Mountain Bike News

08/13/2013 07:07 AM

#ConnectBoCo

05/07/2013 04:54 PM

The Boulder Mountainbike Alliance supports the Regional Mountain Trails initiative, an unprecedented partnership between the U.S. Forest Service, National Park Service, Colorado Parks and Wildlife, Boulder County, city of Boulder and city of Longmont to connect existing recreation areas in Western Boulder County.

05/03/2013 10:39 AM

Boulder County is developing a Walker Ranch Management Plan that describes how Walker Ranch will be managed going forward - including recreation, historic preservation, agricultural preservation, etc.

The Walker Ranch Management Plan progress was held up in January because Boulder County Commissioners instructed Boulder County Parks and Open Space staff to figure out how to connect Eldorado Canyon State Park to Walker Ranch before coming out with the plan moving on.

04/08/2013 10:00 AM

Let's work together to define the regional trail network in Western Boulder County!

04/08/2013 10:15 AM

Walker Ranch Management Plan progress was held up in January because Boulder County Commissioners instructed Boulder County Parks and Open Space staff to figure out how to connect Eldorado Canyon State Park to Walker Ranch (kind of exciting!) before moving on.

Does the April 16th scheduled meeting mean they have resolved the issue? Well, no... but it's still good news.

01/14/2013 11:14 AM

Crossing at Community Ditch Trail fulfills longtime open space goal

A Colorado Department of Transportation project to add six-foot shoulders to Colo. 93 has provided the opportunity to build an underpass at a dangerous trail crossing south of Boulder.

Community Ditch Trail crosses Colo. 93 south of the intersection with Marshall Road. A guardrail on one side of the highway means cyclists and pedestrians have to cross at an angle. The visibility is poor, and cars are...

01/14/2013 02:19 PM

City officials, cyclists start one-year countdown to 'cross nationals at Valmont Bike Park

After finishing second in his own race, 10-year-old Aiden Keller cheered on his dad, Greg Keller, while he pushed through the last few laps of the New Year's Resolution Pre-Nationals cyclocross race at Valmont Bike Park on Saturday.

"Go Dad, go!" Aiden yelled, standing astride his bike.

A few other spectators rang their cowbells and caught on to the 10-year-old's chants, joining...

01/14/2013 03:33 PM

Boulder agreed to share bridge costs after buying land for Chapman Drive Trail

Two and a half years after flood waters wiped out the bridge that connects the Red Lion Inn with Boulder Canyon Drive, a new crossing built to withstand a 100-year-flood finally is ready to open.

01/14/2013 11:38 AM

Some residents say there aren't enough plans for new trails

Boulder County Parks and Open Space staff members offered a glimpse Tuesday night into the possible future of the Walker Ranch open space area.

About 50 people crowded into a small meeting room at the county's transportation office for the first of several public forums on potential upgrades and changes at the 3,818-acre Walker Ranch, including proposed changes to trails and facilities on the property.

01/14/2013 11:44 AM

Planners to unveil proposals for trails on west Boulder County property

Boulder Mountainbike Alliance President Jason Vogel envisions a community where bike paths and trails can someday take cyclists, commuters and casual riders directly from home to work to recreation areas without needing to drive to a trailhead.

The 3,818-acre Walker Ranch seems like a good place to start thinking about this big picture for west Boulder County, said Vogel, speaking on behalf of BMA, so...