• Boulder Roubaix Returns – Legendary Cycling Event has Regional Draw

    Submitted by Nicole Odell on January 26th, 2017

    Athletes from 15 states travel to Boulder for this challenging and popular road cycling race that tackles a tough course featuring steep, hilly dirt sections as well as a fast, smooth pavement. More than 1000 hard core bicycle racers are expected to compete in the Mercedes-Benz of Westminster 2017 Boulder Roubaix Road Race presented byRead More

    • Tuesday Night Racing Under the Dome

      Submitted by Nicole Odell on December 5th, 2016

      Racing at the OTC Velodrome! Details Non-pass holders: $30 Pass Holders: $20 for adults and collegiate $10 for Jr’s Races: Scratch Tempo (first rider to cross the finish line each lap gets 2 points, second rider to cross the finish line each lap gets 1 point) Points Race Categories (Dependent on total number of riders):Read More

      • A Beginner’s Take on the Bandido Cross

        Submitted by Nicole Odell on December 1st, 2016

        You know when you want something, but the timing isn’t right, and then all of a sudden, what you wanted kind of falls in your lap? Well, I’ve wanted a cyclocross bike for a few years now, and the cards finally fell into place. I picked my new Blue Norcross SP on Friday of lastRead More

        • Cyclocross In Colorado Springs

          Submitted by Nicole Odell on November 17th, 2016

          On November 13th, two Colorado Bike Shops collaborated and put on a cyclocross race at the Rampart Park BMX track. Chris Murray of RideCo Bike Shop and Mike Creed of Cafe Velo decided they just wanted to try something fun, as it’d been several years since there was a ‘cross race in the Springs.  TheRead More

          • CO Springs Cross

            Submitted by Nicole Odell on November 12th, 2016

            Cyclocross in Colorado Springs at the Rampart Park BMX Track! Racing starts at 9am! Registration: https://www.bikereg.com/co-springs-cross Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1820731814806532/

            • A Fixie on Route 66 for Kids on Bikes

              Submitted by Nicole Odell on October 4th, 2016

              If you follow ultra-endurance cycling, you may have heard of “Fixie” Dave Nice, perhaps best known for a successful completion of the Tour Divide on a fixed gear bicycle in 2012 (and a handful of not-so-fruitful attempts!) The Tour Divide is over 2700 miles of riding along the Continental Divide from Banff, Canada to AntelopeRead More

              • Transgender Cyclist – Jillian Joins a Race Team

                Submitted by Nicole Odell on September 30th, 2016

                (Read Part 1 – Transgender Cyclist – The Story of Jillian Bearden) After the IOC released their new guidelines in 2016, Jillian approached USA Cycling to find out what their policy was and asked for assistance in changing her license. The question was, where do you put her? While she was certainly not as fastRead More

                • Transgender Cyclist – The Story of Jillian Bearden

                  Submitted by Nicole Odell on September 29th, 2016

                  I first started riding a bike at a young age of 3, and my love for riding bikes was born while living in Monument. All of my friends were spread out, so to see one another we had to ride everywhere—having a sweet bike was a big thing! I started really hitting the trails whenRead More

                  • Cross Is Here – Training Advice from Alison Powers

                    Submitted by Nicole Odell on September 23rd, 2016

                    By ALP Cycles Coach Alison Powers The hashtag #crossiscoming is no longer valid. #crossishere. The first races of the season have either begun or are right around the corner. Bikes and equipment have been dialed in, training has been completed, and now it’s time to race. Not so fast. Energy management and skill building mustRead More

                    • 2016 Hill Climb National Championship Recap

                      Submitted by Nicole Odell on August 15th, 2016

                      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