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Cycling Utah’s Fall-Winter 2014 Issue is Now Available!

Cycling Utah’s Fall-Winter 2014 Issue is Now Available!

Cycling Utah's Fall-Winter 2014 Issue is now available as a PDF (8.5 mb download), Pick up a copy at your favorite bike shop in Utah, Idaho, Wyoming, Nevada,…

7-11 Team Huffy Serotta is a Link to a Golden Age of American Cycling

7-11 Team Huffy Serotta is a Link to a Golden Age of American Cycling

When Editor Dave shared photos of the 7-11 Huffy featured here, I wanted to know where it was located and who owns it. Ed. Dave directed me to…

Mercury Wheels Relocates to Utah

Mercury Wheels Relocates to Utah

Mercury Wheels, a manufacturer of road bike wheels, recently relocated from Misssissippi to Ogden, Utah. Mercury is a high-end wheel company founded on the principles of providing the…

Bike Utah Seeks New Board Members

Bike Utah, a statewide non-profit bike advocacy organization, is looking for new board members. Prospective members should be passionate about cycling, and be willing to work towards bettering…

Estimating Cycling

How can you consider all the relevant factors when designing bicycle infrastructure as part of any transportation or community development, be it a local project, overall community or…

Editorial: Cyclists Should Vote Yes on ZAP Tax, RAMP Tax, and RAP Tax in Utah

Editorial: Cyclists Should Vote Yes to Renew the ZAP Tax in Salt Lake County, RAMP Tax in Weber County, and the RAP Tax in Washington County in 2014.…

Bike Utah Announces Push for 2,015 Share the Road License Plates in 2015

In an effort to expand education efforts for bicyclists and motorists all across Utah, Bike Utah announced that they are working to get more Share the Road license…


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Cycling Utah’s Fall-Winter 2014 Issue is Now Available!

Cycling Utah’s Fall-Winter 2014 Issue is Now Available!

Cycling Utah's Fall-Winter 2014 Issue is now available as a PDF (8.5 mb download), Pick…

Cycling Utah’s September 2014 Issue is Now Available!

Cycling Utah’s September 2014 Issue is Now Available!

Cycling Utah's September 2014 Issue is now available as a PDF (8.5 mb download), Pick…

Cycling Utah’s August 2014 Issue is Now Available!

Cycling Utah’s August 2014 Issue is Now Available!

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Sport and Touring

Ely, Nevada is a Backcountry Mountain Biking Paradise

Ely, Nevada is a Backcountry Mountain Biking Paradise

One of the things I like about Ely, and Nevada in general, is it seems like there’s nearly unlimited mountain bike potential. Local mountain bike guru and Fears,…

Cyclists Ride to Honor Matt Bradley

Cyclists Ride to Honor Matt Bradley

On Tuesday, August 19, 2014, riders gathered to honor the memory of Matt Bradley, a Utah cyclist, cancer survivor, and educator who passed away in 2012. For the…

Bikepacking Idaho’s Sawtooth Region

Bikepacking Idaho’s Sawtooth Region

Because Idaho offers more amazing backcountry bike touring than anywhere, we knew we could figure out a killer route without too much effort.…

Tour of Utah

Utah Riders Shine in Tour of Utah

Utah Riders Shine in Tour of Utah

The biggest news coming from the 2014 Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah regarding local cyclists was the retirement of long-time…

Racing

Utah Riders Shine in Tour of Utah

Utah Riders Shine in Tour of Utah

The biggest news coming from the 2014 Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah regarding local cyclists was the retirement of long-time favorite Jeff Louder. The biggest revelations,…

Alex Grant Makes it Six in a Row at the Park City Point 2 Point in 2014! Reeves takes the Women’s Win

Alex Grant Makes it Six in a Row at the Park City Point 2 Point in 2014! Reeves takes the Women’s Win

Each edition of the Park City Point 2 Point in Park City, Utah, seems to have its own unique defining characteristic. This year it was hero dirt.…

A Chronicle of the Singlespeed World Championships – Scavenger Hunt, Bar Crawl, Race?

A Chronicle of the Singlespeed World Championships – Scavenger Hunt, Bar Crawl, Race?

The Single Speed World Championships is equal parts scavenger hunt, alley cat, bar crawl, double dare, rolling pirate ship and heavy metal show. This year’s event was…

Fitness

Tips to Prevent Heel Pain During Cycling

Plantar fasciitis is a common painful disorder affecting the heel and underside of the foot. From a bike fitting perspective, proper pedal/cleat setup is important to guard…

Sacroiliac Joint (SI) Pain in Cyclists

SI pain can be experience a couple of different ways, sometimes it is localized in the low back, and others experience sciatic type pain with radiating pain…

Fat: Friend or Foe?

Looking back on the nutrition articles we have published so far in Cycling Utah, there is a major topic that needs to be addressed… FAT. The three…

Advocacy

Bike Utah Seeks New Board Members

Bike Utah, a statewide non-profit bike advocacy organization, is looking for new board members. Prospective members should be passionate about cycling, and be willing to work towards…

Estimating Cycling

How can you consider all the relevant factors when designing bicycle infrastructure as part of any transportation or community development, be it a local project, overall community…

Editorial: Cyclists Should Vote Yes on ZAP Tax, RAMP Tax, and RAP Tax in Utah

Editorial: Cyclists Should Vote Yes to Renew the ZAP Tax in Salt Lake County, RAMP Tax in Weber County, and the RAP Tax in Washington County in…

Commuting

Daniel Bedoya is Bonneville Cycling Club’s Commuter King

Daniel Bedoya is Bonneville Cycling Club’s Commuter King

For a number of years the Bonneville Cycling Club (BCC) has challenged its members to commute by bike. For the past several years Daniel Bedoya has been…

Book Review of Why We Drive and an Interview with Cycling Utah Cartoonist Andy Singer

Book Review of Why We Drive and an Interview with Cycling Utah Cartoonist Andy Singer

You may have seen the cartoons by Andy Singer that have graced the pages of Cycling Utah over the years.I did have the pleasure of a short…

Roger Borgenicht Wants to See the Return of the Bicycle

Roger Borgenicht Wants to See the Return of the Bicycle

“A big job of community planners is to reduce dependence on the automobile and through personal experience, I’ve learned that the bicycle is just simply a more…

Tech

Lizard Skins Dri-Fiant Shoe Covers are Sharp and Locally Made

Lizard Skins Dri-Fiant Shoe Covers are Sharp and Locally Made

Aside from the cool name and logo, Utah company Lizard Skins makes great products. I had the opportunity to test a pair of Dry-Fiant shoe covers.…

Customize Your Bike Setup for Comfort

With every new bicycle purchase, there is a period of time it takes to get comfortable. A session with a good bike fitter can shorten that amount…

ÉTAPE: 20 Great Stories from the Modern Tour de France is a Great Read and Great Journey

ÉTAPE: 20 Great Stories from the Modern Tour de France is a Great Read and Great Journey

Etape by Richard Moore is a great read. It includes the story of Greg Lemond’s final stage time trial victory on the Champs-Elysées where he took back…

Rides and Trails

Great Basin Challenge

Great Basin Challenge

The Great Basin Challenge is a 48.5-mile ride that explores Great Basin National Park in far eastern Nevada, near the Utah border.…

Cache Caribou Classic

The Cache Caribou Classic is a great, summer ride that starts in northern Utah, crosses into southern Idaho, and then returns to Utah. It is an…

Big Mountain Trail Opens At Snowbird

Big Mountain Trail Opens At Snowbird

Snowbird Ski and Summer Resort celebrated the grand opening of their new Big Mountain Trail on July 14, 2014. This isn’t just any new trail. It’s…

Utah Industry

Mercury Wheels Relocates to Utah

Mercury Wheels Relocates to Utah

Mercury Wheels, a manufacturer of road bike wheels, recently relocated from Misssissippi to Ogden, Utah. Mercury is a high-end wheel company founded on the principles of providing…

Product Review: SafeByke’s Smart Cable is a Great Addition to Your Security Arsenal

Product Review: SafeByke’s Smart Cable is a Great Addition to Your Security Arsenal

The SafeByke cable is the invention of local engineer Phil Martineau who partnered with Deborah Byrnes to start SafeByke last year.…

Razik Bicycles Starts Production in Springville, Utah

Razik Bicycles Starts Production in Springville, Utah

Utah has another new bike company! Razik Bicycles will be manufacturing carbon fiber bikes in Springville, Utah. They join Scott Sports, Volagi, and Greenstar Bikes (see the…

General Bike Industry

9:ZERO:7 Bikes – Company Profile and Review

9:ZERO:7 Bikes – Company Profile and Review

Review of 9:ZERO:7 Fat bikes and Fat bike components are all they make, and they are very good at it.…

Utah Welcomes Three New Bike Companies

Utah Welcomes Three New Bike Companies

Utah Becomes Home to Three New Bike Companies - Scott Bicycles, Greenstar Bicycles, and Volagi Cycles…

Bike Friday Recalls Tikit Folding Bicycles Due to Fall Hazard

Bike Friday Recalls Tikit Folding Bicycles Due to Fall Hazard

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers…


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