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Three cyclists take a break from competition

Three cyclists take a break from competition

Harley Warrick

May 3, 2016

After starting cycling at young ages, Luke Allen, sophomore Spanish and political science major, Garrett Hobbs, junior finance, and Cameron Lowery, junior nursing, decided to take a semester off from competition to focus on school and work."It really is like a full time job when you think about it," Lowery sai...

Cycling team takes home five awards in HH100

Cycling team takes home five awards in HH100

The Wichitan

September 3, 2015

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 JohnP...

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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