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Emotional Saunders beats cancer, finishes strong in GJ Off-Road

By Dale Shrull

Madge Saunders pedaled across the finish line, a job well done. In her right hand was a lime Popsicle, but she wasn’t quite ready to smile. Tears of joy and satisfaction had already started. Thirty miles of pain, agony and frustration ...


Downtown breakaway backfires on Skarda

By Dale Shrull

Alexis Skarda is no stranger to being in the lead. The three-time USA Cycling Division II national champion is no stranger to Grand Junction either, and she was looking to sneak up on a field of proven professional riders Friday night at the ...


Another Epic event

By Dale Shrull

They’re back! Mountain bikers, more than 350 strong, are back and ready to exorcise their competitive demons and take on one of the most grueling race courses anywhere. It’s the Grand Junction Off-Road, back for a second ...


Marriotts enjoy Western Slope Senior Games

By Dale Shrull

If Marshall Marriott was into nicknames, “Torch” might be good, because he was on fire. The Arvada man drained four straight 3-pointers, then trotted to the corner for his final three shots. After clanking those next three, maybe ...


The final challenge

By Dale Shrull

It’s a little slice of Earth called Andy’s Loop. But this ain’t no casual cruise through Mayberry. One by one, worn-out riders rolled across the finish line of the Grand Junction Off-Road in downtown last year. Fatigue and ...

Timeout, Aug. 27, 2014

By Staff

Timeout guidelines: Fax information at least two weeks prior to registration deadline or event to 970-244-8578, email to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) //= 0; i=i-1){ if (l[i].substring(0, 1) == ' ') output += ...


Seal of approval

By Dale Shrull

Pretenders will be left in the distance and dust. The Grand Junction Off-Road is not a race for pretenders, and the contenders know it will be a supreme test of ability and endurance. Ben Sonntag, who pulled away from two riders late to win ...


Gossage helps dedicate Monument batting cages

By Allen Gemaehlich

Goose Gossage still looks back on his Major League Baseball career in humble amazement. He did after he was inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 2008 and still does today after the New York Yankees added a plaque of Gossage in ...


Howe plans to bump up race length

By Dale Shrull

Jonah Howe slumped onto his handlebars and breathed in the sweet taste of victory. But really he was just sucking in as much precious oxygen as possible after a grueling 30-mile race. With both grime and fatigue pasted on his face, he ...

Single-speed bikes present unique test

By Dale Shrull

It’s hard to believe that riders with only one gear can be competitive against the rest of the field. But that is the case, and at last year’s Grand Junction Off-Road 40-mile amateur race, six single-speed competitors placed in ...

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