• What’s Happening in Road Racing from Colorado Cycling

    Submitted by Bill Plock on August 4th, 2021

    “Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays these coureurs from the swift completion of their appointed laps.” Or something like that. Isn’t that the cyclist’s creed? It certainly got put to the test last weekend in Littleton. Plenty of rain and some delays, but in the end all of the events took place. Thanks Chip Brunk and Physio Racing for once again putting on the biggest criterium in the state. It was part of the USA Crits series, and as such brought top pro riders in from around the country.  Read more

    • Behind the Scenes with the Golden Gran Fondo August 28th, 2021

      Submitted by Bill Plock on August 2nd, 2021

      We caught up Rueben Kline, Race Director of the Golden Gran Fondo held August 28th. It starts in downtown Golden and takes riders on historic roads and some that many may not have experienced like Gap road between Golden GateRead More

      • Ride/Race Mt. Evans–Bob Cook Memorial July 25th, only Chance to Ride with No Cars

        Submitted by Bill Plock on July 20th, 2021

        It’s not too late to join one of America’s most iconic rides. You can join the Gran Fondo, get a jersey and a medal and ride a bit more leisurely or you can join the race and compete with those in your age group. Registration ends Wednesday, July 21st at noon. The ride is 28 miles and about 7,000 feet of climbing. There is a junior ride that begins at echo lake making the climb 11 miles. Click HERE to register and learn more. Read more

        • Latest News from Colorado Cycling and Upcoming Cycling Races

          Submitted by Bill Plock on June 8th, 2021

          Although a little later in the season than usual, the umpteenth annual Frostbite TT took place this past Sunday. Riders enjoyed the best weather ever for this event, and our medical providers reported no cases of frostbite 😉
          Thirty different Colorado Cycling clubs were represented on the podiums during the day, with BJC, Old School Industries, and Racer X topping the leader boards with four podiums apiece. There were five clubs that got to stand on the top podium twice during the day — Rally Sport, Palmares, ALP Cycles, Racer X, and Stages.
          George Simpson (Project Echelon) set the fast time with a blistering 22:21. Julie Emmerman (Rally Sport) scorched the rest of the Pro women’s field with a 25:00. Read more

          • Steamboat Roubaix, A New Spring Classic May 8th.

            Submitted by Bill Plock on May 3rd, 2021

            Are you looking for a quick getaway to Steamboat this weekend and want to race or join this event as a Gran Fondo? We just spoke with Corey Piscopo of the Steamboat Roubaix and while a lot of mountains are getting snow today, the roads for this race are in great condition and no snow. Racers who have been coming to ride the spectacular paved roads for the past 12 years at the Steamboat Springs Stage Race now have the Steamboat Roubaix to test their skills in spring conditions over mixed hardpack dirt and paved terrain. Read more

            • MTB, Triathlete, Sasha Underwood’s First Ever Road Bike Race, “Tactics? My Tactic Was Not to Crash”

              Submitted by Bill Plock on April 14th, 2021

              f you want Sasha to do something, just remind her she hasn’t done it before and chances are she might try it–and if it’s race, there is a good chance she will crush it. Well, despite having podiumed countless times over the years on a mountain bike or in a triathlon, she had yet to ever try a road bike race.

              Until last weekend at the Fountain Omnium. A seasoned racer on a bike, on her feet, or on skis, 303 caught up with Sasha and asked her a few questions about her first road race
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              • Karen Hornbostel Time Trial Series moved to Fall: Good News, Cherry Creek Park Resurfacing Roads

                Submitted by Bill Plock on March 12th, 2021

                The KHMTT normally is run in the Spring of each year however in 2020 due to COVID-19 we had to postpone the series to the Fall.

                In the Spring of 2021 Cherry Creek State Park plans on resurfacing some of the roadway in the park, something that has been needed for years. Due to the resurfacing, some of the roads will be closed and will not be available for the KHMTT course. This would result in either a shortened course or could require a cancelation of the series Read more

                • Karen Hornbostel Time Trial Q&A with Larry Potter after First Race

                  Submitted by Bill Plock on September 11th, 2020

                  On the eve of the kickoff to the NFL football season, bike racers line up in unprecedented fall weather at an unprecedented start date for the Karen Hornbostel Time Trial race originally scheduled for March. We caught up with race director and member of COBRAS, Larry Potter to see how it went. Here are some questions and answers with Larry. Read more

                  • New Champions at the State Crit Championships on Sunday

                    Submitted by Bill Plock on August 3rd, 2020

                    t is hard to believe it is August already. That means the summer is winding down. But, we still have some action to come. This weekend we had the Masters State Criterium Championships in Golden. Let’s congratulate all of our new champions: Read more

                    • First Bike Race of Season! Sunday, June 28th Crit on South Table

                      Submitted by Bill Plock on June 22nd, 2020

                      Sanitas Sports and the Boulder Center for Orthopedics Cycling team are hosting the Boulder Center for Orthopedics Criterium on Sunday, June 28th. The course this year will be at the Colorado State Patrol track, on top of South Table Mountain in Golden, CO.Bicycle Racing Association President, Andy Johnson says, “we are excited to kick off the season and we have worked hard with state and local agencies, race directors and USA Cycling to make events as safe as possible and comply with local regulations. Read more