|The Titan stands alone on Capitol Hill.|
|Denver Mayor Bill Vidal was the lead-off speaker on Monday.|
Overall the content was thought provoking and the opportunity to discuss issues with new and different people contributed to a solidly positive experience. At the end of the first day I left convinced that frequent communication within the state's bicycling community would probably do much to identify common goals and facilitate projects.
|A wind driven snow storm began as I returned home on Monday night.|
|Shop assistant / bike fairy using her magnetic wand to identify objects made of ferrous materials. This grin signifies a positive discovery.|
Representative Andy Kerr (D) and Senator Greg Brophy (R) are co-sponsors of the bill. After a press conference, Rep. Kerr took a spin on his bike for a photo op in front of the capitol building. It turns out he forgot his helmet, and I happened to be the only person around with one, so I loaned him mine.
|Rep. Kerr sporting my trusty old helmet, still featuring the team 290 sticker.|
|Making sure the moment is adequately recorded for posterity.|
|Regardless of weather-related challenges, reduced traffic volume and much slower car speeds equals good riding in my book.|