Sept. 7, 2012. The Fourth Annual Abby Construction Cyclocross Series kicked off at the Boone Fairgrounds on Tuesday, Sept. 4, and continues every week until Oct. 16. For the first round of races Sean Leader (Kona Grassroots – Knox, Tenn.) and Mackenzie Filippi (Lees-McRae Cycling – Cary, N.C.) won the 30 minute “B” race, and Robert Marion (American Classic Pro CX Team – Mt. Airy, N.C.) took first in the 45 minute “A” race.
Aug. 7, 2012. Pirate Race Productions announces The Ascent Bike and Run Hill Climbs this Sunday, Aug. 12, at the Blue Ridge Mountain Club in Blowing Rock. The Hardest Bicycle Hill Climb in the South is 9.25-miles, with 3,200 feet of ascending, yielding an average grade of 5.9 percent with a maximum pitch of 17.5 percent.
June 25, 2012. Doug Owen has been named Director of Cycling at Lees-McRae College. In this position, Owen will manage the cycling team and will continue the growth of the cycling studies program.