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Denver e-bike rebates are flying off the shelf. Here’s the climate change connection.

Climate change office has $400 to $1,200 vouchers to make car replacement a reality for bike fans, and thousands are signing up.

Environment

Aspen area seeing a rise in bike crashes — and an increasing portion are with e-bikes

Aspen Valley Hospital’s trauma department is seeing more patients with severe bike injuries — an increasing proportion of which are the result of e-bike accidents

Outdoors

Western Slope vineyards bubble over with young wine drinkers raised on fizzy beverages

Sparkling wines open the door, but Colorado wineries appeal to younger tastes with unconventional grapes and labels that read natural non-GMO, gluten-free and 100% vegan

Business

Two Western Slope startups sell to public companies, signaling investor interest in rural entrepreneurs

The sale of Eagle e-bike maker QuietKat and Montrose’s Nomad Reservations is a win for rural startup champions who see more deals coming as skilled workers flock to mountain towns and venture capital investors look beyond metro areas.

Business

Here’s how Colorado’s free e-bike program fits into its plan to slow climate change

News

E-bike rules for BLM, Forest Service trails both thrill and rile backcountry users

As federal land managers consider opening trails to electric bicycles, conversations about new opportunities for access to public lands mixes with concerns about impacts to wildlife and traditional non-motorized travelers.

Outdoors

E-bike access riling Colorado public lands users as BLM plans rule to open non-motorized trails

Thousands of comments highlight the divisive rule that requires e-bike access to all BLM and National Park Service trails used by traditional bikes.

Outdoors

Electric-powered bikes are now allowed on BLM and National Park trails — and not everyone is happy about it

The new rule issued by Interior Secretary aims to ease management and clarify conflicting rules by allowing e-bikes access to all bike trails. But trailbuilding and wilderness groups lament the lack of public involvement in the decision.

Outdoors