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Buena Vista, CO Mountain Biking Video

by December 4, 2012 » Add more comments.
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Check out this video of a new trail, 6034A, in the Spaghetti Western area, plus descend the Midland Bike Trail into South Main in downtown Buena Vista, CO. Enjoy! Buena Vista Colorado Mountain Biking Video:  

USA Pro Cycling Challenge Passes Through Buena Vista

by August 27, 2012 » Add the first comment.
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The most grueling stage of America’s biggest pro cycling race passed through Buena Vista on August 22nd after surmounting the highest paved pass in Colorado (Cottonwood) and continuing on to Independence Pass to the north. I watched with amazement as the live online broadcast streamed aerial video of territory which has become so familiar to [...] Read more »

Cyclocross in South Main

by September 26, 2011 » Add the first comment.
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For the 3rd year running, South Main and the Buena Vista River Park were host to Cross at the River, a cyclocross event which this year had riders bumping down the cobblestones of Swift Circle and sprinting up the staircase at the LoDo Wave on their multiple laps through the course. “Everybody loved the course” [...] Read more »

Urban Adventure: South Main on Outside TV

by May 20, 2011 » Add the first comment.
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We are excited to announce the airing of a national segment on Outside Television about South Main. Sam Bricker of Outside TV Salida (Channel 63) filmed and produced the piece which is airing now through the summer season on a show called Outside Today. In his words “The local Salida crew recently filmed the segment [...] Read more »

Adventure XStream Comes to South Main

by May 19, 2011 » Add the first comment.

It was so great to have the Adventure XStream race based in the South Main Town Square again this year! Thanks to all involved. Here’s a nice video of what the race is like!

The Pump A Thon is On! Make BV’s Bike Park Possible

by October 22, 2010 » Add the second comment.
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Here’s a message from Earl Richmond of Colorado Kayak Supply about another great public park amenity in our River Park. For those of you that do not know, Buena Vista and Northern Chaffee County are very close to getting our public Pump Track built.  It will be located in front of the Buena Vista [...] Read more »

All Crossed Up: Cyclocross Race Draws Record Number of Competitors

by October 12, 2010 » Add more comments.
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This past Sunday, on 10-10-10, South Central Racing put on the 2nd annual “Cross at the River” cyclocross race. Racers made multiple laps on a course which began near the footbridge at the end of East Main Street and made its way as far downriver as the steps at the whitewater park’s new wave, before [...] Read more »

Our Family Bike Ride to the Buena Vista Farmer’s Market

by October 1, 2010 » Add more comments.
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We love eating local food, and we love that every year we have more sources for delicious, local and organic food in Buena Vista. Aside from the root vegetables, greens, strawberries, peas, onions, tomatoes, peppers, squash and more that we harvest from our urban vegetable garden, we get our food through Weathervane Farm’s community supported [...] Read more »

South Main Is Base Camp for Leadville 100 Athletes

by August 17, 2010 » Add the first comment.
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The Leadville Trail 100, “the nation’s highest-altitude endurance test,” has become an internationally acclaimed event, made particularly famous by the participation of Lance Armstrong in recent years (although not this year due to injuries). The mountain bike race took place this past weekend and drew over 1,500 participants, including a number of wonderful families [...] Read more »