Pendrel prepares for first 50-miler at Whiskey Off-Road Race

Catharine Pendrel (Luna Pro Cycling) is off to her first 50-mile cross country mountain bike race in Arizona this weekend at the Whiskey 50. The 2010 UCI World Cup champion is used to going very fast for shorter distances, but is looking forward to seeing how she can do over the longer distance.

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Sue George is an editor at Cyclingnews.  She coordinates all of the site's mountain bike race coverage and assists with the road, 'cross and track coverage.