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

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

Ethan Metcalf

August 23, 2014

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...

Memorial fund for female cyclists presented to MSU

Memorial fund for female cyclists presented to MSU

Ethan Metcalf

August 22, 2014

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...

Cycling team prepares for Hotter’N Hell heat

Cycling team prepares for Hotter’N Hell heat

Ethan Metcalf

August 22, 2014

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 ...

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