Bike World Cup tour

Howard Grotts is heading home to Durango to get ready for some high-altitude racing. After spending a few weeks in Europe on the UCI Mountain Bike World Cup tour, the 23-year-old Specialized Racing...

DATE: May 31, 2016 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Wells brothers go 1-2 at IHBC mountain bike race

Steamworks Brewing Company served up its finest Wells on Sunday, and it wasn’t cheap alcohol. Todd Wells was all smiles Sunday after he cruised to victory through streets filled with spectators in...

DATE: May 29, 2016 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Ned Overend could secure sixth Iron Horse title at age 60

Cyclists from all over the globe are slowly arriving in Durango, and there’s no shortage of storylines in anticipation for this weekend’s 45th Iron Horse Bicycle Classic. Can Ned Overend win his...

DATE: May 26, 2016 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

CRC Janitorial cycling team spreads its wings

The cycling community in Durango gave Rolando Gonzalez a family after he left his behind in Costa Rica, and now he is eager to return the favor. Gonzalez launched the CRC Janitorial cycling team...

DATE: May 25, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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