MTB economics: South Lake Tahoe sees boost from mountain-bike tourism

By Caitlin Row

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. — When Over the Edge Sports opened in South Lake Tahoe in May, owners Sam and Brie Hyslop expanded a tourism brand already strong in other mountain bike hot spots, such as Fruita, Colorado; Hurricane, Utah; Sedona, Arizona; and Melrose, Australia.“People come specifically to us here because of awesome experiences at other stores,” he said. “They also come here because, since Over the Edge is here, they know it has to be world-class singletrack. People (who travel to mountain bike destinations) recognize that.” Founded in Fruita in 1995, Over the Edge first blossomed in western Colorado …

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