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Opera Takes A Bike Ride Through Western Colorado Time

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10min 41sec
Courtesy Chris Brown

Miles and miles of bike trails weave through the Grand Valley and cycling events draw locals and tourists alike. But you don't even have to enjoy riding to get in on this one -- a bike opera. "One Bike" is an opera based on a book by Grand Junction bike shop owner Chris Brown. Local music educator Scott Betts turned Brown's story into what he calls a folk/jazz opera.

"One Bike" will be performed Saturday, August 7 at Colorado Mesa University Robinson Theater.