Why be involved? Every cyclist who rides in Utah has had an experience or comes to appreciate the need to improve facilities, laws, and policies that impact human powered locomotion. As members of the Utah Bicycle Coalition have worked with legislators on various initiatives, one question frequently comes up: How many cyclists do you represent? […]
By Tom Jow If tire construction and inflation pressure important for road bike tires, then for mountain and cyclocross bike tires it is even more so. The reason is because mountain and cyclocross bike tires are used in a much wider variety of surface conditions. Ever wonder why those mountain bike race trucks have stacks […]
By Kari Studley PT, DPT and Erik Moen PT Did you miss “Bike to Work Day/Month”? Whether you did or not, now is the perfect time to commit to a bike-commute. The logistics of bike commuting include things such as what to do with your bike clothes, bike parking, how much stuff (clothes, computer, food, […]
By Lou Melini InterContinental Hotel Group (IHG) received a Bronze award from the League of American Bicyclists as a bicycle friendly business. IHG will be our featured commuter profile for this Month. Steve Gerber took the lead in facilitating this interview for the group of riders at IHG. He is the 57-year-old Manager of Business […]
By Trevor Simper With views that would make the Alps jealous, and miles of bermed, wooded single track, Sundance is one of the premier venues of the Intermountain Cup Mountain Bike Race Series. For these reasons 19 pro men, ten pro women and a host of other locals numbering in the hundreds came out to […]
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.