• Colorado Classic returns to Denver in 2018

    Submitted by 303cycling on October 2nd, 2017

    The UCI this week released its calendars for all sanctioned road races on its five global circuits in 2018, with 11 events on the America Tour and three on the World Tour coming from North America. Read more

    • Mara Abbott – Anything for this: The costs, benefits of life in elite sport

      Submitted by 303cycling on September 19th, 2017

      Flirting with the edge of potential is dazzling, intoxicating and breathtakingly addictive. I really, really get it. But a true champion must have equal parts of strength and wisdom — and achieving physical excellence should not get carte blanche in the risk-benefit equation of a lifetime. In a moment of vulnerable honesty, what, for you, is worth it? Each answer is utterly unique — and constantly evolving. Read more

      • Golden’s Gran Fondo Bike Race – Review by Lisa Ingarfield

        Submitted by 303cycling on August 29th, 2017

        It was a perfect blue bird day and the energy was high at the start of the race/ride as cyclists gathered under the “Welcome to Golden” arch in downtown Golden. After some safety announcements, a reminder that we are ambassadors for the cycling world, and a review of the course, we were off. And almost immediately several cyclists broke the safety recommendation of not cycling on the wrong side of the road as we wove our way through Golden and up to Lookout Mountain. The in-town section was well staffed by volunteers and police, with even a few spectators cheering us on as we travelled up 19th Street. Read more

        • A Big Thank You from the COBRAS

          Submitted by 303cycling on August 28th, 2017

          Thank You for supporting the Karen Hornbostel Memorial Time Trial Series at Cherry Creek! Your participation not only supports bicycle racing in Colorado (50% of the profit from the series is given to the Bicycle Racing Association of Colorado to support local racing) but also supports the Cancer Fitness Institute (CFI) in memory of Karen Hornbostel. Read more

          • Commentary: Colorado Classic is the future of bike racing

            Submitted by 303cycling on August 17th, 2017

            For a sport obsessed with its past, professional cycling has been spending quite a lot of time thinking about its future lately. The most fundamental question, to be answered before anything else, is which type of hard we want. Read more

            • Colorado Classic – Relive the highlights with 303’s Facebook Live Videos

              Submitted by 303cycling on August 16th, 2017

              303 correspondents Khem Suthiwan, Rich Soares and Todd Plymale-Mallory were hoppin’ at the inaugural Colorado Classic last weekend. In case you missed it, check out all our highlights on our twitter feed, and the Facebook Live videos below.               1. Khem and Rich starting their day at the ColoradoRead More

              • Taylor Phinney thrills Colorado Classic crowd by surging with bold move but can’t hold lead

                Submitted by 303cycling on August 11th, 2017

                Dissatisfied with the overall pace of a race he found “hesitant” for most of the afternoon, Boulder’s Taylor Phinney revved the crowd with a bold move about 20 miles from the finish in Thursday’s 93-mile opening stage of the Colorado Classic but couldn’t make it stick, finishing 42 seconds behind the peloton heading into Friday’s crucial stage in Breckenridge. Read more