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Archive: March 2015
  • The Cape Epic

    Epic Mountain bike racing going on down in South Africa right now! Click here to follow on twitter: Cape Epic Click here to visit webpage: Cape Epic

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  • The Idirtarod 200 Race is ready to launch!

    We are super excited to announce that the Idirtarod 200 Gravel Challenge is ready to launch! Race registration will start on March 14th at 8am Mountain Standard Time. The next 15 registrants receive 15% off! So tell your friends to register early. Use the code provided at checkout for registration. Participation in The IDIRTAROD 200,…

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  • Our Instagram account has been activated. If you follow us you will be able to see new images of the course as we upload more photos.

    https://instagram.com/idirtarod/

  • The race name IDIRTAROD was inspired by the Iditarod sleigh race in Alaska – dubbed “The Last Great Race on Earth” – a race covering 1000 miles of the roughest, most beautiful terrain Mother Nature has to offer! In 1925, part of the Iditarod trail became a life saving highway for epidemic-stricken Nome, Alaska. Diphtheria threatened the Alaskan children and serum had to be brought in by intrepid dog mushers and their faithful hard-driving dogs.

    In the same way, the IDIRTAROD Gravel Challenge is not just a gravel race. It’s a race in which unique men and women emulate the same spirit of the Iditarod mushers: a quest for adventure and a pursuit of reaching beyond oneself. The IDIRTAROD pits man and bike against the challenges of gravel racing at high altitudes. As each mile is covered, it is a tribute to the human spirit to always reach higher and deeper.

    THE RACE BRINGS HOPE
    Just as the Iditarod helped save many children’s lives, the goal of the IDIRTAROD Gravel Challenge is to provide gravel riders an opportunity to not only test themselves, but to bring hope into the lives of children, and especially the lives of Colorado children who are in desperate need.

    -Naas Tredoux (Race Director)

  • Audio Post

    This podcast soundclip is taken from one of my favorite podcasters: Rich Roll. You can visit his website at www.richroll.com to learn more about this amazing plant based athlete. Here is what he writes about Mike Cotty: “Wherever you think your boundary is…if you can get to that point but then step a little bit…

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  • IDR 200 Gallery

    The views on the IDR 200 Gravel Challenge are some of the best views you will ever see in a Gravel Race of this kind! Click on the arrow on the side of the pics to see more images.

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  • Race The Sun

    Racing the Sun is a great video about the challenges of gravel racing. This race, called the Dirty Kanza 200, is held in Emporia, Kansas every spring and is the race that inspired me to bring a similar kind of race to the Colorado Front Range!

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