Parley’s Canyon Trail Feasibility Study

The Parley's Canyon Trail Feasability Study is in the public comment phase. The Study examines potential routes and costs for a trail from the Mountain Dell exit on I-80 to the summit of Parley's Canyon.…

Chocolate and Your Sports Diet

Chocolate—Is it a bad food for athletes, an addictive drug, and the instigator of dietary disasters? Or is it a health food, dieter's weight loss aid, and effective recovery food for tired, hungry athletes?…

Alpine Cited For Great Use of Safe Routes to School Grant

You needn't look any further than Alpine, right here in Utah to prove the benefits of the endangered Safe Routes to School (SRS) program. SRS itself is traveling an unsafe route to survival, running on a spare tire presently in a seemingly endless series of leases on life while Congress continues to debate its future. But a national study cited Alpine's use of an SRS grant as a reason to support bicycle and pedestrian infrastructure in small towns.…

Handling It: Group Riding & Racing Awareness

cycling is an activity that binds us inextricably as joint participants, since we’re either “riding together” at the same pace side by side or benefitting from fellow riders’ slipstreams. Even in competitive events where the ultimate goal is to break free of the group, whether in a breakaway or a final sprint, staying with other riders is an inherent part of a sound strategy…

Before My S.U.B. Was A Status Symbol

The New York Times writes about Portland, Oregon as if it were always a two wheeled OZ, a place where cyclists, lost out in the urban wilderness, could simply click their clipless heels and be back at home in the saddle.…

The Collective Remembers Benefactor Bill Delvie

The Bicycle Collective is devoting this month’s column to honoring one of our greatest benefactors, Bill Delvie. As The Bicycle Collective approaches it 10 year anniversary party (The Bicycle Prom June 2, 2012), we’ve had the opportunity to reflect and recognize those who conceived of the project and keep it running.…

Utah Youngsters Tearing it up Around the World

Utah Youngsters Tearing it up Around the World

Following in the well-worn slipstream of Utah’s legacy of top-tier cyclists, youngsters like Keegan Swenson and TJ Eisenhart are staking claim as the next big things in the cycling world to hail from the Beehive State.…

St. George Ironman Will Convert to 70.3 in 2013

It was considered the most challenging, most difficult and most demanding Ironman in North America. With brutal climbs on both the bike and run courses, Ironman St. George, in just three years, had earned a reputation as the ultimate test of endurance and training discipline…

Jim Greene Discusses Bicycling Issues

Jim Greene Discusses Bicycling Issues

Over the past year, the E-mail list for the Mayor’s Bicycle Advisory Committee for Salt Lake City has been the venue for several discussions regarding the future of bicycling in the city and the state. The 3-foot law and whether the monies allocated for cycling should go to education or infrastructure, are just some of the topics. Bike Commuter Jim Greene participated in the on-line discussions.…