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Bike Denver

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    May 21, 2014

    Bike to Work Wednesday: Monte Mead finds satisfaction -- and strange stuff -- on the road

    Today is the year's first Bike to Work Wednesday, a series launched by Bike Denver, which means more bikers on the streets. And every day, bikers face obstacles: cars, construction, other bikers, kids, the weather and roadside debris that could cause a flat tire. For this reason, along with a few ot ... More >>

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    April 30, 2014

    Seven best fashion events in Denver in May

    May showers bring spring flowers, and that means a bouquet of fashion events to brighten your days. For animal lovers, there's the annual Handbags to Hounds fashion show; for the fashion faithful, the La Rue Fashion Showcase. Here are seven of the top fashion events in Denver set for May. See also: ... More >>

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    September 6, 2013

    Tour de Fat, a Boulder brewery debut and more for the weekend

    New Belgium's annual Tour de Fat, a daylong festival that features brews, bikes costumes and more, rolls out tomorrow at 11 a.m. near 21st Avenue and York Street in City Park. A parade will circle back to the park, where live music, comedy, games and contests will take place. Admission is free, and ... More >>

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    September 5, 2013
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    May 2, 2013

    Denver Cruiser Ride: City officially proclaims Wednesdays "Bike Night in Denver"

    Denver Cruiser Ride organizer Brad Evans thinks big -- and not just when it comes to pranks like releasing an April Fools Day 2013 themes list featuring selections like "Skid Marks & Semen Stains." When Evans previewed the upcoming Denver Cruiser Ride season, which kicks off May 15, he told us abou ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 26, 2013

    The Matchbox celebrates its second anniversary

    This weekend, the Matchbox at 2625 Larimer is celebrating its second anniversary. When the owners first opened the bar two years ago, they made a decision to make the space available for various nonprofits. That decision has clearly paid off. The concept of "doing well by doing good," says co-owner ... More >>

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    April 5, 2013

    Denver Cruisers season preview: Brad Evans on Social Ride Summit and 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 >>

  • Blogs

    September 10, 2012

    Twenty raddest costumes at the 2012 Tour de Fat

    Touted quite correctly as a "cycling circus," New Belgium Brewing's annual Tour de Fat is a moving fashion show of bikers who bring their wheels and don costumes to raise money for Bike Denver and the Denver Cruisers. From Book of Mormon enthusiasts to Flintstones fans, this year's attendees raised ... More >>

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    September 6, 2012
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    September 4, 2012

    Dish, Tour de Fat and more on the culinary calendar this week

    On Thursday, September 6, Dish, Westword's eighteenth annual food-and-drink festival, will fill the Sculpture Park at the Denver Performing Arts Complex with great entertainment, great drinks and great food from restaurants and trucks that have been hand-selected by Cafe Society scribes. But Denver ... More >>

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    August 30, 2012
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    May 17, 2012
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    February 24, 2012

    Walk Denver, new nonprofit, pushes toward sustainable, pedestrian-friendly transportation

    When Gosia Kung moved from Krakow, Poland, to Denver at 25, she immediately gained twenty pounds. This has a lot to do with the fact that she stopped walking everywhere. While she never applied for a driver's license in her dense urban home city, it was first on her list after her move to Colorado. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 14, 2011

    Tour de Fat raises more than $150,000 for Colorado bike organizations

    Westword photographer Brandon Marshall spotted a penny farthing in City Park at the 2011 Tour de Fat Denver​New Belgium Brewing, the Fort Collins-based brewery with the iconic cruiser bike logo and best known for its Fat Tire Amber Ale, raised more than $90,000 on September 3 for the Overland ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 9, 2011

    This Weekend in Stoke: Adrenaline junkies, eat your heart out

    ​Turn out the lights! Director Josh Berman and his Level 1 Productions crew -- local heroes all -- are bringing it tonight at 8 p.m. for the world premiere of After Dark at Cervantes Masterpiece Ballroom, 2637 Welton Street ($15). The twelfth installment in the Level 1 ski porn filmography fea ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 12, 2011

    Top five ways to break out your bike this weekend

    ​Get the lead out! Will he? Won't he? As of this writing Lance Armstrong hadn't yet tweeted his intention to compete in the Leadville 100 Mountain Bike Race on Saturday (he pre-qualified by winning the Crested Butte Alpine Odyssey on July 31), but one of the gnarliest events in Colorado will b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 22, 2011

    This Weekend in Stoke: Top five ways to skate and recreate, July 22-24

    ​Divide & Conquer! The Denver Roller Dolls are hosting the Continental Divide & Conquer (the 2011 Women's Flat Track Roller Derby Association Championships) November 11-13, and tickets go on sale on Saturday with early-bird pricing through July 31. It ought to be quite a battle: The Rocky Moun ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 22, 2011

    Bike to Work Day: The commuters came, mingled, declined to eat bananas

    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 >>

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    June 16, 2011
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    May 25, 2011

    Beer and Bikes, Bikes and Beer launches today at Star Bar

    Photo courtesy of New Belgium.​There's nothing like a crisp, refreshing summer seasonal straight from the tap, especially after a hard bicycle ride. Every Wednesday through July 31, starting today, Star Bar hosts Beer and Bikes, Bikes and Beer, where participants can enjoy a freshly tapped keg ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 20, 2011

    This Weekend in Stoke: Top 5 antidotes for rapture fever

    ​Watch out for the Libyans! Who cares if the world is ending tomorrow when you can fire up the Flux Capacitor, hit 88 miles per hour and travel to happier times at tonight's Bike to the Future Bike Prom at 8 p.m. at Casselman's, 2620 Walnut Street? Tickets are $20 at the door and benefit Bike ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 20, 2011

    Happy Friday: Here's a good place to find a date

    ​In the Best of Denver 2011, we named Common Grounds the Best Coffeehouse for Finding a Date, thanks to the constant crowd of young professionals who mingle there over cappuccinos. And because we're big proponents of ditching online dating and blind set-ups every now and then in favor of meeti ... More >>

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    May 19, 2011
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    April 7, 2011

    Pedal to awkwardness: Tickets go on sale for Bike Denver's Bike Prom 2011

    Grope me, Total Ghost.​Ah, prom, that special time when you rent an ill-fitting tuxedo in a bizarre color and awkwardly dance until you get your date drunk enough on a smuggled 750ml of blue-flavored fortified wine to let you grope her in the back of your parents' Cadillac. If you're anything ... More >>

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    June 17, 2010
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    February 11, 2010
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    September 10, 2009

    Life Cycles

    Are you willing to lose a car and gain a bike at the Tour de Fat?

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    June 25, 2009

    The Bike From Work Bash was clearly the best part of Bike To Work Day

    Although there might have been more bikers than normal on the roads for yesterday's Bike To Work Day, it definitely wasn't some sort of two-wheeled takeover. But there were absolutely more bikers than normal in the parking lot of ad agency Cactus. You'll always attract a crowd with the formula th ... More >>

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    April 17, 2008

    Apple A Day

    Green is in at this Earth Day celebration.

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