The Mean Streets Of Springtime

Winter commuting by bicycle; cold, wet, quiet mornings, just the sound of water slicking the fenders and one or more of my sons sniffling back a runny nose and asking me, from the back of the bike, about why only some of the geese have flown fly south by January. Sometimes the ride feels like that scene from Twelve Monkeys, when the Bruce Willis character comes up to the surface and finds snow and silence. There are still clashes between cars and riders trying to share the road, but winter seems to lower the frequency and intensity.…

Bike Friendly State Rankings: Utah drops 1, Idaho gains 10

Idaho made a significant jump in the national Bicycle Friendly State rankings this year. Utah, meanwhile, appeared to be pedaling a stationary bike, if you compare the 2013 state-by-state rankings given by the League of American Bicyclists (LAB). Utah came in 14th, down one notch from 2012's 13th place finish.…

Utah Bike Summit Recap

The 5th annual Utah Bike Summit presented by Bike Utah was held Friday April 27th at the University of Utah Guest House.…

Road Respect Tour Kicks off in May

“Road Respect Cars and Bikes Rules to Live By” is a grassroots campaign that aims to educate drivers and cyclists about the rules of the road and also encourage mutual respect so that everyone gets home safely.…

Bike Share to Launch in Salt Lake City on April 8, 2013

Bike Share to Launch in Salt Lake City on April 8, 2013

A Bike Share program is a network of many Bike Share stations, where members can take any bike, from any station, as many times as they like for a small membership fee. A 24-hour Access Pass, 7-day or Annual Membership lets you take unlimited 30min trips at no extra charge!…

2013 to be the Year of the Bike in Salt Lake City and County

2013 to be the Year of the Bike in Salt Lake City and County

Salt Lake City’s Transportation Division has coined 2013 the “Year of the Bike” – a movement that includes partnership with Salt Lake County, UTA, UDOT, University of Utah, and other organizations throughout Utah – in order to increase bicycle riding and safe practices throughout the state.…

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