Latest News – May 3

Change of Seasons Means Change of Gears in Leadville

“Gear Up” for Summer Riding

It’s spring and as the seasons slowly turn, it’s time for some sporty news. If you’re trading in your skis for the bike, or maybe putting up the fat tires for the season, then be sure to take advantage of Cycles of Life’s May bike tune-up special. Cycles-of-LifeFor only $55 (regularly $95) the shop pros will completely remove your drivetrain for a deep soak, in addition to frame and wheel detailing, wheel truing, allshift, brake, and bearing adjustments and a complete safety inspection. Make sure you’re ready for the trails this summer! Offer good for the entire month of May. Cycles of Life is located at 309 Harrison Avenue and open Mon – Sat 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Sundays 10 a. m – 4 p.m.  719-486-5533.

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Welcome to the Ladies’ “Back Room” at Community Threads where the shelves are re-stocked with all of the women’s gear and apparel you’ll need for summer fun! Leadville’s favorite Harrison Avenue consignment shop (and more!) re-opens May 4 with new inventory.

Community Threads Re-Opens May 4 with Summer Gear

Another downtown business that is making the seasonal sports transition is Community Threads. Leadville’s favorite consignment sports and apparel shop will re-open Thursday May 4 with some new gear and a new look. The back room is now dedicated to ladies gear and apparel and fully stocked for your shopping pleasure. Of course, there’s always something for everyone, including men and children.

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Community Threads owner Smokey Burgess has some smoking good deals at Community Threads. The shop re-opens May 4 with summer gear and apparel. Check out the new inventory!

 Community Threads is gearing up for the busy tourist season, so come and check out some fun new “Leadville” tees, just in time for the warmer weather!

Community Threads owner (and State Snowshoe Champion) Smokey Burgess wants to remind residents that he is accepting spring and summer apparel and gear for consignment.

They’ve put away the winter gear, but if you’re looking to upgrade your summer equipment come in and check out the inventory – both new and gently used. Then be sure to have Community Threads sell your used, not abused stuff to someone who can use it!

Community Threads is located at 504 Harrison Avenue in downtown Leadville across from the courthouse. The consignment clothing and sporting goods shop is open Daily from 10 – a.m. – 6 p.m. Consignment drop off days are Mon – Thurs: 10 a. m. – 5 p.m. 

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The annual parade of Skyline Baseball teams march down historic Harrison Avenue will be Saturday, June 3. Photo: Leadville Today.

Hey Batter, Batter  . . . It’s Skyline Baseball Time!

Remember registration forms for Skyline Baseball  are at all Lake County school’s front office.  Registration forms and fees are due back this Saturday, May 6.  You may drop off  your  registration forms and payment  to the schools front office, The Recreation Department, and First Mountain Bank  or you can mail your  registration form and payment to Skyline Baseball P.O. Box 162, Leadville, CO 80461.  


  • T-Ball-ages 4-6 – $35
  • Minors-ages 7-9  – $45
  • Majors-ages 10-12 -$45
  • Juniors-ages 13-16 – $55

For questions, please call Frank Martinez at 970-376-4785 or David Negrete at 970-331-1926.

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Skyline Baseball’s Opening Day in 2016. Too bad that Huck Finn Park building wasn’t designed to be used for all seasons – it’d be a great place for concessions and seating during baseball season! Photo: Leadville Today

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