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    Lory State Park Hosts New Endurance Mountain Bike Race

    BELLVUE, Colo. – Lory State Park and Larimer County’s Horsetooth Mountain Open Space will host a new Endurance Mountain Bike Race, “40 in the Fort,” on Saturday, July 9 starting at 7 a.m. The 40-mile mountain bike endurance race, organized by the Overland Mountain Bike Club, offers a diverse course including fast-flowing single-track through valleys to very difficult climbs.

    To register for the race, visit There is no registration on the day of the race and the field is limited to 150 racers.

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    Larry Butterfield, (970) 493-1623, [email protected]
    Deb Frazier, (303) 866-3203 ext. 4342, [email protected]

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