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20ish questions With Cosmo Catalano
In July of this year, Cosmo Catalano of http://cyclocosm.com/ moved to Fort Collins. The Cyclocosm is homegrown, cut to the chase cycling coverage. Each episode of The Week in Bike and How the Race Was Won lasts only a few minutes and is filmed in Cosmo's Old Town home. Nicole Swan caught up...
The schedule for the ever popular Winter Ralleye rides just came up. No waivers, signup, Strava or fees. Just a bunch of nut-jobs riding epic NoCo routes. Run what you brung beuase all bikes are welcome. I'll post the flyer once it's posted. Photo by Colin Pinney Sunday, Nov 2nd start time:...
Hide the Salami at Cross of the North
THE DETAILS... Hide the Salami is a way to further support Larimer County Food Bank. Get 3 of your closest friends (over 21) to pool together cash (dollar amount) or canned food items (by weight). The top 8 teams to donate the most cash and food will compete. Here is how it works:Time and...
New Belgium Cyclocross Series
Registration for adult categories is online only and closes at noon race day. Register here: http://ciclismoyouthfoundation.org/new-belgium-cyclo-cross-races-fall/ 2014 NBBCX poster
Ben Parman takes early lead in the Four Seasons of Horsetooth Mountain Bike Challenge
Reno 4 SeasonsSome racers took to the trails very early. Photo by Reno Toffoli.25 racers took part in stage one of the inaugural Four Seasons of Horsetooth Mountain Bike Challenge this past weekend. Ben Parman completed the 20.5 mile course in 01:43:42 with Dwight Hall and Jordan Radin rounding out the top 3....
Double Flats Send Stefko Running
nailsSteve Stefko's hopes of acquiring coveted UCI points during Sundays Boulder Cup were dashed after two flats on lap one. Two headed nails used to hold down landscape netting were left on course during the UCI C1 cyclocross race, the highest ranking for a cx race. Stefko picked up two of these...
Four Seasons of Horsetooth Mountain Bike Challenge Begins This Weekend
The Four Seasons of Horsetooth MTB Stage Race begins this weekend. The weather is looking ideal for the first weekend of this inaugural event. Here is all the information you need to take an early lead and claim bragging rights. Strava link: http://www.strava.com/activities/184781101 Route cue...
Fort Collins Bike Show 2014
Saturday, October 4 at 12:00pm - 2:00pmBean Cycle Roasters144 N College Ave, Fort Collins, Colorado 80524 The ever popular Fort Collins Bike Show is returning for 2014. Feel free to enter your bicycle, vote for your favorite or just enjoy the atmasphere. Categories include single speed,...
DDDTT Canceled
The final DDDTT pb Backcountry Delicatessen that was scheduled for tonight has been canceled due to weather. If you've already registered, I'll refund you via PayPal.
Chris Johnson's 2014 Interbike Interviews.
Chris Johnson interviews Fort Collins' own Peter Discoe of Swobo and Logan VonBokel of VeloNews at 2014 Interbike. Here's what they had to say. Stay tuned for more interviews by CJ as he cruises the grounds. Peter Discoe of Swobo Logan VonBokel of VeloNews. Logan finished 4th in the Wheelers &...
15 Signs You've Earned the Right to Race Masters
Alright moms and dads, here are 15 signs that it's probably ok for you to start racing with the Masters. Stop denying it and embrace it. 1) You raced with burp-up on your jersey or baselayer. 2) You plan your race schedule around the U5 soccer schedule. 3) You've completed a training ride with a...
Take a Kid Mountain Biking Day - Saturday, September 13th
take a kidVia the Overland Mountain Bike Club Got Kids? Ready for some late summer fun? It's Take a Kid Mountain Biking day at Lory State Park! Come join the fun as we travel the trails with our young bikers. They'll learn mountain biking skills and trail etiquette, get a little swag, and tuck away some...
racing RenoPhoto by Thomas L. SteigerThis is an opinion piece by Reno Toffoli. Reno's opinions don't necessary represent the opinions of Your Group Ride or its advertisers but I always enjoy his rants. If you'd like to write an article for YGR, please email me at info@yourgroupride.com For whatever reason,...
Crazy Joe Cross 2014
joesapThe Crazy Joe Cross series will indeed be talking place this Sept. The races will be held Tuesdays Sept 9th, 16th, 23rd and potentially 30th. To obtain your personal invitation with complete details, please fill out the form below. You will receive an email later this week. If you have received...
First City Cycling Partners with the Food Bank for Larimer County for Cross of the North 2014
cotn2014Continuing their legacy of giving back, the First City Cycling team is partnering with Food Bank for Larimer County to create a food drive for this holiday season. Racers will be able to donate cash and food before and during the Cross of the North race weekend. Cash donations can be made on the...
NoCo Gravelo Rides
Saturday, Sunday, September 6-7 starting at 8am NoCo Gravelo is a semi-supported bicycle gravel ride and revival west of Red Feather Lakes, Colorado, and it's FREE to participate. Rides start around 8:00 am Saturday morning, and we'll gather around the campfire for food, beverage and stories as...
Cross of the North Pre-Registration Kick-off Party
Organizers of the Cross of the North cyclcross race weekend will be hosting a pre-registration party at ProVelo Bicycles on Sept 6th. The party goes from 10-2pm and will include road, cx and mtb group rides, discounts at ProVelo, FREE lunch and beer. You'll also be able to register without...
Four Seasons of Horsetooth Mountain Bike Challenge launches Facebook Group and announces Stage One Route
FireShot Screen Capture 041 - Four Seasons of Horsetooth I Ride I Strava - www strava com activities 184781101 The organizers of the Four Seasons of Horsetooth Mountain Bike Challenge stage race have announced the stage one route. The roughly 20 mile stage will start in Lory State Park, continue on into Horestooth Mountain Park before returning to Lory for the finish. Details can be found on Strava at...
Case Study — solving tendonitis
zoom200By Ainslie MacEachran Many cyclists have experienced knee issues in one form or another. I can remember having bouts of tendonitis where riding was out of the question for extended periods. The high volume of miles, hours and pedal revs will wildly magnify any imperfections or alignment issues...