• Small Town America at the Heart of Gravel Racing? The Rad Dirt in Trinidad Shows Us Why

    Submitted by Bill Plock on October 5th, 2021

    If the heart of gravel racing is the wild west of cycling – where the rules are few and weirdness is welcomed instead of scrutinized – small town America is its soul.

    The lure of gravel racing is in the long, off-road adventure. It’s tricky trails and hellacious hills and mud so thick it’s like riding through peanut butter and rolling roads with expansive views. It’s dust and limestone chunks and pea gravel that bury your tires like quicksand.  Read more

    • The Pro’s Closet Merges with The Radavist

      Submitted by Bill Plock on October 5th, 2021

      LOUISVILLE, CO, SEPTEMBER TK, 2021 — The Pro’s Closet (TPC) is excited to announce its merger with The Radavist. With combined resources, the two companies will offer The Radavist and TPC readers and customers expanded content and merchandise offerings supported by larger editorial, production, and operations teams. Read more

      • Ready for Some Cold Weather Riding? Some “Pro Tips” on Embrocation Products

        Submitted by Bill Plock on September 29th, 2021

        With cooler weather heading our way (finally) and cyclocross season upon us, now might be the time to try embrocation to help warm those muscles up. Here are some “pro tips” from a top maker–Bluerub. Read more

        • Long Standing Boulder Cycling Accessory Mfg, Mirrycle Seeks Operations Manager

          Submitted by Bill Plock on September 27th, 2021

          Mirrycle Corporation is seeking an experienced individual with knowledge and enthusiasm for the bicycle industry to manage production, inventory management, B to B relationships, and interdepartmental communication. Read more

          • PeopleForBikes Looking for Full-Time Staff Accountant

            Submitted by Bill Plock on September 21st, 2021

            PeopleForBikes is hiring a staff accountant and data administrator.

            The selected candidate will manage general accounting and financial processes of both the PeopleForBikes Coalition and PeopleForBikes Foundation as well as assist in data integration and cleaning for our CRM database. This employee will be responsible for all daily accounting tasks and carry out relevant administrative duties.  Read more

            • CU Needs Female Cyclists for Study on Shoes and Power Output

              Submitted by Bill Plock on September 13th, 2021

              The Locomotion Lab of the Integrative Physiology Department at CU-Boulder is  conducting a new study to test the effect of road cycling shoes on power output. Our experiments will involve riding a series of 50 meter sprints on an uphill road in Boulder, Colorado.  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

                  • How Many Times Have You Ridden Lookout Mountain? Can You Top 7,915?

                    Submitted by Bill Plock on August 25th, 2021

                    A small group of people gathered with a reporter, Seth Boster, for the on-line magazine, the Denver Gazette who wanted to learn more about why people love to ride Lookout Mountain so much. He wanted to know how we felt about its safety, what could be done to make it better and learn some history and share experiences of riding the famed, arguably the most popular ride in Colorado.  Read more

                    • The Triple Bypass, Colorado’s Most Epic Ride Event? Maybe and Here’s Why

                      Submitted by Bill Plock on August 23rd, 2021

                      What makes the Triple Bypass ride so epic? Other rides like the Copper Triangle traverse three mountain passes? Rides like the Steamboat Gravel are longer, gorgeous, and well is on gravel after all. Each is epic, an overused word probably, each is well run and organized, but there is just something unique about the Triple. Read more