• Do You Know What These Vital MTB Advocacy Groups Do? Learn More, Join and Maybe Win a New MTB.

    Submitted by Bill Plock on October 18th, 2021

    The Northern front range mountain bike associations are holding a membership drive and when you join or renew your membership in October you’ll be automatically entered to win a Commencal Meta TR frame AND $1,500 toward your dream build Read more

    • The Town of Norwood’s Rally for Ride the Rockies, “We Really Shined”

      Submitted by Bill Plock on October 14th, 2021

      Almost 20 years ago the Colorado town of Norwood was command central for one of the states’ largest forest fires, the Burn Canyon Fire. Patti Grafmyer, the town administrator recalls Norwood rallying to help the hundreds of firefighters on duty, but she said it felt nothing compared to how the town rallied to help hundreds of cyclists in the 2021 Ride the Rockies Read more

      • Utah’s Unique Mountain Bike Hut System Unites a Group of Colorado Cyclists

        Submitted by Bill Plock on October 12th, 2021

        In south central Utah surrounded by National Parks, ancient river beds and views of what was once the floor of a great sea bed, lies a system of huts sheltering mountain bikers as they wind through the Escalante Plateau. 

        The area, more than twice the size of Rhode Island is bordered by Zion, Bryce, Capitol Reef National Parks and Lake Powell. It offers a huge variety of terrain tempting all levels of cyclists to explore the high deserts, deep canyons, daunting plateaus and sandy washout basins. Read more

        • What this Bike Racer has Learned After Five Weeks and No Riding

          Submitted by Bill Plock on October 8th, 2021

          I’m coming up on five weeks of no cycling or strength training. I thought this may help restore some energy by giving my body a break from stress. I thought it’d help slow me down. Maybe turn on my parasympathetic nervous system more and become more relaxed.

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          • Pro’s Closet Seeks Full Time Bike Technician, Full-Benefits

            Submitted by Bill Plock on September 15th, 2021

            As a Line Technician, you have the opportunity to work on the highest quality of bikes across all years, makes and models. At TPC, you enjoy the workload of a bike shop with the pace of a startup that fosters a unique culture of empowerment. You are part of a proactive team environment that involves a “continuous improvement” approach in everything we do and plays a part in the disruption of the bike industry. Read more

            • Cyclists 4 Community Raffling Off New Cervelo to Raise Money

              Submitted by Bill Plock on September 10th, 2021

              C4C’s treasury endured the pandemic thanks to the community’s generous support.  But now it’s time to rebuild that treasury in order to support all of C4C’s programs and services in the community.  Like what?  See here. Read more

              • Buff Classic adds Gravel Route, Still Openings for Sept 12th Ride.

                Submitted by Bill Plock on September 7th, 2021

                The Buff Classic has added the Dirty Epic which is a mixed surface course featuring some smooth asphalt, buff gravel, and some pretty epic Jeep road style descending. The ride starts up Boulder Canyon, which will be closed to cars, and turns up Magnolia Road around 4 miles up Boulder Canyon.   Read more

                • Sebastian’s New Bike, Communities Uniting and More Contributors Than You Might Think

                  Submitted by Bill Plock on September 7th, 2021

                  Thank you for your trust. Thank you for your patience. Thank you for your vulnerability and it was honor to ride with you last Friday. You thanked me so kindly and closed your text later that day by saying “God bless you and your family.” I do feel blessed. 

                  But what you don’t know, what most don’t know is the whole story, and I want to share with you my thoughts and feelings and how much the community made this possible.  Read more

                  • Has the new Dura-Ace and Ultegra killed the affordable road bike?

                    Submitted by Andy Schmit on September 7th, 2021

                    By: A.V. Schmit Much like when video killed the radio star, when the prophetic tune from The Buggles was the first song played on MTV when it debuted in 1981. Shimano’s Di2 has killed mechanical (cable actuated) shifting at leastRead More

                    • Campus Cycles Seeks Department Manager

                      Submitted by Bill Plock on August 16th, 2021

                      Dept. mgr. & primary service advisor, integrating sales & service experience, while holding team accountable for delivering Campus Cycles signature hospitality. Great communicator and leader who knows how to get the best out of your colleagues Read more