Spoke Talk: New trails coming soon

Two new trails are being built on Emerald as you read, and they are direct results from that 2A ballot initiative vote that allocated accommodations tax funds for trails.

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Expect traffic delays and closures Monday for USA Pro Challenge

Major traffic reroutes and delays will continue today as 2015 USA Pro Challenge cyclists make two laps through Steamboat Springs as part of Stage 1 of the race.

Results for Steamboat Stinger mountain bike race, Aug. 15, 2015

Results for Steamboat Stinger mountain bike race, Aug. 15, 2015

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Cycling provides good, not perfect, cross-training for ski season

In a town known for its powder skiing and winter Olympians, all this pedaling around begs the question — is cycling good cross-training for ski season?

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Life in the peloton

Kevin De Mesmaeker only dreams one dream at a time, so while visions of champagne on the Champs-Élysées and Tour de France yellow surely dance in the imagination of many cyclists, he’s focused several steps lower.

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Colorado Springs pro three-peats as Steamboat Stinger champion

Russell Finsterwald isn’t used to 50-mile mountain bike races. Then again, races that length — like Saturday’s fifth annual Steamboat Stinger — are relatively uncommon.

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Adventure of the Week: The day I raced the peloton

Routt County's Coal Mine Loop is a great local road riding challenge

The Coal Mine Loop, the setting for Monday's Stage 1 of the USA Pro Challenge, is a beautiful local challenge for road bikers. It's a gritty and exhausting test for one sports writer.

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USA Pro Challenge: A Steamboat Springs welcome to the USA Pro Challenge

Jim Schneider and Kara Stoller, co-chairs of the Local Organizing Committee, welcome visitors and locals to enjoy the Steamboat Springs stages of the 2015 USA Pro Challenge.

Steamboat Stinger returns for biggest weekend yet

The fifth installment of the Steamboat Stinger, organized by locally owned Honey Stinger, is back this weekend in Steamboat Springs, looking to create even more buzz than it has its previous four years.

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Exploring Steamboat: An anniversary camping trip to Mica Lake

While hiking up to the Royal Arch in the Flatirons of Boulder two weekends ago, I decided it was time for me to push my boundaries a bit. It had been 29 years since my husband Mike and I had last done a real backpacking trip, so we decided that’s how we’d spend our 30th anniversary weekend — hiking up to Mica Lake in the Mount Zirkels Wilderness Area and camping overnight.

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Steamboat heads to the Outdoor Retailer Tradeshow

Nearly 150 locals traipsed westward to attend the outdoor industry’s biggest annual get-together — the Outdoor Retailer Summer Market Tradeshow — including at least seven outdoor manufacturers as well as buyers from local retailers, manufacturers’ reps, public relations experts and more.

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Dave Wittlinger: On 'The Ride' with SmartWool

Something very special happens when you gather more than 80 outdoor industry folks, throw them on bikes and ask them to ride over 360 miles from Steamboat Springs to Salt Lake City, Utah.

Results for Steamboat Springs BMX

Thursday Race No. 8 11 Novice Place, name Xander Brown Brooks Overstake Ian Heydon Rune Freckleton

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Adventure of the week: 12 things to know about King Solomon Falls

If you haven’t visited this iconic waterfall plunge epitomizing Steamboat in the summertime, put it on your list and heed the following. If you have been there and plan on going back, you’ll still appreciate these finer nuances of one of town’s best (until now) kept secrets.