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, […]
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) […]
By David Ward – I am an Idaho boy at heart, having been born and raised in Tyhee, a small farming community sandwiched between Pocatello and the Fort Hall Indian Reservation. So when my brother, Nick, came up with the idea to do a one day ride to Pocatello, I was all in. Nick and I […]
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 […]
By Turner Bitton – Lindsey Edwards is the Salt Lake County Regional Director at the YMCA of Northern Utah where she oversees youth development programming staff throughout the valley and help make the Y a successful leader in educating youth. Cycling West recently caught up with her to talk about her experience as an aspiring bicycle […]
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. […]
Artist: Trenton Higley Title: Track Racer Medium: Oil on panel Size: 5″x7″ Find Trenton’s art here: trentonhigley.com and also at the 15th Street Gallery in Salt Lake City, Utah.
What We Can Do to Stay Safe Here at Home.
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 […]
How the Bicycle Customer can Save the Bike Industry, Support Employees, and Save the Planet
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 […]
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 […]