Steamboat Stinger Race Under New Leadership

Steamboat Stinger Race Under New Leadership

Partners in Routt County and Routt County Riders join forces to take ownership of the popular trail race beginning summer 2020 STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, Colo. (Jan. 6, 2020) — Entering its 10th anniversary year, the ‘Steamboat Stinger’ race is set to change hands. Partners in Routt County and Routt County Riders, two local nonprofit agencies, will […]

Planning Your Year of Riding, Training, and Racing

Planning Your Year of Riding, Training, and Racing

By Sarah Kaufmann — Winter is here and many riders are hanging up their bikes. As your riding time comes down, it is a great time to start outlining and planning your next year of riding, training, and racing. What are the goal events or races you would like to target with your best fitness for […]

Iceland’s Rift Gravel Race Report

Iceland’s Rift Gravel Race Report

By Cimarron Chacon — The inaugural Rift Gravel race held on July 27, 2019 in Iceland was unworldly. Presented by Lauf Cycling and managed by Utah’s GRO Races, the event takes place on a remote 200 K gravel route. The course circles the active Volcano Hekla in the southern region of Iceland and incorporated 5 major […]

Review: Crown Rollers Reinvents the (Roller) Wheel

Review: Crown Rollers Reinvents the (Roller) Wheel

By Lou Melini — During the 1970s, rollers were standard equipment for cyclists during the winter. We used them for pre-race warm-ups, to “time trial” without the interference of traffic, or to simply try to improve balance and bike handling. I used rollers in my parents’ basement and away from home while attending school. I moved […]

The Current State of National Bike Advocacy

The Current State of National Bike Advocacy

By Charles Pekow — So who is fighting for better policy and conditions for bicyclists on a national level? A variety of groups; some with a broad focus, some with a narrow one. And they sometimes work together to advance bicycling interests, with an emphasis more on legislation than implementation. But such cooperation and coordination could […]

Tips for Winter Bike Commuting

Tips for Winter Bike Commuting

By Lou Melini — Commuting to work from early November to late February has unique challenges. Shortened daylight hours, cold temperatures, precipitation in the form of snow along with packed snow or ice on the roads are the primary reasons that most bicycle commuters find alternative transportation during this time period. As I discussed in a […]

Road Project May Impact Mountain Bike Area in St. George

Road Project May Impact Mountain Bike Area in St. George

By Charles Pekow — A possible highway project through the Red Cliffs National Conservation Area may mean a shift in mountain biking routes. The Bureau of Land Management and Fish and Wildlife Service are preparing an Environmental Impact Statement on the Utah Department of Transportation’s proposed Northern Corridor in Washington County. Since the road would go […]

GREENbike Completes 70% System Expansion

GREENbike Completes 70% System Expansion

New locations at affordable housing, Liberty Park, Church Conference Center and more! SALT LAKE CITY (Dec. 18, 2019) — As of today, GREENbike, Salt Lake City’s non-profit share, has expanded its system to more than 600 bikes at 47 stations, with 13 new locations and over 200 bikes added in 2019 alone. This year’s nearly […]

The Big Gear Show Launches in Salt Lake City July 21-25, 2020

The Big Gear Show Launches in Salt Lake City July 21-25, 2020

New Hardgoods Show Endorsed by National Bicycle Dealers Association SALT LAKE CITY (December 12, 2019) — The Big Gear Show (TBGS), a new outdoor-industry trade show focused on hardgoods, and emphasizing paddling, biking, climbing and camping gear, officially announced its inaugural event, to be held in Salt Lake City’s Calvin L. Rampton Salt Palace Convention […]