Endure: Mind, Body and the Curiously Elastic Limits of Human Performance

Endure: Mind, Body and the Curiously Elastic Limits of Human Performance

By Lou Melini – How far can we push ourselves? What is stopping us from pushing further? In Endure, you probably won’t find the absolute perfect answer to those questions, but you will gain a lot of information about those questions. Alex Hutchinson is a former national-team long distance runner, a Cambridge-trained Physicist and a journalist, […]

Sports Nutrition: What’s the Latest on Carbohydrates?

Sports Nutrition: What’s the Latest on Carbohydrates?

By Nancy Clark MS, RD, CSSD – Too many of today’s athletes believe carbohydrates are “bad.” If that’s true, what does the latest sports nutrition research say? The following studies, presented at the American College of Sports Medicine’s 66th Annual Meeting (Orlando FL, May 2019) indicate sports scientists agree that carbohydrates (grains, fruits, veggies; sugars, starches) […]

Cycling West and Cycling Utah’s Late Summer 2019 Issue is Now Available!

Cycling West and Cycling Utah’s Late Summer 2019 Issue is Now Available!

Cycling West and Cycling Utah Magazine’s Late Summer – August 2019 Issue is now available as a free download (8 mb download), Pick up a copy at your favorite Utah, Idaho, Wyoming, Nevada, Montana, W. Colorado, N. Arizona, and N. California bike shop or other location!  Contents Riding Blind –  page – 3 Lindsey Edwards is […]

Federal Government Releases Bikeway Selection Guide

Federal Government Releases Bikeway Selection Guide

By Charles Pekow – It’s quite technical but the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) has released what it considers a comprehensive guide for transportation officials to measure trade-offs and determine what type of bikeway to build and where. The Bikeway Selection Guide shows, for instance, how to consider auto traffic volume and speed and number of lanes. […]

Bicycle Deaths Spike Sharply in America’s Largest City

What We Can Do to Stay Safe Here at Home.

Bicycle Deaths Spike Sharply in America’s Largest City

By Greg Hoole – CNN recently reported that seventeen cyclists have been killed in New York City this year alone. To put this in comparison, there were only ten deaths in 2018. In response, Mayor Bill de Blasio recently announced a $58.4 million plan to improve bike safety in the city. The improvements largely consist of […]

The Importance of the Bicycle Customer

How the Bicycle Customer can Save the Bike Industry, Support Employees, and Save the Planet

The Importance of the Bicycle Customer

By Anthony J. Nocella II, Ph.D. – So many cyclists around the world are in environmentalists, especially here in Salt Lake City. Yes, riding a bicycle is better than driving a car, but there is much more to bicycling than just riding them. As an environmental studies scholar and long-time cyclist, I figured I would write […]

Study Looks at Bike Crash Risk at Intersections

Study Looks at Bike Crash Risk at Intersections

By Charles Pekow – Researchers at the University of Minnesota have developed a new way to determine bicycle and pedestrian crash risk at both intersections and mid-block. They say using their methodology can help planners mitigate risks to both groups. What makes matters more complicated is that many factors go into the equation (the most obvious […]