• Colorado Classic to revive pro cycling in Colorado with stops in Colorado Springs, Breckenridge and Denver

    Submitted by 303cycling on January 27th, 2017

    Professional road cyclists will race through Colorado Springs, Breckenridge and Denver next summer during the Colorado Classic, an event organizers hope will be more durable than its predecessors.

    The Aug. 10-13 stage race — with pro cycling’s highest profile teams, a two-day women’s race, public riding events, live music and a rolling festival — will blend the best elements of Colorado’s lost Red Zinger Bicycle Classic, the Coors Classic and the USA Pro Challenge. Read more

    • 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