ANCHORAGE - Three mountain bikers who were knocked down by a brown bear on the Resurrection Pass Trail were able to escape with minor scrapes.
KTUU-TV reports the bikers came across the bear sow with cubs Tuesday at Mile 7 on the trail.
One of the bikers used bear spray to force the bear to leave and they road back to the trailhead where they met a Forest Service crew.
The Forest Service has posted a bear warning on the trail.
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