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October 14, 2012 in Outdoors

Downhill mountain bikers wear body armor and ride bikes built for speed on rough terrain.

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Cris Currie, center, helped plan and build Trail 140 at Mount Spokane. Rika Ream, left, and others volunteers added muscle power.

October 12, 2012 in Outdoors

Trails at Mount Spokane State Park are being gradually rerouted since the park’s Master Trails Plan was approved in 2010. Trail 140 was constructed in 2010-2011 to eliminate some of the steep fall-line trails and put more emphasis on loops.