• 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

      • Trail Adventures: Fat Bike Demo Experience

        Submitted by 303cycling on February 12th, 2016

        Adventurer and Triathlete Erin Trail heads to the snow-packed byways on a demo fat bike and tells us all about it.
        “First, I had a bit of panic because I was riding a bike on snow, which felt WRONG. Then, once that feeling subsided, a bunch of happiness hit me because I was riding outside, on a trail, in winter. I haven’t ridden on a trail since October…” Read more

        • 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

          • 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