Provo Awarded Bronze Bike Friendly Community Status; Boise Moves to Silver

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 […]

Park City Trails Report

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.

Time to Get After It!

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 […]

Tour of Utah Contributes $14 Million to Utah’s Economy

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 […]

Nutrition Tips for the Winter Season

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.

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 […]

Cycling Elevated: Every Rider Plays A Crucial Role

By Mark Deterline When I moved back to the Beehive State from the San Francisco Bay Area in June of last year, I was surprised by the strength of Utah riders. I was also impressed by the abundance of cyclists, both racers and recreationalists; the courtesy shown by most drivers (not to be taken for […]