News
206 Mile Lotoja Classic to be Held Saturday, September 6, 2014 from Logan, Utah to Jackson, Wyoming

206 Mile Lotoja Classic to be Held Saturday, September 6, 2014 from Logan, Utah to Jackson, Wyoming

Cyclists will compete in America’s longest, one-day sanctioned bicycle race from Logan, Utah to Jackson, Wyoming   Layton, Utah — More than 1,500 cyclists will depart from Sunrise…

SLCBAC News for July 2014

By Ian Scharine After a busy May/June which saw John Herbert assume the Chair position vacated by AJ Martine, the Salt Lake County Bicycle Advisory Committee is heading…

World Human Powered Speed Challenge to be Held from September 8-13, 2014 in Battle Mountain, Nevada

The 15th annual World Human Powered Speed Challenge (WHPSC) Sept 8-13, 2014 will again be held on SR305 south of Battle Mountain Nevada. …

2014 Tour of Utah Stage 4 Photo Gallery by Cottonsoxphotography.com

2014 Tour of Utah Stage 4 Photo Gallery by Cottonsoxphotography.com

Cycling Utah presents another fantastic photo essay by Catherine Fegan-Kim of Cottonsoxphotography.com. Have a look at these 32 great photos from Stage 4, Ogden to Powder Mountain in…

Cyclists Need to Use Caution in Little Cottonwood Canyon, Summer 2014

Cyclists Need to Use Caution in Little Cottonwood Canyon, Summer 2014

Cyclists use caution during construction project in Little cottonwood canyon Attention cyclists: please be aware of construction in Little Cottonwood Canyon, Utah. Crown Castle, a wireless telecommunications infrastructure company,…

Park City Point to Point 2014 Mountain Bike Race Preview and Spectator Info

Park City Point to Point 2014 Mountain Bike Race Preview and Spectator Info

The Park City Point to Point Mountain Bike Race is this Saturday, August 30, 2014 in Park City. We asked organizer Jay Burke to fill us in…

CAPSA Ride to Support Victims of Abuse on September 20, 2014 in Wellsville, Utah

One of these fundraisers was born three years ago in the form of a bike ride. Coined by a survivor of abuse “Cruising To Stop Abusing”. This is…

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Sport and Touring

CAPSA Ride to Support Victims of Abuse on September 20, 2014 in Wellsville, Utah

One of these fundraisers was born three years ago in the form of a bike ride. Coined by a survivor of abuse “Cruising To Stop Abusing”. This is…

How to Choose a Touring Bike

How to Choose a Touring Bike

If you would like to try self-supported bike touring, you will need a bike. Your choice of bike depends on the type of touring you plan to do,…

WYDAHO Mountain Bike Festival to Be Held Over Labor Day Weekend – Raises Funds for Teton Valley Trails and Pathways

WYDAHO Mountain Bike Festival to Be Held Over Labor Day Weekend – Raises Funds for Teton Valley Trails and Pathways

If you haven’t mountain biked in the Tetons, you are missing out on a hidden gem in the mountain biking world. At least this is what the Wydaho…

Tour of Utah

2014 Tour of Utah Stage 4 Photo Gallery by Cottonsoxphotography.com

2014 Tour of Utah Stage 4 Photo Gallery by Cottonsoxphotography.com

Cycling Utah presents another fantastic photo essay by Catherine Fegan-Kim of Cottonsoxphotography.com. Have a look at these 32 great photos from…

Racing

206 Mile Lotoja Classic to be Held Saturday, September 6, 2014 from Logan, Utah to Jackson, Wyoming

206 Mile Lotoja Classic to be Held Saturday, September 6, 2014 from Logan, Utah to Jackson, Wyoming

Cyclists will compete in America’s longest, one-day sanctioned bicycle race from Logan, Utah to Jackson, Wyoming   Layton, Utah — More than 1,500 cyclists will depart from…

World Human Powered Speed Challenge to be Held from September 8-13, 2014 in Battle Mountain, Nevada

The 15th annual World Human Powered Speed Challenge (WHPSC) Sept 8-13, 2014 will again be held on SR305 south of Battle Mountain Nevada. …

2014 Tour of Utah Stage 4 Photo Gallery by Cottonsoxphotography.com

2014 Tour of Utah Stage 4 Photo Gallery by Cottonsoxphotography.com

Cycling Utah presents another fantastic photo essay by Catherine Fegan-Kim of Cottonsoxphotography.com. Have a look at these 32 great photos from Stage 4, Ogden to Powder Mountain…

Fitness

You’ve Had a Concussion, Now What?

Concussion are all too common in many sports. Unfortunately most don’t know what to do after one is suspected. Here are some simple steps to follow.…

Beetroot Juice Study: University of Utah’s Neuromuscular Function Lab Seeks Volunteer Cyclists

The University of Utah’s Neuromuscular Function Lab is conducting a study on Beetroot juice to see if it improves power or fatigue resistance. They are in need…

Hydration – A One-stop Nutrition Guide to Choosing Your Beverages… Wisely

Proper hydration is one of the most important aspects of healthy physical activity. Drinking the right amount of fluids before, during and after every exercise is vital…

Advocacy

SLCBAC News for July 2014

By Ian Scharine After a busy May/June which saw John Herbert assume the Chair position vacated by AJ Martine, the Salt Lake County Bicycle Advisory Committee is…

Cyclists Need to Use Caution in Little Cottonwood Canyon, Summer 2014

Cyclists Need to Use Caution in Little Cottonwood Canyon, Summer 2014

Cyclists use caution during construction project in Little cottonwood canyon Attention cyclists: please be aware of construction in Little Cottonwood Canyon, Utah. Crown Castle, a wireless telecommunications infrastructure…

Bicycle Collective News for Summer 2014

By Davey Davis Summer has been incredible at the Salt Lake Bicycle Collective, with our capacity expanding in all of our core programs. It appears that 2014…

Commuting

Robert Brigance: Transitioning from Bike Commuter to Bike Traveler

Robert Brigance: Transitioning from Bike Commuter to Bike Traveler

Being a full-time commuter has taught me many things. To start, be comfortable on your bike and keep it good working order. Practice preventative maintenance. As a…

New HIVE Pass Makes Bike Commuting Even Easier

Salt Lake City’s recent HIVE Pass innovation allows easier bike commuting. It is good on all buses and trains run by UTA with the exception of the…

What is the Status of Commuting in Salt Lake City?

Over the last several years Salt Lake City has seen a bustling growth in popularity of cycling. Biking supports a diverse culture, from road riding and mountain…

Tech

Electronic Suspension is Here to Stay: Riding the Lapierre Electronic Intelligence Suspension System

Electronic Suspension is Here to Stay: Riding the Lapierre Electronic Intelligence Suspension System

This spring I have had the opportunity to test Lapierre's E:i suspension system on their Zesty 427 all mountain category bike. Going into my first few rides…

Book Review: The Elite Bicycle: Portraits of great marques, makers and designers

Books like The Elite Bicycle are meant to be like a good meal, savored over time. It brings you behind the scenes to peek into the world…

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.…

Rides and Trails

Monte Cristo Classic

Monte Cristo Classic

In the context of Cycling Utah, the Monte Cristo Classic is a 97.8-mile, out-and-back ride up, over and back (and up & over) the Monte Cristo Range…

Little Cottonwood Canyon Challenge

Little Cottonwood Canyon Challenge

The Little Cottonwood Canyon Challenge is a 24.4-mile ride that travels along one of the Wasatch Front’s most famous routes, tackling a well-known climb. The climb, in…

Southern Utah’s Little Creek Mesa Demands Reverence

Southern Utah’s Little Creek Mesa Demands Reverence

Little Creek Mesa has everything you would expect. It has giant sandstone slabs that offer a unique riding experience, differing even from its close neighbor the Goose.…

Utah Industry

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…

Lone Peak Packs Moves to Washington

Lone Peak Packs Moves to Washington

Since 1979 Lone Peak Packs has been a Salt Lake manufacturer of panniers, seat packs, and other bicycle related soft goods. Now there is a new owner,…

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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