Breck Epic Stage 6: The final adventure

Gold Dust trail and then off to the Gold Pan Saloon

Race Coverage

The 2016 Breck Epic is in the books. Congrats to pro race winners Todd Wells and Amy Krahenbuhl, along with all the other podium finishers. For full results check out www.breckepic.com. Photographers Liam Doran and Eddie Clark were on hand to capture all the action from the final day of racing. Scroll down to see what they saw.

Todd Wells decided to dust off his Leadville 100 winning bike, aero bars and all, for the final stage of the Breck Epic. Todd finished 6th on the stage, but maintained his overall win for the 6 day open men’s race. Photo by Eddie Clark

Todd Wells decided to dust off his Leadville 100 winning bike, aero bars and all, for the final stage of the Breck Epic. Todd finished 6th on the stage, but maintained his overall win for the 6 day open men’s race. Photo by Eddie Clark

Matt Powers had a fantastic six days of racing, winning his category in the 6-day 40+ men’s race with a time that was among the top 15 6-day open men’s race. Photo by Liam Doran Photography

Matt Powers had a fantastic six days of racing, winning his category in the 6-day 40+ men’s race with a time that was among the top 15 6-day open men’s race. Photo by Liam Doran Photography

Photo by Liam Doran Photography

Photo by Liam Doran Photography

Photo by Liam Doran Photography

Photo by Liam Doran Photography

Photo by Liam Doran Photography

Photo by Liam Doran Photography

Barry Wicks downs a bit of nutrition before focusing on the final descent on the last stage. Wicks battled a few flats throughout the week, but still finished 16th in the 6 day open men’s race. Photo by Liam Doran Photography

Barry Wicks downs a bit of nutrition before focusing on the final descent on the last stage. Wicks battled a few flats throughout the week, but still finished 16th in the 6 day open men’s race. Photo by Liam Doran Photography

Photo by Liam Doran Photography

Photo by Liam Doran Photography

As the stage leader, Chris Jones starts his descent to the finish, another rider shows a hand of congratulations as they near their halfway point on the day. Photo by Liam Doran Photography

As the stage leader, Chris Jones starts his descent to the finish, another rider shows a hand of congratulations as they near their halfway point on the day. Photo by Liam Doran Photography

A rider gives one final look back at the expansive landscapes and views that were plentiful throughout the entire week of racing. Photo by Liam Doran Photography

A rider gives one final look back at the expansive landscapes and views that were plentiful throughout the entire week of racing. Photo by Liam Doran Photography

The final climb of the final stage welcomed an epic hand-up of ice cold beers, capping off an epic week of racing. Photo by Liam Doran Photography

The final climb of the final stage welcomed an epic hand-up of ice cold beers, capping off an epic week of racing. Photo by Liam Doran Photography

Duo-Women’s team Juliana Bikes were 100% positive all week through rain, hail, hike-a-bikes, monster climbs and screaming descents. They were the true showmanship of grit and grace. Photo by Liam Doran Photography

Duo-Women’s team Juliana Bikes were 100% positive all week through rain, hail, hike-a-bikes, monster climbs and screaming descents. They were the true showmanship of grit and grace. Photo by Liam Doran Photography

Photo by Liam Doran Photography

Photo by Liam Doran Photography

Racers finish along the Blue River trail solidifying 6 days of singletrack-heavy racing. Photo by Liam Doran Photography

Racers finish along the Blue River trail solidifying 6 days of singletrack-heavy racing. Photo by Liam Doran Photography

Continue to page 2 for more images from the final day of the 2016 Breck Epic


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