FOX 21 News reporter Lauren McDonald enjoyed the minibike during her coverage of ROLL 2019. Lauren champions ROLL Bike Art on the Morning Show year after year and she only improves with time!
ROLL was established to elevate existing organizations and build an identity for the cycling community. In fifteen years of fresh productions, ROLL BIKE has partnered with 139 unique organizations and 19 venues in the Colorado Front Range and beyond.
The Buffalo Lodge offered prize money for ROLL's best artwork in 2019. $200 for 1st place went to Kevin Wilkinson for "Forgotten. Not Gone." $100 for 2nd place went to Allen Ray for "Schwinn Stingray." $50 for 3rd place went to Charlotte Miller for "Buff-Velo Evolution."
Courtesy of Thomas Barber
The big spring storm is moving out of the Pikes Peak region, the low spinning over Kansas and Nebraska.
It was an impressive Storm. A small tornado was reported near Flagstaff AZ,as well as some snow there as the system came across from California.
A few amounts have trickled in: Colorado Springs official at Airport on May 20th a record 1.71 inches of liquid precipitation(Rain and melted snow fell.) 2.9 inches of snow fell at the airport.
Down in Pueblo a record 1.35 inches of rain fell.
Downtown the seemed to be about 3-4 inches of heavy wet snow, but no doubt the total was higher as much of the snow melted as it fell. Bushes were bent down and many tree branches were broken as the leaves are out on Many trees.
About 2 inches fell in Southgate. 6 inches up near Austin Bluffs.
There were reports of heavy snows out on the Plains east of the City.
The big winner was Black Forest with 20 inches of snow reported. Monument 15 inches, Boulder 5.1 inches DIA 3.4 inches Aurora 4.5 inches. 10,000 people were reported with out power in the Denver Metro area, due to wet snow breaking branches.
Heavy snows fell in the Mountain areas. I-70 was closed.
Over 20 tornadoes were reported in the Texas Panhandle, Oklahoma, Kansas and Nebraska. In some areas 7 inches of rain fell in Kansas and Oklahoma and there was widespread flooding.
Our hero Daniel Giffin speaks about his thoughts and feelings while battling brain cancer. Daniel has been a bright light before, during and after ROLL for four years.
Fox 21 provided outstanding coverage of our event!
We are located in the historic Buffalo Lodge Bicycle Resort hotel in Colorado Springs, so feel free to visit during normal business hours.
2 El Paso Blvd, Colorado Springs, Colorado 80904, United States
The Lodge is currently closed for the winter but is accepting reservations for private holiday events.