Archive for May, 2010


CTS Summer of Cycling

The first race of the Carmichael Training Systems Summer of Cycling is tomorrow with a mountain bike race in Palmer Park. Last I heard they could still use a couple course marshalls. They’re also needing more marshalls for the UCI stage race in July. Call Andy Bohlmann at 651-1677 if you can [...]

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Kona Bike Demos This Wednesday

Kona is bringing their demo rig to Colorado Springs on Wednesday evening, May 19th from 3:00pm to 7:00pm at Palmer Park. Questions? Give us a Ascent Cycling a call at (719) 597-8181.
They’ll be set up somewhere near Maizeland and Paseo. I’d guess in the parking lots near the playground or baseball diamonds.
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Colorado Springs Ride of Silence 2010

This next Wednesday, on May 19, 2010 the Ride of Silence will begin in North America and roll across the globe. Cyclists will take to the roads in a silent procession to honor cyclists who have been killed or injured while cycling on public roadways. Although cyclists have a legal right to share the road [...]

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Santa Cruz Bike Demo Day

Santa Cruz is doing a bike demo day at Palmer Park tomorrow, May 15th from from 9:00 until 3:00. Hopefully the trails won’t be too muddy. They’ll be set up somewhere near Maizeland and Paseo. I’d guess in the parking lots near the playground or baseball diamonds.
Demo days are a great way [...]

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Woman Who Killed Cyclists Denied Parole

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The parole hearing for Barbara Thomas was today. She killed two cyclist a couple years ago. See more about what happened here.
KKTV has reported that she was denied bail. Her lawyer argued for probation only because of his client’s age and poor health.

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Parole Possible for Killer of Cyclists

I’ve been meaning to get this posted for a couple weeks but it seems that today may be last day to comment to the parole board about the possible parole for Barbara Thomas that killed EJ and Jayson while they were riding their bikes. See more info about the accident and possible parole here.

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Salsa Brava Group Mountain Bike Rides

Salsa Brava Rockrimmon is starting a mountain bike club. Every Saturday morning at 10 a.m., the ride will leave Salsa Brava Rockrimmon (802 Village Center Dr.) for a ride through Ute Valley Park.
Work up an appetite for brunch at 11 a.m. with steak & eggs, breakfast burritos, and huevos rancheros. Specials: $3.00 22 oz. [...]

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Chick-fil-A Group Bike Rides

The Chick-fil-A on Garden of the Gods Road has started a cycling club. They leave at 8 AM and ride at a recreational pace.
The rides will start out around 10 – 15 miles to start with increasing distance and challenges through the summer. They travel mostly paved trails, low-traffic roads and [...]

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26th Street Time Trial May 5th

Brian from Pikes Peak Sports posted a video of the Wednesday night time trial up 26th Street/Gold Camp. He also shot some good photos.

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Wednesday Night Hillclimbs

Colorado Endurance Sports is putting on a 6 week practice time trial series from May 5th (tonight) through June 23rd. Riders of all abilities including first time racers are welcome. Fees will go towards insurance and permits as well as trail maintenance in North Cheyenne CaƱon.
The 2 courses for the time trials [...]

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