It's time for a fun thread. I need a break from the drudgery of advocacy.
This is a thread about bicycle champions of Montana. What is it about a bike that inspires people to routinely try to best their previous efforts? My guess is that somehow the combination of tires, gears, and frame coupled together with an engine that has many myriad limitations, just gets the mind going. The next thing that happens is an extraordinary feat accomplished, where everyone else just has to stand back and go "wow". Take what Mr. Armstrong recently did to the rest of the field in the Leadville 100. That's the example I'm getting at.
Montana has it's share of superdudes. And my aquaintance with Bozeman shows a bias, because everyone I am going to mention is from here. So nominations are welcome from other corners of the state. New categories can be made up and submitted too. This is a thread for fun and meant to be honoring the best of us.
Best long distance endurance feat.
Ed Anacker - for his border to border run in what year I can't remember but I believe it was under 24 hours. Wyoming to Canada I believe. I'll find the account sooner or later.
I found an account that has a reference to that account at the bottom. A good read. http://www.newwest.net/city/article/...ust/C396/L396/
Earliest mountain biker not counting the Buffalo Soldiers.
Frank Coil - started mountain biking in 1938, nuff said.
(still alive in Bozeman and just recently gave up biking)
Most extreme bike explorer
John Parker - first traverse by bike of the Bridger Ridge Run course. (that I am aware of).
(not so minor fact, the race course is named after Ed Anacker)
Fastest mountainbiker in Montana
John Curry - 2 hrs 12 min for 4 laps of the Leverich Loop.
Turk - he would rather not hike a bike. Otherwordly climbing skills and strength.
Best pure speed
Best women in all these categories
Submit pictures, race results, articles, or whatever.
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Thread: Montana's Champions
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