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Taylor Prather

tprather@coppercolorado.com

970-968-2318 ext. 38849

 

COPPER MOUNTAIN, Colo. – Jan. 31, 2018 –  WinterBike is back for the 7th year on Feb. 3 at Copper Mountain and the whole family is invited to participate in the twilight cycling event.

Beginning at 9 a.m. on Saturday, a vendor village will be set up in Burning Stones Plaza featuring demos and experts from REI, Otso Cycles, Copper Sports and Reeb.

At 5 p.m. there will be a free JuniorBike race for kids ages 10 and older. The 2 mile JuniorBike course begins in Center Village and extends across West East Villages in a loop. An awards ceremony will be held promptly after the race finishes in Burning Stones Plaza.

Following the JuniorBike race, the WinterBike race kicks off at 6:30 p.m. in Center Village and offers an 8 mile ride around Copper’s West, Center and East Villages.

To join in on the winter cycling fun, all participants will need a helmet and a headlamp. There is a $20 entry fee for the WinterBike race that supports Cloud City Wheelers’ education and advocacy efforts. Racers are encouraged to bring their own bike, however demos will be available from Otso Cycles, Copper Sports and REI.

For more information on WinterBike, visit CopperColorado.com.

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Media Note: Broadcast quality photos and broll are available. Please credit Tripp Fay, Copper Mountain Resort.

 

About Copper Mountain:

Located just 75 miles west of Denver, Colo. in the heart of the Rocky Mountains, Copper Mountain Resort is an ideal vacation destination with a laid-back and inclusive vibe that represents the best of Colorado. Three pedestrian-friendly village areas provide a vibrant atmosphere with lodging, retail outlets, restaurants, bars and family activities. During the winter months, Copper’s naturally-divided terrain offers world-class skiing and riding for all ages and abilities. Each summer, the mountain transforms into an unspoiled playground for hikers, mountain bikers and those seeking a genuine Colorado experience. Copper Mountain Resort boasts curated events year-round and is home to Woodward Copper – a lifestyle and action sports progression center. Copper Mountain is part of the POWDR Adventure Lifestyle Co. portfolio, a family-owned company that believes there is nothing better for your soul than to spend time with the people you love, doing the things you love.

Copper is currently undergoing $20 million in capital improvements that are designed to hold true to its philosophy of being local at the core with refreshing Raised on Colorado experiences. Projects include the new Rocky Mountain Coaster, a new high-speed quad chairlift, three new dining options, a new and improved retail location and an upgrade to RFID ticketing. To learn more about these projects, click here.

 

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