Just shy of two years ago, we decided to move from the trail mecca of Golden, Colo. (complete with across-the-street trail access) to Denver. While I loved having trail access out my front door, I found climbing in a car to go anywhere exhausting and tough on my carbon consciousness. We found a darling, yet woefully dated bungalow in West Highland that offered a #ridemoredriveless daily lifestyle, shaved my daily commute to 15 minutes by bicycle, and served up plenty of renovation projects to keep us busy. Read more
This is a commentary, an opinion of sorts, but I personally am glad Strava is making a second home here in Denver. They are cool people who I believe mean well and will make our endurance, outdoor, triathlon and cycling communities stronger and more fun. I ran this morning with the Executive Leadership team and others, and it’s clear at the end of the day, the intention of Strava is promote community and fun. While it’s a data fueled company, it’s core seems to be fueled by genuine passion for doing just about anything in motion. Read more
For Strava, Denver is now a KOM, or since Denver is the Queen City, perhaps QOM is more appropriate. Today Strava CEO, James Quarles, Governor John Hickenlooper, and Denver’s Executive Director of Economic Development Eric Hiragana made the announcement that Strava will open an office in Denver. Read more
The Boulder County Coroner’s Office has identified the cyclist who died after a crash on Olde Stage Road last week as Michael Biggs, of Denver. Read more
Details are limited but both The Denver Post and 9News report on the Hess Road cyclist death: Read more
From Bicycle Colorado
Thank you to all our supporters in Denver who voted Tuesday and helped overwhelmingly approved Measure 2A’s $431 million for transportation and mobility projects, delivering nearly 50 miles of protected bike lanes and neighborhood bikeways. More than $115 million will go directly to people-oriented projects such as new sidewalk and protected bike lane connections across the city. Read more
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