Two Utah Riders Win National Time Trial Championships

Time Trial marks day three of the USA Cycling Juniors, U23, Elite Road National Championships Bend, Ore. (June 24, 2010) – Evelyn Stevens (New York, N.Y. HTC/Columbia), Mike Olheiser (Huntsville, Ala./TriStar Cycling) and Andrew Talansky (Napa, Calif./Cal Giant Berry Farms) joined 13 others Thursday in slipping on the Stars-and-Stripes jersey after clocking the winning times in the elite […]

Shimano to Provide Tech Support at Tour of Utah

The cycling industry’s leading component manufacturer will provide tech support for “America’s Toughest Stage Race” SALT LAKE CITY – June 22, 2010 – Tour of Utah President, Steve Miller, today announced that Shimano will be the official technical support sponsor for the fourth edition of the 2010 Larry H. Miller Tour of Utahpresented by Zions […]

Salt Lake Bicycle Collective News

Springtime brings bikes and partnerships, and the Collective loves bikes and partnerships. In June the Collective has partnered with the University of Utah’s Continuing Education Program on Wednesday nights, while their shop will be closed to the public on those nights, you can get in by registering for the class on the Continuing Ed website. […]

Pacelines

Pacelines are a basic element of bicycle riding and racing. It’s been said that you gain about 30% more efficiency/energy savings (give or take depending on wind conditions) by drafting. With that much energy savings it’s easy to see why riders tend to travel in packs rather than by themselves.

Cycling Utah’s June 2010 Issue is Now Available!

Cycling Utah’s June 2010 Issue is Now Available!

Our June 2010 Issue is now available as a PDF (7.2 mb download) – Mid-Mountain and Crest Trails, Clear the Air Challenge, Wasatch Trails, Achtune Review, Pacelines, Choosing an MTB Tire, Commuting with a Load, Sundance Spin report, Bear Lake Classic, Government Liability, State Crit Champs, A Day in the Life of the Tour Divide, Advice from 5 Women Bike Tourers, Results, Commuter Column, Mechanics Corner, Calendar and More!

Who Owns the Roads Anyway?

Who Owns the Roads Anyway?

If you ride a little or ride a lot or have just been walking and ‘in the way’ of an impatient driver, I bet at some point in a ride, someone has yelled at you from a car or truck window to “Get off the road!” The really clever ones add “I pay taxes for it and you don’t!”

ADVENTURE CYCLING CAMPAIGN RAISES OVER $24,000 FOR U.S. BICYCLE ROUTE SYSTEM

June 10, 2010 Vision of national network and grassroots approach inspired businesses, members, and others to give and get involved during National Bike Month Missoula, Montana — Adventure Cycling Association announced today that it raised more than $24,000 during its National Bike Month fundraising effort for the emerging U.S. Bicycle Route System (USBRS) — a […]

Independence Day: A Day In The Life of the Tour Divide

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.