A Conversation with Cycling Icon Richard Schwinn of Waterford Bicycles

A Conversation with Cycling Icon Richard Schwinn of Waterford Bicycles

By Lou Melini There are over 300 bike companies (past and present) in the world according to Wikipedia. The most recognizable name from that group that symbolizes American bicycling manufacturing is Schwinn. If you are old enough, you may remember the sleek precision built Paramount. The Schwinn Paramount was one of the most coveted bikes […]

Bike Bonanza Will be Held 5-20-2011 in SLC

Celebrate Utah Bike Month What: Free food, giveaways and entertainment are only the highlights of the 16th Annual Utah Transit Authority Bike Bonanza. Families, commuters and bicycling enthusiasts will gather (rain or shine!) to celebrate Utah Bike Month and learn more about the latest trends in biking. Packet pickup and registration for the Cycle Salt […]

Bike Art to Display During Gallery Roll, May 20th

Bike Art to Display During Gallery Roll, May 20th

Bike Art will be displayed in several galleries on May 20th as part of Gallery Roll (and Gallery Stroll) – Visit the Phillips Gallery and SLC Bike Company. Also, on the same night Copper Palate Press will have bike themed t-shirts available. May 20, 2011 — Bike Art Gallery Roll, Utah Bike Month, Salt Lake City, […]

Jeff Bates Fundraiser – Raffle for a custom Pereira

Time is running out to buy a raffle ticket to win a custom Pereira mountain bike to help Jeff Bates and his family. You can find out more and buy a ticket here: http://jeffbatesmf.org/?q=node%2F45 Tickets are available until 5-11-11 until noon MST. Jeff Bates Melanoma Foundation – Local Rider, Mechanic and all-round great guy needs […]

Fundraiser for Utah Cyclist, Bunny Bradley

Dear Utah Cycling Community Friends, It is with a heavy heart that I write you regarding our friend, Bunny Bradley, who passed away early this morning after being hit while riding her bike on Wednesday 7-14-10. Bunny was a warm and energetic young woman – she was heavily involved with the fitness community as a […]

REI Bike Events for July

REI COMMUNITY CALENDAR ANNOUNCEMENTS FOR JULY DATE: June 10th 2010 CONTACT: Celeste Eppler EMAIL: [email protected] PHONE: (801) 486-2100 ext. 207 Bike Maintenance Basics Thursday, July 15th, 7:00 pm at REI Sandy If you ride a bike, you need this class! In this informative presentation you’ll learn how to lube a chain, fix a flat tire […]

National Advocacy News

June 21, 2010 National News Safe Routes to School Victory Last week, House Republican Whip Eric Cantor (R-VA) targeted the federal Safe Routes to School (SRTS) program established under the 2005 Federal Surface Transportation Bill (SAFETEA-LU) as wasteful government spending in his weekly “YouCut program”. He chooses five programs that he deems wasteful and asks […]