Archive for September, 2012


Riding Pikes Peak Road

This month there’s a trial allowing bikes on the Pikes Peak Highway. It’s $12 to ride or $8 each for groups of 4 or more. Signing a special waiver is required to bike up Pikes Peak. This weekend is the last to ride Pikes Peak.
On the weekends, 80-100 cyclists have [...]

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Fill the Shed 2012

Tonight is Fill the Shed for the Urban Peak Bike Program at Southside Johnny’s! If you have a bike, helmet, lock or other riding gear that has been gently used, please take it to the event and pass it along for our youth to experience the joy of riding and the feeling of pride and [...]

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Upcoming Mountain Bike Races

As we transition from summer into fall, there are several local mountain bike races . This Sunday is the Pro Cycling Classic in Palmer Park. It was originally scheduled for July 1st but had to be rescheduled because of park closures due to the Waldo Canyon Fire. Pre-registration through Pre-Race.com ends tonight, September [...]

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Red Rock, Section 16 and White Acres Trails

The next Master Plan meeting for Red Rocks Open Space, Section 16 and White Acres is tonight at 6:30. It is being held at the Westside Community Center, 1628 W. Bijou St. The focus of tonight’s meeting is trails. This is a great opportunity for mountain bikers to give their input on [...]

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Campus Cross 2012

It’s hard to believe that cyclocross season has already come around again. Tomorrow, September 8th, Pikes Peak Velo will be holding a race at the UCCS Sports Complex to kick off the cyclocross season in Colorado. Attracting both National Champions and first-time racers, the event is challenging and fun. This course will offer [...]

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Specialized Road Demos at Cafe Velo

Specialized Road Bike Demo Day at Cafe Velo is Saturday, September 8th. Bike check-out is from 7:15am to 2:30pm. All bikes must be back by 4pm.
This is a great chance to try out a Specialized bike even if you have no plans to buy a road bike in the near future. [...]

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Ride for Heroes and Patriots Festival 2012

The 2012 Chick-Fil-A Ride for Heroes and Patriots Festival is next Saturday, September 8th. Register by today, September 1, to get the 2012 Ride for Heroes t-shirt. The ride start and festival have been moved to Mountain Shadows Park because of concerns of having a large group at Glen Eyrie after the Waldo Canyon [...]

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