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PHOTOS: Grand Hogback Extravaganza

The Rifle Area Mountain Bike Organization hosted the Grand Hogback Extravaganza on Saturday north of Rifle. The showcase ride offered participants a firsthand experience through 6.4 miles of the first completed phase of a massive new bike trails system.

Once finishing touches are made, the new system should establish 18 miles of bike trails near Rifle Arch.

With Halloween right around the corner, a rider shows his horns for the camera prior to starting his journey during a Grand Hogback Extravaganza showcase ride event Saturday north of Rifle.
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A couple of volunteers await the next rider to register for the Grand Hogback Extravaganza showcase ride event Saturday north of Rifle.
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A costume-sporting volunteer gets animated at the Grand Hogback Extravaganza showcase ride event Saturday north of Rifle.
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A rider begins to make a descent on the Grand Hogback trail system during a Grand Hogback Extravaganza showcase ride event Saturday north of Rifle.
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A rider sets off on a trail during the Grand Hogback Extravaganza showcase ride event Saturday north of Rifle.
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A rider traverses the beginning of a brushy trail during the Grand Hogback Extravaganza showcase ride event Saturday north of Rifle.
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A rider makes her way down a trail during the Grand Hogback Extravaganza showcase ride event Saturday north of Rifle.
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Rifler Area Mountain Bike Organization board member Gary Miller sprays a biker taking a turn toward the finish line during the Grand Hogback Extravaganza showcase ride event Saturday north of Rifle.
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Reporter Ray K. Erku can be reached at 612-423-5273 or rerku@citizentelegram.com.




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