The Bonneville Shoreline Trail – Dry Creek to City Creek loop is a perfect 1 to 2 hour ride on fantastic single track. Start: Popperton Park (11th Ave and Virginia Street) and ride up Dry Creek and loop around to City Creek. Water is not available at this trailhead. There is parking. Distance: about […]
Salt Lake City – A full field that includes several stars of road, cyclo cross and mountain biking, a new presenting sponsor, and equal payouts for women and men are just some of the highlights for the second edition of The Beaver County Travel Council “Crusher in the Tushar” presented by DNA Cycling. The unique, 70-mile dirt/road race featuring […]
By Wayne Cottrell Road Biking Utah, written by avid cyclist Wayne Cottrell, is a Falcon Guides imprint featuring descriptions of 40 road bike rides in Utah. The ride lengths range from 14 to 106 miles, and the book’s coverage is statewide: from Wendover to Vernal, and from Bear Lake to St. George to Bluff. Each […]
By Lukas Brinkerhoff This past week I entered my third decade of existence within this fleshy container. A decade I hope to fill with memories of riding and living, much like I have the past two. In line with said conquest, I ventured to a place some of you may have heard of Moab, not […]
Lou Melini has to be one of, if not the, most longstanding bike commuter, bike tourist and bicycling advocate in Utah. He has lived in Utah for 32 years, and been a commuter, tourist and advocate since his move here. Lou writes cycling utah’s Commuter Column as well as book reviews and touring stories. He’s a former chair of Salt Lake City’s Mayor’s Bicycle Advisory Committee (MBAC). Dave asked Lou about his background, experiences and perceptions of biking.
In October, Moab was the location for Outerbike, now in its second year. Outerbike is a whole new model for a biking event. Whereas Interbike, the North American bicycle industry retail show is aimed at the insiders of the cycling world. Outerbike provides a chance for the average cyclists to not only preview the line of newest bicycles and components, but to ride them in a beautiful outdoor setting.
This month, I show how to maintain a much less expensive, however no less significant component, the bottom bracket. The bottom bracket is the central rotating component of the crankset, those long arms that the pedals attach to.