Lemurian Stands as a True Classic

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

Lemurian Race Course A Worthwhile Grind

I’ve been fascinated by the course for the Lemurian mountain bike race since event organizers moved the event from French Gulch to Whiskeytown in 2005. The 23rd running of the Lemurian is this Saturday, April 24, and my colleague Jim… Continue Reading