The “basic off-pavement riding skills” and the sheer magnitude of all that climbing had me quaking in my cleats. I never considered actually riding the Divide because I thought it was way beyond my capabilities; but, I was more than willing to watch a film about it. Vince and I saw an awesome documentary called “Ride the Divide” and that changed my mind. The Divide didn’t look so bad. I was just thinking out loud when I told Vince that, “I think I can do that.” That’s all it took for him to start making plans. And once you tell all your friends, you’re committed!
Modes Less Traveled – Bicycling & Walking to Work in the United States: 2008-2012, a new report from the U.S. Census Bureau. The report tries to paint a picture of the number of people who regularly bike to work.
16 of the top teams in the world will be competing in this year’s Tour of Utah. We present a guide below.
The book interweaves the stories of 4 men, Tom Ritchey, Jonathan “Jock” Boyer, Adrien Niyonshuti, and Paul Kagame. They try to accomplish what seems like an impossible goal, putting a Rwandan man in the Tour de France.
It has been a busy few months for Bike Utah. We have been working on a number of initiatives that we hope will make bicycling safer and more fun regardless of where you ride in Utah. Here are a few of the initiatives:
Salt Lake City’s recent HIVE Pass innovation allows easier bike commuting. It is good on all buses and trains run by UTA with the exception of the ski buses.
On May 21, 2014, thirteen or so riders rolled out of the Gallivan Center in Salt Lake City for the annual Ride of Silence.
Kjarsten Christensen was riding with Brynn on June 7th, 2011 when she was killed. He writes below for the first time on the crash that took his friend’s life.
July 17, 2014 – Salt Lake County is seeking applicants to fill five positions in its 15 member Bicycle Advisory Committee. The committee (SLCBAC) reviews and offers input on all bicycle-related proposals and projects, working closely with the Mayor’s office and other County departments. This is an exciting time to be engaged in cycling initiatives within […]
From a local race featuring almost exclusively local racers to an international field featuring Grand Tour winners, the Tour of Utah – especially after it was acquired by the Larry H. Miller sports properties – saw its future secured by a strategically slow growth pattern.