• New E-Bike Program Provides Bikes to Low Income Essential Workers

    Submitted by Bill Plock on October 14th, 2020

    The Colorado Energy Office (CEO) and Bicycle Colorado today announced a newly launched pilot program to provide Class 1 electric bikes to low-income essential workers as a transportation solution in Denver. Northeast Transportation Connections, a transportation management agency in Northeast Denver, provided outreach support to community members, and the bikes were ordered, built and distributed by SloHi Bikes on Colfax Avenue. The Colorado Electric Vehicle Coalition Equity Subgroup Committee provided guidance on program design.  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

      • Alchemy and SRAM Donate Carbon Gravel Bike for Charity

        Submitted by Bill Plock on May 20th, 2020

        We’re now entering the prime gravel riding season in many parts of the country including Colorado, and Alchemy, SRAM, Zipp, and Bicycle Colorado partnered to bring you an exclusive chance to win big. With a maximum of 300 tickets sold, this is your best chance to score an unparalleled gravel machine. Even better than the chance at winning, each ticket purchase is a gift in support of bicycle advocacy.

        Bicycle Colorado envisions a Colorado where riding a bike is always safe and convenient for everyone, where bicycling is the top choice for recreation and everyday trips, and where the benefits of bicycling are experienced and valued by all. Your ticket purchase is a vote in support of this vision and supports their advocacy and education work.  Read more

        • Bicycle Colorado Needs Our Help, Opening a Prized Packed Virtual Auction

          Submitted by Bill Plock on April 6th, 2020

          This is an excerpt from a letter from Bicycle Colorado Executive Director, Pete Piccolo. By bidding, even if you don’t win, you then become a member of Bicycle Colorado. In a time where more people than ever are riding bikes, now is a good time to support an organization that works tirelessly to help make our experiences on bikes as safe and fun as possible.  Read more

          • Bicycle Colorado Seeking Membership and Development Director

            Submitted by Bill Plock on March 5th, 2020

            This is a unique opportunity for a talented fundraising professional to join a dynamic, passionate, mission-driven team. The Membership & Development Director will be part of a leadership team tasked with guiding the implementation of a three-year strategic plan focused on expanding the organization’s impact. This exciting time in Bicycle Colorado’s history offers a curious, results-oriented, entrepreneurial, values-driven fundraising professional a chance to shape and lead the donation and membership giving programs, as well as the sponsorship and business development opportunities that are essential components to achieving the team’s goals.  Read more