• Longtime commentator, ex-pro Sherwen dies at 62

    Submitted by Kim Welk on December 2nd, 2018

    Renowned as the voice of cycling, ex-professional and NBC Sports analyst Paul Sherwen died Sunday. He was 62. The cycling community was reeling Sunday at news of Sherwen’s death. One of the most well-known and familiar personalities in cycling, his career as racer and later as broadcaster stretched decades. Read the full article here  OriginalRead More

    • Recycled bikes nonprofit in need of new space to continue giving bikes to low income kids

      Submitted by Kim Welk on November 29th, 2018

      CASTLE ROCK, Colo. — Like the rest of the state of Colorado, the city of Castle Rock is growing fast. As more people move in, hospitals must make room to treat them. In one case that means having to take back space it was lending to a local nonprofit. “Over 1,100 students are in ourRead More

      • Colorado Cyclists Headed to 2018 Masters Track Cycling World Championships

        Submitted by Kim Welk on September 29th, 2018

        Colorado will be well represented at the 2018 event sending more than twenty athletes who train at the Boulder Valley Velodrome in Erie and the USOTC Velodrome in Colorado Springs.  Athletes traveling to LA will be participating in both team and individual events. The athletes have participated in racing events throughout the season as wellRead More

        • Bike-n-Ride Member Update: New Terms & Conditions – TMP Update Underway – RTD Seeking Public Assistance

          Submitted by Kim Welk on September 26th, 2018

          Abandoned bikes and other personal items not related to bike commuting are clogging shelters and taking away Bike shelter cleanup from their purpose of providing safe and secure weather protected bicycle storage for commuters making connections to and from local or regional transit routes. Read the new Bike-n-ride terms and conditions. Here is a quickRead More

          • For Some Girls, Empowerment Comes With Two Wheels and a Helmet

            Submitted by Kim Welk on September 19th, 2018

            NEWARK — The training wheels were off. The young woman with a bright smile and golden sunglasses told Kaneisha Marable she didn’t need them. The little girl believed her. Kaneisha pedaled a wobbly path up the block beside Lincoln Park. House music thumped from the stage to her left, a festival underway, but the 8-year-oldRead More

            • Training for Cyclocross

              Submitted by Kim Welk on September 18th, 2018

              Cyclocross, once considered the red headed stepchild of bike racing, has gained vast popularity in the US. It requires some varied talents and it favors hard men/women. There are two key areas that cyclists should focus their attention on to make building fitness for a successful cyclocross season go a little smoother. The first areaRead More

              • The Buffalo Bicycle Classic Buff Epic

                Submitted by Kim Welk on September 12th, 2018

                With bikes loaded and gear packed, we headed to Boulder on a cold, dark Sunday morning.  Ahead, 100 miles of cycling with the Buffalo Bicycle Classic.  In our usual fashion we opted with go big or don’t go and signed up for the 100 mile Epic to Estes ride.  In reviewing the course prior toRead More