Take an Epic Spin on The East Side!
The Leadville Winter Mountain Bike Series will wrap up their race season this Saturday, April 12 with the popular East Side Epic, a tour of Leadville’s historic Mining District. Registration and check-in opens at 8 a.m. at Cycles of Life, 309 Harrison Ave. in Downtown Leadville.Last year’s East Side Epic Winner Max LaFortune (#421) and 2nd Place finisher Chad Melis (#411) discuss the EPIC race after a sprint to the finish win!
Then cyclists head up to the top of (700) East 8th Street for the race start at 10 a.m. The course is 14.58 miles long and covers amazing terrain, which of course, are subject to change depending on conditions.
For a map of the East Side Epic race course: CLICK. Usually course conditions are a mix this time of year, but with the record snowfall this winter plus another spring storm slated for Saturday, SNOW will not be the problem, but the challenge, making it another EPIC race!
The races always end with plenty of tasty food and beverages, laughter and dang good times. Come on up and take on the East Side Epic!
The Cloud City Wheelers, who host the entire Winter Mountain Bike Race Series are a Leadville club dedicated to providing bicycle activities to promote individual health and recreation. The Wheelers also support education and advocacy to help promote a more bicycle friendly environment and a more livable community for members, bicyclists, and the community at-large.