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mountain biking down an abandoned mine shaft is a dimly lit descent into hell


gif there are lots of places to go off-road mountain biking if you’re looking for a cheap thrill (or the chance to break your neck). but one of the most dangerous has to be riding into an abandoned mine shaft. if your flashlight dies as you’re pedalling deep into the earth, you’re probably screwed.advertisementafter countless rainy days foiled kilian bron’s outdoor cycling adventures, he decided to instead make a short film about mountain biking through a mine shaft. if years of watching scooby-doo has taught us anything, it’s that old abandoned mines are ripe for collapsing, and are also possibly haunted. but despite the risks, clearly kilian made it out alive, with some genuinely unique mountain biking footage of the ride.[facebook - kilian bron via 26in]and you thought bicycles were a s






congress could dump wilderness mountain bike ban


closeskip in skipxembedxshare many cyclists used to hang it up in the winter. these days, they’re grinding through winter’s snow and spring’s mud thanks to "fat bikes." the mountain bikes with comically large tires have come into the mainstream in the past few years. (march 10) apa mountain biker on the tyrolian trail in incline village, nev., in 2013. legislation in congress seek to allow mountain biking in federally designated wilderness areas.(photo: rgj file) 121 connectlinkedinemailmorereno — some of america’s most pristine wild places could be opened to mountain biking under a proposal before congress.a bill by rep. tom mcclintock, r-calif., would lift a decades-old national ban on biking in federally designated wilderness areas.it’s similar to a bill that died in the previous sessio






congress could dump wilderness mountain bike ban


closeskip in skipxembedxshare many cyclists used to hang it up in the winter. these days, they’re grinding through winter’s snow and spring’s mud thanks to "fat bikes." the mountain bikes with comically large tires have come into the mainstream in the past few years. (march 10) apa mountain biker on the tyrolian trail in incline village, nev., in 2013. legislation in congress seek to allow mountain biking in federally designated wilderness areas.(photo: rgj file) 114 connectlinkedinemailmorereno — some of america’s most pristine wild places could be opened to mountain biking under a proposal before congress.a bill by rep. tom mcclintock, r-calif., would lift a decades-old national ban on biking in federally designated wilderness areas.it’s similar to a bill that died in the previous sessio






congress could dump wilderness mountain bike ban


a mountain biker on the tyrolian trail in incline village, nev., in 2013. legislation in congress seek to allow mountain biking in federally designated wilderness areas.(photo: rgj file) 114 connectlinkedinemailmorereno — some of america’s most pristine wild places could be opened to mountain biking under a proposal before congress.a bill by rep. tom mcclintock, r-calif., would lift a decades-old national ban on biking in federally designated wilderness areas.it’s similar to a bill that died in the previous session of congress.proponents say it’s an attempt to give people a chance to pedal through serene locales that currently allow hiking, backpacking and horseback riding but not mountain biking.“this bill is actually going to increase the wilderness experience for all trail users,” said






congress could dump wilderness mountain bike ban


a mountain biker on the tyrolian trail in incline village, nev., in 2013. legislation in congress seek to allow mountain biking in federally designated wilderness areas.(photo: rgj file) 59 connectlinkedinemailmorereno — some of america’s most pristine wild places could be opened to mountain biking under a proposal before congress.a bill by rep. tom mcclintock, r-calif., would lift a decades-old national ban on biking in federally designated wilderness areas.it’s similar to a bill that died in the previous session of congress.proponents say it’s an attempt to give people a chance to pedal through serene locales that currently allow hiking, backpacking and horseback riding but not mountain biking.“this bill is actually going to increase the wilderness experience for all trail users,” said c






congress could dump wilderness mountain bike ban


a mountain biker on the tyrolian trail in incline village, nev., in 2013. legislation in congress seek to allow mountain biking in federally designated wilderness areas.(photo: rgj file) 112 connectlinkedinemailmorereno — some of america’s most pristine wild places could be opened to mountain biking under a proposal before congress.a bill by rep. tom mcclintock, r-calif., would lift a decades-old national ban on biking in federally designated wilderness areas.it’s similar to a bill that died in the previous session of congress.proponents say it’s an attempt to give people a chance to pedal through serene locales that currently allow hiking, backpacking and horseback riding but not mountain biking.“this bill is actually going to increase the wilderness experience for all trail users,” said






congress could dump wilderness mountain bike ban


a mountain biker on the tyrolian trail in incline village, nev., in 2013. legislation in congress seek to allow mountain biking in federally designated wilderness areas.(photo: rgj file) 114 connectlinkedinemailmorereno — some of america’s most pristine wild places could be opened to mountain biking under a proposal before congress.a bill by rep. tom mcclintock, r-calif., would lift a decades-old national ban on biking in federally designated wilderness areas.it’s similar to a bill that died in the previous session of congress.proponents say it’s an attempt to give people a chance to pedal through serene locales that currently allow hiking, backpacking and horseback riding but not mountain biking.“this bill is actually going to increase the wilderness experience for all trail users,” said






congress could dump wilderness mountain bike ban


a mountain biker on the tyrolian trail in incline village, nev., in 2013. legislation in congress seek to allow mountain biking in federally designated wilderness areas.(photo: rgj file) 110 connectlinkedinemailmorereno — some of america’s most pristine wild places could be opened to mountain biking under a proposal before congress.a bill by rep. tom mcclintock, r-calif., would lift a decades-old national ban on biking in federally designated wilderness areas.it’s similar to a bill that died in the previous session of congress.proponents say it’s an attempt to give people a chance to pedal through serene locales that currently allow hiking, backpacking and horseback riding but not mountain biking.“this bill is actually going to increase the wilderness experience for all trail users,” said






congress could dump wilderness mountain bike ban


a mountain biker on the tyrolian trail in incline village, nev., in 2013. legislation in congress seek to allow mountain biking in federally designated wilderness areas.(photo: rgj file) 86 connectlinkedinemailmorereno — some of america’s most pristine wild places could be opened to mountain biking under a proposal before congress.a bill by rep. tom mcclintock, r-calif., would lift a decades-old national ban on biking in federally designated wilderness areas.it’s similar to a bill that died in the previous session of congress.proponents say it’s an attempt to give people a chance to pedal through serene locales that currently allow hiking, backpacking and horseback riding but not mountain biking.“this bill is actually going to increase the wilderness experience for all trail users,” said c






congress could dump wilderness mountain bike ban


a mountain biker on the tyrolian trail in incline village, nev., in 2013. legislation in congress seek to allow mountain biking in federally designated wilderness areas.(photo: rgj file) 6 connectlinkedinemailmorereno — some of america’s most pristine wild places could be opened to mountain biking under a proposal before congress.a bill by rep. tom mcclintock, r-calif., would lift a decades-old national ban on biking in federally designated wilderness areas.it’s similar to a bill that died in the previous session of congress.proponents say it’s an attempt to give people a chance to pedal through serene locales that currently allow hiking, backpacking and horseback riding but not mountain biking.“this bill is actually going to increase the wilderness experience for all trail users,” said cr






amazing mountain biking short film


dreamride is exactly what it sounds like: a bike ride in a dream. or perhaps it’s the bike ride of one’s dreams. either way, it’s an incredible short.full story at vimeo.more great sports. posted by josh urich






bike collision with grizzly bear killed forest service cop


this undated photo provided by the u.s. forest service shows forest service law enforcement officer brad treat, who was attacked and killed by a bear in glacier national park on june 29, 2016.(photo: ap) 169 connectlinkedinemailmoregreat falls, mont. — forest service law enforcement officer brad treat was fatally mauled by a grizzly bear after accidentally surprising and colliding with the animal while mountain biking, the board of review report has determined.the board released its findings on the june 29 incident and made safety recommendations this week.according to the report, treat was mountain biking with a friend on the “outer trail” of the green gate trails in the flathead national forest. between 1:30 and 2 p.m. mt, treat collided with a grizzly bear with his bike at a high rate o






bike collision with grizzly bear killed forest service cop


this undated photo provided by the u.s. forest service shows forest service law enforcement officer brad treat, who was attacked and killed by a bear in glacier national park on june 29, 2016.(photo: ap) 193 connectlinkedinemailmoregreat falls, mont. — forest service law enforcement officer brad treat was fatally mauled by a grizzly bear after accidentally surprising and colliding with the animal while mountain biking, the board of review report has determined.the board released its findings on the june 29 incident and made safety recommendations this week.according to the report, treat was mountain biking with a friend on the “outer trail” of the green gate trails in the flathead national forest. between 1:30 and 2 p.m. mt, treat collided with a grizzly bear with his bike at a high rate o






bike collision with grizzly bear killed forest service cop


this undated photo provided by the u.s. forest service shows forest service law enforcement officer brad treat, who was attacked and killed by a bear in glacier national park on june 29, 2016.(photo: ap) 106 connectlinkedinemailmoregreat falls, mont. — forest service law enforcement officer brad treat was fatally mauled by a grizzly bear after accidentally surprising and colliding with the animal while mountain biking, the board of review report has determined.the board released its findings on the june 29 incident and made safety recommendations this week.according to the report, treat was mountain biking with a friend on the “outer trail” of the green gate trails in the flathead national forest. between 1:30 and 2 p.m. mt, treat collided with a grizzly bear with his bike at a high rate o






bike collision with grizzly bear killed forest service cop


this undated photo provided by the u.s. forest service shows forest service law enforcement officer brad treat, who was attacked and killed by a bear in glacier national park on june 29, 2016.(photo: ap) 126 connectlinkedinemailmoregreat falls, mont. — forest service law enforcement officer brad treat was fatally mauled by a grizzly bear after accidentally surprising and colliding with the animal while mountain biking, the board of review report has determined.the board released its findings on the june 29 incident and made safety recommendations this week.according to the report, treat was mountain biking with a friend on the “outer trail” of the green gate trails in the flathead national forest. between 1:30 and 2 p.m. mt, treat collided with a grizzly bear with his bike at a high rate o






bike collision with grizzly bear killed forest service cop


this undated photo provided by the u.s. forest service shows forest service law enforcement officer brad treat, who was attacked and killed by a bear in glacier national park on june 29, 2016.(photo: ap) 150 connectlinkedinemailmoregreat falls, mont. — forest service law enforcement officer brad treat was fatally mauled by a grizzly bear after accidentally surprising and colliding with the animal while mountain biking, the board of review report has determined.the board released its findings on the june 29 incident and made safety recommendations this week.according to the report, treat was mountain biking with a friend on the “outer trail” of the green gate trails in the flathead national forest. between 1:30 and 2 p.m. mt, treat collided with a grizzly bear with his bike at a high rate o






when snowboarding and skiing get old, there's snow biking


“we’ve reached the point of no return,” ken long said, motioning to a snowy trail on the right that plunged down the mountainside. “if we do this, we commit. it’ll add an hour.”i looked at my watch. i looked at the snow packed so high it almost covered the trail sign. i glanced at the shimmering blue of lake tahoe in the distance, listened to the soundless echo of the forest, and sucked down a deep gulp of pristine mountain air.then i grasped the handlebar of the machine that got me out here, a freakish 50-pound two-wheeled contraption with big, soft 4-inch-wide monster-truck tires that float over snow: a “fat” bike.“yeah, let’s do it,” i said. it wasn’t even 1 p.m. no problem getting back to squaw valley by 5:30 for a moonlight snowshoe hike, the second act of this day’s “i’m bored to dea






wahoo elemnt bolt bike computer could be most aerodynamic yet


why it matters to you if you care about your personal bests when cycling, wahoo's elemnt bolt will help you break new ones.wahoo’s new biking computer, the elemnt bolt, is designed to take aerodynamics as seriously as you do, making sure that while tracking all sorts of useful information about your ride, it doesn’t inhibit your pace. developed in conjunction with world-renowned cycling drag expert dimitris katsanis, the bolt is said to reduce air resistance by up to 50 percent over traditional biking computers.whatever your cycling ability, the problem of air resistance is one that everyone is familiar with. whether you go so far as to shave body hair or simply opt for a more aerodynamic helmet, there is always something that can be done to reduce your drag when hitting your top speed. wh






best escape game 49


best escape game 49 zombie escape game is another point and click room escape game developed by games4king. com. welcome back, escapers. story of this game, ume that you standing are in front of a little mountain fort. the mountain fort has many mountain caves and sub caves which is used by pirates in the forest. suddenly you heard a voice of a little boy, shouting for help inside the mountain fort. somebody must be lockedinside the mountain fort. so use your skills to collect the necessaryitems in and around the mountain fort to escape the boy from mountain fort. are you ready? we'll see it. good luck and have fun. play games4king games.






mountain lion near durango school captured, relocated – the denver post


durango — wildlife officials have captured a mountain lion suspected of killing a deer near a colorado middle school.the durango herald reports that colorado parks and wildlife durango spokesman joe lewandowski says the mountain lion and her cub were captured friday night. they were both released near the utah line in what lewandowski calls “good mountain lion habitat. ”mountain lion cubs generally stay with their mothers for about a year to learn how to hunt.miller middle school principal robert nuhn warned parents last week that a mountain lion was likely active in the area after a deer carac was found on school grounds. he asked parents to talk to their children about the situation.






vermont's stowe mountain resort to be bought by vail resorts


stowe, vt. — stowe mountain resort in vermont is being purchased by the colorado-based vail resorts for $50 million.vail said tuesday in a statement that it had reached an agreement to acquire the stowe resort from the mount mansfield company, a wholly owned subsidiary of the american international group.if the deal goes through, it would be vail's first east coast resort. vail owns 10 mountain resorts and three urban ski areas.vail would acquire all the assets related to the mountain operations at mount mansfield and spruce peak. other facilities such as the stowe mountain lodge, stowe mountain club and the stowe country club would be retained by the mount mansfield company.vail chairman rob katz says they're thrilled to add stowe to their family of resorts.






discovery vr


introducing discovery vr, a new way to see your world. discovery has always been about driving curiosity - exploring new places, characters and ideas. virtual reality allows us a new opportunity to tell these kinds of stories, immersing you in experiences like never before. we're excited about what this new medium might show us, and will be adding new content regularly, including: exclusive content from your favorite shows - like gold rush, survivorman and mythbusters heart-pounding adventures from incredible era angles - like mountain biking, surfing and freeboarding underwater explorations like the shark-infested shipwrecks off stuart cove's survival tips and tricks through off-the-grid treks and stunning celebrations of our incredible planet - like a hike through the giant california






blm, victoria’s secret billionaire move ahead with land swap near aspen – the de


carbondale — the bureau of land mana ent plans to complete a land swap with a billionaire retail magnate that will open up nearly 670 acres of land to the public and unite portions of his ranch near aspen.the blm says it will sign final documents thursday with leslie wexner, the owner of victoria’s secret and bath and body works, and his wife abigail of new albany, ohio.the wexners will get nearly 1,300 acres of land at the base of mount sopris. the land they are giving up includes a popular area for mountain biking.the daily sentinel reports that the swap is still subject to an appeal which claims the blm underestimated the worth of the land going to the wexners. the blm says it’s less valuable because it’s difficult to access.






grizzly bear involved in death of forest cop alive, free


closeskip in skipxembedxshare forest service law enforcement officer brad treat was fatally mauled by a grizzly bear after accidentally surprising and colliding with the animal while mountain biking. usa today networkforest service law enforcement officer brad treat(photo: u.s. forest service via ap) 4 connectlinkedinemailmoregreat falls, mont. — there was no attempt made to capture the grizzly bear responsible for the death of forest service law enforcement officer brad treat.given the evidence gathered at the scene, the bear appeared to have acted defensively.the specific bear involved was identified by 12 hair and swab samples obtained from the victim and the victim’s bicycle helmet. the bear has no previous history of human conflict and is estimated to be 18 to 20 years old.dna samples






grizzly bear involved in death of forest cop alive, free


closeskip in skipxembedxshare forest service law enforcement officer brad treat was fatally mauled by a grizzly bear after accidentally surprising and colliding with the animal while mountain biking. usa today networkforest service law enforcement officer brad treat(photo: u.s. forest service via ap) 4 connectlinkedinemailmoregreat falls, mont. — there was no attempt made to capture the grizzly bear responsible for the death of forest service law enforcement officer brad treat.given the evidence gathered at the scene, the bear appeared to have acted defensively.the specific bear involved was identified by 12 hair and swab samples obtained from the victim and the victim’s bicycle helmet. the bear has no previous history of human conflict and is estimated to be 18 to 20 years old.dna samples






grizzly bear involved in death of forest cop alive, free


closeskip in skipxembedxshare forest service law enforcement officer brad treat was fatally mauled by a grizzly bear after accidentally surprising and colliding with the animal while mountain biking. usa today networkforest service law enforcement officer brad treat(photo: u.s. forest service via ap) 6 connectlinkedinemailmoregreat falls, mont. — there was no attempt made to capture the grizzly bear responsible for the death of forest service law enforcement officer brad treat.given the evidence gathered at the scene, the bear appeared to have acted defensively.the specific bear involved was identified by 12 hair and swab samples obtained from the victim and the victim’s bicycle helmet. the bear has no previous history of human conflict and is estimated to be 18 to 20 years old.dna samples






grizzly bear involved in death of forest cop alive, free


closeskip in skipxembedxshare forest service law enforcement officer brad treat was fatally mauled by a grizzly bear after accidentally surprising and colliding with the animal while mountain biking. usa today networkforest service law enforcement officer brad treat(photo: u.s. forest service via ap) 4 connectlinkedinemailmoregreat falls, mont. — there was no attempt made to capture the grizzly bear responsible for the death of forest service law enforcement officer brad treat.given the evidence gathered at the scene, the bear appeared to have acted defensively.the specific bear involved was identified by 12 hair and swab samples obtained from the victim and the victim’s bicycle helmet. the bear has no previous history of human conflict and is estimated to be 18 to 20 years old.dna samples






grizzly bear involved in death of forest cop alive, free


closeskip in skipxembedxshare forest service law enforcement officer brad treat was fatally mauled by a grizzly bear after accidentally surprising and colliding with the animal while mountain biking. usa today networkforest service law enforcement officer brad treat(photo: u.s. forest service via ap) 4 connectlinkedinemailmoregreat falls, mont. — there was no attempt made to capture the grizzly bear responsible for the death of forest service law enforcement officer brad treat.given the evidence gathered at the scene, the bear appeared to have acted defensively.the specific bear involved was identified by 12 hair and swab samples obtained from the victim and the victim’s bicycle helmet. the bear has no previous history of human conflict and is estimated to be 18 to 20 years old.dna samples






grizzly bear involved in death of forest cop alive, free


closeskip in skipxembedxshare forest service law enforcement officer brad treat was fatally mauled by a grizzly bear after accidentally surprising and colliding with the animal while mountain biking. usa today networkforest service law enforcement officer brad treat(photo: u.s. forest service via ap) 5 connectlinkedinemailmoregreat falls, mont. — there was no attempt made to capture the grizzly bear responsible for the death of forest service law enforcement officer brad treat.given the evidence gathered at the scene, the bear appeared to have acted defensively.the specific bear involved was identified by 12 hair and swab samples obtained from the victim and the victim’s bicycle helmet. the bear has no previous history of human conflict and is estimated to be 18 to 20 years old.dna samples






grizzly bear involved in death of forest cop alive, free


closeskip in skipxembedxshare forest service law enforcement officer brad treat was fatally mauled by a grizzly bear after accidentally surprising and colliding with the animal while mountain biking. usa today networkforest service law enforcement officer brad treat(photo: u.s. forest service via ap) 5 connectlinkedinemailmoregreat falls, mont. — there was no attempt made to capture the grizzly bear responsible for the death of forest service law enforcement officer brad treat.given the evidence gathered at the scene, the bear appeared to have acted defensively.the specific bear involved was identified by 12 hair and swab samples obtained from the victim and the victim’s bicycle helmet. the bear has no previous history of human conflict and is estimated to be 18 to 20 years old.dna samples






grizzly bear involved in death of forest cop alive, free


closeskip in skipxembedxshare forest service law enforcement officer brad treat was fatally mauled by a grizzly bear after accidentally surprising and colliding with the animal while mountain biking. usa today networkforest service law enforcement officer brad treat(photo: u.s. forest service via ap) 4 connectlinkedinemailmoregreat falls, mont. — there was no attempt made to capture the grizzly bear responsible for the death of forest service law enforcement officer brad treat.given the evidence gathered at the scene, the bear appeared to have acted defensively.the specific bear involved was identified by 12 hair and swab samples obtained from the victim and the victim’s bicycle helmet. the bear has no previous history of human conflict and is estimated to be 18 to 20 years old.dna samples






drivers beware: city stepping up enforcement of cars blocking bike lanes


biking to a barbershop in south austin before class, colton sodt whizzed past the driver's side window of a white suv parked in the bike lane on madison street."you're in a bike lane, bro," he said.the comment seemed innocent enough to sodt. the driver didn't think so.in a video captured on...biking to a barbershop in south austin before class, colton sodt whizzed past the driver's side window of a white suv parked in the bike lane on madison street."you're in a bike lane, bro," he said.the comment seemed innocent enough to sodt. the driver didn't think so.in a video captured on... (matt mccall)






boy goes missing from middle school


christopher moreno, 12, was last seen around 2 p.m. wednesday at graham middle school in mountain view. anyone with information about christopher’s whereabouts is asked to call 650-903-6395. (courtesy of mountain view police department). mountain view — police are asking for the public’s help in locating a 12-year-old boy who went missing wednesday afternoon.christopher moreno was last seen around 2 p.m. at graham middle school, at 1175 castro st. he was wearing a white sweatshirt with “walden” on the front, according to police.anyone with information about christopher’s whereabouts is asked to call the mountain view police department at 650-903-6395.






mountain lion killed by hunter who was trying to lure coyote by mimicking an inj


a northern california hunter who had mimicked the call of a distressed rabbit to attract a coyote found himself fending off a mountain lion instead, state wildlife officials said.the hunter, who was not named, was wearing camouflage and lying face down on top of a small hill near the north shore of mono lake on friday when he heard a noise behind him, according to california department of fish and wildlife spokesman andrew hughan.looking over his shoulder, the hunter saw the mountain lion coming toward him and quickly covered his head with his arms, hughan said. the cougar landed on the hunter and then jumped away. the hunter grabbed his gun and fired two shots, killing the mountain lion.“it appears the mountain lion was responding to the rabbit call and the encounter resulted in the hunte






investigators say rabbit mountain fire was human-caused, but won’t say how it st


boulder county fire investigators have determined the rabbit mountain fire near hygiene was human-caused, but they’re not ready to publicly say how the fire started.sheriff’s cmdr. mike wagner said the 151-acre fire originated with the ignition of grasses at round mountain ranch, 6303 ute highway. it was not immediately clear where on the ranch the fire started.he stressed that saying the fire is human-caused “doesn’t necessarily mean it was intentionally set. it just means that it wasn’t an act of nature and there was human involvement.”the rabbit mountain blaze, located north of ute highway and along rabbit mountain road, began around 5 p.m. monday and was 100 percent contained by tuesday morning, burning three outbuildings and one barn. the fire was one of several wildfires this week al






the mountain loses at arm wrestling


you might think the mountain (from game of thrones) would be an unstoppable arm wrestler. but you’d be wrong––take a look at him wrestle a pro.full story at youtube.more great sports. posted by josh urich






copper mountain resort is officially getting an alpine mountain coaster – the de


denver post filecopper mountain village.by kevin fixler,the summit dailynorth america’s longest alpine mountain coaster has the go-ahead for launch.in addition to a few other enhancement projects at copper mountain resort, the new amenity was approved in a final decision document released by the white river national forest wednesday morning. copper pitched the handful of year-round recreation upgrades, which include associated snowmaking and drainage system improvements, as well as a 1-mile mountain bike trail, last january, and got word of formal endorsement about 14 months later.“it’s definitely good news for the team here at copper and the copper community,” said gary rodgers, the resort’s president and coo. “obviously the biggest of the three, the mountain coaster, we think that is goi






gander mountain files for bankruptcy protection


gander mountain, the nation's largest chain of outdoors specialty stores, filed friday for chapter 11 bankruptcy protection from its creditors with the aim of selling the business.the company, which is seeking a buyer, said it will be closing 32 of its 162 stores in the next few weeks.reports began circulating in january that the st. paul-based company was suffering financially, with some vendors not being paid.in a written statement, gander mountain said the filing was prompted by a realization that the company lacks the capacity to reposition its faltering outlets and that the best way forward is to sell the business "on a going-concern basis.""the court's protections will enable us to manage the sale process on an expedited basis while protecting the interests of our customers, employee