303 writer Scott Downes reflects on the the mood and atmosphere at Evelyn Stevens’ 1-hour track record attempt on Saturday: “The Hour Record is a strange, solitary pursuit — unique in that it’s one of the few if only races comprised of one individual participant. . . But here, in the Hour Record, there is only one racer, the experience is hers alone, and the rest of us are just intimate observers to the suffering…” Read more
It seems pretty obvious when we pass pelotons of cyclists covered in layers of high tech fabrics dodging small amounts of snow and gravel that Colorado has lots of serious cyclists… heck, maybe not even serious – just lots of enthusiasts. And of course not only cyclists, but triathletes and runners, hikers and skiers, climbers and… the list of activities Coloradans enjoy on a regular basis is long.
But some folks like data. We want proof that what we see is true. There are so many ways to prove that Colorado loves cyclists and cyclists love Colorado … Read more
The Boulder Cup is one of those iconic races that “everyone” is at. It’s Valmont at it’s finest. Whether you race it or just go ring your bell and try not to spill your beer, this is a race you want on your calendar. And be aware that it’s earlier this year. RIGHT after Interbike (Sunday, September 14th). Read more
The Boulder Roubaix is a road race that takes place in the northern part of Boulder Colorado rolling over a mixture of pavement and gravel roads to nearly the distance of 69 miles. Named after the Paris Roubaix or sometimes referred to as The Hell of the North. Read more