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Michael Aisner (Boulder County Sheriff’s Office)

Michael Aisner, the former race director of the Coors Classic bike race accused of listing his north Boulder home on a couch-surfing app and then secretly taping guests while they were showering, took a plea deal in his case Friday.

Aisner, 70, pleaded guilty in Boulder District Court to one count of invasion of privacy for sexual gratification and one count of tampering with physical evidence.

Deputy District Attorney Laura Kinde told Boulder District Judge Bruce Langer that Aisner would serve two years of sex offender intensive supervised probation for the invasion of privacy count, a Class 1 misdemeanor.

Kinde said Aisner would receive a two-year deferred sentence on the felony tampering charge, meaning if Aisner can complete the terms of his probation and avoid another arrest during the two years, the guilty plea on that charge would be withdrawn.

Kinde said Aisner would not serve any jail time, and prosecutors would drop the remaining charge of attempted invasion of privacy.

Both Aisner and his defense attorney John Pineau acknowledged the terms of the plea deal, and Langer accepted Aisner’s guilty plea.

While the sentence is stipulated, Aisner still has to undergo a pre-sentence investigation and psycho-sexual evaluation before his sentencing on March 27. He remains free on $2,500 bond.

According to an arrest affidavit, a man went to the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office in June after he went on a couch-surfing app and found Aisner’s address on North Cedar Brook Road just northwest of Boulder.

The man told police one day Aisner encouraged him to use Aisner’s personal shower. While the man was preparing to take a shower, he noticed what appeared to be a “semi-hidden” mini spy camera pointed at the shower.

Detectives applied for a warrant at the address and seized the camera and Aisner’s computer, and forensic specialists were able to recover more than 100 video files, seven of which depicted males who were naked from the waist down entering the shower.

In addition to those videos, the affidavit states there were dozens of other clips of Aisner placing the camera in the shower and then removing it after the guests were done showering. Another video captures Aisner asking someone how to delete and overwrite files from the camera.

Aisner is probably best known for his role as race director of the Coors International Bicycle Classic, which at its height in the ’80s was one of the biggest stage races in the world.

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