Nearly 270 racers showed up June 11 at The Deer Valley Resort for the 20th edition of the Deer Valley Pedalfest. Starting near the Snow Park Lodge, the course immediately hit racers with a steep slippery climb up the bottom of Rosebud ski run.
Over the winter, I received a pair of Keen Austin Pedal shoes to try out. Because of the endless rains we had this spring, I didn’t want to mess up these sharp looking commuter shoes. Finally, over the last few weeks, I’ve been able to give them a try.
The 23rd Annual Cook-Sanders, Associates, and the Spence Law Firm High Uintas Classic Stage Race drew over 200 cyclists to the small town of Evanston in southwest Wyoming over the weekend of June 18-19. The High Uintas Stage race was a bit different this year, than years past. Due to record snowfall in the recent winter, the race’s usual course through Bald Mountain Pass was still closed when the June 18 road race took place.
Soon after Evelyn Tuddenham became UDOT’s Statewide Bicycle and Pedestrian Coordinator, she started hearing the complaints. Cyclists called her complaining about motorists that passed too closely or endangered cyclists in other ways. Motorists registered complaints about bicyclists strung across the road, making it difficult for cars to pass them.
With forty switchbacks of uninterrupted suffering ahead of me and the main peloton five minutes behind, I felt confident in my ability to prevail on the queen stage of the recent Tour of Chile. Concentrating on my rhythm and jeered on by my director from the team car, I struggled and inched my way up the behemoth climb, being careful not to look at the switchbacks above me.
The Trailside Park Bike Park is located in Park City, and will encompass nearly 22 acres when finished. Free and open to the public, the new bike park was partially funded from the Restaurant Arts and Park Tax, with the remainder funded from the Snyderville Basin Recreation District’s Capital Improvements budget.
Wearing the Stars and Stripes that comes with being the national champion is nothing new to guys like Dave Zabriskie (Garmin-Cervélo).
With four to go Evans, Olsen and Howat worked to setup the finale. With the three strongest teams represented, the break would succeed. For three laps the trio worked together.
By Tara McKee June 2011 – The 2011 Utah Bike Summit was held on Friday, April 29th at the SLCC campus in Sandy. The night before the summit, Bike Utah hosted a special showing of “Race Across the Sky 2010” at the Jordan Commons Megaplex. A special Q & A was held after the movie […]
June 2011 – Frontier Airlines has removed the flat fee for checked bicycles and will now include them in the standard baggage allowance, meaning customers traveling on Classic or Classic Plus fares can include their bike as one of their two complimentary checked bags and Economy passengers would pay $20 if the bike is one […]