UPDATE 6PM – From Boulder Daily Camera
Bicyclist in today’s Flagstaff Road accident identified as former pro Phil Zajicek, who “lost an arm after colliding with a flatbed truck Tuesday afternoon while riding down Flagstaff Road.”
We tried. Really hard.
The COBRAS have been planning for over a year to bring back the Bear Creek Lake Park Time Trial (BCLPTT). Last year we realized it was more than we could manage with just having taken over the KHMTT and we wanted to do it right, so it was decided to wait until this season…
Today 20-year-old Zachary Strnad was sentenced to 10 years in prison for vehicular homicide, after hitting and killing cyclist Tom Flanagan while driving drunk last year. According to Katie Macarelli, who attended the trial, there was a good turnout of community cyclists in the courtroom, and, “The judge gave a very heartfelt, just decision.”
From Denver Post
A 20-year-old man will face the maximum sentence for killing a Golden bicyclist while driving drunk on Lookout Mountain, according to a news release from the First Judicial District Attorney’s office… Read more
Racing away from home this year?
AZONIE will be at various events through out the season including USA Cycling Amateur and Junior National Championships and USA Cycling Masters & Para-Cycling National Championships.
The AZONIE team brings more than 20 years of professional race, event and individual support to cycling sports.
See what they have to offer. Read more
The 2016 Colorado Cyclocross Race Directors’ planning meeting took place a few weeks ago with lots of exciting news and changes for the upcoming season. 303 sat down with Without Limits Race Director – Lance Panigutti for a short recap and to talk about their successful bid to host the State Championships… Read more
By Erin Trail
Itching to ride your mountain bike but find that the trails in the foothills are still a bit too muddy to ride? Want to get a quick ride in after work without driving to the trail? Consider hitting one of the many skill parks located around Metro Denver! Read more
From Westword (GoFundMe account for Tom Flanagan’s family details below)
Tom Flanagan was an avid outdoorsman who loved cycling in Colorado.
But a fatal encounter with twenty-year-old Zachary Strnad, a suspected drunk driver, ended his life far too soon. Read more
Whether you’re a fair-weather rider who’s bike has been hibernating all winter, or a winter-riding die-hard, now is the time to inspect your bike and give it a little TLC. Feedback Sports has some user-friendly tips to help! Read more
As told to Scott Downes
On a frigid weekend in late January, fat bikers gathered in Crested Butte for the first ever Fat Bike World Championships, hosted by the Crested Butte Chamber of Commerce and sponsored Borealis Fat Bikes. The race headlined a weekend-long festival that drew fat bikers from across the mountain west and beyond, included forums about advocacy and trail usage, and featured Lez Zeppelin – a dope all-female Led Zeppelin cover band.
Colorado-based mountain biker Amy Beisel soloed to victory in the women’s elite race. . .
Something wonderful is happening on the fourth floor of the Castle Rock Adventist Hospital. It’s not a medical research facility, though some may say it could have long term positive health benefits for many people. In this large space lives the current home of Project ReCycle. Read more