• What is Too Fast on Trails? Ride Trails or Roads?

    Submitted by Bill Plock on June 27th, 2019

    With dogs not leashed well, kids, walkers and runners spontaneously zig zagging and other cyclists seemingly playing Mario Brothers and trying to pass at stupid times, I find myself in conflict on where to ride. Maybe you do too? Trails or roads???  Read more

    • Why Strava Is Getting More Social Than Ever

      Submitted by Bill Plock on June 25th, 2019

      The company is growing fast, adding roughly a million users a month, and it has lofty goals to expand far beyond its old identity as a platform for logging rides and runs. Can it succeed Read more

      • The “Bro Deal”: The Toxic Culture in Retail

        Submitted by Bill Plock on June 24th, 2019

        I’ve seen situations where having some local hotshots on my employer’s brand significantly improved the brand’s sales across the board, and that effect persisted for years. But I haven’t seen it work that way very darned often Read more

        • Why We Should Embrace E-Bikes by Chris Carmichael

          Submitted by Bill Plock on June 23rd, 2019

          Like many of you, I’m a diehard analog cyclist, but it’s time for all of us to embrace ebikes. Read more

          • Winning Isn’t Everything…

            Submitted by Bill Plock on June 20th, 2019

            We train… for what? What are we trying to prove to ourselves? That we’re worth it? Will winning validate us as a person? Will it prove that all the training we’ve completed was worth it?  Read more

            • Teams Announced for Colorado Classic, incl. College All-Star team, cool!

              Submitted by Bill Plock on June 20th, 2019

              The standalone pro women’s road race has received commitments from 16 teams, eight of which are UCI-registered teams, for the four-stage, UCI 2.1 category race which will run August 22-25 through challenging courses in Steamboat Springs, Avon, Golden and Denver. Read more

              • Water For People racing into Western Kansas

                Submitted by Bill Plock on June 18th, 2019

                George Thomas caught up with crew chief Kevin Kowak as he was in Trinidad earlier today. He spoke about how they divided the team in mountains pairing the stronger climbers to tackle Wolf Creek (in the dark)  Read more