Dixie Legacy Classic

Dixie Legacy Classic

The Dixie Legacy Classic is an 80.7-mile out-and-back ride featuring long, steady climbs and descents and some rolling hills. The route starts and finishes in St. George and visits the Legacy Loop Highway, Dixie National Forest, and Snow Canyon State Park.…

Emigration Trail Classic

Emigration Trail Classic

The Emigration Trail Classic is a history-laden, 80.6-mile out-and-back route, including a 12-mile loop at the turnaround end. The ride starts in eastern Salt Lake City and incorporates all or a portion of Emigration Canyon…

Climbs of Utah County

Climbs of Utah County

With jagged peaks, wide roads and narrow canyons, Utah County is a veritable cycling paradise when it comes to climbing. Theres a reason the Tour of Utah includes two of these climbs in one of its stages.…

The Climbs of Salt Lake County

The Climbs of Salt Lake County

Road cyclists in the state’s capitol city are among the lucky when it comes to choices. If one wanted to, a cyclist in the valley could pick a different climb every day of the week and throw in numerous options to create almost-never-ending doses of vertical variety.…

Hovenweep-Navajo Classic

Hovenweep-Navajo Classic

The Hovenweep-Navajo Classic is an 88.2-mile out-and-back route in an extreme southeastern Utah. The ride starts and finishes in Bluff, which is located 100 miles south of Moab along U.S. Highway 191. The unincorporated town of Bluff, with a population of 320 in 2010, is located 25 miles north of the Arizona border, 29 miles west of Colorado, and 44 miles from the Four Corners and New Mexico.…

BLM Opens Suicidal Tendencies, a Brand New Trail in the Santa Clara River Reserve

BLM Opens Suicidal Tendencies, a Brand New Trail in the Santa Clara River Reserve

If you are anything like me, there are few things that bring you more pleasure than planting a set of knobbies on new single track. I’ve always envisioned cycling as being synonymous with adventure, but when you’ve already ridden every trail in your area things can become stagnant. Sure there’s always the riding trips to new locations, but a new trail with virgin dirt, that’s something special.…

New Bike Park Coming to Ogden

New Bike Park Coming to Ogden

At long last, Ogden is finally getting a bike park. Jeremy Little and Josh Jones have been working for 2 years and have assembled a volunteer committee to raise the funds to build it. The new park will feature three one way trails from 9th Street to the 12th Street dirt jumps . There will be three options, all of which will have riders giggling.…

Showalter to Red Canyon Ride

Showalter to Red Canyon Ride

I dumped two boxes of fruit snacks and a box of granola bars in my pack. At the time it seemed like a lot. We were planning on a three hour ride, give or take a bit for trail conditions. 7.5 hours later I was grateful I had dumped all those snacks in the pack.…

Islands in the Sky Cruise

Islands in the Sky Cruise

The Islands in the Sky Cruise is a 51-mile out-and-back ride over undulating terrain between and through Dead Horse Point State Park and Canyonlands National Park. The elevation ranges from 5,639 feet at Upheaval Dome, in Canyonlands National Park, to 6,184 feet on Big Flat, on State Highway (SR) 313 between the Canyonlands and Dead Horse Point Parks.…

Tushar Mountains Challenge

Tushar Mountains Challenge

The Tushar Mountains Challenge is a 42.3 mile out-and-back ride that starts in the southwestern Utah city of Beaver. The ride climbs into the high mountains east of the city, to the end of the paved highway, and then turns around for the return descent. The elevation ranges from 5,940 feet at the start of the ride to 10,010 feet near the turnaround point. The 20-plus miles of sustained climbing make this a challenging outing.…