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  • Welcome to the 43rd IHBC!

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  • Durango to Silverton
    Road Race

    Presented by Coca-Cola

    Join the tradition and enjoy 47 miles, 6,700 ft of  total climbing, thin air, and fast descents.

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  • Kids Race

    Fueled By Sprite

    More smiles in four blocks than anywhere on earth. Riders from age 3 to 12 enjoy the closed streets of downtown Durango. This event is all about fun!....

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Countdown To Race Day!

May 24-26 2014

Fort Lewis Road Scholar Registration for the Citizens, Mountain Horse and Quarter Horse Tours

Click here to visit the FLC Road Scholar Registration site.


Livestrong Registration for the Citizens Tour

Click here to visit the Livestrong Registration site.

Davis Phinney Registration for the Citizens, Mountain Horse and Quarter Horse Tours

Click here to visit the Davis Phinney Registration page.


REGISTER TO WIN NED OVEREND's SIGNED JERSEY by JOINING THE BOOSTER CLUB!

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About The Iron Horse

Over 100 Years of Cycling in Durango

Over 100 Years of Cycling in DurangoThe Iron Horse Bicycle Classic was the brain child of Tom Mayer and his older brother Jim. Jim worked as a brakeman on the D & R G W railroad which had run the steam powered locomotive between Durango and Silverton since the 1880's. Tom was a young bicycle enthusiast who grew up alongside the tracks to Silverton.

Tom challenged Jim to a race to Silverton. As the train came by the house, the steam whistle screamed and Tom climbed on his trusty steel framed 10 speed and pedaled up over the rim of the old volcano and descended into the caldera to the mining town of Silverton.

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Take A Virtual Ride

Ride along with us as we take you through the entire 50 mile McDonalds Tour course from Durango to Silverton.