Ely, Nevada is a Backcountry Mountain Biking Paradise

Ely, Nevada is a Backcountry Mountain Biking Paradise

One of the things I like about Ely, and Nevada in general, is it seems like there’s nearly unlimited mountain bike potential. Local mountain bike guru and Fears, Tears and Beers promoter, Kent Robertson, tells me that they have everything from the high desert sagebrush trails I rode, to high alpine riding in the aspens.…

Great Basin Challenge

Great Basin Challenge

The Great Basin Challenge is a 48.5-mile ride that explores Great Basin National Park in far eastern Nevada, near the Utah border.…

I’m 27. I promise.

I’m 27. I promise.

It’s sometime after 8 pm on a Saturday night. There are four of us slowly and almost begrudgingly getting the bikes ready.…

Mercury Wheels Relocates to Utah

Mercury Wheels Relocates to Utah

Mercury Wheels, a manufacturer of road bike wheels, recently relocated from Misssissippi to Ogden, Utah. Mercury is a high-end wheel company founded on the principles of providing the absolute lightest, most aerodynamic wheels to amateur and professional riders.…

Estimating Cycling

How can you consider all the relevant factors when designing bicycle infrastructure as part of any transportation or community development, be it a local project, overall community or regional plan, or corridor?…

Customize Your Bike Setup for Comfort

Customize Your Bike Setup for Comfort

... there is a period of time it takes to get comfortable. A session with a good bike fitter can shorten that amount of time, but being comfortable on a bike is an evolution of bike and body.…

Utah Riders Shine in Tour of Utah

Utah Riders Shine in Tour of Utah

The biggest news coming from the 2014 Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah regarding local cyclists was the retirement of long-time favorite Jeff Louder. The biggest revelations, however, were the strong rides from some up and coming youngsters.…