By VeloNews Interactive
Scott Moninger (Health Net-Maxxis) won the 33rd Iron Horse Bicycle Classic road race from Durango to Silverton on Saturday, outkicking Drew Miller (Landis-Trek-VW) at the line after more than two hours of racing through Colorado’s San Juan Mountains.
Moninger finished in 2:17:23, just a single second ahead of Miller, in the finale of the 47-mile road race, with 5500 feet of climbing across two 11,000-foot passes. The legendary Ned Overend (Specialized) crossed third, less than a minute behind.
In the women’s Category I-III race, Sarah Tescher (3D Racing) took the win in 2:45:44 over Teri Cady (Denver Spoke), with Marisa Asplund (Fort Lewis) third.
1. Scott Moninger, Health Net-Maxxis, 47mi in 2:17:23
2. Drew Miller, Landis—Trek-VW, at 0:01
3. Ned Overend, Specialized, at 0:48
1. Sarah Tescher, 3D Racing, 47mi in 2:45:44
2. Teri Cady, Denver Spoke, at 1:29
3. Marisa Asplund, Fort Lewis, at 2:03