Tributes paid to mountain bike and cyclocross legend Steve Tilford after death at age 57

The MTB hall of famer was killed in a tragic road accident on Wednesday morning

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The cycling community is morning the loss of cyclocross and mountain bike legend Steve Tilford, 57, of Topeak, Kansas, who was killed in the early morning hours of Wednesday in eastern Utah while travelling home to Denver from a San Diego training camp.

“The incident happened about 12.30 am when a semitrailer on I-70 drifted off the right shoulder, overcorrected while getting back on the road and tipped onto its side, blocking two of the eastbound lanes,” said Utah Highway Patrol Sgt. Todd Royce.

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