Posts Tagged: Bikepacking

Eroh overcomes rugged course, field to win Highland Trail 550

June 5, 2019

Dusty Eroh of Anchorage rode to a remarkable 11-hour victory in the grueling Highland Trail 550-mile bikepacking race in Scotland. The 35-year-old clocked a winning time of 4 days, 2 hours and 51 minutes in the self-supported time trial that featured treacherous terrain and spectacular views of vast countryside. Don’t be fooled by the beauty,… Read more »

Wilcox wins, Tower nips Grande as 907 women excel in Kansas

June 4, 2019

Anchorage’s Lael Wilcox pedaled to victory in the women’s division and finished sixth out of 46 riders overall in the 350-mile ultra-endurance XL event of the Dirty Kanza races in Kansas. More than 2,700 bikers from all 50 states converged on the rolling Flint Hills to race hundreds of miles in what is dubbed the… Read more »

Wilcox pedals to prosperity in 9-day, 1,300-mile French Divide

August 28, 2018

Record-breaking bikepacking veteran Lael Wilcox of Anchorage is well rehearsed in overcoming obstacles on the trail, but nothing could have prepared her for what she experienced in the French Divide. A relativity new race, the 1,300-mile event is still working out some kinks with its route and many times had riders breaking trail. “The concept… Read more »

Wilcox sits seventh out of 101 riders in 1,300-mile French Divide

August 10, 2018

Anchorage’s Lael Wilcox is crushing it in the 2,100-kilometer French Divide bikepacking race as she sits seventh among the 101 riders still active. She has covered 1,475 kilometers in six days and is within striking distance of the top five overall. The 32-year-old leads the women’s division by 117 kilometers over New Mexico’s Lindsay Shepard…. Read more »