‘GO’-ing the distance

By Bobby Reyes.
The first rider to emerge from the trees and cross the finish line during Saturday’s Fat Tire 40 mountain bike race may have surprised himself, but anyone who’s been paying attention could’ve seen him in his “GO” bike team jersey coming a mile away. “I’ve probably raced this course eight or nine times,” Gunnison resident and overall winner Brian Smith explained. “I’ve finished in the top three at least a half-dozen times, but never taken the win.”

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