Archive for March, 2012


Colorado Springs Classic Criterium

After skipping last year, Colorado College is once again putting on the criterium they’ve put on for many years. It will be on Sunday, April 1st 2012. There will be both collegiate and USA Cycling categories.
The planned course is the same as two years ago. It features a 180 degree turn and [...]

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Race Across Movie Showing in Colorado Springs

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The Race Across America (RAAM) has been called the world’s toughest bike race. It is approximately 1.5 times the distance of the Tour de France but has a time limit of 12 days instead of the 3 weeks that the Tour de France takes. That makes for a minimum of 250 miles [...]

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Colorado Cyclist VIP Event

Colorado Cyclist is having their annual in-store VIP event on Thursday, March 22nd from 6pm–9pm. Representatives from many of cycling’s top brands will be there including Focus, 2XU, Giant, Fuji, Kestrel, Castelli, Louis Garneau, Mavic, Feedback, Bell, Giro, Easton, Sidi, Santa Cruz, Shimano, Sram and more. Colorado Cyclist has arranged fantastic discounts from [...]

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Joy Ride 2012

The 2012 Joy Ride kicks off this evening, Wednesday March 21st, at McCabe’s Tavern in downtown Colorado Springs. Ride time is 5:30 PM. The ride will take place every other Wednesday until May, then it will take place every Wednesday through the summer season.
Although it’s a cruiser bike ride, you can show [...]

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Cafe Velo Grand Opening

Cafe Velo is a new bike shop on the north end of Colorado Springs with a cafe. It’s at 11550 Ridgeline Drive, Suite 102 just off Voyager Parkway north of InterQuest.
They’re kicking off their Grand Opening today, Wednesday March 21st, with an open house from 4-8 PM. There will be door prizes and [...]

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St. Patty’s Day Ride and Parade Photos

Saturday was the first 50k St Patrick’s Day bike ride and then afterward some of the cyclists rode in the St. Patty’s Day Parade downtown. I talked to several riders as they hung out after the ride while waiting for the parade. They all said they really enjoyed the course. Over 400 [...]

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St. Patrick’s Day Bike Ride

Runners have long had a 5k before the annual Colorado Springs St. Patrick’s Day parade. This year cyclists get to join in with a 50k plus a wee bit more (31.7 miles) bike ride. After the ride, riders can ride their bikes in the St. Patrick’s Day Parade.
The ride route takes you through [...]

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