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Event Recap: Soldier Hollow Pro XCT

It was a beautiful spring weekend in the heart of the Wasatch mountains.  A weekend that brought riders of all ages and skill levels together to share good company, food, fun, and above all, a passion for their sport.  Spunky six-year-olds popped wheelies alongside international athletes and world champs, while friends and families browsed vendor tents and cheered their racers on from the sidelines.  With more than 15 different race starts over the course of the weekend, the riding ranged from fierce, fast-paced competition to just plain fun shredding dirt.  With such a diverse crowd, only one simple thing brought us all together--our love of bikes. Riders were excited to get to the venue! Ultimately, that is what the Soldier Hollow Pro XCT was always...

25hrs of Frog Hollow 2017

November 4-5 | Virgin, UT Athletes, coaches, parents and friends of Summit Bike Club participated in the 25 Hours of Frog Hollow in Southern Utah. Unlike other 24 hour races, Frog Hollow has an extra hour by taking place over daylight savings. With multiple team options, participants have a choice of difficulty from riding solo to teams up to 10. “For me riding solo was the best way to do a 24 hour race. Although I knew that I would not compete for any awards, I had my own goals and achievements to go for.”Mike Turner Whatever size team you are on, it takes planning and a support crew behind you. With smaller teams, the level of planning is even higher. For the first few hours...

Taking on Collegiate National MTB Championships

October 20-22 | Missoula, MT Summit Bike Club athletes from the Competitive Cyclist MTB Team represented five schools at Mountain Bike Collegiate National Championships. Each year, collegiate student-athletes across the country participate in the regional conferences to qualify to compete at National Championships. Congratulations to all of our collegiate athletes for their dedication to education great performances. Results Riders on Club Teams Zach Calton - University of Utah Cross Country - 5th Downhill - 14th Dual Slalom - 13th Short Track - 8th Individual Omnium National Champion Rachel Anders - Stanford University Cross Country - 2nd Downhill - 6th Dual Slalom - 3rd Short Track - 3rd Individual Omnium - 2nd Lia Westermann - University of Colorado Boulder Cross Country - 9th Downhill - 2nd Dual...