Posts Tagged ‘cycling’


2014 UpaDowna Pedal Party

The UpaDowna Pedal Party is back in full swing for the summer. It’s a family friendly, all ages bike ride that takes place Wednesday evenings in downtown Colorado Springs. Whether you ride a clunker, a fat bike, a trike, a unicycle, a tall big, small bike or anything in between, this is a [...]

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Kids on Bikes Popsicle Ride

The Kids on Bikes Popsicle Ride has started up for the summer. These weekly family fun rides are to promote community, biking and local park trails. All ages and abilities are welcome, whether you have kids or not!
All rides are along the Pikes Peak Greenway trail with very few street crossings. [...]

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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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Bicycle Experience at Ivywild School Grand Opening

Bicycle Experience is opening a 2nd location at Ivywild School. Their Grand Opening is this Friday, December 6th from 4 PM to 7 PM.
VISIT SANTA! 4p-7p
Win a bike! 2 different bikes will be given away!
Dedication to John Cotton, his bike and books are on display.
Smith Optics shwag and a pair of goggles will be [...]

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Cafe Velo Ladies Night

Tonight, April 11th, Cafe Velo is having their First Annual Cafe Velo Ladies Night and wine and cheese party. From 4:30-6:30pm there will be a product showcase & technical clinics. Meet product experts from many of the Cafe Velo product brands during our product fair. Learn from Cafe Velo mechanics about [...]

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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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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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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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El Paso County Trail Meeting

El Paso County had trails projects on the Pikes Peak Rural Transportation Authority draft list that was approved by the County Commissioners on Feb 28, 2012. The trail projects were later removed. After advocacy efforts by the Trails and Open Space Coalition, the Commissioners agreed to postpone voting on the PPRTA-2 list.
PPRTA is a 1 [...]

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