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Update – Drive-throughs and Biking – Salt Lake City Council Passes Ordinance Allowing Cyclists

September 30, 2014 – UPDATE – The ordinance allowing bicyclists to use drive-through windows at any time a business is open passed the Salt Lake City Council by…

Intermountain Live Well and Power to the She Win Rockwell Relay

The 2014 Rockwell Relay marked the 5th running and included the largest field yet with just shy of 600 riders.The competitive men's race was won by repeat champion…

The New Landscape of Funding for Bike Projects

By Charles Pekow If you’re not already thinking about what bicycle projects you’d like to see funded in your community next year, get busy. The next round of…

Cyclists Have a Greater Chance of Getting Osteoporosis in Comparison With Other Sports

By Wayne Hansen, D.C. Recently, I had the amazing opportunity to be surrounded by some the best sport medicine experts in the world at the annual Medicine of…

New Study Shows Cycletracks Work

New Study Shows Cycletracks Work

By Charles Pekow Communities that install cycletracks are themselves heading in the right direction, as they are helping increasing numbers of people bike in the right direction. Lessons…

XTERRA National Championships to be Held in Snowbasin on September 20, 2014 – Race and Spectator Info

XTERRA National Championships to be Held in Snowbasin on September 20, 2014 – Race and Spectator Info

September 16, 2014 – The XTERRA National Championships are set for this Saturday and Sunday at Snowbasin Resort near Ogden, Utah. The elite and amateur off-road triathlon races…

Bike Utah News for Summer 2014

With all of the excitement of Utah Bike Month behind us, Bike Utah was able to take some time for events and meetings with old and new partners…


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Cycling Utah’s September 2014 Issue is Now Available!

Cycling Utah’s September 2014 Issue is Now Available!

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Cycling Utah’s August 2014 Issue is Now Available!

Cycling Utah’s August 2014 Issue is Now Available!

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Cycling Utah’s July 2014 Issue is Now Available!

Cycling Utah’s July 2014 Issue is Now Available!

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Sport and Touring

Book Review: Changing Gears: A Family Odyssey to the End of the World is an Adventure Worth Reading

Book Review: Changing Gears: A Family Odyssey to the End of the World is an Adventure Worth Reading

Imagine riding down the Western Hemisphere of North and South America with your spouse and twin 10-year-olds over the course of 2 years, 9 months and 18 days.…

The Vagabound Life

The Vagabound Life

The hardest manmade boundaries to cross are the internal ones. The ones that we set for ourselves. How hard can you pedal? How long are you willing to…

Touring Around the Great Salt Lake and Through Utah’s West Desert

Touring Around the Great Salt Lake and Through Utah’s West Desert

The following is a brief description of a trip taken by bicycle into the deserts of Utah and Nevada during the month of April, 2014.…

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

Intermountain Live Well and Power to the She Win Rockwell Relay

The 2014 Rockwell Relay marked the 5th running and included the largest field yet with just shy of 600 riders.The competitive men's race was won by repeat…

Trans-Sylvania Epic Mountain Bike Stage Race Travelogue and Stage Race Tips

Trans-Sylvania Epic Mountain Bike Stage Race Travelogue and Stage Race Tips

If lap format and single-day XC mountain bike races are leaving you longing for a more ‘epic’ challenge and adventure, mountain bike stage racing should be on…

XTERRA National Championships to be Held in Snowbasin on September 20, 2014 – Race and Spectator Info

XTERRA National Championships to be Held in Snowbasin on September 20, 2014 – Race and Spectator Info

September 16, 2014 – The XTERRA National Championships are set for this Saturday and Sunday at Snowbasin Resort near Ogden, Utah. The elite and amateur off-road triathlon…

Fitness

Trans-Sylvania Epic Mountain Bike Stage Race Travelogue and Stage Race Tips

Trans-Sylvania Epic Mountain Bike Stage Race Travelogue and Stage Race Tips

If lap format and single-day XC mountain bike races are leaving you longing for a more ‘epic’ challenge and adventure, mountain bike stage racing should be on…

Cyclists Have a Greater Chance of Getting Osteoporosis in Comparison With Other Sports

By Wayne Hansen, D.C. Recently, I had the amazing opportunity to be surrounded by some the best sport medicine experts in the world at the annual Medicine…

Riding Comfort – Factors and adjustments that can improve your cycling enjoyment

If you suffer from riding-related pain in your feet, knees, hips, lower back, shoulders and neck, wrists or hands, or just wear yourself out faster than seems…

Advocacy

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…

Update – Drive-throughs and Biking – Salt Lake City Council Passes Ordinance Allowing Cyclists

September 30, 2014 – UPDATE – The ordinance allowing bicyclists to use drive-through windows at any time a business is open passed the Salt Lake City Council…

The New Landscape of Funding for Bike Projects

By Charles Pekow If you’re not already thinking about what bicycle projects you’d like to see funded in your community next year, get busy. The next round…

Commuting

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…

Electric Bikes: Will They Become the Future of American Bike Transportation?

Electric Bikes: Will They Become the Future of American Bike Transportation?

The commuter column has now been published for 10 years. I will start the next decade with what could be the next revolution in bicycle transport –…

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…

Tech

Book Review: Changing Gears: A Family Odyssey to the End of the World is an Adventure Worth Reading

Book Review: Changing Gears: A Family Odyssey to the End of the World is an Adventure Worth Reading

Imagine riding down the Western Hemisphere of North and South America with your spouse and twin 10-year-olds over the course of 2 years, 9 months and 18…

Review: Yakima FrontLoader Bike Mount

Review: Yakima FrontLoader Bike Mount

What’s one to do to carry a big bike on the roof of your car? Enter the Yakima FrontLoader bike mount. …

Riding Comfort – Factors and adjustments that can improve your cycling enjoyment

If you suffer from riding-related pain in your feet, knees, hips, lower back, shoulders and neck, wrists or hands, or just wear yourself out faster than seems…

Rides and Trails

Logan Canyon Challenge

Logan Canyon, served by U.S Highway 89, is the feature attraction in this ride up and down one of Utah’s eight national scenic byways. As autumn approaches,…

An Adventure on St. George’s Broken Mesa Trail

An Adventure on St. George’s Broken Mesa Trail

There are a lot of reasons that people hate this trail. They happen to be the same reasons I would tell you that it’s great. It’s hard.…

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…

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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