If you were ogling those photos of Sonya Looney posing for the 2013 Cyclepassion calendar we posted last week and wondering if she's the real deal, here's your confirmation: She was busy training for Saturday's Vapor Trail 125 High Altitude Ultra-Marathon Mountain Bike Enduro race in Salida when those steamy photos of her first began appearing online, and we can now report that Looney -- the only woman to complete the grueling 125-mile race this year -- not only won the women's division by default and set a new women's course record, but also placed 6th overall out of 26 riders (just 19 of whom completed the course), leaving most of her male competitors in the dust.
Cyclepassion.com Sonya Looney's competitors -- male and female alike -- are getting used to looking at her from behind during endurance races like the Vapor Trail 125.
"I race with guys so much that I almost don't even notice anymore," Looney says. "I'm used to there not being a lot of women at some of the events I choose because they're really tough: Most guys don't even want to do them. It does feel really good to be able to compete amongst the men, but I try not to get too caught up in it."
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