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1 year 4 months ago

Bait bikes used to catch thieves

ASPEN, Colo. (AP) - Flashy cars used by police as bait to catch car thieves are taking a back seat to bait bicycles being used by Aspen police. Police say more than 33 bikes have been reported stolen in Aspen since May and there has been a 30 percent increase...

2 years 3 months ago

Fatal crash in Widefield

Troopers with the Colorado State Patrol are investigating a fatal traffic accident on Goldfield Drive in Widefield. A car and motorcycle collided about half a mile north of Fontaine Blvd. just before 5:30 p.m. The driver of the motorcycle was pronounced dead at the scene, and the driver...

2 years 3 months ago

Cyclist ticketed after hit by car

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) - A Boulder bicyclist has been given a ticket after being hit by a car. Boulder police say the accident happened Saturday when the unidentified man tried to cross a highway. Police say he did not have the right of way. According to the Boulder Daily Camera,...

2 years 7 months ago

Motorcyclist killed in crash in Poudre Canyon

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) - The Colorado State Patrol says a Wyoming motorcyclist was killed when an SUV crossed the center line in Poudre Canyon. Trooper Nate Reid identified the victim as 47-year-old Scott Brelsford. The Coloradoan reported Sunday that Brelsford was wearing a helmet when he was struck Saturday...

2 years 9 months ago

Wright Brother's shop will be demolished

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) - An Ohio building constructed around the first Wright brothers' bicycle shop has been declared a public nuisance and may eventually be demolished, despite a resident's effort to preserve the site. A city planner tells the Dayton Daily News three walls of the bike shop stand inside...

3 years 2 months ago

Hundreds "Assault" Pikes Peak

Hundreds took to Pikes Peak Sunday morning for what many cyclists call the ultimate test. The 2nd Annual Assault on the Peak takes these gutsy cyclists nearly 25 miles up Pikes Peak. That's a vertical climb of nearly 8,000 feet! "This is just very unrelenting and 6 hours of pain!"...

3 years 3 months ago

Bike race sabotage

Bicyclists are worried after tacks, box cutters and broken glass were found strewn along routes for two professional bike races later this month. Jefferson County sheriff's spokeswoman Jacki Kelley says the objects are being purposely placed on trails and roads popular with bicyclists that could trip them up or...

3 years 4 months ago

Bike parking lot offered for Women's Open

The City of Colorado Springs and Mountain Metropolitan's Metro Rides group will offer free bike parking valet service at the U.S. Women's Open golf championship July 7 through 10. You'll be able to bike to a lot near the Broadmoor at 1601 Mesa Avenue (Pauline Memorial Catholic School) from...

3 years 4 months ago

Springs driver arrested in hit and run

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) - A driver has been arrested in a Colorado Springs hit-and-run crash that killed a bicyclist. Police arrested 50-year-old Mark L. Doutt Saturday after tips led them to Doutt's 1988 Buick. The car had damage consistent with the crash early that morning. Authorities say...

3 years 5 months ago

Bike to work day

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) - Thousands of Coloradans are expected to leave their cars at home and ride their bicycles instead. The Daily Camera reports that nearly 4,000 people have signed up for Boulder's bike-to-work day Wednesday. Organizers say thousands more could join in. A record 48 breakfast stations...

3 years 9 months ago

Bike race comments sought

The Bureau of Land Management is asking for public comments on a proposed mountain bike race near Salida. The race is proposed for May 20 through 22 within the Arkansas Hills Trail System, which is on land controlled by the Bureau of Land Management. The race could attract...

4 years 2 months ago

Counters needed on area trails

Wanted: A few good counters The Pikes Peak Area Council of Governments is looking for volunteers to track bicycle and pedestrian traffic on area trails and bicycle lanes in mid-September. This count program will map the level of usage of the region's bicycle and pedestrian routes. This data...

4 years 4 months ago

Bikers to build Habitat house

Next wee, 32 cross-country cyclists will build a home in Colorado Springs with Pikes Peak Habitat for Humanity. The cyclists are part of an organization called Bike and Build. Bike and Build organizes cross-country bicycle trips that benefit affordable housing groups. Specifically, they fund projects planned by young adults...

4 years 4 months ago

Bikes to be built for needy kids

Colorado Springs based Kids on Bikes will partner with Metro Rides to donate more than 30 bicycles to needy kids. The bikes are being provided at cost through Giant Bicycle and paid for by Metro Rides. Volunteers will put the bikes together on June 30 from 5 to 9...

4 years 5 months ago

Colorado Bike to Work Day happens Wednesday

Colorado Bike to Work Day will happen in Pueblo on June 23 with bicyclists commuting to and from work. The following businesses and community organizations are sponsoring breakfast/water stops to encourage healthy lifestyle changes and cheer on participants in Pueblo from 6:30 - 9:00 a.m. Parkview Medical...

4 years 6 months ago

Bike to work day planned in Pueblo

National Bike to Work Day will be celebrated in Pueblo May 21 with bicyclists commuting to and from work and making breakfast stops around town. Colorado Bike to Work Day is June 23, with additional activities scheduled including a Commuter's Cup Challenge between these two designated Bike to Work dates....

4 years 7 months ago

More bikes on the roads

Recently a national cycling magazine named Colorado Springs the 18th most bike friendly city in the US. But it doesn't mean drivers are always so friendly on the roads. Many cyclists like John Crandall have to deal with angry drivers. "It's very easy with a 4 thousand pound vehicle to...

5 years 1 month ago

Hole in popular bike path

It's an obstacle for people traveling by four and two wheels. "If you hit it, you're going to go down," said Larry Augenstein, a cyclist riding along Flintridge near Tumbleweed Dr. A rectangular hole about a foot-and-a-half by two feet and is 7 inches deep is in...

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