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Hot stuff on bikes, weenies on council

Last week’s report on conflicts between road bikers and motorists caught the attention of several online readers of The Aspen Times.

A number of readers weighed in on the April 29 article (“Sharing the road: a vicious cycle”) with observations like this one:

Said another:

There was also this:

The Aspen City Council settled on a 40-ounce limit at the Aspen Brewery Co. during deliberations last week. That’s how much beer a customer can sample at the brewery’s tasting room during a visit.

Regarding the consumption cap, one reader had this to say:

But, noted another reader:

Regarding the prospect of World Cup ski races in Aspen moving back to Thanksgiving weekend next winter, there was this observation:

Last week’s report on the construction of a vibrant-yellow building at Willits Bend, the first of what are expected to be several colorful buildings, elicited this reponse:

An April 25 letter to the editor regarding the absence of matzah and other Passover foods from area grocers’ shelves continued to generate comment last week, much of it along these lines:

Another reader summed the debate up this way:

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