When it comes to per capita bicycle/pedestrian commuting and spending, Utah doesn’t quite make the top 40 percent of states. Or so reports the Alliance for Biking & Walking in its latest annual report, Biking & Walking in the United States: 2014 Benchmarking Report.
McCoy Flats Trail System in Vernal is under threat from a planned truck bypass route that would cut through the heart of the trail system.
Trials legend Danny MacAskill rides the hollow shell of Epecuen, Argentina.
Somewhere between grueling cross-country and rowdy downhill mountain bike racing, Enduro racing has emerged as one of the sport’s most popular race disciplines. Enduro is a multi-stage race format, which combines descending timed stages and untimed transfer stages.
Listed below are the cross country mountain bike race series centered in northern Utah. All these events, with the exception of the High School League, cater to the full range of rider categories from beginner through sport, expert to pro, men and women, and ages from pre-teens to 50 plus.
Here’s a look at the pro and domestic elite riders with Utah ties you can look for as the professional road cycling heats up.
The human body needs about twenty different minerals in order to function properly. And while all are important in one way or another for optimal athletic performance, certain minerals are particularly important because (a) they play a critical role muscle metabolism or (b) athletes are at increased risk for deficiency. These minerals include calcium, iron, zinc, magnesium and sodium.
May is Utah Bike Month and, as the theme indicates, it is packed with events to encourage and celebrate alternate means of transportation.
The League of American Bicyclists ranked Utah eighth out of the 50 states in terms of bicycle friendliness, noting significant progress but also giving suggestions for continued improvement.
Up and down the Wasatch Front the Bicycle Collectives are in full swing.