Latest News – March 6
Weekend Race Results Are In!
Mayhem Continues with Winter Mountain Bike Series
The Winter Mountain Bikes Series continued last Saturday March 2 with the Mineral Belt Mayhem, an 11 mile loop on Leadville’s beautiful Mineral Belt Trail at night! The race saw 68 riders at the start line. Conditions were ideal and the riding was fast, according to race organizers.Shawnie Mulligan took first place for the women in last Saturday’s Mineral Belt Mayhem. Photo Courtesy of Oskar Blues REEB Cycles.
Shawnie Mulligan took first place for the women with a time of 59:38:00. Birthday boy Maxfield Lafortune won his second race in a row with a fast time of 48:11. In the single speed division it was Mark Wallace across the finish line first, with a time of 58:13. For complete results: LINK.Leadville’s Mineral Belt Mayhem saw 68 riders at the Start Line. Photo Courtesy of Oskar Blues REEB Cycles.
The next – and final competition – in the Winter Mountain Bike Race Series will be the East Side Epic on April 13. The Cloud City Wheelers, who host the entire Winter Mountain Bike Race Series, advocate that winter racing is a great way to keep up riding and racing during the off-season. The Cloud City Wheelers are a Leadville club dedicated to providing bicycle activities to promote individual health and recreation. The Wheelers also support education and advocacy to help promote a more bicycle friendly environment and a more livable community for members, bicyclists, and the community at-large.
Harrison Ave. Sprints Kick Off A BIG Winter Weekend!
Competitors in the Knock-Out Nordic Sprints gathered under the Harrison Avenue lights last Friday, March 2 to kick off the big Winter Festival Weekend. Participants raced the main drag with great Nordic spirit, marking for many, the last race of the season. The competition was a double elimination with two skiers starting and the fastest racer advancing to the next round of competition. Congratulations to the winners:
Men’s Overall Winners
- Ryan Morrison (Leadville)
- Soren Frykholm (Leadville)
Bill Koch Boys
- Sam Frykholm (Leadville)
- Matt Koch (Leadville)
Bill Koch Girls
- Haylie Counsell (Leadville)
- Lily Sergent (Leadville)