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Mountain Biking in Boulder? Know before you go

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Thanks to the Boulder Mountain Bike Alliance they just finished they new dynamic trail conditions map, helping rider not only find where to ride but what the trail conditions are in most of the trails in Boulder County. So before you hop on the bike to hit the trails or pack the car check the BMA Trails Map if you might be uncertain of what the trail conditions might be like.

Fort Collins Girl, 11, Remains in Serious Condition after Bike-Car Crash

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An 11-year-old Fort Collins girl is in serious condition at a Loveland hospital today after a she was hit by a pickup and then run over by a car while riding her bike in a crosswalk.

Maryam Aboellail and her brother were riding north on Shields Street on Monday afternoon when they crossed Horsetooth Road just as the light turned green for westbound traffic. Aboellail's brother made it safely across, and she was hit shortly after about 2:20 p.m., according to police.

Boulder Cyclist Arrested on Suspicion of DUI after Collision with Car

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Boulder Cyclist Arrested on Suspicion of DUI after Collision with Car

Boulder police arrested a cyclist early Sunday morning on suspicion of driving under the influence on a bicycle after he was involved in a collision with a car.

The cyclist, identified through jail records as Christopher Lites, 30, of Boulder, was involved in a crash with a motor vehicle around 12:37 a.m. near 30th Street and Arapahoe Avenue, according to Boulder police.

Bike Stolen from the Primal Van

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Another bike stolen in the Denver area.

The bike belongs to Mitch Cowley, a good friend of Primal who does all of our vehicle wrapping. The bike was inside the van, which we believe was broken into on Saturday night, which was getting ready to head out to Sea Otter.

It's a Giant TCR advanced size 56, Full SRAM Red with SRAM S60 Wheels. It should be hard to miss! We would love to get it back to him!



Flagstaff Mountain residents worry about logistics of Boulder bike stage

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From the Daily Camera

Race committee still working on details
By Laura Snider Camera Staff Writer

As longtime Flagstaff Mountain resident Susan Femmer steered her car along the narrow, paved road that runs across the top of the mountain, she pointed out her neighbors -- and their issues.

This one has a heart problem. That one has advanced Parkinson's disease. Another is more than 90 years old, and yet another is due to have her baby at the end of the summer.

Bicycle Colorado supports us while Boulder has no BRA

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I've been saying this for years, Boulder needs a BRA. Last night I attended the BMA spring fundraiser at Rembrandt Yards. Besides the fun, BMA does a lot for the mountain biking community in building trails, gaining access, working with officials on trail issues and enforcement and more. But where is Boulder's BRA for recreational road cyclists? Some have said it is not needed because road cyclists do not have the same issues that mountain bikers have, largely such as trail access.

Press Release - 2012 Boulder Bike Swap

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Spring is here and once again we’re knee deep in planning for the second Boulder Bicycle Swap. This year it will held on Sunday, May 20, 2012 on the grounds of Boulder Indoor Cycling. Our first year we had 45 vendors and 1,000 attendees. This year we are expecting to see much bigger numbers!

The Boulder Bicycle swap is a place to sell and buy bikes and parts, as well as a meeting ground for industry people, manufacturers, bike shops, and like-minded cyclists. The Swap exists solely through the efforts of volunteers and is a free community event. We intend to remain that way.

We would be grateful if 303Cycling could help sponsor our event. Your company’s presence at the Boulder Bicycle Swap would greatly add to our function, and your products have real relevance to our participants. We also think that 303Cycling will benefit through its’ collaboration. It would give increased exposure to your company within the cycling community. 303Cycling is an important locally grown business whose values match our guidelines for outstanding community engagement.

Party on and support local cycling

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The season of numerous fundraisers is about to come before us and for many organization this is one of their main opportunities to raise the much needed funding to operate without the primary director from getting out their own personal credit card! Some events are as casual as showing up to a restaurant and having meal or snack to near black tie sit down dinners. So this spring, round up a date or baby sitter or both and have a fun night out AND support one or many of these local cycling organizations.

In no particular order
- Bicycle Colorado Gala, May 4th
- Trips For Kids, April 28th
- CU Triathlon Team, April 13th
- BMA movie night May 2nd
- SMBA Fundraiser at Boulder Contemporary Museum May 3rd
- High School MTB, CycleFest May 5th
- Bike Denver - Handlebar Auction, April 25
- Bike Denver - Incredible Pedal IPA 28
- Bike Denver - Watercourse, April 30
- Bike Denver - Bike Prom, May 18
- Bicycle Longmont Film Festival, April 17-19th

- Did I leave one off, Tell us please!

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