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One-way-only mountain bike trail ups the adrenaline on Clear Creek County’s emerging trail network

FLOYD HILL — Mike Orr skids his Yeti mountain bike into the parking lot and pumps his fist.  “It’s a good time to be alive,” Orr says to a group of fellow mountain bikers preparing to ride. “Mountain bike trails keep getting better. Mountain bikes, too. This is why I ride.” Orr had just bombed […]

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Could a massive southern Colorado ranch become a state park? It’s an idea just “crazy” enough to work.

TRINIDAD — Fisher’s Peak looms over every block of this city. “There are so many views you can get of that peak in town. Like when the clouds are low and it looks like it’s just dangling in midair. That view is part of every day in Trinidad,” Mayor Phil Rico says.  Despite the everyday […]