Tim Johnson braves the cold, wind, and ice to ride to the top of Mount Washington in mid-winter on a fat bike.
More than 500 riders finish the leg-breaking ascent of the highest peak in the northeastern United States
Ned Overend and Tinker Juarez go one-two on Mount Washington as Marti Shea defends her 2010 crown.
Forty-two year old Nico Toutenhoofd outpaces a Garmin-Transitions attack to win in New Hampshire. Marti Shea, 47, overcomes a vet-packed women's field.
Phillip Gaimon defended his title at New Hampshire’s Mt. Washington Auto Road Bicycle Hillclimb on Saturday, as Canadian Sue Schlatterer easily won the women’s division. After near-record-setting spring and summer rains, Mother Nature blessed the 37th edition of one of the toughest hillclimbs in the country with a warm and near-perfect day. At race-time the temperature at the base of the Auto Road (1565 feet) was an unusually warm 75, while the summit (6,288 feet) posted a balmy 60, with wind speeds at just 20 mph.
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While Mother Nature teased participants with tiny showers up to about an hour before the start, this year’s Mt. Washington Hillclimb went off without a hitch. At start time the temp at the base of the New Hampshire peak was a mild 61, while the summit was a sunny 46 with literally no wind. [nid:81910] The 600-rider field — containing none of the more well known riders of the past few years such as Tyler Hamilton, Tom Danielson or Ned Overend — left the field wide open for up-and-coming riders.