It was Aug. He'd finished 11th and 5th, respectively, in his first two races -- "motos," in racing jargon. He needed to finish in 14th or better in the third moto to make his goal of at least a Top 10 overall at this, the biggest race of the year. His competition included 41 other riders from all over the United States. But after that great start in moto three, Weston crashed in the second turn and ended up toward the back of the pack. Picking himself and his blue Yamaha motorcycle up out of the dirt, he would have to make up a lot of ground to get to 14th and a Top It's a rainy July morning at the Fryar home a couple of weeks before the national championships.
An Amateur’s Endurocross Experience
An Amateur's Endurocross Experience
There are thousands of bike races held every year around the world. The majority of these races are local and are designed to get bikers in the community involved with the sport of cycling. However, the hardest and most technical of races require dedication and long hours of training in order to complete. Still others are historic, beautiful, and interesting. Here are the top 10 amateur bike races in the world. The race is the result of two brothers-one a railroad brakeman and the other a cyclist-challenging each other to a race to nearby Silverton, Colorado. Officially started in , the Iron Horse attracts hundreds of people from all over the world and is considered to be a celebration of Colorado history and culture as much as it is a bike race.
When does a broken visor, a sore back, and a dented pipe add up to a good time? Endurocross you say? When are those times never the best times? Endurocross promoters have been trying to attract more amateur riders to grow the series as a whole and not just cater to the pro riders.