In the quest to improve performance, cyclists often place an emphasis on improving the power-to-weight ratio (power: weight), which is measured by the amount of power (watts) one is able to generate per pound or kilogram of body weight.
You won’t find a $10,000 triathlon bike or a Pro Tour worthy speedster at Robert Hamlin Bicycles. But if you’re looking for a custom build that will have you cruising over gravel roads on bike expeditions, this might be your go-to bike shop.
The Dixie Legacy Classic is an 80.7-mile out-and-back ride featuring long, steady climbs and descents and some rolling hills. The route starts and finishes in St. George and visits the Legacy Loop Highway, Dixie National Forest, and Snow Canyon State Park.
The True Grit Epic is a grueling course, especially for an early season race. The course includes almost 10,000 ft of climbing. These are not the typical extended climbs of mountain races, but short burst climbs with chunky rock that requires excellent bike handling and power.
Did you know there is a town in New Mexico called Pie Town that offers an apple pie with chili pepper and piñon nuts?
Cycling Utah’s May 2013 Issue is now available as a PDF (12 mb download), Pick up a copy at your favorite bike shop in Utah, Idaho, Wyoming, Nevada, N. AZ, or W. CO or other location!
But Ali Black, a 37-year-old mother of four, is trying something new – she’s a professional triathlete and her first race as a pro was at Ironman Oceanside on March 30.
A Bike Share program is a network of many Bike Share stations, where members can take any bike, from any station, as many times as they like for a small membership fee. A 24-hour Access Pass, 7-day or Annual Membership lets you take unlimited 30min trips at no extra charge!
This bike has made me a better mountain biker. Or made mountain biking better. Either way, the fun I’ve been having in the dirt has gone way up. Last summer, I was lucky enough to get an Ellsworth Evolution full suspension 29er.
Looking good while on the bike gives many women the confidence to take on new challenges: riding farther, learning new technical skills, climbing those big hills, and making new friends.