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July 29, 2013
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On the Hill Summer, brought to you by The Steadman Clinic and the Steadman Philippon Research Institute, brings you a video report about a different High Country adventure every weekday.

Today's activity: The annual Colorado-Eagle River Ride

Conditions: Ranging from 42- to 100-mile rides, the 12th annual Colorado-Eagle River Ride hit Eagle County this weekend, allowing cyclists to challenge themselves while enjoying a cruise along the beautiful Colorado River. The event began and ended at Beaver Creek's Elk lot, where spectators were set up waiting to cheer on riders who completed the course. Among those riders was former NBA star Bill Walton, who completed the 42-mile ride.

Today's weather: Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 66. West wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50 percent. — National Weather Service

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The VailDaily Updated Jul 29, 2013 03:45PM Published Jul 30, 2013 12:23PM Copyright 2013 The VailDaily. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.