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In response to the tragic death of Sidney Johnson in October of 2011, a group of concerned citizens have formed an organization focused on safe cycling routes in northern Jefferson County. Their website can be found here: www.cyclistshaverights.org
In May I traveled by air with my bike for the first time. I was meeting a friend to ride L’Etape du California 2011 – the most difficult ride I’ve done yet, but that’s another story. It all went very … Continue reading
The City of Golden today (May 20) officially offered to acquire a 2.76-mile stretch of right way along Indiana Street that is currently part of the Rocky Flats National Wildlife Refuge. The City’s offer will allow it to create what … Continue reading
I had the pleasure of joining Team Evergreen on one of their super well-organized road rides again today. Although it was flurrying at the start, about 25 riders turned out for what promised (and resulted) to be 50-ish degree temperatures … Continue reading
Have you tried the Denver B-Cycles yet? Today I had the opportunity to try out the Denver B-Cycle program. I had business at Colfax and High Street, and was coming into town from Lakewood on 6th Avenue. Since I prefer … Continue reading
Photo courtesy Deer Creek Challenge The following is a partial list of organized cycling events in Jefferson County during 2011: Healing Wheels Saturday, June 11th Denver Century Ride Sunday, June 12th Bike to Work Day Wednesday, June 22nd Triple Bypass … Continue reading
The next best thing to riding Lookout Mountain Road… Youtube user GVNNO1 posted a sweet video of his descent of Lookout Mountain Road in August of 2010. See if it doesn’t put you in the mood to ride it real … Continue reading
Thanks to Elly Blue and her recent Grist blog, “How bicycling will save the economy (if we let it)” for pointing out some eye-opening statistics. The average American spends $8485 on car ownership (per car) each year, and a whopping … Continue reading