Pedal the Plains Bike Tour to Stop in Brush

Cyclists in the Pedal the Plains bike tour in September will have the opportunity to make two stops in Brush during the three-day, 173-mile route, providing an excellent opportunity for riders to learn more about the Brush community. The third annual Pedal the Plains Bicycle Tour is September 19-21 with

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By chandler

Council Waives Fees for Car Show, Bicycle Events

Big fall events happening same weekend, Sept. 19-21. The Fort Morgan City Council on Tuesday night approved waiving fees and in-kind services for two major events that will happen the same weekend in September: the Fall Harvest Car Show and Pedal the Plains. Car show The annual Fall Harvest Car

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By chandler

“Pedal Power” Gaining Momentum

“My backyard looks like a ‘chop shop,’” said local artist Ann Iungerich. And for good reason; Iungerich has taken on the task to coordinate Fort Morgan’s “Community Canvas” art projects for this year’s Pedal the Plains event. Her legion of volunteers is working toward building a bicycle and wind power

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By chandler

Managing a marathon

Let’s establish one thing: I don’t do marathons. But this week sure felt like one. I went through an intense five-day TA-training and orientation program. Do I feel prepared to teach a class tomorrow? I sure do. But with hours of homework, an energetic dog, and a few afternoon thunderstorms

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By Meagan

Does this lycra make me look fast?

I know many people riding Pedal The Plains have been cycling for years, some possibly for decades. I do not fall into this category. I first got my bike just days before my second Sprint Triathlon back in 2011. I ran my first 5k in 2010 and had (somehow) been

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By Danielle and Amanda

Bit ‘O ‘Boatin’

We’re driving back to Denver from Steamboat and my knees are not happy with me one bit. I think it’s time I look into adjusting my bike. This past weekend was a mix of countryside and mountain. Saturday Jared (my biking partner) and I biked up Rabbit Ears Pass and Sunday was

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By Jessica

Plain News: August 18, 2014

Greetings! With a month and a half to go till the tour, we have put together some tips and important information to help you prepare for your weekend on the Eastern Plains. Encourage your family and friends to join in on the fun. Register online by August 31st to avoid walk-on fees.

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By chandler

Never too late for a tune up!

Brian, the mechanic at Old Town Bike Shop, peered up at me through the beyond-worn chain ring on my old SR ten-speed, shook his head, and said, “I think that we are running out of options.” I’d asked him to give my bike a look-over because I wanted to tune

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By Larry

Introducing: Plain Pedaler Larry

Like others who are prepping for Pedal The Plains this year, I started riding bicycles when I was pretty young – maybe five or six years old. Growing up in 1960s Southern California, near the Los Alamitos Race track, with the sea breeze reaching eight miles inland on at least

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By Larry

Pedal the Plains Art Project to Receive City Funding

The Sterling City Council approved $7,000 in funding for the Pedal the Plains art project at their Tuesday meeting. The project will include several pieces of art throughout the community. Kim Sellers, executive director of the Logan County Chamber of Commerce, said the project came about after she learned about

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By chandler