Slack and Nalder Win East Canyon Road Race

The East Canyon Echo Road Race rolled out of Henefer on a cool morning on April 19, 2014. The second UCA road race of the season had plenty of climbing in store, and a number of categories saw record field sizes. The race organizer, James Zwick of Sports Am, along with event producer Marek Shon, chief referees Gary and Louise Bywater, and a slew of volunteers ran a very smooth event.…

Book Review: Maglia Rosa – Triumph and Tragedy at the Giro d’Italia is Sure to Please the Tifosi

Book Review: Maglia Rosa – Triumph and Tragedy at the Giro d’Italia is Sure to Please the Tifosi

The Giro d'Italia is currently underway and there is a wonderful book out to help you appreciate this race and its venerable history and tradition: Maglia Rosa - Triumph and Tragedy at the Giro d’Italia by Herbie Sykes. Through chapters with such titles as The Red Devil, Campionissimo, The Angel of the Mountains, The Savior of the Maglia Rosa, The Perfect Crime, and many more, this book tells the stories of great champions, colorful characters and exhilarating stages, delivers the beginnings and development of the Giro, gives behind the scenes history and detail, and offers a prognosis and direction for the future.…

May is 2014 Bike Month! Get out and Celebrate the Bike!

May is 2014 Bike Month! Get out and Celebrate the Bike!

Bikes are in the air and on the road and dirt! It’s Utah Bike Month!! And, it’s time to celebrate the bike. May has been designated as National Bike Month since 1956, and the third Friday of May is National Bike to Work Day. This year, there are over 45 events happening in Utah.…