Australians Claim Titles at the 2011 Las Vegas Marine Corps Ironman World Championship 70.3

Australians Claim Titles at the 2011 Las Vegas Marine Corps Ironman World Championship 70.3

Lake Las Vegas and Henderson, Nev. (Sept. 11, 2011) – Approximately 1,700 athletes plunged into the water of Lake Las Vegas in the Marine Corps Ironman World Championship 70.3. Top professionals Craig Alexander (AUS) and Melissa Rollison (AUS) celebrated victories in Henderson, crossing the finish line in 3:54:48 and 4:20:55, respectively.   Favorable swim conditions […]

Len Cabaltera Joins Reynolds as International Sales and Marketing Manager

West Jordan, UT – Reynolds Cycling, a worldwide leader in the design and manufacture of high performance bicycle wheels, has announced that Len Cabaltera of Racine, WI has joined the company. Cabaltera, an industry veteran, has joined Reynolds Cycling in the role of International Sales and Marketing Manager. In this position, Cabaltera will manage International […]

29th Annual LoToJa Classic set for Saturday, Sept. 10, 2011

At 206 miles, LoToJa is the longest one-day sanctioned bicycle race in America from Logan, UT to Jackson, Wyo Layton, Utah — Over 1,000 bicyclists from across the U.S. and two countries will depart Logan, UT at dawn on Saturday, Sept. 10, 2011 to compete in the 29th Annual LoToJa Classic. Before sunset and over […]

Utah Makes Good Use of Transportation Enhancements Funding; Idaho Does Not

By Charles Pekow Transportation Enhancements (TE) took a major hit last year as states were forced to return to the federal treasury $2.2 billion in surface transportation money in August 2010. But Utah protected its funding, unlike most other states. The figures are reported in the annual Transportation Enhancements Spending Report: Analysis of the States’ […]

PRATT Trail Moves Forward

The Draw at Sugar House will soon allow pedestrian and bicyclists to travel safely between Sugar House Park and Hidden Hollow at Sugar House Commons. This is a keystone project for the Parley’s Trail and the next step in establishing a class 1 trail from the mouth of Parley’s Canyon and the Bonneville Shoreline Trail to the Provo/Jordan River Parkway. However, […]

New Federal Rule May Help Bike Infrastructure

By Charles Pekow It’s official: improvements to bicycle infrastructure within three miles of a train station or bus depot can get federal as part of a public transportation project. The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announced that radius in its new rules governing Eligibility of Pedestrian and Bicycle Improvements Under Federal Transit Law. FTA announced the […]