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01/14/2013 02:33 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 10:38 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 10:44 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...

01/14/2013 10:20 AM

County commissioners' approval, bridge deal are final hurdles

The city of Boulder is close to wrapping up a land deal that would allow mountain bikers to connect from Boulder Canyon to Flagstaff Mountain via Chapman Drive.

The Chapman Drive connector was one of two mountain bike trail proposals approved last spring by the City Council as part of the management plan for the West Trail Study Area, a chunk of open space west of Broadway.

01/14/2013 02:37 PM

Boulder Mountainbike Alliance volunteers gather for riding, booze

From its inception, the annual end-of-summer Boulder Mountainbike Alliance ride wasn't meant for the faint of heart.

Mountain bikers roll together on the 2011 Caribou Classic. (Courtesy photo, Boulder Mountainbike Alliance)

06/15/2012 03:47 PM

Forest Service: Popular trails will not look the same after thinning project

Early June is usually when the snow melts and mountain bikers go for their first ride of the year on the popular West Magnolia trails, just southeast of Nederland High School.

04/30/2012 11:00 PM

Dual slalom races a way to 'reach out to the community'

Around here, there aren't many places for mountain bikers to race dual slalom -- a head-to-head form of racing in which two cyclists rip down winding side-by-side dirt tracks.

"In terms of gravity racing, downhill, dual slalom, there's not much on the Front Range," said Joey Schusler, a pro mountain biker and member of the University of Colorado Cycling Team who won the national collegiate downhill and dual slalom races...

03/07/2012 09:45 AM

BMA's growing so fast and so strong that it's time we hired some professional outside help (not of the psychiatric variety, although maybe that's up for discussion).  BMA seeks one or two people to steward the individual and business membership programs.  Job descriptions and contact information below.

 

02/02/2012 10:06 AM

Local cyclists hope to showcase Valmont Bike Park in 2014-15 championships

Boulder Cycle Sport owner Brandon Dwight is used to criss-crossing the country for USA Cycling's cyclocross national championships. He's done it every year for 14 years.

But for the 2014-2015 season, Dwight is hoping -- as a racer and a business owner -- that the national championship races will be held here in Boulder, at the Valmont Bike Park.

12/27/2011 12:00 AM

City Council's decision enrages local mountain bike community