By Becky Furuta A great burden is lifted in sport and in life when you come to the realization that no one owes you anything at all. Athletes, by definition, have a competitive spirit. It’s why we do what we do. It’s the reason I am on the bike trainer at 4am, in the silentRead More [...]
Haute Route, the most prestigious multi-day event series for amateur cycling worldwide, is adding global nonprofit World Bicycle Relief as a designated charity partner for all North American events in 2018. Haute Route participants are encouraged to fundraise for World Bicycle Relief as part of their experience. All funds will go toward providing bicycles to people in developing countries where distance is a barrier to education, healthcare and economic empowerment. Read more [...]
Headed to the mountains? Check out the Tennessee Night Jam at Ski Cooper. Read more [...]
UPDATE: CycleCross (CX) World Championships were held in Valkenburg, Netherlands earlier this month. The US team was made up 9 athletes, all of whom live or train in Colorado. Those are: U23 Men/Women – Eric Brunner (EVOL), Maxx Chance (EVOL), Denzel Stephenson (EVOL), Gage Hecht, Grant Ellwood, Laurel Rathburn, Katie Clouse, as well as KatieRead More [...]
Guest Commentary in the Daily Camera offers some detail and background on the differences between Class 1 and Class 2 Electric Bike categories, and suggests the two classes should not be regulated differently:
Don’t distinguish between Class 1 and Class 2 e-bikes
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Colorado had a tremendous showing at Cyclo-cross Worlds in Holland last week. Taking top honors was, as usual, Katie Compton, who had a tough battle with the eventual winner Sanne Cant. Katie brought home a silver medal, which was the top performance by an American, only 12 seconds behind Cant. Read more [...]
Golden Giddyup organizers ask for cycling community support in keeping this event in the 'Heart of Golden'. Read more [...]
Recognizing “sub-par snow removal,” and other cold-weather hazards, former pro and Olympic cyclist Mara Abbott
makes a strong case for agreeing to just get along: Read more [...]
Brrrr…baby, it’s cold outside! At least, it can be. We certainly rang in the new year with some frosty, frigid temps, and day-to-day, you really never know, right? After all, it’s Colorado. We’re used to Mother Nature’s predictable unpredictability–it’s even part of the fun. But when it comes to cycling, cold weather can really put the brakes on momentum. That said, it doesn’t have to. Winter Biking can be wonderful! With Winter Bike to Work Day coming up February 9th, what bette [...]
Check out the great events this weekend. It all starts with breakfast on local and International Winter Bike to Work Day. Find breakfast near to you! Read more [...]
Can cities be held more accountable for safe bike lanes?
Last year, eight people died and 11 were injured while on a bike path in New York City. Now, the victims and surviving relatives plan to sue claiming that the city did not do enough to protect people in the bike lane.
Read what Megan Hottman has to say about the city's responsibility in Bicycling Magazine - "NYC Bike-Lane Attack Victims Sue the City for More Than $600 Million” Read more [...]