It was considered the most challenging, most difficult and most demanding Ironman in North America. With brutal climbs on both the bike and run courses, Ironman St. George, in just three years, had earned a reputation as the ultimate test of endurance and training discipline
By Patrick Walsh Slogging along the eastern edge of Capitol Reef National Park, I contemplate which is worse, terrific headwinds or continuous washboards. It’s a conundrum: the washboard probably would not be that bad if we were skipping over the small humps at a normal speed, but the high winds and blown sand are slowing […]
Over the past year, the E-mail list for the Mayor’s Bicycle Advisory Committee for Salt Lake City has been the venue for several discussions regarding the future of bicycling in the city and the state. The 3-foot law and whether the monies allocated for cycling should go to education or infrastructure, are just some of the topics. Bike Commuter Jim Greene participated in the on-line discussions.
The Alpine Loop Challenge is a mountainous 45.3-mile, out-and-back ride through breathtaking scenery in the Uinta National Forest. The route covers portions of the Alpine Loop Scenic Byway
There were two things I was determined to do that Sunday. One was to ride a lot of St. George slickrock and the other, at this point, was not to let my being late ruin the whole day. The plan was big and I was a bit worried about there being enough time to squeeze everything in before the sunset at 6.
April 28th saw the first round of the Utah State Championship Series, a dirt circuit cross country in Alpine, Utah. The unique race uses a short cross country circuit of just over 3 miles. Each lap includes two significant climbs, several technical singletrack descents and lots of imbedded rocks.
Started by cancer survivor Jeff Warren 11 years ago as a way to personally fight the dreaded disease and prove he was not about to slow down because of it, what has now become known as the Huntsman 140 is picking up momentum.