Saturday, August 13, 2016, was the first USA Cycling Hill Climb National Championship, held in conjunction with The Broadmoor Pikes Peak Cycling Hill Climb Gran Fondo. The “Hill:” Pikes Peak. Over 180 riders competed to be the first to get to the top of America’s Mountain. They started just above Crystal Reservoir at about 9390ft elevationRead More
by Stephen Meyers Say goodbye to the USA Pro Challenge. The professional cycling race, which twice came to Fort Collins, won’t return in 2017, the Denver Post reports. Race chief Shawn Hunter told the Post on Tuesday he is not pursuing the race next year. In February, he announced the race wouldn’t run this summer as heRead 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. Celebrating it’s 50th year, it was run for the first time in 1962 and has run consecutively with the exception of 3 times.It was renamed in 1981 in honor ofRead More
In case you missed this gem earlier in the week… And that’s a wrap! Now that the Tour is over the Team Sky boys meet their Minis and get asked the tough questions.
From Salida Cycling Club Regarding the Hayden Fire
The excitement for this weekend’s cycling races is growing, and so is the concern over the growing fire south of town. We just wanted to send a short update to keep you all informed over the current conditions and ease any confusion as you prepare for your race weekend. . . Read 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
Cat 5 love from Without Limits: New Cat 5 Crown, and comped one-day licenses at this weekend’s Parker Mainstreet Criterium. Read more
Please read this Boulder Element Race Press Release from Barry Lee – Without Limits Race Director
Dear Colorado cyclist,
We’d first off like to thank you all for your support of the new Boulder Element weekend – a 3 day timed based omnium. This brand new format took some creativity, but USA Cycling was fully on board and helped us format the finer details to mesh within their existing rule book. Our goal for this weekend was simple; brand new courses, the elimination of all dirt sections, and to give the racer the flexibility to pick and choose what days of racing fit their family, work, and personal lives.
So something must be up or you wouldn’t be reading a new press release right now… Read more
The Ridge at 38 crit was a huge success! check out photos and results… Read more
Part II of our Beginner’s Guide Series (Read Part I HERE)
I was recently asked, What it was like as a women trying to navigate the road race scene?
First of all, Gear. Lots of bike shops and cycling gear manufacturers are coming around these days, but for a long time the theory was, “shrink it and pink it.” I am not a fan of pink… Read more