ASU Cycling Team

The Adams State University Cycling Team is proud to fully support collegiate mountain bike racing and road racing teams in the Rocky Mountain Collegiate Cycling Conference (RMCCC). The team covers all expenses related to collegiate racing including a team jersey and bibs, travel, lodging, food and entry fees. There are also scholarships available for some members.

Our location in the San Luis Valley is ideal for training because of the very diverse terrain in the area as well as our high elevation of 7500ft above sea level in the valley with many 14,000ft peaks surrounding the city. The cycling team (road and mountain) started in January 2012 and has experienced healthy growth already this first year as we will be starting 10 members this season.

cycling team

Team Mission

To provide the members of the team the resources and opportunities to excel in cycling, education and community.

Goals

  1. Represent the institution and team well by becoming a model of success in academics and racing while maintaining great sportsmanship.
  2. Design and build a community pump track in Alamosa.
  3. Hold weekly bike maintenance nights for students on campus.
  4. Send at least two riders to collegiate mountain bike nationals this year.
  5. Maintain at least a 2.8 team GPA.

Mountain Biking Team

Pictures and roster coming soon.

Road Team

Pictures and roster coming soon.

Head Coach
Marshal Hartley

Marshal began riding a road bike at age 11 around the small Pennsylvania “village” where he grew up. He entered his first road race at 12 years old. As his racing experience and fitness improved he worked his way up through the ranks to compete in several Junior and Collegiate National Championships. Marshal attained his bachelors degree in Exercise Science from Brevard College located in Brevard North Carolina. During his time as a collegiate racer he was granted some incredible opportunities including being a member of a collegiate cycling team and experiencing all of the great opportunities that go along with it, as well as the opportunity to go overseas to race for an entire racing season on a development team based in the Spanish Basque Country. The primary goal Marshal has for the team is to simply follow its mission which is to provide the members of the team the resources and opportunities to excel in cycling, education and community.
“I firmly believe that the outcome of successfully carrying out our mission will result in a highly competitive team whose members are fully capable of moving on to professional cycling teams and/or professional careers.”

                                                                                                    -Coach Hartley

Assistant Coach
Jerry Durran

Duran was captivated by photos of Le Tour de France in 1983 and has been a fan and student of cycling ever since. Duran started road racing in 1984, and in 1986 started competing with the best in the early days of mountain bike racing. After a brief stint with Lennard Zinn, he established Duran Custom Bicycles in 1990, and made bikes for many great people including Robert Redford. Duran spent a decade as Race Director of the Riders Del Norte Mountain Bike Stage Race which was a staple on the historic Colorado Off-Road Point Series. He has been an Observed Trials Judge at State, National, and World Championships. He has sponsored and coached racers. With 100,000 miles ridden he still looks for what’s around the corner of his next ride.

For More Information:

Marshal Hartley

Email: mhartley@adams.edu
Phone: (719) 387-9556

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