Winter has arrived and with it, the opportunity to fine-tune cold weather clothing. Or so I hope.
Last winter, my first winter here in the Gunnison valley, I was blown away by the cold in late December and early January. I was hoping to use a similar start to winter to figure out exactly how much clothing I'd need to stay warm for 20+ hours of riding through the Minnesota winter. My systems are slowly developing.
An Easy to use GPS Camera offers Quality Features but Video Quality Falls Short
Pairing GPS capability with a helmet POV camera allows riders to share a wealth of detailed ride information with other riders across the interwebs. Cateye’s latest creation, the Inou, features both video and still capabilities along with GPS tracking. A lightweight, user friendly design makes using the camera a breeze, but for the technically saavy, the Inou may be lacking.
Eckmann and Duke clench Colorado State Cyclocross Championships.
(December 18, 2011) CASTLE ROCK, Colo.—Race promoters Alpha Bicycle Company and the Frites En Mayo Velo Club pulled through to deliver a quality venue worthy of the Colorado State Championships.
Classic Colorado CX conditions greet racers in Castle Rock
(December 17, 2011) CASTLE ROCK, Colo.-Day number one at this years Colorado State Championships challenged racers with classic cyclocross conditions on a course that demanded both power and skills. Short days and long nights have kept the snowpack on the ground for weeks, leaving the course at Ryholite Park a perfect mix of ice, snow, and mud as the weekends races got under way.
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Follow Eszter's adventure of getting ready for the Arrowhead 135, through the good and the bad.
Bad ideas are born in strange places. Signing up for the Arrowhead 135, a 135-mile snow bike race in International Falls, MN., at the end of January seemed like a good idea at the time. Forget the fact that I've never raced a snow bike before, I've never actually ridden a snow bike before, and I generally strongly dislike riding in the cold. What could possibly go wrong?
Keep your Dome Safe with Giro's New Trail Oriented Offering
With the popularity of trail oriented products flooding the mountain bike market, helmets are no exception. Featuring more rounded profiles, greater cranium coverage, and a truly unique style make these brain buckets perfect for riders looking for added protection without compromising on style.
Peter Webber and Cristal Boni shine through muddy racing with victories.
(December 11, 2011) LYONS, Colo.—A hearty bunch of cyclocross racers came out in droves to contest the final race of the Boulder Cyclocross Series behind the Lyons High School.
Professional Cycling Race Honored by State Officials After Announcing Host Cities for the Second-Annual Event
(Dec. 14, 2011) DENVER, Colo – Just following the announcement of the host cities for the 2012 USA Pro Cycling Challenge, Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper proclaimed the week of the race as the “Colorado Cycling Holiday.” Stating spectators, economic activity, the caliber of the athletes and the embodiment of Coloradans' aspirations to be healthy as reasons for the proclamation, each year the week of the race will be recognized statewide as an honorary holiday.
Colorado 9 News announces host cites for 2012 US Pro Challenge
With the success of last years race fresh in the mind of local Colorado communities, everyone is excited to see what 2012 holds for one of the largest Professional Cycling events in the US. Some cities remain the same from last years route while a few new communties have been included like Durango, Boulder, and Montrose..
Summerhill and Gross both take back-to-back wins on snowy weekend.
(December 4, 2011) HIGHLANDS RANCH, Colo.— Front Range cross racers got belted with more brutal cold temperatures and plenty of snow for the second race of the weekend.
Danny Summerhill and Rebecca Gross take victories at the Snow Bowl.
(Dec.3, 2011) Louisville Colo.-A storm rolled across the Front Range on Friday night and into Saturday morning, turning Louisville Rec Center’s Bowl of Death into The Snow Bowl, with a good 6 inches of the white stuff blanketing the course on the morning of the race. Not to be scared off by a bit of weather, hundreds of hearty CX racers turned out to do battle in the Colorado Cross Cup race #8 as the series nears it’s season end and State Championships loom just around the corner.