In 2000 Jon Hanson was interested in having a custom 29er MTB frame built. When he was unable to find what he had in mind he invested the money in a welder instead and began to modify frames to meet his requirements.
By Tyler Servoss Hydration packs have remained quite simple since they first gained wide acceptance 15 or 20 years ago. You have a bladder and a hose and something to carry it in. Nowadays just about every sporting goods store has some variation of the hydration pack. Enter the Geigerrig hydration pack. What makes the […]
Gear Picks Fezzari Designs Bikes in Lindon, Utah Review by Tyler Servoss You may be aware that Specialized and some of the larger bicycle companies have strong Utah ties, but did you know that Lindon, Utah boasts a company that creates a brand of high end bikes as well? Fezzari is a unique brand and […]
Once again, Utah continues to be a favorite for bicycle industry gatherings. July saw Deer Valley play host to the Bike DealerCamp. The camp was a three day opportunity for bicycle dealers from around the country to meet with manufactures and get a close up look at 2011 product lines. The list of manufacturers on hand was lengthy and included Ridley, Salsa, Scott, Defeet, Fox, SRAM, and BMC among the 50 plus exhibitors.
The winning team, Brute Force set a course record with a time of 28hrs. They were followed into the finish at St. George’s Main Park by Team Needles Peak at 29 hrs and Team Long Hard Road p/b Cutthroat Racing at 30 hrs. Teams continued to finish over the next several hours with the final team arriving at 37 hrs. 20 teams of 4 riders each competed in this year’s event.
Review by Tyler Servoss Achtune: Do you listen to head phones when you ride? Ryan Dallon the creator of the Achtune system was tired of hearing stories about cyclists being hit by cars, including his own personal experiences, being injured in vehicle related crashes twice in the last few years. By now we have all […]
In our May 2010 issue, our story on relay races left out the Hoodoo 500. Info on the Hoodoo is below. HOODOO 500: August 28-30, 2010 Route: A loop course that starts in St. George and travels through Hurricane, Kanab, Tropic, Escalante, Torrey, Panguitch, Cedar Breaks, Cedar City, New Castle, Enterprise and back to St. […]