The Bulletin file photo Andy Sargent rides the Maston Trail along the ridge above the Deschutes River in February. The trail is great for biking in the winter.
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ORIG / 12-13-2014 / Meg Roussos / The Bulletin Lance Haidet, 16, and Cameron Beard, 16, both of Bend, practice riding before their trip to Europe for some of the top cyclocross races in the world in Bend, Oregon, December 13, 2014.
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Foss places 2nd overall in bareback
Brandon Beers, right, of Powell Butte, and Jim Cooper rope their steer in 4.1 seconds Saturday night to win the 10th round of team roping. Bob Click / For The Bulletin
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Bareback leader Feild maintains momentum over Mote, Foss
Bob Click / For The Bulletin Bobby Mote, of Culver, scores 83 points riding Jim Dandy to tie for third place in the ninth round of the bareback. Mote is in third place in the world standings going into the final round.
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Foss closes gap in bareback
Bob Click / For The Bulletin Austin Foss, of Terrebonne, scores 85.5 points riding Black Kat to win the eighth round of bareback. The win moved Foss to first in the aggregate with two rounds to go and second in the world standings.
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Mote, Foss still in hunt for bareback
Bob Click / For The Bulletin Bobby Mote, of Culver, scores 81.5 points on a horse called Red Bandana to tie for forth in the seventh round of the Bareback Riding. Mote still leads in the aggregate with three rounds to go.
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Foss up to 2nd after victory
Bob Click / For The Bulletin Austin Foss of Terrebonne scores 86 on Movie Madness to win the sixth round of bareback at the National Finals Rodeo in Las Vegas on Tuesday night. Fellow Central Oregonian Bobby Mote was runner-up.
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A long, lucky life
Meg Roussos / The Bulletin Bill Miller sits in front of a pair of commemorative 10th Mountain Division skis at his home in Sisters.
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Roper Crawford ties for 2nd
Charly Crawford, right, of Prineville, and Shay Carroll rope their steer in 4.3 seconds to tie for second in Round 5 competition Monday night in Las Vegas. They are currently eighth in the world standings. Bob Click / For The Bulletin
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Culver?s Mote wins Round 4 in bareback
Bob Click / For The Bulletin Culver cowboy Bobby Mote scores 84 points to win Round 4 at the National Finals Rodeo in Las Vegas on Sunday night.