This May the Utah Department of Transportation (UDOT) conducted a routine preservation and safety enhancement project on State Route 18 in Washington County.
As a cycling advocate, I should promote helmet wearing: I’m all about cyclist’s safety, right? If you take one of the League of American Bicyclists courses, you will be required to wear a helmet throughout.
“Our goal is to make this a marquis event for amateur and pro road racers in the Intermountain area- this year we attracted racers from Utah, Colorado, Nevada, Idaho and California,” Kim said. “We would love to increase the numbers from out of state while maintaining a good representation from the Utah Cycling Association.
The A-Racer’s schedule might provide a transition period post-race for her body and mind to recover, refresh and perhaps shift gears all-together. In this case, the athlete’s level of output could reach intensities knowing that an extensive transition time is on the way. The B-Racer might be racing in the middle of a training block where a recovery period is not immediately following this finish.
That didn’t keep riders from turning out for the second round of the Utah State Championship Series held at Round Valley on June 23, 2012. With close to 300 in attendance riders were treated to a blazing fast, challenging course that was heavy on singletrack.
Dixie Mountain Bike Trails Association has become the first IMBA chapter in Utah.
As you watch the Tour de France this summer, take a look on the side of the roads in the middle of the stages out in the countryside. If you ask them about the Tour, most French folk will tell you about their experience having a picnic under a tree beside the Tour route waiting for the day’s stage to pass by while listening to it unfold on the radio.