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New cycling game championship to be held in local bike shops

Event coming in November

Posted 9/19/17

Local bike shops will be hosting the inaugural Glory Gears Colorado State Championship this November.

Glory Gears is a new board game based off of Indiana University’s annual Little 500 bicycling race. The game was created by the race’s 2007 …

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Cycling

New cycling game championship to be held in local bike shops

Event coming in November

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Local bike shops will be hosting the inaugural Glory Gears Colorado State Championship this November.

Glory Gears is a new board game based off of Indiana University’s annual Little 500 bicycling race. The game was created by the race’s 2007 winner, Alex Bishop of Wheat Ridge.

The championship games will take place Nov. 1-Dec. 6. Twenty-four bike shops across the Denver-metro area, plus Boulder, Colorado Springs and Fort Collins, will host a game night on different nights throughout November. The shops will serve as the qualifying locations, and the winners from the bike shops will advance to the finals, which will take place Dec. 6 at the Blake Street Tavern’s Underground Social in downtown Denver.

Registration fee is $25 per player per bike shop. The grand prize for winning the finals is a Colnago V1R Road Bike valued at $9,000. Each registrant will receive a gift bag valued at about $60.Winners at each bike shop will also win a prize valued at about $400.

For more information about the Glory Gears Colorado State Championship or to register, visit www.mindmeltgames.com. The website also has more information on the game and a how-to-play tab.

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