Archive for August, 2012

BMC Bike Demos

Cafe Velo is hosting the BMC ontour tomorrow from 10 AM until 6 PM. There will be both road and mountain bikes to test ride. To allow bikes to back in time, bikes need to be taken out before 4:30.
BMC ontour events are free. To test ride, you should take your [...]


Meet Mario Cipollini

Mario Cipollini will be at Cafe Velo tomorrow, August 22, for an event benefiting Care and Share Food Bank. Cipollini was one of cycling’s best sprinters. His first pro win came in 1989 and his last in 2005 with 191 victories in all.
Reservations are required by calling Cafe Velo at 719-772-6101 or e-mail [...]


USA Pro Challenge Rally Week Rides

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The USA Pro Challenge finishes in Colorado Springs’ on this Friday, August 24, but cyclists will be celebrating the race with an entire week of events leading up to the big Stage 5 finish. There are nightly bike rides and parties all week and a full day of activities on Friday. [...]


Wednesday Night Hill Climb Series

Pikes Peak Sports 26th Street Hillclimb Photos 2011
The 2012 Wednesday night hill climb series kicks off tonight with a time trial up 26th Street. Racers can choose a time between 5 and 6 PM that hasn’t already been taken. The current start list for August 15th is here.
The Hill Climb Schedule

August 15th (26th [...]