• Happy New Year 2021! What’s ahead in the 303, Peek Behind the Curtains

    Submitted by Bill Plock on January 3rd, 2021

    As owner and publisher of the 303Endurance Network, which includes 303cycling.com, 303triathlon.com, 303Endurance Podcast and 303TV, thank you for reading, listening and watching our content.

    People assume 2020 must’ve been hard for us with almost no endurance events. And sure, it took a while to find our bearings, but we published more stories than ever before. We interviewed almost 100 people on our podcast and YouTube Garage talk series. We connected more than ever before and in 2021 we plan even more.  Read more

    • Sharon Madison Wins Colorado Classic’s Virtual Yellow Jersey

      Submitted by Bill Plock on December 21st, 2020

      Denver’s Sharon Madison has won Colorado Classic’s Virtual Yellow Jersey presented by the Gates Corporation for her on- and off-the-bike contributions to the greater cycling community.

      Nominated by her peers no less than 14 times, Madison was once a professional cyclist, and has since dedicated her life’s work to building a community around the idea that a bike creates freedom and empowerment. She started the bike club at Wish 4 Wheels, providing bikes to second graders at Title 1 schools in Denver, and in the midst of the pandemic she created a new non-profit organization – We Ride 4 — which raises funds to support organizations that promote fitness, health and outdoor adventure for children.  Read more

      • New E-Bike Program Provides Bikes to Low Income Essential Workers

        Submitted by Bill Plock on October 14th, 2020

        The Colorado Energy Office (CEO) and Bicycle Colorado today announced a newly launched pilot program to provide Class 1 electric bikes to low-income essential workers as a transportation solution in Denver. Northeast Transportation Connections, a transportation management agency in Northeast Denver, provided outreach support to community members, and the bikes were ordered, built and distributed by SloHi Bikes on Colfax Avenue. The Colorado Electric Vehicle Coalition Equity Subgroup Committee provided guidance on program design.  Read more

        • 125 miles of bike lanes coming to Denver, despite delays

          Submitted by 303cycling on January 21st, 2020

          From OutThere ColoradoBy Alayna Alvarez Following a sluggish start, Denver is switching its bicycle program into high gear to help keep its promise of installing 125 miles of bike lanes by 2023. Mayor Michael Hancock on Thursday announced the new three-prongedRead More

          • SURPRISE! Federal Panel Seeks Mandatory Helmet Laws

            Submitted by Bill Plock on November 6th, 2019

            A federal safety board issued a surprise recommendation for mandatory bike helmet laws in all 50 states — unanimously approving a last-minute resolution that had not been recommended by the board’s own staff. Read more

            • Bike Lanes Make Cities Safer for Everyone

              Submitted by 303cycling on July 23rd, 2019

              Evidence is mounting that designing cities with bikes in mind has a profound effect on everyone—not just cyclists From Outside MagazineBy Joe Lindsey One of the long-standing arguments against building bike lanes is that cyclists are freeloaders: we enjoy theRead More

              • Bike to Work Day, Wed! Info to Know

                Submitted by Bill Plock on June 24th, 2019

                This has become an enormous event with an estimated 30,000 plus people taking to the streets and paths. There are hundreds of official breakfast stations and afternoon water and party stops blanketing the front range.  Read more

                • Speeding on a bike path in Denver will now cost you

                  Submitted by 303cycling on June 17th, 2019

                  Pay heed all you urban commuters and those looking to ride at time trial speeds on Denver’s bike paths. The penalty for speeding will cost you $100…and that’s for the first offense. What are your thoughts?  Read more

                  • How Do Drivers Not See That They’re the Worst?

                    Submitted by 303cycling on May 29th, 2019

                    You know how it goes: your city proposes a new bike lane project or does something else to encourage cycling, and inevitably the eternally simmering “drivers-vs-cyclists” debate flares up again. Read more

                    • Confronting a Driver from Your Bike Is Never Worth It

                      Submitted by 303cycling on May 10th, 2019

                      From Outside MagazineBy Eben Weiss Sometimes the best offense is none at all Confrontations with strangers are a fact of life. Fortunately, most of these are relatively minor, and unless you’re Larry David, you’re unlikely to get into a heatedRead More