August 18, 2014
Steamboat's Jim McCreight flattened an expensive tire during Sunday's Steamboat Triathlon. McCreight said the tacks strewn along a half-mile stretch on Colorado Highway 131 were deliberate and embarrassing to Steamboat's cycling reputation.
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Hundreds of metal thumbtacks were strewn across a half-mile bicycle route stretch before Sunday's Steamboat Triathlon, causing as many as 28 flats and stirring up a group of cyclists already angry about the ongoing problem.