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Salt Lake City’s Greenbike Doubles in Size with 8 New Stations

Salt Lake City’s Greenbike Doubles in Size with 8 New Stations

July 22, 2014 – Salt Lake City, Utah – Greenbike, Salt Lake City’s bike share program, today announced that they have doubled the size of their system. Eight…

Tour de France Viewing Party on July 19, 2014 at the Gateway Megaplex Theatre in Salt Lake City, Utah

Salt Lake City – The Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah will hold a Tour de France viewing party at The Gateway Megaplex Theatre, 165 South Rio Grande Street,…

Cycling Utah Giveaway Contests for Summer 2014

We have the following contests for Summer 2014! Enter to win! Grand Junction Off Road Race Entry Giveaway (August 29-31)  http://woobox.com/ekvvp3 Hotter than Heck Utah Valley Century Entry…

Drive-throughs and Biking – Salt Lake City Council to Consider Ordinance Allowing Cyclists

July 15, 2014 – The Salt Lake City Council will consider an ordinance that allows bicyclists and pedestrians to use drivethrough windows. Currently, some businesses prevent this, leaving…

Iron Will Mountain Bike Race Held At Camp Williams

Iron Will Mountain Bike Race Held At Camp Williams

May 2014 marks the 100 year anniversary of Utah’s Camp Williams. The US Army partnered with Evolo Race Events and the communities surrounding the base to stage a…

Utah Cyclists Connor and David O’Leary Win The Amazing Race

Utah Cyclists Connor and David O’Leary Win The Amazing Race

After an injury-shortened run on The Amazing Race in 2012, the Salt Lake City residents capped a dominating shot at redemption on the recently-completed Amazing Race All-Stars competition…

Half the Road Documentary to Screen in Salt Lake City on July 15, 2014

Half the Road Documentary to Screen in Salt Lake City on July 15, 2014

Salt Lake City – Half the Road – The Passion, Pitfalls & Power of Women’s Professional Cycling, a documentary, will be shown in Salt Lake City, Utah on…


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Cycling Utah’s July 2014 Issue is Now Available!

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Sport and Touring

Bicycling the Black Hills of South Dakota

Bicycling the Black Hills of South Dakota

The Black Hills of South Dakota are rumored to have some spectacular bicycling. We planned a seven-day, self-contained tour of the area, but when we realized we didn’t…

Park City and Wasatch Back Early Summer Trails Report

With the trails in primo early season condition, you should consider trying a new trail you've never ridden. Many of the primary trails, like Mid-Mountain Trail from Silver…

Escape from 101 – Touring in California Coastal Redwoods State and National Parks

Escape from 101 – Touring in California Coastal Redwoods State and National Parks

Our quiet soon came to an end as we entered Highway 101. If you have ever driven down this highway in the summer you have seen bicycle tourists…

Tour of Utah

Tour de France Viewing Party on July 19, 2014 at the Gateway Megaplex Theatre in Salt Lake City, Utah

Salt Lake City – The Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah will hold a Tour de France viewing party at The…

Racing

Iron Will Mountain Bike Race Held At Camp Williams

Iron Will Mountain Bike Race Held At Camp Williams

May 2014 marks the 100 year anniversary of Utah’s Camp Williams. The US Army partnered with Evolo Race Events and the communities surrounding the base to stage…

Utah Cyclists Connor and David O’Leary Win The Amazing Race

Utah Cyclists Connor and David O’Leary Win The Amazing Race

After an injury-shortened run on The Amazing Race in 2012, the Salt Lake City residents capped a dominating shot at redemption on the recently-completed Amazing Race All-Stars…

Half the Road Documentary to Screen in Salt Lake City on July 15, 2014

Half the Road Documentary to Screen in Salt Lake City on July 15, 2014

Salt Lake City – Half the Road – The Passion, Pitfalls & Power of Women’s Professional Cycling, a documentary, will be shown in Salt Lake City, Utah…

Fitness

Drinking Beet Juice? Maybe You Should Start

By Wayne Hansen, D.C. Beet juice is all the rage lately, and there might be good reason for it. The biggest questions I had are what does…

Fad Diets – How Short-term Successes May Not Benefit Long-term Nutrition

The term “fad diet” refers to idiosyncratic eating patterns that promote short-term weight loss, usually with no concern for long-term weight maintenance, but they enjoy temporary popularity…

Prevention of Overuse Injuries

Overuse injuries are surprisingly high in cycling. In a recent study they found that 94% of cyclists over a one-year period will have experienced at least one…

Advocacy

Salt Lake City’s Greenbike Doubles in Size with 8 New Stations

Salt Lake City’s Greenbike Doubles in Size with 8 New Stations

July 22, 2014 – Salt Lake City, Utah – Greenbike, Salt Lake City’s bike share program, today announced that they have doubled the size of their system.…

Drive-throughs and Biking – Salt Lake City Council to Consider Ordinance Allowing Cyclists

July 15, 2014 – The Salt Lake City Council will consider an ordinance that allows bicyclists and pedestrians to use drivethrough windows. Currently, some businesses prevent this,…

Salt Lake County Bicycle Advisory Committee News for June 2014

After a year and a half, Committee Chair A.J. Martine voluntarily stepped down from his position. The committee voted by unanimous approval to appoint John Herbert (former…

Commuting

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…

The Bicycle Commuter Act; How I Made $960 Tax Free

On January 1, 2009, after nearly 8 years in Congressional hearings, bicycle commuters were entitled to receive $20/month for reimbursement of expenses related to bicycle commuting to…

Salt Lake County Bicycle Ambassadors Encourage Bike Commuting

Salt Lake County Bicycle Ambassadors Encourage Bike Commuting

Jack Lasley is the organization’s Program Coordinator, and he, alongside about 20 volunteers, serve as missionaries preaching the message of the bicycle, and supporting the program’s mission…

Tech

Reinventing the Wheel, Sort Of (or, Reasons to Purchase a New Set of Wheels)

Reinventing the Wheel, Sort Of (or, Reasons to Purchase a New Set of Wheels)

For nearly as long as there has been a wheel, there has probably been racing. And for as long as there has been racing, there has been…

Product Review: Louis Garneau Energy Gel

Product Review: Louis Garneau Energy Gel

Louis Garneau – the Canadian makers of some of the best helmets, shoes and cycling gear on the scene – launched a line of gels and drink…

Product Review: Ass Savers Keep You Drier When It’s Wet

Product Review: Ass Savers Keep You Drier When It’s Wet

Seen in the professional peloton during the wet spring classic races, the Ass Saver is a flexible, easily attached and removed recyclable plastic mudguard.…

Rides and Trails

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.…

Iron Mountains Challenge

Iron Mountains Challenge

This 62.4-mile out-and-back ride travels along flat terrain in Cedar City, and hilly terrain to the west of the city. The hilly terrain is found within the…

Utah Industry

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,…

New Utah Bike Company Razik to Hold Open House on March 8, 2014

Razik, a new Utah bike company, will hold an open house on Saturday March 8, 2014 from 10 am to 5 pm. Details are below: Razik Open…

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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