The Summit Challenge Lives Up to Its Name

The Summit Challenge Lives Up to Its Name

By David Ward – “It’s just relentless.” So said Ryan as we approached Kamas. We still had 25 miles, and one big climb, left of the 2016 Summit Challenge. But we already felt like we had been worked over. With 16, 52 and 102 mile options for this event, I had specifically talked my riding partners, […]

It’s Time to Upgrade Your Bike Parts!

It’s Time to Upgrade Your Bike Parts!

By Tom Jow – Labor day has passed and I’m sorry to say it, summer is coming to a close. However, there are a couple of good things going on in September, the beginning of the fall riding season and Labor Day sales. This is the time when you can find some great deals on components […]

Report Says Americans Took 2.4 Billion Recreational Bike Rides in 2016

Report Says Americans Took 2.4 Billion Recreational Bike Rides in 2016

By Charles Pekow – Americans went for a recreational bike ride about 2.4 billion times in 2016, estimates the Outdoor Foundation, a Washington-DC based non-profit sponsored by the Outdoor Industry Association. Those who ride for fun went out an average of 53 times each, according to its 2017 Outdoor Participation Report. The foundation released the participation […]

Giving Up

Giving Up

By Lukas Brinkerhoff – Day 8. It’s hot. We’ve just wasted well over an hour waiting to be able to soak in a hot spring only to be told by some of the scariest people I’ve ever seen that that won’t be happening. Slightly dejected, we buy a couple of beers, gather our bikes and head […]

Organizations Urge CA Gov. Newsom to Sign SB127 “Complete Streets” Bill

Organizations Urge  CA Gov. Newsom to Sign SB127 “Complete Streets” Bill

SACRAMENTO (September 26, 2019) – 70 organizations have signed a support letter sent to Governor Gavin Newsom, asking for his signature on SB 127, the Complete Streets for Active Living Bill. The letter highlights the ways in which this law will support California’s climate and transportation goals. In particular, this bill aligns closely with the […]

Skiers! Combine Riding that Bike and Cross-Training

Skiers! Combine Riding that Bike and Cross-Training

By Bill Roland –  Nearly all of the cyclists throughout the mountain states are most grateful for the wonderful weather we have had since the lifts closed. But as fall weather arrives, a great percentage of the riders are thinking more and more about skiing. Precisely, what can they do to start the ski season […]