• 2016 Cyclocross Season Overview & Colo CX Champs

    Submitted by 303cycling on March 9th, 2016

    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

    • Mountain Bike Skill Parks

      Submitted by Aaron Adams on March 7th, 2016

      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

      • Zachary Strnad, Busted in Cyclist Tom Flanagan’s Death: Open Container in Car

        Submitted by 303cycling on March 6th, 2016

        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

        • Spring Bike Maintenance Made Easy

          Submitted by 303cycling on March 5th, 2016

          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

          • The Champ Is Here: Q&A with Fat Bike World Champion Amy Beisel

            Submitted by 303cycling on March 4th, 2016

            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. . .

             Read more

            • A Visit To Project ReCycle

              Submitted by 303cycling on March 3rd, 2016

              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

              • So a Woman Walks into a Boulder Bike Shop…

                Submitted by 303cycling on March 2nd, 2016

                “OK, let’s review your pros and cons again,” she said patiently.
                “On the one hand, you’ve got carbon, disc brakes, a great fit, and smoking sale price. And a little bit of a purple stripe. On the other hand you’ve got the colors you really like, but a drop down in components, a bit more weight, and you might be in between sizes on the frame. Have I got that right?”
                Jaime Jacoby – tattooed, muscled, cool chic in a girl-crush kind of way – peers at me from under her baseball cap, smiling….

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                • A candid Lance Armstrong reflects on his ‘colossal meltdown’ in CU-Boulder visit

                  Submitted by 303cycling on March 1st, 2016

                  Disgraced cyclist admits doping, but says everyone was doing it
                  From Boulder Daily Camera

                  In a wide-ranging and candid talk at the University of Colorado on Tuesday, Lance Armstrong discussed his life now, his views on the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency and what he’s tried to do to make amends for his past wrongs… Read more

                  • Evie’s Hour – The Scene at Evelyn Stevens’ Record-Setting Day

                    Submitted by 303cycling on February 29th, 2016

                    303 writer Scott Downes reflects on the the mood and atmosphere at Evelyn Stevens’ 1-hour track record attempt on Saturday: “The Hour Record is a strange, solitary pursuit — unique in that it’s one of the few if only races comprised of one individual participant. . . But here, in the Hour Record, there is only one racer, the experience is hers alone, and the rest of us are just intimate observers to the suffering…” Read more

                    • How Much Recovery Between Hard Workouts?

                      Submitted by 303cycling on February 29th, 2016

                      A frequent topic of conversation is recovery: how much and how often.

                      Alison Powers, coach at ALP Cycles Coaching
                      has some great advice and some tell tale signs that hitting the next session hard will be in your body’s best interest. Read more