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.…

Alpine Loop Challenge

Alpine Loop Challenge

The Alpine Loop Challenge is a mountainous 45.3-mile, out-and-back ride through breathtaking scenery in the Uinta National Forest. The route covers portions of the Alpine Loop Scenic Byway…

One Day. Three Mesas.

One Day. Three Mesas.

There were two things I was determined to do that Sunday. One was to ride a lot of St. George slickrock and the other, at this point, was not to let my being late ruin the whole day. The plan was big and I was a bit worried about there being enough time to squeeze everything in before the sunset at 6.…

Swenson and Tingey Win at Lambert Park USCS

Swenson and Tingey Win at Lambert Park USCS

April 28th saw the first round of the Utah State Championship Series, a dirt circuit cross country in Alpine, Utah. The unique race uses a short cross country circuit of just over 3 miles. Each lap includes two significant climbs, several technical singletrack descents and lots of imbedded rocks.…

Huntsman 140 Adds Ride Options to Fight Cancer

Huntsman 140 Adds Ride Options to Fight Cancer

Started by cancer survivor Jeff Warren 11 years ago as a way to personally fight the dreaded disease and prove he was not about to slow down because of it, what has now become known as the Huntsman 140 is picking up momentum.…