Utah Bicycle Coalition News: Membership Drive and Job Opening for Executive Director

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? […]

Hoodoo 500 Relay Race Preview

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. […]

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.