Golden and Denver are two popular destinations for both recreational and commuter cyclists. Bike Jeffco has identified five possible routes between the two places. All of them have safety hazards and other challenges.
Which is the best route?
In an effort to answer this question and identify the safety hazards and challenges, Bike Jeffco invites you to join us to ride the five routes we have identified. Read more
Biking is one of the many physical activities that Colorado offers. As Denver’s streets become more crowded, the state is working to boost the number of cycling commuters. The state announced that it would commit more than $100 million in 2015 over a four year stretch to add bicycle infrastructure. If you’re in Denver with your bike, hit these trails to not only get exercise, but to see new parts of your state. Read more
Over the past several years, more and more riders have been strapping video cameras to their bikes—not to capture rad jumps or beautiful scenery, but for safety reasons. However, the cameras might not be the panacea that many riders believe. On-bike video footage helped authorities catch the alleged driver who hit a cyclist on the Natchez Trace last month, but too often, video evidence from cyclists is ignored by overwhelmed police departments, particularly in cases where there’s no injury or other crime committed. Read more
By Katie Macarelli It’s no surprise that I dislike driving my car. I loathe driving it to work. Today the plan was to drop off the car at a somewhat sketchy (but reliable) Subaru service shop for a routine oil change. It’s only about 1.5 miles from our office…but it’s along a dangerous strip ofRead More
Denver has plans to dramatically increase bicycle access and lanes downtown. To help fund these projects, Republican state Sen. Ray Scott recently floated a controversial proposal to tax bicycles to help pay for Colorado’s infrastructure needs. Here are the opinions of a few readers… Read more
From the Daily Camera Longmont is asking residents about how cyclists, pedestrians and vehicle drivers might best share city streets as it develops what officials are calling an Enhanced Multi-Use Corridor Plan. The plan, city officials said in a news release, is intended to redesign streets “to provide safe, comfortable and low-stress bicycle and pedestrianRead More
Part of Longmont-to-Boulder trail system to officially open to cyclists and pedestrians just in time for Bike to Work Day! Boulder County, Colo. – Boulder County Transportation has completed the IBM Connector Trail, which is part of the Longmont-to-Boulder (LoBo) trail system. It will officially open to cyclists and pedestrians at 5 p.m. today, JuneRead More