Hoodoo 500 Relay Race Preview

In our May 2010 issue, our story on relay races left out the Hoodoo 500. Info on the Hoodoo is below. HOODOO 500: August 28-30, 2010 Route: A loop course that starts in St. George and travels through Hurricane, Kanab, Tropic, Escalante, Torrey, Panguitch, Cedar Breaks, Cedar City, New Castle, Enterprise and back to St. […]

Independence Day: A Day In The Life of the Tour Divide

The Tour Divide is often referred to as “the most challenging mountain bike race on the planet.” Few would argue it’s a beast. The self-supported race covers 2,745 miles of the Great Divide Mountain Bike Route, which traverses the mountain-rippled spine of the continent from Banff, Alberta, to Antelope Wells, New Mexico. There is a reported 200,000 feet of elevation gain over the distance, through remote and often relentlessly harsh terrain dominated by cows, mosquitoes and bears.