By Dave Iltis – The 4 Peaks Gran Fondo is in its fifth year. The ride will be held in Pocatello, Idaho on August 10, 2019. The ride gets its name from the 4 summits it traverses over the 80 mile long course. The shorter courses cover some of the climbs too. We asked organizer […]
By Dave Iltis May 28, 2018 – The 4 Peaks Gran Fondo is in its fourth year. The ride will be held in Pocatello, Idaho on August 18, 2018. The ride gets its name from the 4 summits it traverses over the 80 mile long course. The shorter courses cover some of the climbs too. […]
Boise, Idaho March 21, 2018 – Cycling advocates from across Idaho will meet in May for the 2nd Idaho Walk Bike Summit to be held at the Idaho State Capitol building in Boise. The summit sponsored by the Idaho Walk Bike Alliance will be held Wednesday May 16th through Friday May18th bringing together advocates, city […]
If you ride in Utah, Idaho, Montana or Wyoming, you can find some new trails and access in the next few years. The federal government has approved projects and a soon as next fall, some may be ready for riding.
Our trip to Georgia was our first true self-supported bicycle touring trip. It turned into a 3,700-mile; 77-day; 10-state ride!
Event Preview: Ride Sun Valley Festival Has Something for Everyone! Festival to run from June 23-26, 2016
Ride Sun Valley Festival to Feature Enduro and XC racing, music, rides, demos, clinics, and fun! June 22, 2016 – The Ride Sun Valley Festival starts tomorrow in Sun Valley, Idaho and runs from June 23 to June 26, 2016. The festival combines fun, bikes, enduro racing, cross country racing, demos, music, clinics, rides, and much […]
Utah Shines in Spending Federal Dollars on Transportation Alternatives and Enhancements; Idaho Lags Far Behind
By Charles Pekow The transition to the new federal program for paying for bike projects is going comparatively well in Utah. The state has been getting about $6.5 million a year from the federal government historically and has decided what to do with about 83 percent of its take since FY 92. That’s slightly more […]
Idaho made a significant jump in the national Bicycle Friendly State rankings this year. Utah, meanwhile, appeared to be pedaling a stationary bike, if you compare the 2013 state-by-state rankings given by the League of American Bicyclists (LAB). Utah came in 14th, down one notch from 2012’s 13th place finish.
The 2nd Annual Fat Bike Winter Summit and Festival, January 25-27, 2013, will be the premiere fat bike gathering in the West for both land managers and fat bike enthusiasts. Based on the highly successful inaugural Summit from January, 2012, the 2013 Summit and Festival has been expanded beyond a one-day meeting to include product demos, races, group rides, and Saturday evening bash for fat bike enthusiasts.
By Charles Pekow Provo Utah officially gained a new Bicycle Friendly Community (BFC). And Idaho retained two previous ones, with one moving up a notch from bronze to silver. The announcements came in October in the biannual BFC awards given by the League of American Bicyclists. The League takes applications from communities around the country […]