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Women’s Wednesday: Ending the Season
By Becky Furuta The cab driver was visibly annoyed. The roads were so thick with cars and scooters, people and bicycles, that one could hardly see the charcoal tarmac of the city street below. He clearly conveyed that making a U-turn to access the other side of the avenue would be a near impossibility, andRead More [...]
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SPOKE: Becky Furuta on Bikes, and Life – Denmark
A ride down memory lane. By Becky Furuta “My strength doesn’t come from the weakness of another.” Jerome Saydee, Economics Student in West Liberia, at a global conference Copenhagen, Denmark Some people feel uncomfortable if they are not the richest, strongest or most intelligent person in the room. Worse, there are those who will bringRead More [...]
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Weekend Preview:  New Year’s Day Rides
Start 2018 off with a friends and a ride. Check out these great options. Have a Happy and Safe New Year. Read more [...]
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Boulder’s rep as an outdoor industry hub super chill
In late January, some 1,000 outdoor recreation companies will coalesce in Denver for the first-of-its-kind winter industry exhibition, a combination of the popular Outdoor Retailer Winter Market and SIA Snow Show. But outdoor companies have been settling in Boulder County for decades, a trend that some predict will grow as brands are drawn by the active lifestyle and the presence of the industry's largest trade show. Read more [...]
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New rules on drones, e-bikes, dogs on Boulder County open space win early endorsement
Boulder County would ban electric bikes from most of the county's Parks and Open Space trails, under a new staff-recommended rule endorsed by a county advisory panel Read more [...]
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The Colorado Classic is Coming to Vail for Two Stages in 2018
From Velorama Colorado We are excited to announce that Vail will host the first two stages of the Colorado Classic when it returns to Colorado for its second year, August 16-19, 2018. On December 19, the Vail Town Council unanimously approved funding for Vail to host the first two stages — with a thrilling timeRead More [...]
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Women’s Wednesday: Becky Furuta on Cycling through Grief
By Becky Furuta Under the circumstances, the frosting-like scent of powdered sugar and vanilla was almost putrid. I felt my stomach lurch ever so slightly as I made my way toward a row of merengues and colorful French macarons, illuminated under the silky glass of a pastry case like fish swimming in an aquarium. ARead More [...]
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Holiday Gift Guide: Four Pillars of Triathlon
Although written towards triathletes, this book hits on the important pillars of any discipline. The Four Pillars of Triathlon by Will Murray and Craig Howie, will add an invaluable tool to your shed. Read more [...]
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Jeffco Cycling Advocate Dave Evans Passes Away
By Bill Plock Road cycling in Jefferson County, and in Colorado at large, has lost a tireless advocate and champion of everyday road cycling. Dave Evans, founder and chairman of Bike Jeffco passed away suddenly on Friday, 15 December 2017 from complications following an emergency heart surgery. Bike Jeffco was formed in 1998 at theRead More [...]
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Holiday Gift Guide: LumaGlo
Whether running, riding or walking in the dark. Make yourself seen with the LumaGlo Crossbelt. Small, lightweight and easy to store, it will slip right into your favorite athletes stocking. Read more [...]
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Holiday Gift Guide:  OTTOLock
Five shopping days and counting. Here's another great holiday gift idea that will fit in a stocking.  Read more [...]
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