Crime

The dispute over a Black Hawk bike ban heads to the Colorado Supreme Court

Tensions between cyclists and motorists on the road seem to be at an all-time high in Colorado given several recent incidents where drivers and bikers have clashed dramatically. Now, three cyclists have taken one fight all the way to the Colorado Supreme Court to protest a controversial ban on biking in Black Hawk. The case involves a municipal ordinance in place for several years that makes it illegal to bike on certain streets. The defendants -- three cyclists ticketed for violating that law -- argue that Black Hawk's policy contradicts state law.
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