On the Rivet

The latest race, ride and event news. Come here for ride announcements, upcoming events, race results, and much more.

2023 NoCo Criterium Results and Photos

212 racers competed in the 2023 NoCo Criterium at the Northern Colorado Law Enforcement Driving Facility on Saturday. Isabel Naschold, Tony Riccio, Greg Scanlan, Tayne Andrade and Michael Ortega all won their respective categories. Shout out to Kade Kreikemeier for his impressive 3rd place in the Pro, 1, 2 race.

NoCo Gravel Stage Race

Event Type: Gravel Stage Race
Time of Year: Spring/Summer
The NCGSR is a free, Strava-based gravel stage race that takes place during the Spring and Summer in Larimer and Weld counties. The goal of these races is to "create a grassroots gravel event that creates a welcoming and supportive environment where people can challenge themselves, explore Northern Colorado roads, and get involved with a community of like-mined riders."

Weld County Gravel Stage Race Returns

The Weld County Gravel Stage Race returns to Northern Colorado as the NoCo Gravel Stage race this Spring. Some of you may remember Drew Chapman organized a free, Strava-based summer-long gravel stage race a few years back. Drew and Justin Fields are working together to rejuvenate the series for the 2023 season.

OMBA Singletrack Social Rides Set to Resume

Overland Mountain Bike Association's Singletrack Social group rides (mtb) are set to resume on Wednesday, April 5th.

Wednesday Open Ride Resumes

The Wednesday Open Ride (WOR) resumes for the season tonight. The spicy road group ride leaves from the Southwest corner of the Front Range Community College Library parking lot at 530.

Frostbite Time Trial Results and Photos

The USA Cycling road season kicked off here in Colorado with the Frostbite Time Trail hosted by Team Rio Grande Racing on Saturday. 168 racers from across the region took part in the 11-mile individual and team time trials. 19 of those racers were from NoCo/SoWyo and ended up on the podium.

Overland Trail Talks at Trek North

Trek is hosting Overalnd's March Trail Talks event at their Fort Collins North location. On the docket for discussion this month - Bike Parks! Most know...okay, everyone now knows...about the big push currently underway to see a bike park included as part of the future use of the former Hughes Stadium site. They'll discuss Hughes and other area bike parks that are in the works.

Laramie Range Epic

Event Type: endruance MTB Race
Time of Year: Late Summer
The Laramie Range Enduro originated in 1998, starting in historic Downtown Laramie, Wyoming. At that time, the race began with a police escort through town before climbing 1300 feet out of the Laramie valley and into the stunning landscape that graces our backyard to the east - the Pole Mountain Trail System. Twenty-four years later, this race has transformed to maintain a traditional approach to a cross country race, while adapting with the evolution of cross country culture.

Overland Trail Talks- February 2023 at Niner Bikes

Niner Bikes is hosting the Overland Mountain Bike Association for its February Trail Talks event at its new location in Fort Collins. OMBA will be discussing planned & expected trail projects throughout the Northern Front Range region for 2023. Come with questions, and comments, or simply listen. LOTS of great projects on the horizon.

YGR Time Trials and Send Town Short Track & CX Dates

Dates have been set for YGR Time Trials, the Send Town Short Track and Send Town Cyclocross Races. All of these low-cost grassroots races take place on Tuesday nights during the Spring, Summer, and Fall. Details on City Streets Crits and Crazy Joe Cross are forthcoming.

CSU Race Weekend 2023

The CSU road race weekend will take place on April 22nd and 23rd this year. Saturday's circuit race will feature the Cobb Lake Circuit Race, and we'll finally return to the classic CSU Oval course on Sunday.