Review: SCC Slick Chain Lube

Review: SCC Slick Chain Lube

SCC Slick is a new chain lube. Photo by Eric Kramer By Eric Kramer When my buddy told me he had some new chain lube to try, I brushed it off. After years of trial and error trying to keep my drivetrain running smooth in Utah’s ultra dry conditions, I had a routine that worked. […]

Wind

By Lukas Brinkerhoff Have you ever been punched in the face by the wind? It’s that time of the night between laying down and waking up. It could be 10 PM or it could be 3 AM. I don’t want to look at my watch because if it’s the former the latter is going to […]

New Bike Lanes for Payson, Utah

New Bike Lanes for Payson, Utah

By Charles Pekow New bike lanes will be included in the I-15/Payson Main Street Interchange (exit 250) project in Payson, Utah. The Utah Department of Transportation (UDOT) and Federal Highway Administration announced a final decision to go ahead with the project, unless anyone files suit to block it by August 5, 2019. The project will […]

E-Bikes and Cities

E-Bikes and Cities

By Charles Pekow Planners take note: E-bikes are here to stay. So you’d better take them into account when designing communities. Or so says a study from Norway, which may be ahead of the United States in e-bike use and planning. The Institute for Transportation Economics at the Norwegian Centre for Transportation Research looked at […]

El Tour de Mesa

El Tour de Mesa

By David Ward I can’t even begin to count how many organized rides I have participated in. I have to say, I believe I have enjoyed every one. What’s not to like? First and foremost, you are out riding your bike, typically on a ride you expect to challenge you at least somewhat. Also, most […]

The Belgian Hammer – Book Review Highlights the Belgian Racing Experience; and an Interview with Jeff Louder

The Belgian Hammer – Book Review Highlights the Belgian Racing Experience; and an Interview with Jeff Louder

By Lou Melini The subtitle of the book, Forging Young Americans into Professional Cyclists, sums up the gist of the book. Young cyclists from 19-21 years of age, perhaps older, go to Belgium to seek their potential to become a professional cyclist. The test of their potential lies in the ability to do well in […]