Grand Junction Off-Road: Photos and Results

Most racers were too focused to take in the amazing scenery in Grand Junction. Photo by Shannon Boffeli

Most racers were too focused to take in the amazing scenery in Grand Junction. Photo by Shannon Boffeli

Rose Grant (Pivot/NoTubes) dominated from start to finish in Grand Junction. Photo by Shannon Boffeli

Rose Grant (Pivot/NoTubes) dominated from start to finish in Grand Junction. Photo by Shannon Boffeli

Ben Sonntag (Clif Bar) puts the finishing touches on Butterknife trail with Cole House (Door County) close behind. Photo by Shannon Boffeli

Ben Sonntag (Clif Bar) puts the finishing touches on Butterknife trail with Cole House (Door County) close behind. Photo by Shannon Boffeli

Courtenay McFadden (American Classic) keeps Mical Dyck (NoTubes) in her sights late in the race. Photo by Shannon Boffeli

Courtenay McFadden (American Classic) keeps Mical Dyck (NoTubes) in her sights late in the race. Photo by Shannon Boffeli

Brian Matter (Team Wisconsin) rides in fourth at the end of Butterknife trail. Photo by Shannon Boffeli

Brian Matter (Team Wisconsin) rides in fourth at the end of Butterknife trail. Photo by Shannon Boffeli

Alexis Skarda (NoTubes Elite) put together an impressive second-place finish. Photo by Shannon Boffeli

Alexis Skarda (NoTubes Elite) put together an impressive second-place finish. Photo by Shannon Boffeli

George or Bart Flynn (Hoback Sports) powers through the difficult riding on tap at the Grand Junction Off-Road. Photo by Shannon Boffeli

George or Bart Flynn (Hoback Sports) powers through the difficult riding on tap at the Grand Junction Off-Road. Photo by Shannon Boffeli

Jen Hanks (Pivot/DNA Cycling) stays focused in the rocks. Photo by Shannon Boffeli

Jen Hanks (Pivot/DNA Cycling) stays focused in the rocks. Photo by Shannon Boffeli

Andy's Loop winds it's way down canyon toward Grand Junction. Photo by Shannon Boffeli

Andy’s Loop winds it’s way down canyon toward Grand Junction. Photo by Shannon Boffeli

Isnaraissa Moir (MRP, Ergon, Pivot) used some local knowledge and massive tires to put together a strong seventh-place finish. Photo by Shannon Boffeli

Isnaraissa Moir (MRP, Ergon, Pivot) used some local knowledge and massive tires to put together a strong seventh-place finish. Photo by Shannon Boffeli

The chase group does it's best to catch a solo Todd Wells (Scott/SRAM). Photo by Shannon Boffeli

The chase group does it’s best to catch a solo Todd Wells (Scott/SRAM). Photo by Shannon Boffeli

Mical Dyck (NoTubes) drops in on Andy's Loop. Photo by Shannon Boffeli

Mical Dyck (NoTubes) drops in on Andy’s Loop. Photo by Shannon Boffeli

Levi Kurlander (Ride Biker) weaves through the rocks at Grand Junction Off-Road. Photo by Shannon Boffeli

Levi Kurlander (Ride Biker) weaves through the rocks at Grand Junction Off-Road. Photo by Shannon Boffeli

Marlee Dixon (Pivot/DNA Cycling) takes a drop on Andy's Loop. Photo by Shannon Boffeli

Marlee Dixon (Pivot/DNA Cycling) takes a drop on Andy’s Loop. Photo by Shannon Boffeli

George Flynn (Hoback Sports) puts on a show for the spectators. Photo by Shannon Boffeli

George Flynn (Hoback Sports) puts on a show for the spectators. Photo by Shannon Boffeli

Sofia Gomez Villafane (Competitive Cyclist) rode near the front all day finally taking sixth on the day

Sofia Gomez Villafane (Competitive Cyclist) rode near the front all day finally taking sixth on the day

 

Jen Hanks (Pivot/DNA Cycling) gets busy in Andy's Loop. Photo by Shannon Boffeli

Jen Hanks (Pivot/DNA Cycling) gets busy in Andy’s Loop. Photo by Shannon Boffeli

Click Here for Results from the Grand Junction Off-Road 40 Grand

Click Here for Results from the Grand Junction Off-Road Crit 

Epic-Rides Launches New Event in Carson City, Nevada

Todd Sadow of Epic Rides Announces Newest Race in Carson City, Nevada

The team at Epic Rides is at it again. This time launching a new race and $100,000 series.

Their newest race in Carson City, Nevada, will follow the format of the Whiskey Off-Road and Grand Junction Off-Road including a fat-tire crit and long distance cross country for amateur and pro riders.

The Carson City event will join Whiskey and Grand Junction to form a 3-race series that will payout a minimum of $100,000 for series winners. Payout will be equal between men and women as it is with all Epic Ride events.

Check out the video of Todd Sadow making the big announcement at Interbike today.