To most, Lance Armstrong was a cyclist — a 7-time Tour de France winner. To millions more, however, Armstrong is hope. He represents – or, perhaps, represented – hope that cancer was not the end. That the disease did not have to mean all was lost.
Salt Lake County Parks and Trails Bond Passes – Ensures Completion of Jordan River Parkway and PRATT Trail
On Tuesday, November 6, Salt Lake County Proposition 1 passed 178,226 to 138,801. The bond will provide funding for the completion and maintenance of several parks, and more importantly for cyclists, funding for the completion of the Jordan River Parkway and the PRATT Trail.
By Cari Junge My gift to you this Holiday Season is a ‘simple’ formula designed specifically to create your own 12-month training plan for 2013! Why do you need a Training Plan? Today’s triathlete tends to be driven by the thrill-of or gains-from competition, and the first rule for performing at your best is planning. […]
Salt Lake City — A free map of the Jordan River Parkway Trail system is now available online and at several locations, designed and printed in partnership by the National Park Service’s Rivers, Trails, and Conservation Assistance (RTCA) program, Jordan River Commission, and Salt Lake County. “It has been a pleasure to assist Salt Lake […]
By Charles Pekow Provo Utah officially gained a new Bicycle Friendly Community (BFC). And Idaho retained two previous ones, with one moving up a notch from bronze to silver. The announcements came in October in the biannual BFC awards given by the League of American Bicyclists. The League takes applications from communities around the country […]
Happy late fall/early winter 2012 to everyone. This is always such a wonderful time to be using the trails in and around Park City and this year was no exception. A reminder to all that the wildlife are in migration mode….many sightings around the basin and specifically a family of moose along Armstrong Trail. Users are reminded to be please be kind and give some distance, and also keep dogs on a leash.
By Mark Deterline November is an exciting month for athletes in Utah. Many are getting back into more structured training following post-summer down time, and those who compete from spring to early fall are already planning and preparing for the coming season of events. Trail runners, mountain bikers and hikers continue to try to squeeze […]
SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH – Two months after the completion of the 2012 Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah professional stage race, event organizers confirmed that new records were set for economic impact, national audiences, and media coverage. A quantitative research study reveals that out-of-state spectators contributed as much as $14 million in direct economic […]
By Breanne Nalder, MS and Katherine A. Beals, PhD, RD, FACSM, CSSD It’s that time of year– the off season; the time when many cyclists reduce the volume of their cycling. With this transition out of high intensity training or racing comes the potential for the dreaded weight gain, especially as the holidays seem designed […]
Velo-City Global 2012 Vancouver – International Cycling Conference. Part 2 – The Vancouver Bicycling Story: How They Did It.
By Chad Mullins Decades ago Vancouver made the decision to create a more livable urban environment through sustainable transportation. Since 1997 the Vancouver downtown population has grown 75%, while the greater Vancouver population has grown 18%. People are moving to downtown Vancouver because it is a community where people want to live. The focus on […]