I took 8th place in my class, competing in the King of the Rockies – Winter Park Mountain Bike series on 08-28-2010. This was my first competitive race and I had a blast doing it. Tough competitors, treacherous trails and over 4,000 feet of climbing made for a great day. After cresting the fist major climb of the race, I lost my rear brake to mechanical issues and completed the down hill section of the race with only the front brake……