Greg LeMond Nominated for Congressional Gold Medal

Greg LeMond Nominated for Congressional Gold Medal

By Charles Pekow — Achievement as a great bicyclist/activist just might get you a congressional gold medal. At least former road racer Greg LeMond, multi-time winner of the World Championship and Tour de France, and a bicycling advocate, is up for one. The House passed H.R.3589, the Greg LeMond Congressional Gold Medal Act, which would […]

Wasatch Front Fat Bike Trails

Wasatch Front Fat Bike Trails

By Dave Iltis, Jackie Baker, Mark Deterline, and Mike Rossberg — Fat biking in Utah is on the rise. Add a little snow, or a lot of snow, and Utah’s great summer mountain bike trails can become winter fat bike trails. What were roads can turn in to great winter riding destinations. It is one of […]

The First Day of Winter

The First Day of Winter

By David Collins — A Cyclist’s Ode to Clement Clarke Moore Twas the first day of winter and out on the road, not a creature was stirring, not even a toad; My stockings were chilly but covered by booties, and my helmet was fastened to keep out the cooties; At college our daughters were humming along, […]

Inland Empire Health Plan (IEHP) Partners to Provide Bicycles for Children

Inland Empire Health Plan (IEHP) Partners to Provide Bicycles for Children

RANCHO CUCAMONGA, Calif., Dec. 17, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Inland Empire Health Plan (IEHP) partnered with Bicycles for Children on December 14, 2019 to provide bicycles that will be gifted to children in need this holiday season. Bicycles for Children, a not-for-profit organization, works with school districts throughout the Inland Empire to donate new bicycles to […]

GFNY Will Return To Santa Fe in 2020 After Successful First Edition

GFNY Will Return To Santa Fe in 2020 After Successful First Edition

SANTA FE, NM (December 17, 2019) — In 2019, over 300 cyclists—both professional and amateurs—from across the globe came to Santa Fe, New Mexico to take part in the first-ever preliminary Gran Fondo New York (GFNY) event in the United States and the North American Championship. The event will return on June 7, 2020, allowing […]

Book Review: The Adventures of a Girl Called Bicycle

Book Review: The Adventures of a Girl Called Bicycle

By Charles Pekow – We all probably should increase our efforts to inspire school-age girls to ride bicycles. Author and cyclist Christina Uss has taken this concept to the extreme with her novel “The Adventures of a Girl Called Bicycle.” The narrative tells the fantastical, light-hearted tale of a 12-year-old girl who decides to ride all […]

Boise GreenBike Donates Bikes to Interfaith Sanctuary

Boise GreenBike Donates Bikes to Interfaith Sanctuary

BOISE, Idaho (December 10, 2019) — Today, Boise GreenBike delivered 25 donated red bikes to the Interfaith Sanctuary to create a bike library for guests of the homeless shelter. The bikes are nearly identical to the signature green-colored bike-share bikes that have served Boise for almost five years. The only difference is that the red […]

Honsinger & Hecht Claim Elite Titles to Conclude US Cyclocross National Championships

Honsinger & Hecht Claim Elite Titles to Conclude US Cyclocross National Championships

LAKEWOOD, Wash. (December 15, 2019) — The 2019 USA Cycling Cyclocross National Championships crowned six champions on the final day of spectacular racing in Lakewood, Wash. The weeklong competitions decided 40 national champions, with nearly 1,400 athletes taking to the start line in the South Puget Sound area of Washington. Fort Steilacoom Park was veiled […]

GREENbike Donates 1100 Winter Clothing Items to Homeless Youth

GREENbike Donates 1100 Winter Clothing Items to Homeless Youth

SALT LAKE CITY (Dec. 14, 2019) — GREENbike, Salt Lake City’s non-profit bike-share system, donated 1,100 winter clothing items to the Volunteers of America’s Homeless Youth Resource Center after the completion of its “Basket Bolt” charity bike ride today. For every rider that completed the Basket Bolt circuit, GREENbike donated 100 new winter gear items […]

Day 5 of US Cyclocross National Championships Showcases Juniors and Singlespeed

Day 5 of US Cyclocross National Championships Showcases Juniors and Singlespeed

LAKEWOOD, Wash. (December 14, 2019) — Dark skies and heavy clouds delivered light, steady rain for the penultimate day of the 2019 USA Cycling Cyclocross National Championships in Lakewood, Wash. Hundreds of Junior cyclists rocketing around the course brightened the atmosphere at Fort Steilacoom Park. Stars-and-Stripes jerseys were awarded in six juniors divisions. The fan-favorite […]