• Ryan Van Duzer: Bikepacking in Baja – What to Pack

    Submitted by Khem Suthiwan on November 20th, 2017

    Ryan Van Duzer is headed south of the border, and here’s everything he’s taking with him… if you’ve ever considered bike touring, give this video a view and learn everything you need to consider packing, and what off-road touring entails… all with only one pair of underwear. Read more

    • There’s a federal bike commuting tax benefit, and the Senate wants to get rid of it

      Submitted by Khem Suthiwan on November 20th, 2017

      From Bicycle Retailer

      BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — A tax plan released by the Senate majority leadership this week does away with a program that allows employers to reimburse workers, tax free, up to $20 per month for expenses related to bike commuting. The benefit has been in place since 2009 and it is continued in the House tax plan. Read more

      • 303Radio: Ken Gart and Luis Benitez

        Submitted by Jen Findley on November 17th, 2017

        303Radio talks with Ken Gart and Luis Benitez on the state of cycling in Colorado and what’s being done to ensure it continues to get better and much more. Read more

        • Weekend Preview: Bring It On

          Submitted by Jen Findley on November 17th, 2017

          Check out the Winter Bike Expo and then burn some extra calories this weekend. Read more

          • IMBA Updates e-MTB Position – E-bikes on singletrack

            Submitted by Khem Suthiwan on November 16th, 2017

            From BikeMag.com

            Should Class 1 e-MTBs be allowed on singletrack? Read more

            • Colorado Springs’ Borealis Fat Bikes gets investment from former world champion skier on CNBC’s “Adventure Capitalists”

              Submitted by Khem Suthiwan on November 15th, 2017

              From The Denver Post

              Borealis Fat Bikes looked good to all four investors on CNBC’s “Adventure Capitalists.” But when offers came from skiers Bode Miller and Jeremy Bloom, Colorado Springs entrepreneur Steve Kaczmarek took the deal from his home state, selling a 25 percent stake in his Colorado to Bloom. Read more

              • Ice baths don’t work for recovery, study finds

                Submitted by Khem Suthiwan on November 14th, 2017

                From Bike Radar
                After a long, hard ride, what sounds better — a hot shower or submerging yourself in a bath tub full of ice?  Read more

                • Electric Bike Conversion Kit: How to Choose the Best One

                  Submitted by Khem Suthiwan on November 13th, 2017

                  Electric bikes are becoming more commonplace — from enjoying a more exciting ride to the ability to carry more weight with the added power, there is a lot that an e-bike can offer for every type of bicyclist. If you’re new to e-bikes, you’re probably wondering whether to buy a new e-bike or convert your existing bike to an electric bike. Read more

                  • Denver voters say “Yes!” to bike/walk funds!

                    Submitted by Khem Suthiwan on November 10th, 2017

                    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

                    • Boulder County piloting new road signs to improve bicycle safety

                      Submitted by Khem Suthiwan on November 9th, 2017

                      Boulder County, Colo. – To help improve safety for all roadway users in the plains/flatland areas, Boulder County will be piloting new signs to remind motorists and bicyclists about the rules for passing on county roads. These signs will be piloted on roads with significant vehicle and bicycle traffic that also do not have shoulders. These are roadways where motorists typically need to cross the centerline to give bicyclists the necessary three feet of space. Read more