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Race the Rails – Coal Fired Steam Engine vs. Road Bikes vs. Mountain Bikes

September 12 @ 8:00 am - 10:30 am

$65 – $85

The steam locomotive and the bicycle were both invented a little over 10 years apart. Both changed the way we travel. Which one will prevail on September 12 at the Race The Rails?

At the sound of the train whistle, mountain bikers and road bikers race onto their individual courses to see who can get back to the depot before the train. This is not a race against time or your fellow riders, it’s a race against one of histories most powerful inventions!

Mountain bikers test their speed and agility on a challenging 10 mile course through the beautiful mountains surrounding Ely, while road bikers prove their speed and endurance on a 25 mile course along roads and highways in the area. Everyone who finishes the course will receive a finisher’s medal.

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