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Cycling Utah’s March 2015 Issue is Now Available!

Cycling Utah’s March 2015 Issue is Now Available!

Cycling Utah's March 2015 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,…

Park City Point to Point Registration Opens on February 25, 2015

February 24, 2015 – Registration for the Park City Point 2 Point Endurance Mountain Bike Race opens on February 25, 2015 at 7 pm MST, sharp. In years…

Utah Senate Considering Bill To Allow Drive-throughs to Ban Bikes

Utah House Bill 160 would allow businesses with drive-throughs to ban bikes. UPDATE: February 20, 2015 – HB 160 passed the Utah Senate by a vote of 21-5-3…

Fat Bike National Championships 2015 Results, Report, and Photos – Ned Overend and Amanda Miller Win Pro Races

Fat Bike National Championships 2015 Results, Report, and Photos – Ned Overend and Amanda Miller Win Pro Races

Note: Link to free photos of all riders is below. February 14, 2015 – Ned Overend (Specialized) and Amanda Miller (Boulder Sports/YogaGlo) won the Pro Men and Pro Women…

Fat Bike National Championships to be Held at Powder Mountain on February 14, 2015

Fat Bike National Championships to be Held at Powder Mountain on February 14, 2015

Inaugural USA Cycling Fat Bike National Championships at Powder Mountain Fat Bike Expo and Clinics to be Held in Conjunction with the Event on February 11-12, 2015  …

Update: Salt Lake City ‘Final’ Draft of Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan for Review Feb. 6, 2015

Update: Salt Lake City ‘Final’ Draft of Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan for Review Feb. 6, 2015

By Dave Iltis UPDATE: February 6, 2015 – The ‘final’ draft of the Salt Lake City Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan is posted for review in advance of…

Daylight Savings Time to Be Abolished in Utah? House Bill 178 Would Impact Cycling

Daylight Savings Time to Be Abolished in Utah? House Bill 178 Would Impact Cycling

February 2, 2015 – The Utah State Legislature is in session, and that means new bills that can effect cycling. Utah House Bill 178 aims to abolish Daylight…


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Cycling Utah’s March 2015 Issue is Now Available!

Cycling Utah’s March 2015 Issue is Now Available!

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Cycling Utah’s Fall-Winter 2014-2015 Issue is Now Available!

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Cycling Utah’s September 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

The Tour of Utah Announces 2015 Host Cities

The Tour of Utah Announces 2015 Host Cities

December 9, 2014 – The Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah today announced the host cities for the 2015 edition. The…

Racing

Park City Point to Point Registration Opens on February 25, 2015

February 24, 2015 – Registration for the Park City Point 2 Point Endurance Mountain Bike Race opens on February 25, 2015 at 7 pm MST, sharp. In…

Fat Bike National Championships 2015 Results, Report, and Photos – Ned Overend and Amanda Miller Win Pro Races

Fat Bike National Championships 2015 Results, Report, and Photos – Ned Overend and Amanda Miller Win Pro Races

Note: Link to free photos of all riders is below. February 14, 2015 – Ned Overend (Specialized) and Amanda Miller (Boulder Sports/YogaGlo) won the Pro Men and Pro…

Fat Bike National Championships to be Held at Powder Mountain on February 14, 2015

Fat Bike National Championships to be Held at Powder Mountain on February 14, 2015

Inaugural USA Cycling Fat Bike National Championships at Powder Mountain Fat Bike Expo and Clinics to be Held in Conjunction with the Event on February 11-12, 2015…

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

Utah Senate Considering Bill To Allow Drive-throughs to Ban Bikes

Utah House Bill 160 would allow businesses with drive-throughs to ban bikes. UPDATE: February 20, 2015 – HB 160 passed the Utah Senate by a vote of…

Update: Salt Lake City ‘Final’ Draft of Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan for Review Feb. 6, 2015

Update: Salt Lake City ‘Final’ Draft of Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan for Review Feb. 6, 2015

By Dave Iltis UPDATE: February 6, 2015 – The ‘final’ draft of the Salt Lake City Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan is posted for review in advance…

Daylight Savings Time to Be Abolished in Utah? House Bill 178 Would Impact Cycling

Daylight Savings Time to Be Abolished in Utah? House Bill 178 Would Impact Cycling

February 2, 2015 – The Utah State Legislature is in session, and that means new bills that can effect cycling. Utah House Bill 178 aims to abolish…

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

Hurricane to Build Connector Trail to Gould’s Trail – Volunteers Needed

January 29, 2015 – A new connector trail will be built in Hurricane, Utah from 3 Falls to Gould’s Trail. The trail will start at the end…

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…

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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