Archive for April, 2010


AngleTech Open House Tomorrow

AngleTech has moved down to Colorado Springs from Woodland Park. They specialize in recumbents and other non-traditional bikes. They’re having a Grand Opening of their new store in Colorado Springs tomorrow, May 1st.
The store is at 1483 Garden Of The Gods Road. The store is behind a big building out [...]

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Women’s Mountain Biking Association of Colorado Springs Group Rides

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WMBA of Colorado Springs is a women’s only mountain bike club in it’s 2nd year. One of the reason it was formed was to provide women the support to learn mountain biking skills without the intimidation of doing in front of men. I don’t remember which one of them said, [...]

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Pikes Peak South Slope Meeting This Tuesday

The the Colorado Springs City Council has voted to allow public access to the Pikes Peak South Slope for recreation. The Colorado Springs Parks, Trails and Open Space department will manage it and most likely will include some kind of fee. Guided tours could begin as early as June.
The word I’ve heard is [...]

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Lake Pueblo Arkansas Point Challenge

The 2010 Lake Pueblo Arkansas Point Challenge is Sunday April 25th. It is a USA Cycling sanctioned event and uses the Lake Pueblo South Shore Trails. Race distance varies by class.

The Cat 1 course is 28 miles long
The Cat 2 course is 20 miles long
The Cat 3 and junior course is 11 miles [...]

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The Bicyclists Showing at Kimballs This Weekend

The Bicyclists movie is showing at Kimballs this weekend. The fillmaker, Carl Jameson, and his wife and film producer Sharon will be there. The Bicyclists was inspired by a web video series.
Here’s a description of the movie
A twenty-something Conrad Miller leaves a small town in Wisconsin, promising himself sixty days to make lasting [...]

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Bike Valet at Pikes Peak Earth Day

Pikes Peak Earth Day is the premier eco-focused event in the region. They’re holding this year’s event at beautiful the LEED certified Cornerstone Art Center at Colorado College on Saturday, April 24, 2010 from 10am-3pm. There are many activities including ones for the kids. The Expo includes Mountain Chalet, Old Town Bike Shop [...]

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Medicine Wheel’s Annual Meeting and Party

Medicine Wheel Trail Advocates has been helping build and maintain trails and keep access to trails for mountain bikers in the Pikes Peak region since 1991. I’ve done several trail work sessions with them over the years. On Thursday, April 29 at 6:30 pm come to Rasta Pasta at 405 N Tejon Street [...]

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Colorado College Criterium

Last Saturday was the Colorado College Criterium races. I didn’t have a lot of time to spectate but as always it was a fun race to watch. There were some good attacks and sprint finishes. I heard there were also some crashes but I didn’t see any. I took several photos and you can [...]

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Ladies Night at CTS Endurance Sports Club

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Carmichael Training Systems Endurance Sports Club is having a Ladies Night on Wednesday, April 21st from 6-8PM.  Info from CTS
This is a great way for lady club members and women in our community to get oriented about the club and meet other lady athletes! This is a FREE event that is open to [...]

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WMBA of COS Fundraiser and Movie

The Women’s Mountain Biking Association of Colorado Springs is having a fund raiser tomorrow at McCabe’s Tavern¬† They’ll be showing the movie Women of Dirt which features top up-and-coming female mountain bikers. There’s also a silent auction and prize drawings. Event is from 4-8 PM with the movie starting at 5 PM. More info here.

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