Posts Tagged ‘mountain biking’


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 [...]

Read More...

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 [...]

Read More...

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. [...]

Read More...

WMBA Season Kickoff Party 2014

The wonderful ladies at the Women’s Mountain Bike Association of Colorado Springs always know how to throw parties. Tomorrow, May 8th, is their 2014 season kick off party. It is taking place at SouthSide Johnny‚Äôs located at 528 S. Tejon St. from 6 PM until 9 PM.
WMBA will have their 2014 t-shirts for [...]

Read More...

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 [...]

Read More...

Parks Master Plan Public Meeting

Every 10 years the Colorado Springs Parks and Recreation Department updates the city-wide Parks, Recreation, Trails, and Open Space Master Plan which provides long-term vision, goals, and policies to guide their actions throughout the park system.
The last master plan was adopting in 2000 so it’s time to update the plan. Help make this [...]

Read More...

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. [...]

Read More...

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 [...]

Read More...

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 [...]

Read More...

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 [...]

Read More...