Chris Winn and Gage Hecht triumph in Superior Morgul Classic furious finale

Posted: May 21, 2014 by kirisyko in Bike, Road cycling

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Chris Winn nets his third victory in the Superior Morgul road race Chris Winn nets his third victory in the Superior Morgul Classic Morgul-Bismark road race

Combining strategically placed prize money, a tough course, and an interesting field containing a previous two-time winner delivered one complex, awesome day of bike racing at Sunday’s men’s pro-1-2 road race in the Superior Morgul Classic.

The race concluded three days of competition in the fourth edition of the Superior Morgul Classic. The highlight of the event, the route traced a portion of the historic Morgul-Bismark circuit, ending in the same place as the Coors Classic stage at the top of “the wall,” a mile-long climb with the steepest estimated 12% grade near the summit.

This year the pro-1-2 men completed six laps of an out-and-back course for a total 73 miles and 4,500 feet of climbing over three hours. The day’s difficulty warranted a deeper purse than the previous time trial and criterium rewards…

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