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Video: Dave Wiens, Leadville & the Growler

  • By VeloNews.com
  • Published May. 10, 2011
  • Updated Oct. 11, 2012 at 4:51 PM EST

With six Leadville Trail 100 victories under his belt, Gunnison, Colorado’s Dave Wiens is a crowd favorite wherever he goes in the mountain bike world. But is Wiens eyeing yet another victory in the Rockies?

With the LT100′s new owners organizing the Leadville Qualifying Series, Wiens is busy consulting on the courses for the three qualifiers. And to add to his plate, at the end of May the fourth-annual Original Growler takes place in Gunnison. The 64- and 32-mile races are the brainchild of Wiens, who in 2006, founded Gunnison Trails, a non-profit organization. The Growler is a fundraiser for Gunnison Trails.

Singletrack.com recently caught up with Wiens to see what’s up…

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