E-Scooters and Cyclists

E-Scooters and Cyclists

By Ken Christensen and Russ Hymas As cyclists and car drivers we are very familiar with the term “share the road.” But until recently, we didn’t think this included e-scooters. If you’ve walked or driven around Salt Lake City, Reno, Oakland, or Boise lately, you’ve probably seen people zipping around town on two-wheeled battery powered […]

How Much Regulation Does Dockless Bike Share Need?

How Much Regulation Does Dockless Bike Share Need?

By Charles Pekow New as it is, docked bikesharing may be obsolete. Replacement with dockless systems means less involvement from local governments, who traditionally have either sponsored, licensed or subsidized docked bikeshare and required private operators to get permits to set up stations on public land. And dockless systems mean a loss of rental or […]

How Safe Are Roundabouts for Cyclists?

How Safe Are Roundabouts for Cyclists?

By Charles Pekow Crash reports from the United States don’t show that roundabouts have been particularly hazardous for bicyclists. Advantages include the fact that motorists tend to slow down in circles and cyclists don’t turn as sharply. Still, since they are becoming increasingly popular across the USA and have long been common in many cities, […]

5 Great Northern Utah Century Rides

Ride a 100 Miles or More in One Day - Entry Points Within 60 Miles of Salt Lake City

5 Great Northern Utah Century Rides

By David Collins – Northern Utah is blessed with iconic geography, famous resorts and gentrified mountain towns. Although these rides include stunning scenery, they often feature hidden gems and forgotten highways and byways – a cyclist’s dream – filled with unforgettable imagery, points of historical interest and quirky pit-stops. Extended shoulder seasons are usually the […]

Tour of the Gila

Tour of the Gila

By Joe “Metal Cowboy” Kurmaskie I’m just another traveller On another winding road I’m trying to walk some kind of line I’m trying to pull some kind of load. -Marc Cohn All explorers are convinced that there is something wonderful still to be found on this earth. I discovered that when the canyon is deep […]

Goals: This Year, I am going to…

Goals: This Year, I am going to…

By Bill Roland As 2019 gets under way, a good percentage of the thousands of riders in Utah and throughout the Western states, take the time to set goals they would love to achieve this year. Age doesn’t matter. Whether you are 15, 25, 35, or 75, it’s always exciting and fundamentally sound for each […]

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