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By Jaryd Cline
Sports editor 

Hundreds of riders show for memorial ride down Maryhill Loops Road

 

September 27, 2017

Jaryd Cline

A rider dressed as a shark got extra style points over the weekend.

There was nearly double the normal turnout of skateboarders, lugers, and gravity enthusiasts for Saturday and Sunday's Fall Free-4-All ride at the historic Maryhill Loops Road.

One of the most popular destinations for any type of rider, the Maryhilll Loops is a 2.2 mile road with almost a consistent five percent grade and nearly 20 turns.

Usually drawing around 150-200 people at some of the past Free-4-All rides at the Loops, there were over 300 riders cruising the loops last weekend with some coming from Texas, Colorado, and Canada. There were too many riders that the event coordinators had to bring in an extra U-Haul truck to drive all the riders to the top of the hill.

The event was...



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