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  • Anatomy of a trail closure
    Anatomy of a trail closure
    First things first: there was an error in assumption in the previous Peters Canyon article. Like many other users—cyclists, walkers, runners for the most part—this writer wrongly assumed that the posted closure of "7/15 THRU 8/16...
  • USA Pro Challenge
    It's race week for the world's best climbers
    Locals are keeping a watchful eye on the International competition. Stage 3 is located in the mountain village that lies in the heart of Copper Mountain Resort. So far, the only challenge is getting acclimated to the altitude. Located just 75...
  • USA Pro Challenge 2015
    Cannondale-Garmin's Nathan Brown makes a big move on Stage 2
    Stage 1 TOP 5 winners. 4 out of 5 are Americans,Taylor Phinney BMC Racing Team (3:39:07)Kiel Reijnen United HealthCare Procycling TeamBrent Bookwalter BMC Racing TeamRyan Anderson (Canada) optom p/b Kelly Benefit StrategiesGavin Manion Jelly Belly...
  • Bike-In 2015.jpg
    NWFF celebrating 10th annual Bike-In movie Saturday, August 22
    Film-loving Seattleites have a treat August 22, this coming Saturday. A bike ride from Capitol Hill to Greenwood for Northwest Film Forum. NWFF is celebrating year 10 of the popular Bike-In film event. Formerly held in Cal Anderson Park, this...
  • Tour de France 2015
    Stage one, who will wear the yellow jersey?
    Not everyone in the cycling world is ready to hang it up for the season. For some, there is a last hurrah. Cycling fans are excited because there are visitors in Colorado, the Centennial State. Crowds flocked to the Colorado Rockies to be...
  • Pikes Peak Cycling Hill Climb
    America's Mountain is the ride of a lifetime
    It's quite possibly, the hardest climb in North America.The course starts on the Pikes Peak Highway, just above Crystal Reservoir. More than 300 riders took part in The Pikes Peak Cycling Hill Climb held just five days ago.The route is fully...
  • Colorado Springs Cycling
    The challenges facing urban bikers in the region
    Bike share schemes allow people to borrow a bike from point "A" and return it at point "B". Bicycle sharing isn’t a new idea, but it is new to Colorado Springs. If Colorado Springs had a bike-sharing program for commuters...
  • Cycling cages that won't break the bank
    Comparing cages
    Choosing the right accessory for your bike is not as easy at it sounds. Bottle cages are the key to any ride, and are too often overlooked. Finding a top quality water bottle and water bottle cage is going to help you gear up for your next biking...
  • Recreational Cycling
    Kids on Bikes is celebrating 10 year anniversary
    A local nonprofit, Kids on Bikes, is getting ready for its 10 Year Anniversary Celebration. They practice every week during the summer. The ride is 6 miles and starts at America the Beautiful Park. They make their way North on the Santa Fe Trail,...
  • Tour de Peninsula is community cycling done the American way
    Tour de Peninsula is community cycling done the American way
    When a local community gets behind a cycling event, something like the Tour de Peninsula happens. Miraculous? Far from it, but joyful, fun, energized and organized - very much so: the August 2 family bicycle ride based at Coyote Point Recreation...
  • Mountain Bike Races 2015
    The last race of the season
    The final race of the season for the Ascent Series is now over. The Ascent Cycling Series features 23 classes and categories and have Olympic, World Cup, National Champions, State Champions, first timers young Juniors and a large percentage of...
  • Peters Canyon Trail closing again. Sort of.
    Dirty Trails: The OC Gran Fondo and Peters Canyon
    It's been a week of good news and some same-old-same old for Orange County cyclists and users of the Peters Canyon Trail.OC Gran Fondo First, the OC Gran Fondo continues to evolve. The event will take place on Saturday, October 10. This...
  • Mountain Biking
    10 problematic symptoms for trail building
    Studies show that residents of Colorado Springs are frequenting parks and trails anywhere from 1 to 4 times a week. Although there are many types of outdoor recreation, mountain biking is increasing the number of residents taking up the sport, and...
  • Colorado Springs Cycling
    A bicycle touring business is born
    A local cyclist tells all in an interview about his buying his own business and becoming an entrepreneur. Dylan Scott now has two daughters, ages 3 and 8, and has resided in Colorado Springs for 13 years. He is originally from Minnesota where he...
  • Bike Lanes
    City takes action to add new bike lanes
    The new bike lane has cyclists excited to "share the road", but some cyclists are bewildered. The configuration is on westbound Austin Bluffs Parkway to the middle of the off ramp for North Union Boulevard. There is a 90-degree angle...
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