Posted inCrime and Courts, News

Jury in southwest Colorado convicts man of killing pro cyclist in crash

DURANGO — A jury has convicted a man of causing a crash that killed a professional cyclist in southwest Colorado. The Durango Herald reports Cordell Schneider was found guilty Thursday of vehicular homicide and reckless driving for the March 4, 2020, crash near Marvel that killed 39-year-old Benjamin Sonntag. Schneider is scheduled to be sentenced Oct. 15 […]

Posted inEnvironment, News, Outdoors, Transportation

What exactly is the Front Range Trail? You may already be riding on it.

For decades now, Colorado’s premier trail builders have nurtured the dream of a Front Range Trail, piecing together existing routes and new construction to complete an 876-mile continuous path from Wyoming to New Mexico, connecting 5 million people.  Here’s why that sentence requires the word “decades.” To complete one 5-mile set of Front Range Trail […]

Posted inBusiness, Coloradans, Health, Outdoors

Bicycle retailers are seeing unprecedented sales. But the supply chain is tight and new bikes are hard to find.

Leigh Mattson is still looking for a new bike. In the early summer, she went to three bike stores near her home in Littleton and found no starter or intermediate bikes in stock. She thought she’d have better luck when she visited family in Tyler, Texas, in late June, but it was the same sight […]

Posted inOpinion, Opinion Columns

Silverman: To B or not to B? A love story for some, but Denver just wasn’t that into these two-wheel beauties

It must have been love. But it’s over now. She left town at the end of January. I remember when she’d leave Denver every winter, but that was long ago.  We’ve been year-round for a while. Then, out of nowhere, a thunderbolt to my heart. I learned it on a blog. She was leaving Denver. And me.   Our […]