FRUITA, COLO. - Members of the Honey Stinger-Trek Off Road team recently gathered in Fruita, Colorado for their annual training camp.
Collegiate racers from around the state get a chance to test their early season chops.
DENVER, Colo. (March 27th, 2011)-The annual DU Criterium was held at Denver City Park on Sunday where both collegiate and USCF racers towed the line to work on early season fitness, and gain valuable race experience. This event is also an annual fundraiser for the DU Cycling Club. Collegiate level riders from all over the state turned out for the race, some even trying their luck in the USCF races later in the afternoon.
Want race in the world renowned Leadville Trail 100? Then checkout the Leadville Qualifying Series for 2011.
LEADVILLE, Colo. (March 29, 2011) – Life Time Fitness, Inc, (NYSE:LTM) The Healthy Way of Life Company, and AEG today announced the Leadville Qualifying Series (LQS) for the 2011 Leadville Trail 100 MTB Race (LT100). A rider’s performance at these races could guarantee a spot at the same start line where legendary cyclists, such as Lance Armstrong, Levi Leipheimer, Rebecca Rusch, Tinker Juarez and Dave Wiens, have once started.
In this segment of our Shop Tech Video Tour we visit Mellow Johnny's Bike Shop in Austin, TX. Service Manager Chad Wilson gives us a walkthrough on how to properly adjust a rear derailleur. This step by step video will allow any home mechanic with the right tools to make a simple derailleur adjustment.
The real secret to getting the most ‘Push’ from your squish.
Whether you’re a cross country racer, downhill racer, or an enthusiastic trail rider, Push Industries is a company you should be thinking about when you’re ready to get your front or rear suspension custom tuned.
Big Friggin' Reduced to Medium Friggin', Due to High Waters. But still no "Dumbed Down XC race".
Sedona Arizona, March 19th 2011
The second race in the Arizona Endurance Series went off last Saturday in Sedona Arizona. Along with New Mexico and Colorado, the Arizona Endurance Series is a relatively new race format that “promotes responsible grassroots endurance racing”. These races have a maximum of 74 participants, due to National Forest Service regulations, but the daunting nature of most of the courses seems to keep the number of riders to a smaller hard-core crew at all but a few of the races. There are no entry fees, no official timing, and lots of beer and pizza at the finish!
San Francisco Cool and as tough as Pittsburgh Steel
When I was 14, my parents bought a SAAB 900. I thought it was rad. It didn’t look like anything else on the road.
Bear with me. This is about a Mission backpack.
Because helmets are only beneficial while they are mounted on top of your head, fit and comfort are key. Giro's new Xar is a great example of a good looking and great fitting piece of protection.
Mayor Vidal and Colorado Rapids “Kick Off” second season of the Denver B-cycle bike sharing program.
(March 14, 2011) DENVER, Colo.—On a brisk Monday morning, Denver Mayor Guillermo (Bill) V. Vidal proudly launched the opening day for the second season of Denver B-cycle’s very successful bike share program.
Meet the Framebuilder Video Series: Vertigo Cycles, Independent Fabrications, Strong Frames, Priority Cycles, and Signal Cycles.
(March 13, 2011) Comfort, Texas - If you combine Texas along with any type of cycling, you just know you're in for fireworks, even if it's the middle of March.
Meet the Framebuilder Video Series: Bamboosero, Renold Yip of Yipsan, Sacha White of The Vanilla Workshop, Don Walker
Enter the Mountain Flyer Writing Contest
Feeling a bit like Pierre Chany? Or maybe you just need a new set of these incredible new MT Eight brakes from Magura ($780 worth of German engineered carbon fiber love).
Enter the Mountain Flyer Photo Contest
Our good friends at Rudy Project have offered up a sporty prize for the best photo submission to be published in Mountain Flyer Issue No. 20 and on MountainFlyer.com
In this segment of our Shop Tech Video Tour we visit Bicycle Sport Shop in Austin, TX. Mechanic Clay Kimsey gives us a walkthrough on bleeding a Shimano hydraulic disc brake. This step by step video will allow any home mechanic with the right tools to bleed a Shimano disc brake.
With a name like "Enzo's Button Hole", how can you go wrong? Maybe not the most talked about cycling product but it is always important, especially early in the season. With its minty smell and all natural ingredients, Enzo's may be taking the chamois cream market by storm.
Rory Kelly and Alison Powers set the fastest times at Colorado's road racing season opener.
(March 5, 2011) FORT COLLINS, Colo.—A larger than expected turn-out of 286 road racers donned their time trial gear to give their legs the first test of the road racing season with a solo race against the clock.
Meet the Framebuilders Video Series: Hampsten, Mosaic, Moots, and a Guest appearance by Gary Fisher
Two guys saunter down a row at NAHBS, chatting about all of the great things they’ve seen so far, when one questions the other: “What would it take to come up with all this stuff, man?”
In the tech business they call it open source. In music it’s a jam session. Bill Gates wants to call it The Cloud, but simply put, it’s collective thought and shared ideas: the symbiotic melding of minds, resources, techniques or technologies. And it’s powerful.