• Colo Bike Expo Features Yeti Beti Bike Demo & Skills Clinic

    Submitted by 303cycling on April 28th, 2016

    Colorado Bike Expo: Yeti Beti Bike Demo and VIDA Basic Mountain Bike Skills Clinic Powered by Wheat Ridge Cyclery
    Friday, May 13, 2:30-4:30 p.m.

    As part of the 303 Women’s Events agenda, Yeti Bikes and Wheat Ridge Cyclery are offering demo rides and a women’s MTB skills clinic…

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    • Women’s Wednesday: Cheri Felix Measures Up

      Submitted by 303cycling on April 27th, 2016

      I’m getting ready to go to Fruita to ride with the girls for three days. With 9 kids between us, we really relish only needing to feed ourselves. Looking after ourselves. But things that can be deliciously fun can also go bad. Really fast… Read more

      • Giddyup: The Making of Golden’s First Mountain Bike Event

        Submitted by 303cycling on April 19th, 2016

        Photo courtesy of Golden Giddyup
        The question came up after the floods in 2013, after all the damage in Jefferson County was assessed, and after a core network trails were closed to mountain bikes for too long in the eyes of many. It came after tough conversations about trail usage and maintenance and stewardship. And it came after talk of restrictions and limitations that did not sit well with the people who ride those trails the most. Read more

        • Last Day for Vuelta a Dillon and Snowmass Loop MTB Fondo Discounts

          Submitted by 303cycling on March 31st, 2016

          The 2016 Prestige Imports Vuelta a Dillon’s $65 discounted entry fee ends 3/31/2016. This event takes place 8/13/2016.
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          The inaugural 2016 Prestige Imports Snowmass Loop 20 and 40 mile MTB Fondo’s rollout price of $45 ends 3/31/16. Use promo code “LOOP” to take advantage of this offer… 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

            • 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. . .

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              • Help Add New Trails to Heil Valley Ranch!

                Submitted by 303cycling on February 24th, 2016

                From Boulder Mountainbike Alliance

                Snooze It & Lose It!
                We need 200 more comments to add new trails at Heil Valley Ranch!

                OK mountain bike friendly folks, Boulder County Parks & Open Space staff need to hear from you now or we lose! Read more

                • Brews, Bikes & MOVIES! 2016 GiddyUP Tour!

                  Submitted by 303cycling on February 23rd, 2016

                  GiddyUP! Film Tour brings bicycle lovers together for a unique social event featuring the best in mountain bike cinema. Each event kicks off an hour or so before show time so you can knock back a cold one, catch up with riding buddies, check out the latest gear and talk about ride plans for the coming season…
                  Check out the 2016 Film Trailer and screening schedule! Read more

                  • MTB Trails (& events) coming to Parker – Rueter-Hess Res

                    Submitted by 303cycling on February 21st, 2016

                    303 Triathlon Ambassador Erin Trail attended the first Rueter-Hess Reservoir Open House at Parker Town Hall on February 17, 2016, with the goal of learning more about recreational opportunities that may be offered. What she learned is very encouraging and exciting for the cycling & multisport community…

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                    • Winter: What to Carry in Backcountry

                      Submitted by 303cycling on February 15th, 2016

                      From Shoulders of Giants

                      Whether hiking, biking, climbing, skiing, snowshoeing, or any combination – here is a terrific, comprehensive article outlining all the items you should carry, in full technicolor detail. Author Eric Hockman is cycling mechanic in Golden, and has put this list together from first-hand experience.

                      One of the most important foundational building blocks for winter back-country travel is being prepared with the correct gear and having the knowledge on how to utilize your equipment when it’s needed. . . Read more