Archive for the ‘Mountain Bike’ Category


Colorado Springs US Cup Pro Race

One of the biggest pro mountain bike races is coming to Colorado Springs this weekend (June 28-29). Saturday’s race is the final race in a 4 races series with $50,000 in prize money. In addition it’s has UCI ranking points which important for Olympic spots.
The course is partially on UCCS land and partially [...]

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2014 Ascent Cycling Series

The Sand Creek mountain bike race series has long been a part of mountain biking in the Colorado Springs area. The official series name has changed over the years based on sponsors. For 2014 it is once again the Ascent Cycling Series.
The series has been running for 24 years with a couple year [...]

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Pivot Bike Demos in Palmer Park

Pivot Cycles will have demo bikes in Palmer Park today, Wednsday May 7th from 10 AM to 3 PM. Meet in the parking lot at Maizeland and Academy, near the dog park and baseball field. Look for a large Pivot truck with the above logo. Demo day is put on with the help of [...]

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Urban Singletrack Project Clean Up Day

Jon Severson and a few others have been working on a Urban Singletrack Project to bring some singletrack to the Pikes Peak Greenway near downtown Colorado Springs. They’ve received approval to create a test section of trail. One of the first steps is to clean up some of the trash in the area.
On [...]

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Bear Creek Trail Closures

The trails in the Bear Creek drainage are some of the most popular trails in the Pikes Peak region. Recent testing has revealed that the fish in Bear Creek (approximately 750 adults) are the sole remaining genetically pure population of greenback cutthroat trout. The population is currently listed as threatened under the Endangered Species Act. [...]

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Jones Park Trails Could be Closed.

Photo courtesy of UltraRob.com
Like riding the Jones Park Downhill? Unfortunately some of the trails could be closed to all users. The Forest Service is proposing closing 3.5 miles of trails along Bear Creek near Jones Park because of greenback cutthroat trout.
There is an open house tonight, Thursday, April 4th. You can also [...]

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Fat Bike Demos

Photo courtesy of Allen Beauchamp

Fat-bikes.com has declared tomorrow, December 1st as Global Fat Bike Day. Right here in Colorado Springs, we’re going to have some fat bike fun. Pedal of Littleton is having a fat bike event up there too.
You may not heard of fat bikes but they’re gaining popularity. Fat bikes [...]

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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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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 [...]

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