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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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Pedaling for a cause: Barrett riding in Skinny Tire Festival to raise money for cancer research

By Allen Gemaehlich

Tom Barrett has always been involved in community events, but cancer had a way of dictating those events. The 53-year-old owner of Standard Tire & Service Center in Montrose now channels his focus toward raising money for the fight ...

Sports in Brief: Registration open for Skinny Tire Festival

By Staff

Cycling Registration open for Skinny Tire Registration is open for the 10th annual Skinny Tire Festival in Moab. The event begins March 13 and concludes March 16. The registration fee is $100 plus a minimum of a $70 donation for the full ...

Ride the Rockies starting in GJ this summer

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The beginning to the annual summer bike tour “Ride the Rockies” is going to have a tough start this June. The bike race sponsored by The Denver Post begins on Sunday, June 13 with the 23-mile Rim Rock Drive through the Colorado ...

Cyclists set for events in Moab, Palisade

By Allen Gemaehlich

Thousands of cyclists are expected to join cycling icon Bob Roll this weekend for the Moab Century Tour. Roll is a retired professional bicyclist and a current color commentator on VERSUS, a cable television station. The event begins with a ...

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