Bicycle ban in Black Hawk fought by political pedal power

Bicycles don't usually do too well on steps -- but they certainly made an impression yesterday in front of the Capitol, where approximately a hundred pedaling fans gathered to protest a bike ban in Black Hawk. Bicycle Colorado, which sponsored the event (and supplied photos here and below) fears that if the Black Hawk ban stands, more could follow.
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Michael Roberts has written for Westword since October 1990, serving stints as music editor and media columnist. He currently covers everything from breaking news and politics to sports and stories that defy categorization.
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