Discovering the Trails of St. George, Utah

Discovering the Trails of St. George, Utah

By David Ward – Thanks to Karma’s (my wife) and my travel bug, our mobile children, and mostly our globe-trotting, Foreign Service employed daughter, I have had the opportunity and joy of riding a bike at various destinations nationally and internationally. From urban mountain biking in Kathmandu to exploring the Balkan countries of Serbia, Bosnia-Herzegovina […]

Report: City Bike Stress Rankings

Report: City Bike Stress Rankings

By Charles Pekow – How much is your city doing to help you bike to work? Researchers at the Center for Transportation Studies at the University of Minnesota looked at bicycle infrastructure in the nation’s 50 largest cities and ranked them according to the stress involved in biking to work. The report gave all cities two […]

5 Tips to Make Drivers Notice You This Fall

5 Tips to Make Drivers Notice You This Fall

By Utah Department of Public Safety – Fall is such a beautiful season in the West and a wonderful season to enjoy the outdoors, especially on a bike. Here are some simple tips to help keep you safe while cycling Western roads this Fall. Tip 1: Ride Defensively and Predictably: Go with the traffic flow. Always […]

Training in the “Off-Season:” Get Out the Door!

Training in the “Off-Season:” Get Out the Door!

By Mindy McCutcheon with Mark Deterline – Growing up in Northern Michigan, I was no stranger to the outdoors – or crappy weather. Despite the oft freezing temperatures and bone-chilling wind off the Great Lakes, I remained active year-round. Of course, it wasn’t always easy dragging myself out of bed for a 6am run or shoving […]