Biking

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Get Out! Park City has plenty of bike trails to explore

By Julie Norman

If you’re looking for a great getaway with plenty of biking, hiking and spectacular views, put Park City, Utah, on your short list of options. My boyfriend and I recently spent a week in the Park City area, and it’s quickly become ...


Cyclists beware: Strava is addictive, and fun

By Scott Mercier

Strava? What the heck is Strava? I had seen ads during the Tour de France about Strava, but it wasn’t until I was riding Slumgullion Pass outside of Lake City that I had a direct experience with it. Tom Suplizio and I had ridden to the ...


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Get Out! There are plenty of good places to ride in our own backyard

By Julie Norman

Let’s face it: We can travel to all sorts of places for new biking adventures, but in the end, we have some of the best singletrack bike trails in the country right here. I’m sure other places would beg to differ, but when Bike ...


Trail hands needed, bikes included on Mesa Top Trail

By Dave Buchanan

Volunteers are requested this weekend to help finish the proposed Mesa Top Trail, a “Quiet Use” singletrack trail from Colorado Highway 65 to Flowing Park reservoir and the Indian Point/Flowing Park trail loop. Sponsored by ...


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Redemption ride

By Scott Mercier

Lance Armstrong. Few athletes elicit more controversy than Lance. The world was graced for nearly a decade with the story, a fairy tale really, of this white knight overcoming cancer and winning; not just winning, but dominating the most ...


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Get Out: Mesa Top Trail offers beautiful view, trails

By Staff

A few weeks ago my boyfriend and I got up at 6:30 a.m. on a Saturday to join the Singletrack Sisters, COPMOBA and volunteers for a trail-building day on Grand Mesa. We were getting a chance to help with an extension of the Mesa Top trail, and ...


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How Fruita, Moab began to draw mountain bikers

By Jeff Caspersen

One’s an old uranium-mining town. Another rests smack dab in the middle of oil and gas country. From unlikely blue-collar roots, two of the planet’s premier mountain biking destinations took form. In 1983, the Groffs — ...


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Utah city markets self 
as multisport playground

By Jeff Caspersen

As Moab nears in the distance on U.S. Highway 191, the billboards advertise adventures of all sorts. One peddles skydiving, another hot air balloon rides. Off to the right, dirt bikes kick up clouds of red dust. Mountain bikes and ...


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Moab, Fruita successful 
in building global brands

By Jeff Caspersen

Marian DeLay sits at her desk and clicks open a photo file on her computer. It’s a bus with a Moab advertisement plastered across the side. That bus is in Portland, Ore. DeLay and the four-person staff at the Moab Area Travel Council ...


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Big city, great riding

By Staff

Denver, our state’s capital, has become a vibrant city with excellent opportunities to enjoy world-class culinary, artistic and sport offerings. Like many of us on the Western Slope, I periodically travel to Denver for work and ...


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