Timbuk2, which made a name for itself with its bicycle messenger bags, is about to open its second retail location outside of its home base of San Francisco. The new store, which will open on May 3, is at 1411 Larimer Street, where it will join the line of specialty shops along that historic block. ... More >>
From wine tours to local restaurants, from a tasting of local brews to a food festival in the mountains, there's no shortage of culinary activities in Colorado to please your palate. Colorado.com recently released a sampling of some of the best food adventures from across the state. Here's their lis ... More >>
As an obituary writer, Bruce Weber confronts mortality more than most. So he decided to bid farewell to middle age by taking a cross-country bike trip which he used to reflect on aging and mortality in his memoir: Life Is a Wheel: Love, Death, Etc., and a Bike Trip Across America. In advance of Webe ... More >>
The Denver Cruisers know how to stir things up. Rather than simply announce the 2013 themes for the mega-popular Wednesday rides, Brad Evans and company released an April Fools' Day version first -- one that turned heads via concepts like "Skid Marks & Seamen Stains." Behind the edgy irreverence, o ... More >>
Yesterday, we reported that Denver Police are now enforcing state drunk-cycling laws -- meaning intoxicated cyclists can be charged with DUIs just like inebriated drivers. Some cycling advocates question whether this is good public policy -- and a look at parallel laws around the country shows that ... More >>
As Sam Levin reports in this week's cover story, Denver is one of the most bike-friendly cities in the country. But this is also a city that likes to imbibe. Fortunately, there are many Denver watering holes that not only celebrate the bicyclist lifestyle but feature bike-friendly amenities, from pa ... More >>
"The human body -- male or female -- is a work of art, especially with athletes," says Boulder-based mountain bike pro endurance racer Sonya Looney, the latest local rider to strip down for Cyclepassion, the infamous German Calendar of International Cycling Stars often disparaged/celebrated as bike ... More >>
This week's cover story, "Going to Extremes," focuses on triple-threat Justin Simoni, a Denver artist and performer who also finished first last month in the single-speed division of the world's toughest mountain bike race, the Tour Divide -- a grueling odyssey on mostly unpaved trails through the R ... More >>
You know that awful feeling when you approach the spot where you parked your bike only to find that some or all of it has been stolen? Well, a new smartphone app -- whose makers are now looking to tap into the Denver market -- is designed to give victims of bike theft a glimmer of hope at a time whe ... More >>
Editor's note: This is the second in a series of reports about biking and bike safety in Denver and beyond. If you're a cycling fan, the good news is that a lot more folks are biking in Denver and the city is spending significantly more money to build paths for these commuters. The bad news, howev ... More >>
Whole Foods doesn't just fill your shopping cart -- and empty your wallet. Several of the stores, including the Whole Foods in Capitol Hill, now offer a one-stop shop for basic bike problems: a Dero Fixit bike stand. "There are fifteen to twenty bikes parked out in front of our store at any given ... More >>
With bicycles increasingly popular around town, the Whole Foods in Capitol Hill now features a one-stop shop for basic bike problems: a Dero Fixit bike stand. Did your cruiser get a flat tire on your way to the bar? Stop here and pump it up. Do you have a loose bolt on your road bike's components? T ... More >>
You're not supposed to whistle in a graveyard -- but no one ever said anything about cycling. The view is wonderful at Cheesman Park, a former cemetary that is "said to still contain over four thousand bodies," says GBWalker76. And those are just the ones below ground. The space above is rumored t ... More >>
"Those B cycle riders are almost as dangerous as the spandex warriors," says Yosh, in response to Bree Davie's rant about the Cherry Creek Bike Path. This Memorial Day weekend, Denver's parks and trails will be filled with people -- many of them very hazardous to your health. Who are the most dang ... More >>
Did you know Denver has more than 850 miles of paved off-road trails available to cyclists? This essentially means you don't need to drive a car, ever. What's better is that within our great city, Denver officials have declared certain roadways to be bike friendly -- you'll notice the bikes painted ... More >>
Among the many B-cycle stations around Denver, there are so many other forms of transportation. From public buses to free mall rides to the light rail, getting around this city is pretty much simple, affordable and practical. Take all of those options and throw in some bike lanes, and you have popu ... More >>
Welcome to the first installment of Guess where I'm biking, where I, the intrepid and incredibly hip fixed-gear cyclist, Britt Chester, will attempt to stump you as to where my tires take me. In our Best of Denver issue that recently hit stands, we revealed the location we believe to be the best par ... More >>
The first annual Winter Teva Mountain Games went down this weekend at Vail, and some of the first video edits are already popping up. Not surprisingly, the flashiest are from the Telemark Big Air & Biking Best Trick contests. Chad Kagy -- a BMX star best known for dominating events like the X Games ... More >>
Commuters passing Federal on 6th Avenue on their way into Denver may have noticed construction on what is shaping up to be an epic new mountain bike and BMX skills park, designed by Gravity Logic and pro rider John Cowan. The park will be operated by Winter Park's Trestle Bike Park crew in pa ... More >>
The Colorado Roadless Project and the Outdoor Alliance have a cool new campaign promoting their efforts to protect Colorado's 4.2 million acres of National Forest lands currently designated as "Roadless Areas" for mountain biking, hiking, climbing, paddling, backcountry skiing and snowboardin ... More >>
Gimme a Breck! The Babes in the Backcountry babes are leading by-women/for-women mountain bike skills clinics today at 10 a.m. as part of the Breck Bike Week festivities (meet at the Expo village at Blue River Plaza, $35 suggested donation). Afterwards, the International Mountain Bicycling As ... More >>
For the love of God, sir, eat a banana.Aside from the weather being particularly fine, my bike commute on Bike to Work Day this morning was not a whole lot different that it usually is -- most of my trip is on side streets as opposed to paths, since I live on the west side and apparently poor ... More >>
The Girl Bike Love crew has been known to quote Susan B. Anthony -- "Let me tell you what I think of bicycling: I think it has done more to emancipate women than anything else in the world" -- and other feminist icons when talking about its mission to "empower, inspire, encourage more women t ... More >>
Parks rangers with Boulder County have shut down an illegal mountain bike trail built down a steep face on the north side of Flagstaff Mountain, after someone now identified as professional mountain biker Mike West was cited for using it. Luckily, extreme mountain bikers will soon have a new ... More >>
There aren't enough pats-on-the-back being handed out for local efforts to go green -- like biking to work, for example. But Maggiano's, 500 16th Street, is changing that: Bring your bike helmet to the carry-out counter on any Monday in July and August, and you'll receive a free to-go contain ... More >>
This Saturday, June 13, plenty of Boulder residents will take part in the World Naked Bike Ride -- and if they're anything like the ones who wheeled around during the 2007 Denver event seen in the video above, a lot of them will actually be, well, naked. But this year, those who take the name of t ... More >>
Former Westword photographer Brett Amole, son of late Rocky Mountain News scribe Gene Amole, got some nice media exposure when CNN ran a KUSA local TV news story about Boulder’s June 14 naked bike ride. The daytime jaunt, part of World Naked Bike Ride — , or World Naked Bike Day, which is held ... More >>
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It's officially springtime in the Rockies and residents are looking to shake the snowbound psychology from their noggins with some outdoor activities. How about a bike ride? Better yet, how about a lively "foot down" session with Denver's gnarly posse of bike messengers? This video filmed at last su ... More >>
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