Top 4 Free Press recreation stories in February |

Top 4 Free Press recreation stories in February

Compiled by Caitlin Row
Mike Steele and friends take North Fruita trails by storm. Make sure your mountain-bike suspension is in good working order now before bike season hits this spring.
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1. Get fit with ROKBarre

“The basic concept of ROKBarre is the isolation and exhaustion of each muscle group for longer, leaner muscles,” reported Brittany Markert. “It’s close to a mixture of yoga and pilates, she explained, and it’s the first known studio of its kind in Colorado’s Grand Valley.”

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2. The skinny on fat bikes

According to Markert: “Fat bikes are taking the Grand Valley by storm. Yet, those who own them notice there are limited places to ride on designated trails, especially during the winter months.”

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3. Getting ready for bike season

“Though Grand Valley’s unseasonably warm weather is hinting at an spring, winter still may make a comeback,” Markert wrote. “Now is the perfect time to prep your bikes (and yourself) for the season.”

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4. Learn self defence with jiu-jitsu

According to Markert: “Grand Valley Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is located at 573 S. Commercial Dr., #2 in Grand Junction. Classes are offered Monday through Saturday, with a class at noon, 5:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. Class sizes range from four to 25 people depending on day and time. All classes are beginner friendly, but he also welcomes hobbyists and those interested in competing.”

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