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.…

Will Cycling Become Part of Everyday Life in the United States?

Will Cycling Become Part of Everyday Life in the United States?

As you watch the Tour de France this summer, take a look on the side of the roads in the middle of the stages out in the countryside. If you ask them about the Tour, most French folk will tell you about their experience having a picnic under a tree beside the Tour route waiting for the day’s stage to pass by while listening to it unfold on the radio.…

Study Looks at Connectivity for Cyclists

One big reason people don't cycle across cities is the lack of convenience in connecting one cycling route to another. People will only go so far out of their way, ride only so much along heavily trafficked streets or go through so many busy intersections when getting from one bike route to another.…

Bikeshare Coming to Salt Lake City in 2013

Bikeshare Coming to Salt Lake City in 2013

A new bike share program is set to launch, providing bikes which downtown Salt Lake City workers, residents and visitors can use to navigate the city’s streets on two wheels – and make the city a healthier, cleaner, less congested place in the process.…

Public Process Taking Place on the Future of the I-Street Jumps

The I-Street Jumps is a user built unofficial bike terrain park in the upper Avenues of Salt Lake City adjacent to the Bonneville Shoreline Trail. The jumps have been constructed over approximately the last 17 years on the outskirts of Morris Meadows on land owned by the Salt Lake City Watershed District.…

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