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Yoo-Hoo for ‘Rollers’: A great road bike trip starts near Glade Park Store

By Bill Haggerty

“Yoo-Hoo!” screamed Dave Von Borstell’s cycling jersey as he flashed by on his Giant 24-gear, two-wheel road-racing machine. With a keen eye on a tiny rear-view mirror attached to the visor of his Bell Helmet, he announced, ...

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Riding the right way: James Wilson hosts clinic to help individuals improve form, skills

By Patrick Bahr

James Wilson is teaching what he knows and loves. Wilson hosted an informational clinic Tuesday about improving mountain biking skills at MTB Strength Training Systems, 573 S. Commercial Dr., Suite 5. “You can learn how to apply your ...

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Ride the Rockies cyclists to experience natural wonders in Colorado National Monument

By Staff

Have you noticed a few extra cyclists in town this weekend? They’re here for the start of “Ride the Rockies.” This year’s Ride begins today, right here in the Happy Valley and wraps up June 19 in Salida. In celebration ...

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2010 Fruita Fat Tire Festival

By Robert Garcia

A weekend of mountain biking fun, and scenes from the singletrack around Fruita.  ...

Back Forty added to 18-Hour Trail

By Dave Buchanan

Even if you can’t (or don’t care to) ride a mountain bike for 18 hours straight, you can enjoy the same scenery without the blisters, thanks to some new trails at Highline Lake State Park. The park recently opened a new trail, a ...

Visitor center open house Saturday at Highline Lake

By Dave Buchanan

The staff at Highline Lake State Park is hosting an open house from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday to celebrate the park’s new visitor center. Funded with Great Outdoors Colorado and Colorado Lottery dollars, the building offers a new ...

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White Rim Biking Adventure 2010

By Robert Garcia

Cyclists tackle one of the more popular biking destinations at Canyonlands National Park.  ...

Entry fee waived at Colorado National Monument

By Dave Buchanan

In celebration of National Park Week Saturday through April 25, Colorado National Monument and all 391 other National Park Service sites are waiving entry fees for the week. Colorado National Monument is offering special hikes and ranger-led ...

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Watch out! With more traffic on the road, be careful riding across the valley on a bike

By Bill Haggerty

The Right Cross. The Door Prize. The Red Light of Death. The Cross-Walk Slam. The Wrong-Way Wallop. The Left Cross. These are a few of the most common ways to get hit by a vehicle while you’re pedaling through the Grand Valley on one of ...

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Creating a criterium: Group of cycling enthusiasts form Grand Junction Criterium Series

By Allen Gemaehlich

When Richard Price moved to Grand Junction last summer, he was surprised to see no road cycling racing events in the valley. “I found it odd there were no real races here,” the Rocky Mountain Orthopaedic physician said. ...

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