Posts Tagged: Mountain Biking

Ross places third at Fat Bike World Championships in Colorado

January 28, 2020

Will Ross lives and trains near sea level, so achieving the podium was a big surprise at the Borealis Fat Bike World Championships in Crested Butte, Colorado. “Today was hands down the best day I’ve ever had at altitude,” Ross said on Facebook. “I’m still in shock I was able to pull off a 3rd… Read more »

Anchorage bikers get muddy at Cyclocross Nationals

December 19, 2019

Undeterred by mud, five Anchorage cyclists held their own at the USA Cycling Cyclocross National Championships in Lakewood, Wash. “It was muddier than I thought it was going to be,” said James Stull, adding that his family’s fleet of bikes had to be washed twice daily. Ellie Mitchell of Anchorage had the Alaskan contingent’s top… Read more »

Basinger rides to fastest known time in 1,570-mile Baja Divide

January 10, 2018

The Fastest Known Time for the 1,570-mile Baja Divide mountain biking route has passed from one Anchorage native to another. After 11 days, 11 hours and 20 minutes, Pete Basinger completed his epic ride on Jan. 4 in San Jose del Cabo on the southern tip of Mexico’s Baja California Peninsula. He started near the… Read more »