Spring is upon us, time to ride

Spring is just around the corner and it’s time to get riding! In this month’s newsletter we highlight the March organized rides and events, the 38 classic Colorado climbs and the most interesting cycling world records.   March Ride Calendar BikeState38’s organized ride and community event calendars are great resources when looking for fun, local and challenging events. Check out the fat bike and mountain bike events on tap for March. Visit here for the full calendar of events. 38 Classic Colorado Climbs One of the great cycling experiences in the state of Colorado is climbing in the foothills and mountains. Colorado has …

Yes, in February you can still ride!

Time to bundle up, pack extra tubes and run through your bike checklist, because… there are plenty of winter bike events on tap for February. Are you up for the challenge? Let’s do this!  Bike Banter: Here’s a great read from Carmichael Training Systems (CTS). Learn about the most common mistakes cyclists make during early-season training. CTS highlights 11 routine flaws and provides a solution for each. Check it out! Bike Maintenance Checklist Routine bicycle maintenance checks are crucial for the upkeep and safety of your bike. We partnered with Veloflix to produce one heck of a handy maintenance list for every rider. …

Winter Riding Tips

Although it may seem a bit daunting, the onset of winter should not stop you from riding your bike as long as you are prepared for the weather and conditions. Here in Colorado we are spoiled by temperate conditions along the Front Range, allowing for great riding almost year round; however in higher elevations, winters can be rough and present a number of obstacles, which will admittedly have you longing for fat bike or warmers seasons ahead. That being said the benefits of winter riding are plentiful and can be quite enjoyable. Here are a few tips for your reading and riding …

Tech Podcast: Indispensable gear for riding indoors

Riding indoors doesn’t have to be a tedious affair, especially when you have the right clothing and accessories to make it comfortable. You have the bike and you have the trainer. What else do you need to make riding indoors effective, fun, and comfortable? VeloNews’ Editorial director Ben Delaney and tech editor Dan Cavallari have the answers on this week’s podcast episode. Listen to the full podcast here. As it turns out, when you make indoor trainer sessions comfortable, it becomes less of an arduous process to convince yourself to get on the trainer regularly. For Ben, that means piling …

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