Ride: Ely to Cave Lake Nevada Express

Ride: Ely to Cave Lake Nevada Express

By Wayne Cottrell – While Nevada in the summertime may generate images of extreme desert heat, the state actually contains some 50 mountain ranges, offering relief from the heat at higher altitudes. The city of Ely is situated at an elevation of 6,437 feet in Nevada’s Egan Range, in the east central part of the state. […]

It’s Time to Cross Over!

It’s Time to Cross Over!

By Heidi Westfall – Fall is coming. Yes, it is time to hang up the skinny tires and downhill bikes, it’s time to cross over from summer to fall, which means only one thing – Cyclocross season is coming. Time to let the cow bells ring. Affectionately known as Cross, cyclocross started in the early […]

Biking Through The Dog Days Of Summer

Biking Through The Dog Days Of Summer

By Joe Kurmaskie – As I grow older, I grow younger… let me explain. The ice cream truck rolled by the pool as I swam with my kids – you gotta hand it to that industry, they know and locate their consumer base and exploit the heck out of them – it’s the first line in […]

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, […]

Bikes Are Faster for Most Short City Trips

Bikes Are Faster for Most Short City Trips

By Charles Pekow – Urban transit frameworks need to include bicycling, the Paris-based International Transport Forum warns planners. “For trips of 15 minutes…the bicycle performs better in most cities” than autos or public transit in most instances, based on research in Europe. The study includes time spent getting to your vehicle and finding a parking space […]

5 More Great Northern Utah Century Rides

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

5 More 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. [Editor’s Note: This article is the second […]

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) […]