Ned Overend hadn’t rode his time trial bike in 15 months going into Monday, but the 59-year-old legend pedaled it to a second-place finish to c...

Ned Overend furthers legendary Iron Horse Bicycle Classic career

Ned Overend racing in the Iron Horse Bicycle Classic has become as symbolic as the train itself.

At 59 years old, the cycling legend claimed the omnium championship of the 44th Iron Horse Bicycle Classic with a second-place finish in the BP Time Trial race Monday.

It was his best finish of the weekend after a pair of third-place results in Saturday’s Coca-Cola Road Race from Durango to Silverton, the annual race against the train, as well as Sunday’s Morehart Murphy Subaru Circuit Race in downtown Durango.

He entered the weekend expecting to, at most, participate in the road and circuit races, but he...