MSU cyclists compete in Hotter ‘N Hell

It's a warm, bright Sunday morning. Hotter 'N Hell Hundred traffic has slowed to a lull, and the Multipurpose Event Center parking lot isn't overflowing with cars anymore. The third day of the triple threat weekend was the most relaxed, but there was still work to do for MSU cyclists Jason Perkins, … [Read more...]

Hotter ‘N Hell off to rainy start

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Senior: ‘I almost died yesterday’

“I almost died yesterday,” Dylan Pembroke, a senior in mass communication, talking about racing in the 50-mile Hotter 'N Hell, finishing in 3:02:37.What was the most fun part of the race? It might sound obvious but the start and the finish. At the start you can really get a grasp at the full … [Read more...]

Hotter ’N Hell just a warm up

The four days of the 35th Hotter ’N Hell races started off with the lowest temperatures in the past four years of the event — temperatures that gave the 100-mile-race its name. Though the ‘cool’ temperatures helped with the race, the rain during the men’s race on Aug. 26 posed a problem for MSU … [Read more...]

Cycling team takes home five awards in HH100

This weekend, cycling enthusiasts from around the country flocked to Wichita Falls to take part in the 34th annual Hotter N’ Hell Hundred, including MSU’s nationally ranked cycling team. “It’s much faster and more exciting than normal races,” said cyclist and accounting sophomore JohnPaul … [Read more...]

Crosswinds, fatigue problematic for riders at this year’s Hotter’N Hell

The Hotter'N Hell 100 is a major attraction for cycling enthusiasts, but for professionals and the MSU cycling team, that attraction becomes a battle against elements and fatigue, and in some cases, other riders. To prevent the dangerous intermingling of a more aggressive, professional style of … [Read more...]

Memorial fund for female cyclists presented to MSU

When Megan Baab was 8-years-old her father issued her a challenge. Ride in the Tour d'Italia on a 5-speed Pacific bicycle and he would buy her a bike of her own. "I had to buy her a bike," Chris Baab said. At this year's Hotter'n Hell women's criterium race, Megan's father, with the help of … [Read more...]

Cycling team prepares for Hotter’N Hell heat

The Hotter 'N Hell Hundred is just one event on the cycling team's calendar, but as the biggest sporting event in the city and one of the team's few local races, HHH is an opportunity for the team to show off to local fans and practice racing in extremely hot conditions. "There’s a degree of heat … [Read more...]