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May 29, 2018 —

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Dickey Connector Bike Path (photos and video)

September 21, 2017 — The Dickey Connector Path will serve as the detour for cyclists and pedestrians until construction crews complete Iron Springs Project on Highway 9. Which the route goes north from Summit High School towards Frisco, traveling through an underpass at the north end of Iron Springs

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Silverthorne Bike Guide: Blue River Trail (video)

September 6, 2017 — SUMMIT COUNTY — Few rides in Silverthorne are more relaxing than the Blue River Trail. The fully paved recpath winds along the banks of the Blue River, the county's premier Gold Medal waterway, as it flows through neighborhoods and past prime fishing holes. It's a

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Keystone Bike Guide: West Ridge trail (video)

August 25, 2017 — SUMMIT COUNTY — Most mountain bikers have a love-hate relationship with West Ridge out of Keystone. It's one of those rides with a long dirt-road haul, tight switchbacks and a handful of technical rock sections. But it's all worth the grind when you connect with

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Big Fat Tire: Find new fall mountain bike rides on Gold Dust trail and Sheep Creek trail

August 24, 2017 — Last week I wrote about secret trails. That got me thinking about trails that aren't exactly secret, but are still somewhat less traveled, and more specifically (since we're getting close to leaf season) trails that have great aspen-leaf immersion potential. You know — those trails

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Breckenridge Bike Guide: V3 trail (video)

August 24, 2017 — SUMMIT COUNTY — V3 is one of the wildest trails in the French Gulch network. Found on the south side of the dredge-rock field and titular gulch, this advanced slice of singletrack branches off from the mellow B&B Trail to give riders a quick taste

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Breckenridge Bike Guide: B&B Trail (video)

August 18, 2017 — SUMMIT COUNTY — If only every drive on Interstate 70 were as fun as B&B Trail. Found on the south side of French Gulch, the trail runs parallel to the titular gulch and acts as a connector for nearly a half-dozen trails, including great connector

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Breckenridge Bike Guide: Minnie Mine trail (video)

August 17, 2017 — SUMMIT COUNTY — Minnie Mine trail is a true diamond in the rough. Early miners in the French Gulch area were more concerned with dredging than singletrack, but more than 100 years later the remnants of mines, shafts and tailings are still strewn across the

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Keystone Bike Guide: Keystone Aqueduct to Soda Creek Trail (video)

August 11, 2017 — SUMMIT COUNTY — Mountain biking in Summit County is more than flumes and pine forests and mine tailings. When you get away from the Breckenridge area — home to the county's most popular trails — things open up to reveal rolling meadows and faded ranch

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Keystone Bike Guide: Keystone Gulch Road (video)

August 10, 2017 — SUMMIT COUNTY — Curious to know what The Outback looks like in the middle of the summer? Keystone Gulch Road is your ticket to Colorado's version of the Australian wilderness, even if the two only share a name. The out-and-back dirt road climbs gradually along

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Summit County Bike Guide: Mayflower Gulch (video)

August 4, 2017 — SUMMIT COUNTY — Just a few minutes beyond Copper Mountain Resort — following Highway 91 toward Leadville — Mayflower Gulch is a secluded, off-the-beaten-path four-wheel road that's, well, really not that far off the beaten path. But unlike many multi-use trails in Summit, the route

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Breckenridge Bike Guide: Moonstone incline on the Colorado Classic race route (video)

August 4, 2017 — SUMMIT COUNTY — Everyone who's been road biking in Breckenridge has heard of Moonstone Road. Found tucked away in the pines and neighborhoods east of downtown Breck, the Moonstone incline is a brutal little strip of road that takes riders from High Point Drive to

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Summit County Bike Guide: Mayflower Gulch in fall (video)

August 4, 2017 — SUMMIT COUNTY — Just a few minutes beyond Copper Mountain Resort — following Highway 91 toward Leadville — Mayflower Gulch is a secluded, off-the-beaten-path four-wheel road that's, well, really not that far off the beaten path. But, unlike many multi-use trails in Summit, the route

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Frisco Bike Guide: Miners Creek Road (video)

August 3, 2017 — SUMMIT COUNTY — Mountain biking on four-wheel roads can get a bad rap. For purists, they're usually dusty, crowded with motorized vehicles and, on occasion, just plain boring compared to singletrack. Miners Creek Road is an exception to the rule. Providing quick access to a

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Summit County Bike Guide: Peaks Trail loop (video)

July 28, 2017 — SUMMIT COUNTY — The Peaks Trail is a rocky, rooty, adrenaline-pumping route that connects Breckenridge to Frisco, with diverse singletrack on flowy terrain. But it's much more than a thoroughfare: It's one of the most popular technical trails in Summit, loved by bikers, hikers and

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Breckenridge Bike Guide: Turk’s Trail (video)

July 27, 2017 — SUMMIT COUNTY — Turk's Trail is a relatively new out-and-back singletrack in the mountain bike hotbed of French Gulch. It's the ultimate southside connector, taking riders on a tight, flowy and occasionally technical journey through pine forests and dredge-rock piles on the southern banks of

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Breckenridge Bike Guide: X10U8 trail (video)

July 21, 2017 — SUMMIT COUNTY — French Gulch might as well be a mountain-bike playground. Running smack through the middle of this MTB wonderland is X10U8, a wonderfully fast section of singletrack nestled between French Gulch Road and the Minnie Mine trail. At 0.75 miles the trail is

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Summit County Bike Guide: Boreas Pass to Bald Mountain lunch loop (video)

July 20, 2017 — Want more? See the full Summit County Bike Guide for 60+ video guides to local trails. SUMMIT COUNTY — Breckenridge has got to be one of the few mountain-biking meccas of the world where the best trails are just a free bus ride away. If

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Take 5: QuietKat e-bike owner Jake Roach talks e-bike laws in Colorado

July 18, 2017 — There's a new biking trend on the rise, and if Jake Roach has his way, you won't even hear it coming. Welcome to the nearly silent world of e-biking, a growing segment of the sprawling cycling market that bridges the gap between human-powered bikes and

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Summit County Bike Guide: Breckenridge to Frisco on the Blue River Recreational Path (video)

July 14, 2017 — SUMMIT COUNTY — Made for riders of all ages and abilities, the Blue River Recreational Path parallels the Blue River, connecting Breckenridge and Frisco when it meets with the Frisco-Farmers Korner rec path. These two paved routes are popular for cyclists all summer long. They

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