With the end of 2011 comes the end of the Studio Velo KOM Challenge. It’s been an amazing competition, and we’re thrilled to recognize the winners and top performers of this epic climbing battle. More than 8,000 riders from more than 20 countries rose to this challenge, racking up astonishing elevation feats and surpassing all expectations.
In the Club category, the 136 riders from mtbr.com came in first place with nearly 24 million feet climbed. Not far behind were the 71 riders from TECATE and the 88 from Mission Cycling. Kudos to all Club teams for an awesome showing!
In the Bike Shop category, the 101 riders from Studio Velo took first place with almost 20 million feet climbed, while the 109 riders from Mike’s Bikes took an impressive second place with over 18 million feet climbed.
No one could stop Brian Toone from the Alabama Riders — he swept the Men’s competition with over 2 million feet climbed. Patti Whyte from the Mornington Cycling Group MMM dominated the Women’s competition with more than 1 million feet climbed.
Thank you to each and every one of you who participated in the 2011 Studio Velo KOM Challenge. To thank you for competing, Studio Velo has created a custom KOM Challenge badge: choose from the 100 Vertical Miles, 100k Vertical Feet, 100k Vertical Meter or Participant Patch. Please click here to obtain your free badge. There is no charge to you.