Silca Nears Perfection With Pumps

Silca Nears Perfection With Pumps

Since 1917, Silca has been the pump of choice of the professional peloton because of their reliability and serviceability. They are the only pump manufacturer that has been offering fully rebuildable products for their entire existence, now over 100 years. I’ve had a love affair with Silca pumps since I first started riding bikes some […]

Why I Ride

Why I Ride

By Joe Kurmaskie – The genesis of my entire life was experiencing the complete control, abandon and ecstasy of that first afternoon on a bicycle.  Even the streetlight’s flicker couldn’t bring me in. It opened me wide for everything after; love and reaching for things real and beautiful, trying even after the passage of hope, the […]

Discovering the Trails of St. George, Utah

Discovering the Trails of St. George, Utah

By David Ward – Thanks to Karma’s (my wife) and my travel bug, our mobile children, and mostly our globe-trotting, Foreign Service employed daughter, I have had the opportunity and joy of riding a bike at various destinations nationally and internationally. From urban mountain biking in Kathmandu to exploring the Balkan countries of Serbia, Bosnia-Herzegovina […]

Report: City Bike Stress Rankings

Report: City Bike Stress Rankings

By Charles Pekow – How much is your city doing to help you bike to work? Researchers at the Center for Transportation Studies at the University of Minnesota looked at bicycle infrastructure in the nation’s 50 largest cities and ranked them according to the stress involved in biking to work. The report gave all cities two […]

5 Tips to Make Drivers Notice You This Fall

5 Tips to Make Drivers Notice You This Fall

By Utah Department of Public Safety – Fall is such a beautiful season in the West and a wonderful season to enjoy the outdoors, especially on a bike. Here are some simple tips to help keep you safe while cycling Western roads this Fall. Tip 1: Ride Defensively and Predictably: Go with the traffic flow. Always […]

Training in the “Off-Season:” Get Out the Door!

Training in the “Off-Season:” Get Out the Door!

By Mindy McCutcheon with Mark Deterline – Growing up in Northern Michigan, I was no stranger to the outdoors – or crappy weather. Despite the oft freezing temperatures and bone-chilling wind off the Great Lakes, I remained active year-round. Of course, it wasn’t always easy dragging myself out of bed for a 6am run or shoving […]

Interior Department: Ebikes to be Allowed in National Parks and Most BLM Land

Interior Department: Ebikes to be Allowed in National Parks and Most BLM Land

By Charles Pekow – You will be able to ride an electric bicycle on federal lands where a regular bike can go. Interior Secretary David Bernhardt issued an order Aug. 30 instructing managers of federal recreational land to allow e-bike use. The order is “intended to increase recreational opportunities for all Americans, especially those with physical […]