Cycle Tracks Are Coming to Utah

Cycle Tracks Are Coming to Utah

Last summer, Salt Lake City’s Transportation Division launched a three-block prototype on 300 East (between 600 South and 900 South) that features the protected bike lane – called a cycle track – on two of the blocks, and a more traditional, but extra-wide bike lane on the remaining block.…

Utah’s Pro Cyclists

Utah’s Pro Cyclists

Utah, with its stunning canyons, high altitude and cycling-friendly terrain knows how to produce world-class cyclists.…

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.…