Momentum is what keeps the bike going straight. When you are riding at speed is it much easier to hold your line and go where you want to. If you go too slow, you will have to use more energy and focus just to keep your balance, instead of what you want to do – ride the trail cleanly and efficiently.
An up-scale resort town nestled in the mountains 33 miles east of the state capital, Park City, Utah is the home to three world-class ski resorts, the world-famous Sundance Film Festival, hundreds of mouth-watering restaurants, awe-inspiring real estate, and more than 300 miles of scenic bicycle trails designed for beginners, intermediates and advanced cyclists alike.
The foot / pedal connection is one of the most valuable aspects of any bike fit because our experience shows us that a lot of a rider’s pain and discomfort can originate in the feet.
The True Grit Epic is a grueling course, especially for an early season race. The course includes almost 10,000 ft of climbing. These are not the typical extended climbs of mountain races, but short burst climbs with chunky rock that requires excellent bike handling and power.
Cycling Utah’s May 2013 Issue is now available as a PDF (12 mb download), Pick up a copy at your favorite bike shop in Utah, Idaho, Wyoming, Nevada, N. AZ, or W. CO or other location!
This bike has made me a better mountain biker. Or made mountain biking better. Either way, the fun I’ve been having in the dirt has gone way up. Last summer, I was lucky enough to get an Ellsworth Evolution full suspension 29er.
Singletrack High, a documentary film about the growing high school mountain bike movement, will premiere in Utah on Friday April 19, 2013 at 7 pm at the Jordan Commons Megaplex Theaters, 9400 S. State Street in Sandy, Utah. To purchase tickets, visit Utah High School Cycling League. The showing is a fundraiser for the league. About […]
I had been riding since 6:00 am, and had just completed a massive push from the flow of Thunder Mountain, through the barren tablelands of the Hatch-to-Panguitch ATV trail, and over the riddle of Rock Canyon.
Is Utah a Mountain Bike Mecca? “Not quite” is the conclusion reached during a presentation on the topic at the 2011 Utah Bike Summit hosted April 29th by Bike Utah (bikeutah.org).
Utah has been known for its superlative mountain biking for some time and while our state’s beloved slickrock is famous, awesome mountain biking trails can be found within just a few miles of most of our cities and towns. From island trails surrounded by the blue waters of the Great Salt Lake, to mountain singletrack with top-of-the-world views and group-friendly doubletrack near the Pink Cliffs of Dixie National Forest, Utah has some amazing places for an adventure on two fat wheels.