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1 year 1 month ago

Ride The Rockies route change

SALIDA, COLO. - The Denver Post Ride The Rockies Bicycle Tour is revising the route for the sixth stage of the 2013 tour due to issues brought on by the Royal Gorge Wildfire. The route for Friday, June 14 will begin in Salida, Colo. and end in Canon City,...

2 years 5 months ago

New bike race proposed to City council

A new 105-mile bike tour around Colorado Springs and surrounding areas has been proposed to Colorado Springs City Council. The organizers of the first ever Tour of Colorado Springs want support for public safety and barricading from the city. The major debate among council members is the cost estimated...

2 years 11 months ago

Athletes converge on Pikes Peak region

Elite athletes from around the world are in town for days of sporting events in the Pikes Peak region. There is the prologue to the U.S. Pro Cycling challenge that starts Monday, but there are many more major events before then. Close to 3-thousand runners will take on the Pikes...

3 years 2 weeks ago

Bike parking lot offered for Women's Open

The City of Colorado Springs and Mountain Metropolitan's Metro Rides group will offer free bike parking valet service at the U.S. Women's Open golf championship July 7 through 10. You'll be able to bike to a lot near the Broadmoor at 1601 Mesa Avenue (Pauline Memorial Catholic School) from...

3 years 10 months ago

Counters needed on area trails

Wanted: A few good counters The Pikes Peak Area Council of Governments is looking for volunteers to track bicycle and pedestrian traffic on area trails and bicycle lanes in mid-September. This count program will map the level of usage of the region's bicycle and pedestrian routes. This data...

4 years 2 weeks ago

Armstrong wary of first week of Tour

The Tour de France gets under way Saturday and Lance Armstrong says he doesn't expect to win the 5.5-mile prologue of what will be his last ride in cycling's premier event. The short and mainly flat stage through the Dutch port of Rotterdam's city center doesn't feature major problems but...

4 years 1 month ago

Colorado Bike to Work Day happens Wednesday

Colorado Bike to Work Day will happen in Pueblo on June 23 with bicyclists commuting to and from work. The following businesses and community organizations are sponsoring breakfast/water stops to encourage healthy lifestyle changes and cheer on participants in Pueblo from 6:30 - 9:00 a.m. Parkview Medical...

4 years 2 months ago

Man on bike collides with coyote

An Aspen Highlands ski patroller has a broken leg after colliding with a coyote on a bike trail. Fifty-six-year-old Bob Sloezen says he was riding a road bike on the trail Monday when the coyote darted into his path. The animal dashed off. Sloezen says he suffered a spiral...

4 years 2 months ago

Bike to work day planned in Pueblo

National Bike to Work Day will be celebrated in Pueblo May 21 with bicyclists commuting to and from work and making breakfast stops around town. Colorado Bike to Work Day is June 23, with additional activities scheduled including a Commuter's Cup Challenge between these two designated Bike to Work dates....

4 years 3 months ago

More bikes on the roads

Recently a national cycling magazine named Colorado Springs the 18th most bike friendly city in the US. But it doesn't mean drivers are always so friendly on the roads. Many cyclists like John Crandall have to deal with angry drivers. "It's very easy with a 4 thousand pound vehicle to...

4 years 3 months ago

Colorado Springs gets federal grants

The City of Colorado Springs has been awarded three federal grants totaling almost $600,000. The money will be used for projects that will help local school children walk and bicycle safely to school. Three projects will be completed with the funds: 1. S. Circle Drive Sidewalk Improvements Phase...

4 years 4 months ago

Lance Armstrong to race in Italy

Organizers for the Milan-San Remo have confirmed that seven-time Tour de France champion Lance Armstrong will take part in Saturday's race. RCS Sport said Monday that Armstrong made the commitment in a phone call with race director Angelo Zomegnan. The Milan-San Remo is the opening single-day classic of the...

4 years 4 months ago

Colorado governor injured in bicycle mishap

Colorado Gov. Bill Ritter has been injured in an accident while riding a bicycle, apparently suffering several broken ribs. Ritter's spokesman, Evan Dreyer, says the accident occurred early Tuesday. Dreyer says Ritter appears to have multiple rib fractures on his right side. Dreyer says Ritter is being treated at Denver...

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