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 […]
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 […]
Athens, GA — Ten high-speed cycling events in some of the country’s most compelling communities will make up the 2013 USA CRITS Series. The best criterium racers from around the world will compete from one side of the nation to the other for a chance at the coveted Champion System Orange Jersey and a prize purse worth $50,000. Highlights […]
the lion’s share of the bike/ped money is pretty much evenly split among pedestrian projects and off-road trails. States use far less of the money converting abandoned rail corridors into trails, adding bike lanes to roads, educating people about safety and so forth.