Welp, there go my chances at my first start of 2020. The world’s best gravel bike racers will be racing in Lyons, Colorado on February 9th to see who can conquer the elements and serious competition at the 2020 Sufferfest Beer Co. Old Man Winter Rally. Colin Strickland and Amity Rockwell, the male and female champions of... Continue Reading →
The perfect pair of shorts to coordinate with those new Pit Viper sunglasses you're rocking. Colorado- based Ripton & Co. is taking the ultimate in low-tech leg-wear and making it high-tech. Sorta. These shorts are technically still denim, and are still cut as jeans but they use a 4-way stretch material and are “gusseted with... Continue Reading →
Black Friday sales will happen on the 29th of November 2019. Everything from complete bikes to components, accessories, electronics, clothing and even tools are heavily discounted. Here's a list of all the best Black Friday deals for cyclists: Black Friday Cycling Deals 1. Amazon Everything from sales from clothing to electronics, accessories, components and tools.... Continue Reading →
Ryan Van Duzer of Boulder, Colorado is a content creator and speaker who's contributed to the Travel Channel, Discovery Channel, Men’s Journal and National Geographic. In Mountains to Deserts he delivers amazing views from a seven-day bikepacking trip from Durango to Moab. It's a great look at the San Juan Hut system.
To commemorate Veteran’s Day, Mosaic and Pearl Izumi have teamed up to support the Wounded Warrior Project. Last year, Mosaic’s wounded warrior ‘project raised more than $17,000. This yea, the partners are looking to raise even more and increase the impact on the lives of vets. This year Mosaic Cycles is raffling off a one-of-a... Continue Reading →
Frustration with online outdoor retailer Backcountry.com is rising on social media using #boycottbackcountry on Twitter and Instagram because the retailer has reportedly been taking legal action against small business owners who use the word “backcountry" as part of their name. The Colorado Sun broke the story late last week, listing several of the businesses that... Continue Reading →
This weekend in Japan, Taylor Phinney will zip up his EF Education First kit for the last time. Not only that, he’ll pin on his numbers, and clip in for what is the final professional road race of his career. Following Phinney's career closely over the years here in Colorado, it's sad but understandable news.... Continue Reading →
Rugile Kaladyte and Jay Ritchey documented this year's Tour Divide and have compiled a film, dubbed, “I Just Want to Ride”. Be sure to catch the premieres on the dates listed below if you can: October 15th — Anchorage, Alaska (The Bicycle Shop at Dimond, 7 PM) October 17th — Louisville, Colorado (PEARL iZUMi HQ,... Continue Reading →
Velodrome outside of Boulder, Colorado set to close after going under contract with a buyer who plans to demolish it The Boulder Valley Velodrome, a one-of-a-kind high-altitude, 250 meter track, is likely to close at the end of the year after a trying run for owners Frank Banta and Doug Emerson. The velodrome has survived... Continue Reading →
‘Home Wild Home’ is the latest film by Montanus, but it doesn’t tell of an expedition in a remote land like those they made in Patagonia and Iceland. Montanus duo created a sort of tribute in honor of their own land, filming the backyard trails that link their hometown L’Aquila, in central Italy, with the... Continue Reading →
SmokyMountains is back this year with their fall foliage prediction map. Here in Colorado, things are definitely starting to look a little rusty, especially the higher you go. Use the map to time a nice scenic ride.