Epic ending?

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Participants in the Epic Rides Clunker Criterium cycle through downtown Grand Junction. Declining financial support and last-minute hitches staging last weekend’s Grand Junction Off-Road mountain biking race have led to speculation that the race may have been the last in the series.


Declining support, permitting issues raise risk of Off-Road race’s demise

Fewer dollars offered for support and a last-minute scramble to coordinate a permit with the Bureau of Land Management caused a ripple of speculation that last weekend’s Grand Junction Off-Road mountain biking race may not return next year.

Snowmelt-filled pond on landslide might spill

Authorities are monitoring the pond atop the land that tipped in toward Grand Mesa in a major landslide two years ago, watching for signs that it could spill over as the high country snowmelt increases.



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