Bikepacking Canyonlands’ White Rim Trail

Bikepacking Canyonlands’ White Rim Trail

By Cole Taylor Last fall I discovered the world of bikepacking, the blissful union of my two favorite activities. I was inspired to ride the White Rim from browsing bikepacking.com, where there is a page that was helpful in planning. I called up two of my mountain biking friends and asked them about doing it […]

Bike Utah’s Youth Bicycle Education and Safety Training Program

Bike Utah Seeking Elementary Schools to Participate in Their Youth Bicycle Education and Safety Training Program

Bike Utah’s Youth Bicycle Education and Safety Training Program

The Youth Bicycle Education and Safety Training (BEST) Program is Utah’s only statewide effort to educate youth about riding bicycles. By getting more kids and their families riding, we are working to get people physically active, improving air quality, and making communities better places to live. In addition, getting physical activity each day even helps […]

What is a Bike Fit, and is it for me?

What is a Bike Fit, and is it for me?

By John Higgins Many cyclists don’t know what a bike fit is, haven’t had one, or don’t know if it’s for them. Recently I had 3 customers in quick succession who had never heard of a bike fit until being advised that they should get one, and were either referred directly to me or advised […]

New Paved Trail Planned for Lake Mead, Arizona/Nevada

New Paved Trail Planned for Lake Mead, Arizona/Nevada

By Charles Pekow – The Arizona Heritage Trail got a go-ahead. The Bureau of Reclamation plans to solicit construction bids for the 3.6-mile bike and hike trail to connect Bullhead City, AZ and Laughlin, NV with the Lake Mead National Recreation Area along the Colorado River south of Lake Mojave in northwest Arizona. The plan […]

Study: Mountain Bikers are More Efficient, Hardier, and Have More Fun than Road Bikers – On the Road

Study: Mountain Bikers are More Efficient, Hardier, and Have More Fun than Road Bikers – On the Road

By Charles Pekow What can you tell about riders by the kind of bikes they ride? And can this information be useful in planning? A Canadian study looked at the issue. And while the authors acknowledge they haven’t answered all the questions, they found some differences in behavior among Vancouver cyclists depending on whether they […]

Farewell To A (Cycling) Friend

Farewell To A (Cycling) Friend

By Joe Kurmaskie Alejandro Alverez had a way of moving a bicycle through space so effortlessly that, even though I stood half a foot taller than him, he dwarfed me with his skills. My friend from Monterrey, Mexico rode like it was the first AND last time he might own a pair of legs. I […]