• 303Commuter: Bike Commuting – Getting Started

    Submitted by 303cycling on June 13th, 2016

    As we celebrate Colorado Bike Month, 303 is dedicated to providing valuable tips, resources and advice to help you hit the commute safely and well-prepared.

    By 303 Ambassador Erin Trail

    I recently started working downtown, which involves a 30 mile one-way commute, usually by bus or light rail. I’m really happy to have these great commuting options, but I was also lamenting a loss of time spent not commuting: loss of freedom, time to train, time to do what I want. I perked up though when I realized that Denver has GREAT bike lanes and a fantastic trail system. I mapped it out… Read more

    • Cycle For Hope

      Submitted by 303cycling on June 9th, 2016

      Blue Sky Bridge is having a ride your bike and raise money month. It started June 1 but these things are kind of like flossing and eating right; it’s never too late to start. Blue Sky Bridge acts as a soft place to land for kids who have been abused. It’s a place for kids to tell their story one time. Not over and over and over again only to relive the horror of the story …

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      • Primal Bike Expo: Commuting!

        Submitted by 303cycling on May 11th, 2016

        As part of the Primal Colorado Bike Expo, the 303 Women’s Event Series offers this special feature on Commuting – everything you need to know, from gear to clothing to navigating traffic and weather… including stories of the toughest days out there.

        Come hear our panel of expert commuting women talk about how to incorporate cycling into your everyday transportation – even with kids. And don’t miss your chance to win … Read more

        • Denver’s 14th Street to get protected bike lane

          Submitted by 303cycling on May 10th, 2016

          From The Denver Post

          Project should take a couple months this summer to enhance existing bike lane.

          Denver soon will be a little more bicycle friendly with protected bike lanes on 14th Street that should be complete by fall. Read more

          • Friday Fun: Katie Macarelli is the very definition

            Submitted by 303cycling on March 25th, 2016

            From Bicycle Colorado

            ‘A lifestyle I truly believe in’: member spotlight on Katie Macarelli

            I’ve been blown off roads, I’ve been chased by cars and dogs. I’ve had lovely conversations with construction workers. I’ve high-fived the UPS guy getting out of his van. I’ve cleaned up blood from myself and my kids. I’ve been lost. I’ve cried on the bike. I’ve whooped for my daughters as they led me to the grocery store, following all the rules of the road… Read more

            • UPDATE- CDOT Highway 36 Phase 2 Bikeway Boulder-Wesminster is OPEN

              Submitted by 303cycling on February 24th, 2016

              From Boulder Daily Camera
              “(T)he full U.S. 36 bike path is finished and is opening to riders Tuesday…” Read more

              • No Eagle scout badge for me!

                Submitted by Kris Thompson on May 20th, 2008

                “Be Prepared” isn’t that a cub/boy scout motto? Today I failed!  Read more

                • Bike to school week starts this week at some schools

                  Submitted by Kris Thompson on April 22nd, 2008

                  The City of Fort Collins Safe Routes to School Program has joined forces with the Poudre School district Wellness Committee’s “Fit for Life Campaign” as well as the City’s bike program, FC Bikes, to bring fun and fitness to area youth while improving Fort Collins’ air quality. Read more

                  • Twelfth Annual Boulder Commuter of the Year Contest

                    Submitted by Kris Thompson on March 17th, 2008

                    Could you be the next Commuter of the Year? As a 2x week bike commuter I’m not sure I qualify but I’ve seen some die hards out there. If you know them then please give them a nomination! Read more

                    • The SIPDE Way to Ride Safe

                      Submitted by Kris Thompson on February 7th, 2008

                      I found this great piece on strategy to stay safe while on your bike. Here is the short version of full version on Commute by Bike. Read more