Store Your Skis with Care

Store Your Skis with Care

As much as I like skiing, I have to admit that sunny weather at the end of February has me thinking of riding my bike. And as soon as start riding, my skate skis will not likely see the light of day until winter comes again.…

BLM Opens Suicidal Tendencies, a Brand New Trail in the Santa Clara River Reserve

BLM Opens Suicidal Tendencies, a Brand New Trail in the Santa Clara River Reserve

If you are anything like me, there are few things that bring you more pleasure than planting a set of knobbies on new single track. I’ve always envisioned cycling as being synonymous with adventure, but when you’ve already ridden every trail in your area things can become stagnant. Sure there’s always the riding trips to new locations, but a new trail with virgin dirt, that’s something special.…

Teamwork Matters: You’re Either Racing as a Cohesive Squad, or You’re Not

At its essence, competitive cycling is a team sport. Whether you’re out at the big local group ride, a training race, or one of the season’s big cycling events, the squads that ride as cohesive jet fighter units are usually the most dangerous. Conversely, even teams with numbers and talent that don’t ride in a unified manner – that choose not to share the work of controlling a race and neutralizing opponents – are generally less successful.…

Cyclist Douglas Crow Struck and Killed in Provo

Cyclist Douglas Crow Struck and Killed in Provo

Douglas Crow had a love for riding bikes – a hobby that would not only be omnipresent throughout his life, but also in the last moments before his death. Crow – a resident of Provo, Utah – would often take a bike on family vacations to explore places on quiet morning rides, said his son Nick Crow.…

A Visit to the North American Handbuilt Bicycle Show

A Visit to the North American Handbuilt Bicycle Show

The 2013 North American Handbuilt Bicycle show took place in Denver, Colorado February 22-24. Featuring the work of custom bicycle builders, the NAHBS showcases the skills of the individual. Collected under one roof are bikes built from any material imaginable. From hand carved ridable wooden art through to classic steel fabrications, the unique blends with the practical at NAHBS.…

Cycling Utah Celebrates 20 Years of Publication!

Cycling Utah Celebrates 20 Years of Publication!

With this issue of cycling utah, we commence our twenty-first year of publication. It was in March, 1993 that the inaugural issue of cycling utah hit the stands. Or to be more accurate, the cycling and sporting goods shops. That was exactly 20 years ago.…

New Bike Park Coming to Ogden

New Bike Park Coming to Ogden

At long last, Ogden is finally getting a bike park. Jeremy Little and Josh Jones have been working for 2 years and have assembled a volunteer committee to raise the funds to build it. The new park will feature three one way trails from 9th Street to the 12th Street dirt jumps . There will be three options, all of which will have riders giggling.…

Utah Residents Page and Clouse Take National Cyclocross Titles

Utah Residents Page and Clouse Take National Cyclocross Titles

His primary sponsor bailed on him. Just as he was getting ready for the biggest races of the season. But Utah resident Jonathon Page wasn’t about to let the lack of a bike sponsor get him down. No, the no-nonsense racer scrambled, found a bike sponsor in Fuji and counted on long-standing relationships with long-standing product sponsors to get him to the start line at USA Cycling Cyclocross Elite National Championships.…

DNA Cycling powered by Plan7 A New Women’s Road Racing Development Team, Launches in Utah

DNA Cycling powered by Plan7 A New Women’s Road Racing Development Team, Launches in Utah

Utah has a new powerhouse women’s road racing team. DNA Cycling powered by Plan7, recently announced its 2013 roster. Headquartered in Utah, the team’s riders boast accomplishments ranging from international professional experience to national and local championship titles. The first year squad is comprised of 13 members, primarily residents of Utah with riders also based in California and Idaho.…