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Fort Follies 2024 Update

Fueled by enthusiasm of a successful 2023 season and exciting new partnership with Incycle NoCo as their official bike shop sponsor, the Fort Follies Women’s Cycling Team is gearing up for an exciting 2024.

Founded in 2012, the Fort Follies have become an important part of the cycling community in Fort Collins. The team seeks to empower women and all cyclists seeking femme spaces in northern Colorado to be active and impactful members of the cycling community. The team does this through riding, racing, and community involvement, fostering a strong sense of camaraderie and empowerment among women cyclists.

Overland is Hiring AGAIN!!

Love working on our local trails? Well, Overland Mountain Bike Association has 4 new jobs available – Trail Crew Leader (1) & Trail Crew Member (3). Each are seasonally full-time with 40 hrs/week May-Sep/Oct. The Crew Lead pays between $22 and $25 per hour. The Crew Member position pays between $20 and $22 per hour. Application Deadline: April 15, 2024. Full job descriptions are below and on the OMBA website.

Ardor Racing 2024 Update

It their fourth year, Ardor Racing has expanded their roster, achieved Domestic Elite Status and has their sights on Pro Nationals in May. They also plan to elevate even more riders into the Pro, 1, 2 categories.

Zack and Whit to Take on Transcordilleras

Whitney and Zack Allison are en route to Colombia for Transcordilleras an eight-day gravel stage race where they will compete in the mixed duo category. Transcordilleras is a self-supported bikepacking race across Colombia's Andes mountain ranges. The race is 1,100 kilometers long and 25,000 meters of elevation gain and takes place over three mountain ranges in eight days. Zack and Whit will carry everything they need to complete the eight stages on their fully loaded Enve MOGs. They will be staying in hotels each night. Racing takes place Febrero 11th through the 18th. You can see their bike and gear checks below and follow along live via the embedded tracker map. Logan VonBokel and Ben Delaney are competing in the three-day race.

2024 CSU Rams Cycling Team Update

The Rams are coming off a strong 2023 and are poised for big things in 2024. See what they have planned for the upcoming road season.

2024 Winter Bike to Work Day Map

Winter Bike to Work (or Wherever) Day day is coming up on Friday, February 10, 2023. This year, FCMoves has 54 stations, hosted by over 100 local businesses and organizations, including 7 schools ready to pop up all around Fort Collins. Breakfast will be available until gone between 7:00 a.m. and 9:30 a.m. Some stations will have propane heaters and mechanics in addition to breakfast.

OMBA Opens Additional Position

Just under a year after the position was developed and filled, OMBA is again hiring a Membership & Outreach Coordinator. Samantha Boon successfully filled the position in March but has taken a marketing job within the cycling industry.  According to the posting, " The Membership & Outreach Coordinator will work in pursuit of this vision by working to ensure a strong membership base and to provide effective communication to internal and external audiences. " "The position has a pay rate between between $18 and $22 per hour. A full-time 40 hours/wk commitment is preferred, but we are open to a part-time status of 20-30 hours/wk."

CSU Team Camp 2024: Boolin’ in Tucson

In what has become a right of passage for many, the CSU Cycling team headed down to Tucson earlier this month for its annual winter training camp. Most of the 15-rider crew logged between 400 and 500 miles during the week.

Bike Sports Bike Fit

I had the opportunity to get a bike fit with Zack Allison over at Bike Sports the other day, and I thought I'd walk you through the process. Historically, I haven't been super picky about my fit so it's been a few years since my last checkup. As I've gotten older and previous injuries have started to flare up, I've become more aware of my fit and how it affects how I feel both on and off the bike.  I've been working with Shawn Small over at Adapt Sports Therapy on an ankle issue, and having a fit with Zack is kind of an extension of those treatments.

Adapt to Offer Cyclist Strength & Mobility Screening

Adapt Sports Therapy is offering a Cyclist Strength & Mobility Screening this season. The thorough assessment of functional movement will identify and correct imbalances in cyclists, guiding them on off-bike activities to enhance strength and ensure a pain-free experience while on the bike. There are a limited number of $50.00 spots available.

Cheyenne to build trailhead & trails near WY CO Border

The rumors are true: the city of Cheyenne will start the process of building a trailhead and trails just north of the Colorado-Wyoming border. The first phase will include a trailhead off Harriman Road and six miles of trails on the property known as Belvoir Ranch. Thanks in part to a $486,000 grant from the Wyoming Office of Outdoor Recreation, construction will begin in May, and the trailhead and trails will be open to the public by 2025. If all goes according to plan, roughly 20 miles will be built, and those trails will eventually connect to Red Mountain in Larimer County, Colorado.

Ciclismo Racing Announces 2024 Programs and Camps

Ciclismo Coaching released its youth mountain bike programming and camp schedule for 2024. This season will include a Spring Program, Summer Program, High School Program, and a Summer UCI Race Support Program. Ciclismo Coaching head coach and owner Andy Clark also announced the addition of three introduction to mountain biking summer camps for high school girls, high school boys, and middle schoolers.