Archive for the ‘General Cycling’ Category


Which Projects Are Important?

Nick Kittle wants to know what’s important to the people of Colorado Springs. Nick used to work for Colorado Springs doing sustainability stuff but now runs his own company, Sustainovation LLC.
To find out what’s important to Colorado Springs residents, Nick created a survey with 22 possible local projects. You can chose [...]

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Bike and Gear Demos Plus Sale at Cafe Velo

Cafe Velo’s is having a demo day and tent sale this Saturday. Test bikes from Cervelo, BMC, and Neil Pryde, and wheels from HED and Zipp. Check out Sidi shoes and much more.
All participants who test ride a bike are eligible for a 10% discount on a new 2013 BMC, Cervelo, or Neil Pryde [...]

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Southern Colorado Velo Kickoff Meeting

Southern Colorado Velo was founded in 2010 as an inclusive bicycling club and race team. Their members include riders of all ages, ability levels and cycling disciplines. They are a giving team where experienced riders share their passion and experience. They develop camaraderie through racing, riding and training. SoCO Velo supports a developmental [...]

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CompuTrainer Races at Criterium Bicycles

CompuTrainers at Carmichael Training Systems

This is last minute information for tonight but there’s 3 more Mondays in February so you can plan ahead for them. Unfortunately I just saw the info on this today.
Race with your own road bike indoors FREE! Big Mountain Adventure Racing is sponsoring the February BMAR-Criterium Computrainer Races at Criterium [...]

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Bikes on Pikes Peak Highway

Cyclists got a chance to bike the Pikes Peak Highway during September. The Colorado Springs Parks and Recreation Advisory Board is taking input on allowing bikes on the Pikes Peak road in the future at their meeting tomorrow, November 8th.
The meeting starts at 7:30 AM. Bikes on Pikes Peak is fairly [...]

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The Levi Effect

Levi Leipheimer has stood atop the podium of cycling’s most celebrated contests: The Tour de France. The Olympics. The Amgen Tour of California. The Vuelta a Espana. The Tour de Suisse and the USA Pro Challenge here in Colorado. But beyond the race coverage lies a man whose impact on those around him is even [...]

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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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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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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 [...]

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