June 2011 – Frontier Airlines has removed the flat fee for checked bicycles and will now include them in the standard baggage allowance, meaning customers traveling on Classic or Classic Plus fares can include their bike as one of their two complimentary checked bags and Economy passengers would pay $20 if the bike is one […]
Our June 2011 Issue is now available (22 mb download). This is our biggest issue ever!
By Ryan Barrett Chase Pinkham (Bissell Pro Cycling) and Megan Hill (Revolution Café Rio) took wins in the Antelope Island Classic on April 30. Despite waking to several inches of new snow, conditions improved dramatically by the time the elite racers took the start with dry, if cold, conditions prevailing. The 63 mile men’s race […]
Our May 2011 Issue is now available (15.1 mb download). This is our biggest issue ever!
By Bob Saffell The weather forecast for Hurricane Utah for Saturday April 2 was daunting. For many of us from northern Utah had been used to bundling up for cold. Wet training rides. Even those from Dixie had been used to unusually cool and damp weather. A possibility of 90 degrees and high winds was […]
By Ryan Barrett Despite warm weather, Utah’s “Hell of the North” lived up to its reputation as one of the toughest road events in the state. The event was only 50 miles (10 laps) for the Pro 1-2 men, but that proved long enough with over half the field suffering flat tires and multiple crashes. […]
By Louis Borgenicht It has always been a curiosity to me that some professionally educated people eventually end up not practicing their chosen profession for a variety of reasons. It is well known that a reasonable number of lawyers forsake the practice of law for a variety of pursuits (John Cleese obtained a law degree […]
By Travis Jensen These are exciting times for Bike Utah and for cyclists in general here in our fair state. By the time you read this article, we will have enjoyed the third annual Utah Bike Summit, which for the first time this year was organized and hosted by Bike Utah. As of this writing, […]
By Lou Melini Debbie Reid is the Founder and Director of Bikes for Kids Utah. Currently Debbie works for Recovery Ways, a Residential Treatment center for drug and alcohol abuse in Murray, UT. She has also worked in the event planning industry for several years creating corporate events and international incentive based trips. In her […]
By Erik Moen, PT Heel pain is not all that common to bicycling. The most frequent source of heel pain originates from excessive strain in pedaling. Bicycling is obviously a highly cyclical sport. A two hour ride has about 10800 crank revolutions if you average 90 revolutions per minute (rpm). The prevalence of heel pain […]