If the second weekend in October is the Big Bike Weekend for motorcycles, then surely this coming weekend is the Big Bicycle Weekend for non-motorized two-wheelers. This Saturday, April 30, will see the 24th edition of the Lemurian Shasta Classic,… Continue Reading
When I moved to Redding from Durango, Colo., some two decades ago (gulp), the Lemurian Shasta Classic mountain bike race was one of the events than made me feel a little less homesick.
I covered the event for the Searchlight, and back in those early days, a lot of Durango-based pros were still arriving to race the old course west of Shasta Dam. Colorado-based athletes … Continue Reading