I’m a cycle commuter – you can learn more about my story in the Commuter Column of the March 2014 issue of Cycling Utah. Like most commuters, I’ve done plenty of riding in the dangerous twilight hours after work.
By Tom Jow Have you ever wondered what your favorite bike technician’s workspace is like? How many tools does he or she use? Is their workspace a disaster area, like a teenagers bedroom? Or is it super clean and organized like a hair stylist or dentist? Unlike most bicycle mechanics, the hair stylist and dentist […]
By Tyler Servoss Ogden is on a consistent upward trajectory of attracting the outdoor industry and specifically bicycle companies to Utah. Chris Mogridge and his wife Karen are the latest in a string of companies to call Ogden home. Their company, Mercury bicycle components relocated to Utah in 2014 after getting their start in Mississippi. […]
By Charles Pekow Should you get studded snow tires if you plan to bicycle this winter? If you’re riding in icy conditions, you probably should. Researchers in Sweden tried to answer the question of whether studded snow tires actually help cyclists riding in icy conditions. It compared regular vs. studded bicycle tires indoors on a […]
By Steven Sheffield When I first read the brief description of BIKE MECHANIC: TALES FROM THE ROAD AND THE WORKSHOP by Guy Andrews and Rohan Dubash, I was anticipating a quick read filled with profiles of team mechanics and humorous anecdotes of life on the road and the daily grind of cleaning and repairing bikes […]