How Racing Bikes Taught Me About Everyday Life

How Racing Bikes Taught Me About Everyday Life

Before I began racing bicycles, I would think to myself: “Oh that (fill in the blank) appears to be impossible. While racing, I have pushed myself both mentally and physically to places I didn’t think were possible, yet I did it anyway!…

Trail of the Ancients Classic

Trail of the Ancients Classic

The Trail of the Ancients Classic is a 90.8-mile bike ride in southeastern Utah. There are numerous climbs and descents, with several short, steep climbs and downgrades.…

New Report Shows How to Create Successful Bike Initiatives at the Ballot Box

Bike and Pedestrian Measures on the Ballot – New Report Shows How to be Successful So Congress shut down most of the federal government, closed parks and delayed transportation funding last fall. It sure inconvenienced recreational cyclists among many other people. But bicycle advocates don't have to depend on such a dysfunctional national legislature. In fact, they don't even have to rely on legislators at all to get funding for local bike projects. Advocates around the country have put ballot initiatives to voters to raise money and earmarking it for local transit projects.…

Legends of Siesta Key

I lean the bicycle against a massive column. The main building is southern gothic plantation architecture. My backpack is heavy with mass-market tenth and eleventh editions, and used at that so Mr. McDonald didn't see a dime from my recent purchases. I wait at the door. The surveillance cameras must be well hidden. I wait some more.…

Ogden Awarded Bike Friendly Community Status

It took four tries, but Ogden was determined to get that Bicycle Friendly Community (BFC) recognition. It finally did. In October, it became the only community in Utah to win BFC honors from the League of American Bicyclists in the fall's round of awards. Ogden was awarded bronze status, up from the honorable mention it got last time it applied.…