By Ryan Barrett The Bear Lake Classic has grown to one of the premier races in Utah. With three separate events— a Friday night hillclimb time trial, a long and flat road race on Saturday, and a 50-mile TTT on Sunday, the event truly provides something for everyone. “Stormin’ Norman” Bryner won the Men’s Pro […]
If a cyclist gets hurt riding on a public path, is the government legally responsible for the injury?
David Harward and Nicole Evans have been crowned men’s and women’s (respectively!!) Utah State Criterium Champions. The men’s Pro 1-2 90 minute event was very aggressive from the gun with the field strung out for much of the race. However, it took nearly the entire first hour for an attack to gain any serious ground […]
In our May 2010 issue, our story on relay races left out the Hoodoo 500. Info on the Hoodoo is below. HOODOO 500: August 28-30, 2010 Route: A loop course that starts in St. George and travels through Hurricane, Kanab, Tropic, Escalante, Torrey, Panguitch, Cedar Breaks, Cedar City, New Castle, Enterprise and back to St. […]
The Tour Divide is often referred to as “the most challenging mountain bike race on the planet.” Few would argue it’s a beast. The self-supported race covers 2,745 miles of the Great Divide Mountain Bike Route, which traverses the mountain-rippled spine of the continent from Banff, Alberta, to Antelope Wells, New Mexico. There is a reported 200,000 feet of elevation gain over the distance, through remote and often relentlessly harsh terrain dominated by cows, mosquitoes and bears.
By Lou Melini How do you go from riding a bike around town, to venturing off on a bike packed with all of your necessities, for periods of time ranging from 3-weeks to 3-months. The following women have each done multiple tours in various parts of the United States and abroad. For obvious reasons, most […]
Bikes for Kids Utah Draws Hundreds of Local Cyclists to Annual Fundraising Rides and 1,000 Utah Children to Bike Safety Expo
Bikes for Kids Utah Draws Hundreds of Local Cyclists to Annual Fundraising Rides and 1,000 Utah Children to Bike Safety Expo Cyclists ended their 5K, 50K and 100K rides where children pre-selected to receive brand new bikes were learning about nutrition and bike safety SALT LAKE CITY – May 8, 2010 – Today Bikes for […]
Koerber finishes second in Houffalize, leads UCI Mountain Bike World Cup Houffalize, Belgium (May 2, 2010) – The second round of the 2010 UCI Mountain Bike World Cup saw an American woman grab the World Cup leader’s jersey for the first time since Alison Dunlap in 2002. Willow Koerber (Durango, Colo./Subaru-Gary Fisher) earned the silver […]
By Sarah Bennett The announcement of the Wasatch Wilderness and Watershed Protection Act being proposed by Representative Jim Matheson earlier this month has given many Salt Lake area mountain bikers pause in recent weeks. Losing sections of the Wasatch Crest Trail, or other well-loved trails in the central Wasatch Mountains due to resource protection measures […]
Innovator and Cycling Industry Legend Phil Wood Passes By Greg Overton Phil. One word mentioned in a conversation regarding bicycle bottom brackets or hubs is all that’s required to more or less finish the conversation. Phil Wood introduced the first sealed bearing bicycle hub in 1971, and a legendary company was born. The quality and […]