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Superpipe (for skiers and snowboarders — not a 4/20 post)

Copper Mountain opened the first 22-foot superpipe in Colorado for the season over the weekend. More will follow suit soon — Colorado has superpipes and halfpipes (a superpipe is a big ol’ halfpipe) all over the place, including the secret … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Tradition: The Beer Mile

Here are the rules of the Beer Mile: four beers, four laps on the track, penalty lap for puking. If that’s not a formula for a fun Thanksgiving tradition, then…yeah, about that. It sounds like type-two fun. But the beauty … Continue reading

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Climbing the Naked Edge naked

Trying to write about naked climbing instantly turned into a reporting chase. That’s because I decided that if I was going to write about it, I was going to find at least one person who had climbed the Eldorado Canyon … Continue reading

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Pack burro racing..?

Burro racing, the official summer sport of Colorado? If you saw our page three today, perhaps you read that Republican state Rep. Tom Massey says hey, if skiing is our official winter sport in Colorado, why not make pack burro … Continue reading

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Black Hawk bike ban goes to CO supreme court

Bicycle Colorado announced earlier this week that the ban on bikes through the town of Black Hawk, Colo., is going to the state supreme court. Here’s the release: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE    Media Contact: Dan Grunig, Executive Director 303-417-1544, ext.14 Dan@BicycleColorado.org … Continue reading

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A local’s Colorado Trail Race

Sonya Looney, one of my favorite pro mountain bikers around these parts because of her wonderfully wacky sense of humor, started the Colorado Trail Race yesterday. Before taking off on the 470-mile self-supported race at altitude, she wrote about it … Continue reading

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Tour de France video game: je ne sais wtf

The Tour de France video game just might be the most bass-ackward example of the sedentary pursuit of video games attempting to capture one of the toughest athletic endeavors in the world. Now, before you get your panties in a … Continue reading

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Worst dressed, best naked

GQ has placed Boulder 40th on their list of worst-dressed cities. To which I say: It’s awesome to look good naked. But first of all, GQ, what is up with these photos? The first time I clicked this link, you … Continue reading

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Summer ski fashion problem

Ever since I decided to go skiing on Friday to check out A-Basin’s last weekend for the season, I’ve had a fashion quandary. What does one wear to go skiing in July? The last time I went skiing this season … Continue reading

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Opening day at Valmont Bike Park

…was rad. Do you need to know anything else (if you weren’t there yourself)? Of course you do. The hub and I pedaled all the trails (multiple times — they’re short) and sprinted up the 5280′ run-up (perfectly spaced for … Continue reading

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