Interview with Local Bike Shop – Campus Cycles

We sat down with our close friend and Co-Owner of Campus Cycles, Michael Bowers to catch up and learn first hand what it’s like running a bicycle shop during a pandemic. Here is what Michael had to say. BS38: Because bicycles are considered essential, your shop was not required to shut down during the pandemic, correct? What were the major changes and steps the shop had to take in order to keep your employees and customers safe? MB: That is correct, we have remained open throughout the pandemic, though we have been operating under modified hours and procedures. Our front door remains locked at …

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Pro tips to stay fit this winter

In Colorado, wintertime can mean 50 degrees and sunny one day and 20 degrees and a foot of snow the next. What’s a cyclist to do? We talked to two coaches who work with athletes from Tour de France riders to weekend warriors for their advice on how to stay fit and motivated through the winter. FasCat Coaching founder Frank Overton practices and preaches a mix of year-round riding, resistance training (weights) and yoga. Ride year-round with periodization “Don’t take too much time off otherwise you’ll get slow,” Frank said. “I buy good gear to ride in like base layers, …

Roll Massif reimagines cycling with eight Colorado sportives

New American Sportive series includes road, gravel and MTB Roll Massif is a new collection of eight road, gravel and mountain bike sportives across the state of Colorado. Roll Massif builds on the legacy of existing road cycling institutions like Copper Triangle, Elephant Rock and Tour of the Moon with brand new sportives like Wild Horse Gravel in De Beque and Crooked Gravel in Winter Park. All Roll Massif sportives center on an immersive community experience for riders in beautiful and diverse parts of Colorado, from fresh new pavement in Colorado National Monument to the rolling gravel of Castlewood Canyon State …