Bicycling.com asks cyclists, “What Do Your Cycling Legs Say About You?” Meaty Pillars Of Strength. Chicken Legs. Adventure Makers. Cyclists have a unique relationship with our legs. Six riders tell us what theirs mean to them. Meaty Pillars of Strength Avid commuter and cyclocross racer Katie Macarelli shares Sarah’s sense of pride and, with characteristicRead More
On the eve of this year’s Tour, a look back at a bucket list trip over the high cols of the French Alps
This year marks the decade anniversary of that time I threw up a little bit in my mouth while riding up Alpe d’Huez. It was barely a third of the way up the climb, on our third day of hard riding. I’d lost the wheel of my buddy Brian, was feeling bonky, and pedaling… Read more
Rally Cycling custom painted bikes benefiting the UnitedHealthcare Children’s Foundation. Emerson Oronte and Sam Wiebe discuss the project… Read more
The Bob Cook Memorial Mt Evans Hill Climb is an iconic bicycle race that takes place on the highest paved road in the United States – 14,264 feet above sea level. It was run for the first time in 1962, and has run consecutively, with the exception of 3 times, so this is considered the 51st year of the event! The race was renamed in 1981 in honor of five-time race winner Bob Cook, who died of cancer at the age of 23.
One of the most challenging events in the country, it has a rich and inspiring history.
With both Gran Fondo and USA Cycling Categories, if it’s not on your bucket list, it should be. Read more
From Bicycle Colorado
‘A lifestyle I truly believe in’: member spotlight on Katie Macarelli
I’ve been blown off roads, I’ve been chased by cars and dogs. I’ve had lovely conversations with construction workers. I’ve high-fived the UPS guy getting out of his van. I’ve cleaned up blood from myself and my kids. I’ve been lost. I’ve cried on the bike. I’ve whooped for my daughters as they led me to the grocery store, following all the rules of the road… Read more
Goldenites and visitors will soon have a new way to cruise around town when the Golden Bike Library is launched this summer.
Partnering with the Golden Visitor’s Center, the Golden Optimists, RTD, the Jefferson County public health department and several Golden bike shops, the city will launch its bike library on June 22 — when the state celebrates Bike to Work Day. Read more
Adventurer and Triathlete Erin Trail heads to the snow-packed byways on a demo fat bike and tells us all about it.
“First, I had a bit of panic because I was riding a bike on snow, which felt WRONG. Then, once that feeling subsided, a bunch of happiness hit me because I was riding outside, on a trail, in winter. I haven’t ridden on a trail since October…” Read more
From Tuesday’s Biz Bikes & Beer event in Denver… This is Seriously. Funny. Please watch all the way through the full rationalization, “Now you may ask yourself, ‘What is this abomination unto God that stands here in front of me?’ But do not fear. It is only through your own ignorance that you judge these bikes…” Read more