Woodland Park

Vahsholtz Family Racers Reveal Secrets Behind Record Hill Climb Records

~ by Bob Volpe ~ With this year’s Broadmoor Pikes Peak International Hill Climb race in the record books, the Vahsholtz family of Woodland Park  has chalked up another record breaking outing. Young Codie Vahsholtz rode his custom Husqvarna Supermoto to a record breaking first place win in the Middle Weight motorcycle division with a time…

Mountain Bikes Have Come a Long Way, Baby

Small Manufacturing Guys Getting Squeezed Out ~ by Bob Volpe ~ On the hot, dusty dirt roads and trails of Marin County, on the slopes of Mt Tamalpais, just north of San Francisco, a small group of bike riding pioneers scavenged and modified old paper-boy “clunkers” into what would become today’s mountain bikes. The need…

95th Pikes Peak International Hill Climb Results Yield No Major Upsets

Vahsholtz family racers shatter more records ~ by Bob Volpe ~ There were no big surprises at the Broadmoor Pikes Peak International Hill Climb (PPIHC), with Sunday’s championship races. French racer Romain Dumas won the overall, unlimited title with a time of 9:05:672.  Although impressive, it was not close to his record finish last year…

Woodland Park Little Leaguers Test Their Skills at Sky Sox Stadium

Mingle With Minor League Stars ~ by Kelly Gerszewski ~ Woodland Park’s little league team, the Mustang Rockies, got to have batting practice at Sky Sox Stadium on Saturday, June 17. Composed of 8, 9 and 10 year olds, the team is sponsored by TileMasters. The little leaguers practiced out at Security Service Field, the…

Fly Fisherman: Release Your Inner Lewis & Clark

–  by Robert Volpe – You’ve been fishing the same ol stretches of the Platte River for years. You’ve battled the crowds at Deckers, Cheesman Canyon, Elevenmile Canyon, and the Dream Stream. It is getting to the point where you have begun to question whether you want to continue this past time you love so…

Links Season Kick-Off

Members of the Shining Mountain Men’s Golf Club Association try to unseat chipping wiz and PGA star Phil Michelson as the premiere short-game master, during the kick-off Skills Challenge event of the year at the Shining Mountain Golf Course.  The verdict is still not in, but  according to preliminary reports filed by TMJ News, Michelson will not have to…

Denver Bronco 7K Run Coming to Woodland Park

This Saturday (May 6), some Denver Bronco players will join between 500 and 1000 other runners in a team sponsored 7K run through the streets of Woodland Park. Scott Lantis, media communications contact for the Broncos, said, “This is a part of our ‘Broncos Fit’ initiative. It is just a health and wellness platform. We…