2011 Rocky Mountain Collegiate Cycling Conference in full swing

It seems like mountain biking season just keeps going!. With all of the news on our hands, the start of cross season, and the high school racing (http://303cycling.com/colorado-highschool-cycling-league-race1-2011), we missed out on the beginning of the Rocky Mountain Collegiate Cycling Conference (RMCCC) mountain bike racing season!

The conference is made up of two divisions. Division 1 includes Fort Lewis College, University of Colorado-Boulder, Colorado State University, University of Wyoming, and Metro State College - Denver. Division 2 includes Colorado School of Mines, US Air Force Academy, Western State College, University of Northern Colorado, University of Denver, Colorado College, Mesa State College, University of Colorado-Denver, and University of Colorado-Colorado Springs.

There is a total of seven race weekends, including the National Championships in Angelfire, New Mexico October 29-30. Each weekend event showcase several events, including cross country, short track, downhill, and mountain cross.

The season started out September 10-11th at the University of Wyoming hosted race in Steamboat Springs, Colorado. Results can be found here: (https://www.usacycling.org/results/?permit=2011-2712). The second race of the series, hosted by Colorado State University, was held in Redfeather Lakes, Colorado on September 17-18. Results for this race can be found here: (https://www.usacycling.org/results/index.php?permit=2011-2725). This past weekend Sol Vista, Colorado was home to the third race of the series, hosted by the Colorado School of Mines. Results can be found here: https://www.usacycling.org/results/index.php?permit=2011-3171 .

Also, thanks to Eszter Horanyi - (please link to http://gooneyriders.typepad.com) for getting us this video from the Sol Vista race: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MPdGtRqvwoA&feature=channel_video_title

The next race is this weekend, October 1-2, in Gunnison. Stay tuned to 303Cycling.com for results and hopefully more great video.

If anyone has any additional video or pictures, please contact me at ben@303cycling.com.

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