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6th Annual Red Rocks Century Scheduled for August 9th

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DENVER (July 9, 2014) – For five years the Red Rocks Century, formerly the Healing Wheels Tour, has been known as the toughest and most scenic of the Colorado Front Range cycling events. This year’s event, held on August 9th, is once again pulling out all the stops AND offering something new!

More that $6000 Raised for Wish for Wheels

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DENVER (July 1, 2014) – The 6th Annual Cactus Bike From Work Bash Presented by Odell Brewing Company was held Wednesday, June 25, 2014. Founded in 2009 to celebrate Bike to Work Day and support Denver's bike culture, the 2014 Cactus Bike From Work Bash was attended by more than 2,000 guests and raised $6,300 for Cactus’ nonprofit partner Wish For Wheels. Wish For Wheels’ mission is to give as many kids as possible brand new bikes and helmet. To date, the organization has given away more than 6,000 new bikes and helmets.

Eagle has landed as hot spot for off-road riding in Colorado

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From the Denver Post

Peddling town as Colorado's biking mecca an easy sell for mayor

EAGLE — If Yuri Kostick has his way, he will soon be known as the "Mayor of Mountain Biking." And the town of Eagle he presides over will be recognized as Colorado's new mountain biking mecca.

"This is what we do," the 42-year-old Eagle mayor said of his community's love of off-road riding. "There are way more trails in Eagle than you can ride in a weekend, and the terrain is all accessible from downtown. If you live here, your driveway is the trailhead."

Vic Williams Memorial Race Night

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BOULDER, JUNE 16, 2014 - There will be racing Tuesday night, June 17 to honor the memory of Victor Williams the Colorado cyclist who died last week at the facility.

The racing program was designed by Kirsten Williams, Vic's daughter who is a National Team cyclist in the Junior ranks and is preparing to compete in the upcoming Jr. National Championships. Proceeds from all race registrations and donations at the door will be collected for the Vic Williams Scholarship Fund.

The evening program will begin with Ride of Honor where cyclists will silently circle the track for a number of laps. There will be a number of races throughout the evening that will test riders speed as well as endurance.

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