What is the Status of Commuting in Salt Lake City?

Over the last several years Salt Lake City has seen a bustling growth in popularity of cycling. Biking supports a diverse culture, from road riding and mountain biking to family excursions in City Creek; Salt Lake City caters to us all and it is no surprise this growth is occurring.…

Lythgoe and Harward Win Fun-Filled 6 Hours of Frog Hollow

Lythgoe and Harward Win Fun-Filled 6 Hours of Frog Hollow

The 5th annual 6 hours in Frog Hollow went off under blue skies on Saturday April 19. The recent move to a spring date was just one of the changes this year that led to a sold out crowd of bunny’s, beginners, families and pro’s all showing up for the fun.…

Call for 1,200 Volunteer Positions Begins for Tour of Utah

Volunteer registration is open for the Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah professional cycling stage race. More than 1,200 volunteer positions in a variety of roles and locations are available during the Tour of Utah in August. The volunteer application is available online at the official web site, tourofutah.com.…

AGRC Employees Generate Ideas for Work While Pedaling

AGRC Employees Generate Ideas for Work While Pedaling

AGRC is the State of Utah's map technology office and is located in the north office building of the State Capitol. For reasons of time efficiency, general fitness, and personal preference, on a typical day, 3 to 6 of the 13 staff members make the commute to work by bicycle. Throw in 3 staff who commute by bus and train daily, and AGRC has a low parked-car-to-employee ratio with few rivals.…

Combat Puncture Vine on the Jordan River – Buy a Weevil or Volunteer

Hate Goat Heads? Love the Jordan River Trail? Help to combat the awful weed by participating in the Donate a Weevil Program. Just visit http://jordanrivercommission.com/Store/donate-biocontrol/ to buy a puncture-vine seed eating weevil for only .50/each. The weevils are used as non-toxic biocontrol to limit the spread of the scourge of bike tires. If you would rather pull goat head weeds in person, you can volunteer for one of many events all summer at jordanrivercommission.com/volunteer/.…

Enduro 101

Enduro 101

Somewhere between grueling cross-country and rowdy downhill mountain bike racing, Enduro racing has emerged as one of the sport’s most popular race disciplines. Enduro is a multi-stage race format, which combines descending timed stages and untimed transfer stages.…

SLCBAC News for May 2014

May is Utah Bike Month and, as the theme indicates, it is packed with events to encourage and celebrate alternate means of transportation.…