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Bikes v. trains: 50 years of Durango’s world-famous Iron Horse Bicycle Classic

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13min 22sec

It started with a challenge between two brothers in Durango-- one on a bike; the other on a train. That was half a century ago. This year, the Iron Horse Bicycle Classic will include more than 3,000 cyclists pedaling over mountain passes -- as they race against the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad. Race director Gaige Sippy discusses the 50th anniversary event.