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Obituary for Nathan Jones

Nathaniel Glenn Jones, 40 of Fort Collins, Colorado passed away April 16, 2022 due to side effects of a traumatic brain injury he suffered in 2018. Nathan was born in Irving, Texas to Glenn and Carol Jones on April 7, 1982. 

2022 Ride of Silence and Ghost Bike Dedications

Cycling community members including Larimer County Commissioner John Kefalas and Fort Collins Mayor Jeni Arndt took part in the 2022 Ride of Silence and Ghost Bike Dedication on Wednesday evening. The seven-mile memorial ride took cyclists passed the two locations where cyclists were killed in crashes with motor vehicles in 2021. The ride and ghost bike installations were organized by  Anna Kelso of Bike Fort Collins.

FC Moves E-Bikes on Paved Trails Evaluation

Three years after they were first allowed, FC Moves released a 31-page report about EBikes on paved paths in Fort Collins. In March 2022, an evaluation was conducted involving a total of 25 data collections over a 6-day period. They allowed for the monitoring of trail utilization and experience, use of e-bikes, safety behaviors, speeds, and user perceptions.

Bike Sports TV Garage: Tubeless Tire Install

Brace yourselves, Zack and Whit have launched Bike Sports Garage TV. In these videos, they'll demonstrate how to make real-world cycling repairs when you may or may not have perfectly honed skills or all the proper tools. In this first video, Whit takes on the tubeless tire install.

2022 Ride of Silence

This year's Ride of Silence will begin and end at Wolverine Farm and Publick House on May 18th.  We will gather at 5:30 for a 5:45pm roll-out. The ride route will visit the site of the two bicycle fatality locations from 2021 and will include a formal ghost bike dedication for Don Lightbody and Luis Loma.

Obituary for Douglas Patrick Collins

Beloved husband, son, brother, and friend to many, Doug Collins, of Loveland, CO, passed on May 01, 2022 in his 48th year. The way Doug passed is just like he loved to live: riding his mountain bike on a beautiful spring day on one of his favorite Loveland trails, the Devil’s Backbone.

YGR on CBS4- Stolen Bikes

Last month, Brian Mass of CBS4 out of Denver contacted me about a story he was working on with regards to the stolen bike epidemic we've all been dealing with. We spend a few minutes discussing the two bikes I repossessed and bike theft in general. The other person he interviewed had returned 13 bikes to their rightful owners! I'm glad the new website got a little action in the video and I don't think I came off as a complete idiot.

GoFund Me Campaign Established for Alex Marr

A GoFundMe campaign has been established by Alexa Wagner for Rio Grande Elite Cycling's Alex Marr. Alex crashed heavily during the Redlands Classic this year and sustained serious injuries to his back, pelvis, and head.

Rocky Mountain High & Ciclismo Racing High School MTB Program

Registration is open for Andy Clark's Rocky Mountain & Ciclismo Racing High School MTB program. All local high school kids regardless of school or ability are welcome to join the team. Athletes will be competing in the Colorado High School Cycling League races this Fall.

Greeley Acquires 975 Acre Open Space near Windsor

The 975 acre Sher View Open Space will boost 12 miles of singletrack, 2 of which are downhill only mtb trails and will have connectivity to the Poudre River Trail. The open space is located just Southeast of Windsor near Highways 34 and 257. The purchase was made possible by a partnership between Trust for Public Land, the City of Greeley, and Great Outdoors Colorado.

City Plans to Expand Bobcat Ridge

Fort Collins Natural Areas announced today that as part of a partnership with Larimer County Open Space, they'll be expanding Bobcat Ridge by 675 acres. The expansion will bring the total acreage of Bobcat Ridge to 3,280. This purchase eliminates the possibility of 11, 35-acre homesites and a 28-lot subdivision. In all likelihood, it will be a few years before the public has access to the land although input is currently being requested.