• Fat Bike World Champs: Winners Crowned, Advocacy Discussed

    Submitted by 303cycling on February 1st, 2016

    From VeloNews Competitor

    The growing tribe of fat bike enthusiasts met in Crested Butte, Colorado on Saturday to crown the discipline’s first-ever unofficial world champions. After nearly two hours of racing, professional road cyclist Robbie Squire and local mountain bike racer Amy Beisel emerged from the snowy race course as elite winners… Read more

    • Full Cycle’s Open House Celebrates New Ownership

      Submitted by 303cycling on January 31st, 2016

      It was a great turnout at Pearl Street’s Full Cycle, which recently came under new ownership.
      Check out all the pics! Read more

      • U23 caught with motor at Zolder CX Worlds- “It wasn’t my bike”

        Submitted by 303cycling on January 31st, 2016

        Femke van den Driessche responds to charges of using a concealed motor on her bike. The 19-year-old says, “It wasn’t my bike, it was that of a friend and was identical to mine…” Read more

        • You WILL cry. REEB’s Southern-twanged evangelical defense of the Fatty

          Submitted by 303cycling on January 28th, 2016

          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

          • The Colorado Bicycle Event Coalition: Collaboration at its Best

            Submitted by 303cycling on January 27th, 2016

            Last Thursday the expansive windows and historic brick walls of REI’s flagship store welcomed roughly 30+ bicycle event organizers, race directors, and associated entities for the annual Colorado Bicycle Event Coalition meeting. Originally formed in 2008, the Coalition’s purpose is to bring cycling event organizers together to work with government agencies, collaborate calendars, educate, socialize, share resources, and ultimately work together… Read more

            • Functional Movement: The Key to Physical Balance in Cycling

              Submitted by 303cycling on January 21st, 2016

              Cycling Coach Jon Heidemann explores Functional Movement Training for Endurance Athletes – particularly cyclists:
              “…As cyclists, we can all agree that our bodies are the engine that power and control our bicycles down the road and trail. The way that our bodies sit on the bike has a direct impact on handling and performance. If you sit ever so slightly off to the left side of your saddle, your bike will instantly lean to the right until you correct your saddle position. . . Imagine how that might affect handling & turning if your bike already has a consistent 1 or 2 degree lean one way or the other before a turn? …
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              • Gov. Hickenlooper announces 16 highest priority trail projects

                Submitted by 303cycling on January 20th, 2016

                DENVER — Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2016 — Gov. John Hickenlooper today announced the state’s highest priority trail projects as part of Colorado the Beautiful’s “16 in 2016” initiative highlighted in his State of the State address last week.

                The projects represent the state’s 16 most important trail gaps, missing trail segments and unbuilt trails, and reach from the Front Range to southwestern Colorado. Identification of these 16 trails is designed to build upon strong existing support and partnerships to push them to completion… Read more

                • Women’s Wednesday: Cheri Felix gets Fat

                  Submitted by 303cycling on January 20th, 2016

                  Never in my life have I ridden so slow and worked so hard.

                  I had not been “actively” thinking about racing a fat bike. And by that I mean I had not been my usual self about it; obsessive. And then I was. Brian, co-owner of Boulder Bicycle Works texted on Friday and asked if I was planning to race in Fraser the next day. Before I could respond he texted five magic words; I’ll bring you a bike. A carbon LaMere to be precise. Okay, twist my arm. I’ll do it… Read more