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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…

Southern Utah Bicycle Alliance News – Road Respect Comes to Ivins

Southern Utah Bicycle Alliance News – Road Respect Comes to Ivins

With the assistance of the Southern Utah Bicycle Alliance (SUBA) and under the leadership and vision of Mayor Chris Hart, the City of Ivins is taking proactive steps…

Park City and Wasatch Back Summer 2014 Trails Report

We thought we’d take a moment and outline a few of the larger projects going on this summer, most are happening right here in the greater Park City…

New High School MTB Leagues for Idaho and Nevada

New High School MTB Leagues for Idaho and Nevada

September 10, 2014 – NICA today announced two new high school mountain biking leagues in Nevada and Idaho. With leagues in Utah, Colorado, and Colorado, the future of…

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 up a copy at your favorite bike shop in Utah, Idaho, Wyoming, Nevada,…


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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!

Cycling Utah's August 2014 Issue is now available as a PDF (9.3 mb download), Pick…

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

Park City and Wasatch Back Summer 2014 Trails Report

We thought we’d take a moment and outline a few of the larger projects going on this summer, most are happening right here in the greater Park City…

Peter and the Brink

Peter and the Brink

Describing The Brink, Gregg Bromka’s mountain biking guidebook to the Salt Lake area notes: “You’ll need route finding skills, tolerance, and stamina for harsh terrain, and solid sense…

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…

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

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…

Youth Triathlons: What to Look for in a Well-run Event and How to Prep & Encourage Young Athletes

Over the last several years, there has been a huge upsurge in triathlons billed as a “Kids Tri.” They are everywhere, but the big question is how…

A Report on the 2014 Rockwell Relay – A Bucket Worthy Event

A Report on the 2014 Rockwell Relay – A Bucket Worthy Event

Whenever you do a race for the first time it is a learning experience. No matter what beta you get from friends and strangers who’ve participated in…

Fitness

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…

Youth Triathlons: What to Look for in a Well-run Event and How to Prep & Encourage Young Athletes

Over the last several years, there has been a huge upsurge in triathlons billed as a “Kids Tri.” They are everywhere, but the big question is how…

Drinking Beet Juice? Maybe You Should Start

Beets are a great source of inorganic nitrate, which have an effect on blood flow, muscle contraction and neurotransmission. In cycling this means that it takes less…

Advocacy

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.…

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…

Southern Utah Bicycle Alliance News – Road Respect Comes to Ivins

Southern Utah Bicycle Alliance News – Road Respect Comes to Ivins

With the assistance of the Southern Utah Bicycle Alliance (SUBA) and under the leadership and vision of Mayor Chris Hart, the City of Ivins is taking proactive…

Commuting

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…

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…

Tech

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…

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 –…

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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