Independence Day: A Day In The Life of the Tour Divide

The Tour Divide is often referred to as “the most challenging mountain bike race on the planet.” Few would argue it’s a beast. The self-supported race covers 2,745 miles of the Great Divide Mountain Bike Route, which traverses the mountain-rippled spine of the continent from Banff, Alberta, to Antelope Wells, New Mexico. There is a reported 200,000 feet of elevation gain over the distance, through remote and often relentlessly harsh terrain dominated by cows, mosquitoes and bears.

League of American Bicyclists Awards Salt Lake City Silver Status as a Bike Friendly Community

By Dave Iltis On April 28, Salt Lake City was awarded Silver status by the League of American Bicyclists (LAB), a leading bike advocacy organization, in their spring 2010 Bicycle Friendly Communities (BFC) awards. Sixteen new and five renewing cities were named Bicycle Friendly Communities. Salt Lake City along with Flagstaff, Arizona, were the only […]

New Wasatch Wilderness Proposal

By Sarah Bennett The announcement of the Wasatch Wilderness and Watershed Protection Act being proposed by Representative Jim Matheson earlier this month has given many Salt Lake area mountain bikers pause in recent weeks. Losing sections of the Wasatch Crest Trail, or other well-loved trails in the central Wasatch Mountains due to resource protection measures […]

Cycling Utah’s April 2010 Issue Available as a PDF

Cycling Utah’s April 2010 Issue Available as a PDF

Cycling Utah’s April 2010 Issue is now available as a PDF (6.6 mb download) – Annual Club Guide, Desert Rampage, Utah Bike Summit Preview, dznuts Review, Tubeless Systems, Tour del Sol, Chase Pinkham and Alisha Welsh profiles, Frozen Hog, Bike Friendly SLC Businesses, Phil Wood Profile, My Way to Zion Tour, Results, Commuter Column, Mechanics […]