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Bogus Basin bike trails to benefit from Hill Climb

Bogus Basin Mountain Recreation Area’s drive to increase summer recreation will get a boost from the Bogus Basin Hill Climb, which will be run Saturday. The 44th annual cycling event has partnered with the recreation area for the first time. Event sponsor George’s Cycles will contribute $25 from each entry to Bogus Basin to help the ski area improve its bike offerings.

Biking

Idaho’s new wilderness helps drive mountain bike bill

At issue is part of the 1964 Wilderness Act that restricts use of “mechanical transport” — bikes, all-terrain vehicles and cars — in more than 100 million acres of wilderness in 44 states. It’s the only blanket ban on bicycling in the federal public lands system.

Videos

Fall is the perfect time to take a spin on the Boise River Greenbelt

Longtime Idaho outdoors writer Pete Zimowsky shares some tips and some of his favorite Greenbelt scenery.
Pete Zimowsky Special to the Idaho Statesman
Fall is the perfect time to take a spin on the Boise River Greenbelt 2:37

Fall is the perfect time to take a spin on the Boise River Greenbelt

Watch: Mountain biking at Idaho's Tamarack Resort 2:08

Watch: Mountain biking at Idaho's Tamarack Resort

Idaho's health coverage gap 6:13

Idaho's health coverage gap

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Garlic stinks - but these planting tips don't