Mountain Biking

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Blevins, Wells go to the wire in Arizona

It all came down to two of Durango’s finest last weekend outside Scottsdale, Arizona. Christopher Blevins, a 2016 Durango High School graduate, and Todd Wells, a three-time Olympian and icon of...

DATE: March 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional sports

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BLM official supports development of new Mancos trails

MANCOS – Recreation groups met with federal and local officials last week to push for biking, hiking and horseback trails on three Bureau of Land Management parcels along U.S. Highway 160 north of...

DATE: Jan. 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Change coming to 2017 Iron Horse Bicycle Classic

It is going to be a year of experimentation for the Iron Horse Bicycle Classic . The 2017 event will be the 46th installment of the wildly popular cycling race from Durango to Silverton. While the...

DATE: Oct. 28, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Animas, Durango mountain bike teams leave legacy of success at state

Another standout season for the Animas and Durango mountain bike teams came to a close last weekend in Eagle. The two teams, which are organized by Durango Devo, competed in the Colorado High...

DATE: Oct. 27, 2016 | CATEGORY: High school sports

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A pair of collegiate mountain bike championships for Durangoans

Durango is home to two collegiate mountain biking national champions in 2016. Stephan Davoust of Fort Lewis College claimed the omnium championship Sunday as the best overall rider in Division II...

DATE: Oct. 23, 2016 | CATEGORY: College sports

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Durango’s Schaldach wins gold, bronze; Fort Lewis mountain bike team in title hunt

Emily Schaldach will travel home to Colorado with a medal of every color, and she still has one more chance to add to her collection. The University of Colorado at Boulder mountain biker from...

DATE: Oct. 22, 2016 | CATEGORY: College sports

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Durango mountain bikers see silver at collegiate nationals

It was a silver day for two of Durango’s own in West Virginia. Stephan Davoust rode to second place in the varsity short-track cross country mountain bike race at the 2016 USA Cycling Collegiate...

DATE: Oct. 20, 2016 | CATEGORY: College sports

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Fort Lewis mountain bike team hopes conference title translates to national success

Whittling down a loaded roster of talent from 75 down to 19 was a tough but enviable task for the Fort Lewis College mountain bike team. The Fort Lewis College cycling team took 75 riders to the...

DATE: Oct. 12, 2016 | CATEGORY: College sports

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Mountain Bike Specialists tops in the nation

It celebrated as one customer after another won trophies in mountain biking, and now Mountain Bike Specialists earned a trophy of its own. While it frequently rates among the top mountain bike...

DATE: Sept. 27, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Planning begins for Paths to Mesa Verde trail

Engineering firm Loris and Associates has presented its preliminary analysis of the proposed Paths to Mesa Verde trail to the Montezuma County commissioners and stakeholders. The 20-mile...

DATE: Sept. 25, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Colorado lawyer who grew up with asthma bikes, climbs 105 peaks

GEORGETOWN – When Rob Barlow was in high school, a pulmonologist told the asthma-afflicted teenager who had spent too many days in the hospital that he would be tethered to an oxygen tank by the...

DATE: Sept. 22, 2016 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

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Purgatory Resort goes with the flow for new mountain bike festival

Party-goers at Purgatory Resort will surrender to the flow Saturday. The resort is ready to launch its first Mountain Bike Festival & Flow Trail Race on its Divinity Flow Trail bike course. The...

DATE: Sept. 8, 2016 | CATEGORY: Outdoors