• Two eBikes Need a New Home – Will it be Yours?

    Submitted by Bill Plock on August 4th, 2021

     If you have been having trouble purchasing an eBike recently due to supply chain issues and a big increase in demand, or if you just want to get one for yourself, Bicycle Colorado is offering two Orbea Optima Class 1 eBikes during their summer raffle in partnership with SloHi Bike Co, a bike shop based in Denver. 

    SloHi selected the Orbea Optima for this raffle because it’s one of their best-selling eBikes. It’s stylish, simple and fun. The Orbea Optima E50 is an affordable and comfortable electric city bike with step-thru frame fo Read more

    • People For Bikes Seeks Local Policy Analyst

      Submitted by Bill Plock on July 16th, 2021

      PeopleForBikes is hiring a state + local policy analyst for our Business Network team. This employee will advocate for policies to improve and protect bicycle infrastructure and increase bicycling participation at the state and local levels Read more

      • Former Boulder District Attorney Weighs in on Case of Gwen Inglis death

        Submitted by Bill Plock on July 6th, 2021

        Mike Foote is a former District Attorney for Boulder, a former state legislator and a very avid cyclist. He was instrumental in passing the Vulnerable User legislation in 2019 to give stricter penalties on motorist who injury or kill pedestriansRead More

        • Is the popularity of Gravel Racing changing the ethos of the sport?

          Submitted by Andy Schmit on June 23rd, 2021

          By: A.V. Schmit Much of the coverage of Unbound Gravel – 2021, formerly known as Dirty Kanza, centered around a number of interesting in-race situations. Such as the men’s elite leaders in the 200-mile event appearing to “neutralize” the finalRead More

          • CHAIN LETTERS: Official Rules

            Submitted by Andy Schmit on June 22nd, 2021

            Official Rules Submission: Essays should be submitted using the online form only. 303 Chain Letters 2021: Each contestant MUST provide contact information for a teacher, coach, relative or other adult sponsor, 21 years of age or older, in order toRead More

            • CHAIN LETTERS: An Essay Contest

              Submitted by Andy Schmit on June 21st, 2021

              Why do you love cycling and why does cycling make the world a better place? If you are a Colorado kid, between the ages of 12 – 18, you can win a great selection of prizes, by answering this questionRead More

              • It Could Be Me Announces Board of Directors for New 501c3 Advocacy Group

                Submitted by Bill Plock on June 3rd, 2021

                From an Olympian to IRONMAN Champion, to organizer of one of America’s most recognized cycling races to entrepreneurs and advocacy leaders in cycling, It Could Be Me announces its board of directors.  Read more

                • Advocacy in the Wake of Tragedy; Tenacity, Patience and Empathy Needed

                  Submitted by Bill Plock on May 24th, 2021

                  The senseless murder of Gwen Inglis at the hands of person with a history of impaired driving enrages most anyone, cyclists or not. As cyclists we are outraged and we want more protection and stronger punishments. But it’s not easy, it’s not simple. And while it may be obvious what needs to change, it takes time, it takes advocates, it takes patience and it takes understanding and empathy. Read more