October 23, 2009
Cyclists compete in the Sept. 7 Steamboat Ski & Bike Kare Criterium event, which was the final event in the inaugural four-day Steamboat Springs Stage Race. Some say the Stage Race, along with new races and additional biking trails, could boost Steamboat's image as a cycling destination.
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A coordinated local effort is afoot to make Steamboat Springs a major cycling destination and promote a form of tourism that many locals might be more enthusiastic about, as well. Data and anecdotes from other mountain towns suggest the economic impact of such efforts could be substantial.