Trail Building JOMBA & SWOT Advocacy
Jefferson County Open Space
COMBA's Trail Team is working with Jefferson County Open Space to help them understand the needs of mountain bikers and for COMBA to better understand JCOS's needs. It's a great partnership formed over many years, loads of meetings, and many outings. We are now at the point in the relationship where JCOS trusts COMBA to create be [...]
A first-year U23 rider on the new Aevolo Cycling development team, Gage Hecht proved best of the elite men at the three day Superior Morgul race last weekend. Read more [...]
Beginner Rides Saturday, October 1, 2016 - 10:00am to 12:00pm9501 E. Union AveGreenwood Village, CO 80111Beginner ride #6 will be at the Village Greens Mountain Bike Skills Park in Greenwood Village, CO (adjacent to Cherry Creek High School). After the ride, enjoy beer from Upslope Brewing and burgers from Bike Source. We'll meet at 10:00 am under the COMBA banner for a guided beginner ride through easier trails in the area. The ride will last 1.5-2 hours, with a post-ride BBQ. Be [...]
We are excited to announce Gary Moore as our new full-time COMBA Executive Director. Gary joins us from SORBA Woodstock (an IMBA chapter) in Georgia where he has volunteered for the past six years as Trail Director and President. When he could not be in the woods, he served as Executive Director for Greenprints Alliance, an organization dedicated to advocating and fundraising for the development o [...]
There's no greater ambassador for cycling in Denver than Brad Evans, the man behind the Denver Cruiser Ride, an event scheduled on Wednesday nights from mid-May through the end of September (including tonight) during which costumed participants bring outdoor fun and unbridled joy to the streets of the Mile High... [...]
The tragic death of Michelle Walters during this past weekend's Ironman Boulder competition returned the spotlight to cycling safety — or the lack thereof. Fatal cycling accidents are a far-too-regular occurrence in these parts, and the risks cyclists face on a daily basis are magnified by bike rage, a phenomenon that... [...]
Chappell is quadriplegic. An longtime endurance athlete, he moved to Colorado in 1992 in part to pursue his passion for mountain biking. In June 2000, while on a ride with friends, Chappell crashed his bike while traveling roughly 40 mph. The head-first impact dislocated two vertebrae in his neck, damaging his spinal cord. [...]
Mountain biking and cyclocross legend Steve Tilford, 59, was killed early Wednesday in a crash on Interstate 70 in eastern Utah.
Tilford won the first-ever U.S. mountain biking national title at the NORBA Nationals in California in 1983. A young talent from Kansas who started racing bikes at age 14, he represented the U.S. National Road Team as a teenager before trying mountain biking. The NORBA race in 1983 was his first-ever mountain bike race. He was a pioneer in cyclocross, winning four U.S. [...]
The 2017 Primal Colorado Bike Expo went off despite mother natures best efforts to toss ice pellets in its path... the Friday Night Lights crit and Street Sprint races went as scheduled, with tons of high energy excitement. Read more [...]
Bicycle Colorado is a statewide advocacy organization dedicated to building a more bicycle-friendly Colorado. Our vision is to create a welcoming environment for every person who simply wants to bike or walk. Our nonprofit is celebrating its twenty-fifth anniversary this year and continues to expand its influence. Recognized as a top advocacy organization in theRead More [...]
Bike advocates have pushed more states to pass the legislation, but they also say police rarely enforce the laws. Even worse, when police do issue citations, the lack of objective evidence can lead judges to throw them out.
“Anecdotally, it can get into a he-said-she-said issue,” explained Ken McCleod, a policy specialist from the League of American Bicyclists. [...]