New Transportation Bill Means Changes for Bike Funding and Bike Advocates

The rules of the road – and the bike trail – are about to change. Ready or not, here they come. And bike advocates better get ready because the game is changing come October 1. On that date, the new federal law governing federal funding for bike projects kicks in. And it ends 20 years of guarantees of federal aid to states for for bicycle projects.…

Southern Utah Bicycle Alliance Kicks-off with a Bicycle Mini-Summit in September

One of its first priorities is to partner with Bike Utah to host the region’s first Bicycle Mini-Summit on September 26 in St. George. The afternoon program will feature Trever Ball, Utah Department of Health, Tom Danise, Town of Springdale, Scott Lyttle, Bike Utah, Kevin Lewis, St. George Convention and Visitors Office and more. The summit, entitled “Health, Wealth and Happiness…Cycling in Southern Utah…

Road Respect: Helping Cars & Bikes Get Along on Utah’s Roads

Road Respect: Helping Cars & Bikes Get Along on Utah’s Roads

As cyclists, most of us who share the roads with cars love to commiserate with stories about the cars, trucks and buses which cut us off, take sudden right turns in front of us, drift into our lanes or honk loudly at us as they drive closely by. But we also grumble about our fellow bikers who defiantly ride through stop signs and red lights, become a menace to pedestrians on sidewalks and break other rules of the road, making it easier for motorists to paint the rest of the two-wheeled crowd as a bunch of scofflaws.…

City To Host Symposium on Bike Park, Parks, Public Lands

City To Host Symposium on Bike Park, Parks, Public Lands

The Parks & Public Lands Division of Salt Lake City will host a symposium for community members to learn more about current and on-going projects in the City's Parks, Natural Lands, Urban Forestry and City Cemetery Programs. On Saturday, September 22, 2012, at the City & County Building, City staff will present information and answer questions about the following projects:…

Park City Mid-Summer Trail Report

It's no wonder that IMBA designated Park City as the first Gold-Level Ride Center in the country! Thanks to committed organizations like Snyderville Basin Special Recreation District (Basin Rec.), Park City Municipal Corp., Local Resorts, and many private landowners, the area is quickly becoming one of the best riding destinations in the country.…

Why I don’t Wear a Helmet

Why I don’t Wear a Helmet

As a cycling advocate, I should promote helmet wearing: I'm all about cyclist's safety, right? If you take one of the League of American Bicyclists courses, you will be required to wear a helmet throughout.…

DMBTA News

Dixie Mountain Bike Trails Association has become the first IMBA chapter in Utah.…

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