• Fewer kids are riding and buying bicycles, and the industry is worried

    Submitted by 303cycling on June 7th, 2019

    By Jacob BogageJune 4 Children’s bicycle manufactures and retailers are bracing for rough times ahead as market research shows fewer kids are riding bikes, while prices for cycling equipment are almost certain to increase because of the Trump Administration’s tariffs on Chinese-made goods. The number of children ages 6 to 17 who rode bicycles regularly —Read More

    • Bob Cook Memorial Mt. Evans Hill Climb Recap, Results, Podcast, Photos

      Submitted by 303cycling on July 17th, 2017

      Story, Interviews, Photos by Rich Soares It was beautiful weather for the 52nd Annual Bob Cook Classic (Mt Evans Hill Climb). The 27.4 mile and 6500 vertical feet climb course takes competitors from Idaho Springs to the peak of Mt Evans at 14,130 feet. After collecting medals and putting on warm clothes at the top,Read More

      • Car hits and kills cyclist in Colorado Springs

        Submitted by 303cycling on April 8th, 2017

        From KOAA News5 A cyclist was killed Saturday afternoon after being hit by a car at Woodmen and Marksheffel, according to Colorado Springs Police. The woman was riding her bike in the westbound lanes of Woodmen when she was hit. Her husband was riding his bike with her but was uninjured. Crews from Falcon Fire DepartmentRead More

        • Golden Bike Shop Jobs: Full & Part Time Mechanics

          Submitted by 303cycling on April 4th, 2017

          Golden Bike Shop is looking to fill both full-time year-round and seasonal mechanics positions for our shop in downtown Golden. The seasonal position is guaranteed through Sept. 30, with potential for winter ski tech employment at our sister shop – Bent Gate Mountaineering – for the right candidate. We are a small, independent, dirt-focused shopRead More

          • Denver Area Transit: The Post and Streetsblog publicly spar re: mobility, cars, bikes, pedestrians

            Submitted by 303cycling on March 1st, 2017

            In a recent article by the Denver Post, Mayor Hancock and the City Council’s approach to missing sidewalks, transit gaps, bikeways and pedestrian safety was reviewed. Denver’s mayor says he shares the sense of urgency expressed by pedestrian, bicycling and transit advocates who want the city to channel more money to projects aimed at helping residents getRead More

            • Pants on Fire: This Week’s dose of Doping and Cheating in Cycling and Triathlon

              Submitted by 303cycling on February 14th, 2017

              Last night’s news of Lance Armstrong‘s “major defeat” has the news wires buzzing, and recent features on bike motors, pro triathlon suspensions, and legal painkillers that possibly should be banned have all been in the headlines … From VeloNews: Lance Armstrong case moves to jury trial On Monday, a district court in Washington D.C. deniedRead More

              • What It Feels Like to Get Hit by a Car While Cycling

                Submitted by Nicole Odell on January 12th, 2017

                From Bicycling Hang around enough group rides and you’ll eventually hear someone say: “In cycling, there are the riders that have been hit, and the riders who will get hit.” But the situation isn’t as dire as that adage makes it sound. Accidents do happen—but not as often as you might think. According to NationalRead More