Cyclists celebrate end of racing season

October 23, 2009 | 9:59 a.m. CDT
Some cycling teams congratulate each other on the end of another successful racing season with a pat on the back or a handshake. Rick Krepps' cycling team, based out of Raytown, does things a bit differently. At the end of its racing season, the team keeps in shape by competing in cyclocross, a grueling bicycle race based on the French sport of steeplechase. And when they're not hard at work racing their bicycles, the team unwinds by ... racing lawn mowers.

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