The 8th annual Worst Day of the Year Ride presented by SKS Germanyâ€”to be held in Portland, OR on February 15th, 2009â€”features an 18-mile urban tour and 40-mile challenge route in one of the world’s
Dirt Rag #129 Readings: Highbridge Trails in Manhattanby Stuart Schrader and Harlan Price A three-mile network of technical singletrack recently opened on a wooded promontory in northern Manhattan called Highbridge Park, not far across the
Cyclists Inciting Change thru LIVE Exchange (C.I.C.L.E.) announced that it will begin plans for an innovative new Bicycle Community Center in northeast Los Angeles, thanks to initial funding from New Belgium Brewing Company. The Bicycle
USA Cycling’s Mountain Bike State and Regional Championship events serve as automatic qualifiers for the USA Cycling Mountain Bike National Championships. At each event, the top 15 riders from each discipline, category and age group
The SRAM Cycling Fund announced that it will make a $200,000 donation this year to the Bikes Belong Coalition to develop an unprecedented broad-based political network of Americans who support government investment in bicycle facilities.
The Indiana Bicycle Coalition will host a “Winning Campaigns” training program, conducted by the Thunderhead Alliance For Bicycling and Walking, during the North American Handmade Bicycle Show (NAHBS), scheduled for Feb. 27th through March 1st,
Ray’s Indoor MTB Park, located in suburban Cleveland. OH, will give amateur racers the chance to compete on a three-lap technical time trial course on Friday, January 23rd, with cash prizes up for grabs. Time
Join cycling advocates, industry leaders, and retailers on March 10-12th, 2009 in Washington, DC at the National Bike Summit, as they lobby for expanding Federal support for bicyclingâ€”for active transportation and recreation. With the new
Mountain bikers got involved and made their voices heard, speaking in opposition to a proposed Bureau of Land Management (BLM) plan that would lease land parcels for oil and gas extraction near iconic trails such
As you’re gathering gifts for family and loved ones this year, consider giving to the DOUBLEbikeMATCH campaign. An angel donor will double all funds that World Bicycle Relief can collect from Wednesday, Dec. 17th (12:00
A thick stack of Stars-and-Stripes jerseys were awarded over the weekend at the 2008 USA Cycling Cyclocross National Championships in Kansas City. Here are your champions: Elite Men: Ryan Trebon (Bend, Ore./Kona)Elite Women: Katie Compton
USA Cycling has announced the creation of a new professional cross country mountain bike seriesâ€”the USA Cycling Pro Mountain Bike Cross Country Tour (ProXCT) presented by Sho-Air. The ProXCT will be comprised of seven UCI-sanctioned
The International Mountain Bicycling Association’s (IMBA) Gateway Trails initiative is a new model for community-based mountain bike trails. IMBA will apply its decades of accumulated trailbuilding expertise and leverage its extensive club network to bring
We previously told you about an upcoming National Park Service regulation change that will benefit Americans by improving mountain biking experiences in national parks. We just receivedÂ additional information and clarification from IMBA: Expected Rule
Costa Rican Federico Ramirez (BCR-Pizza Hut) won the 2008 edition of the La Ruta de los Conquistadores on Saturday, November 15th.The victory represented the fifth championship for Ramirez in the grueling mountain bike stage race.
Bicycles for Humanityâ€“Ottawa is: “a grassroots initiative which aims to empower disadvantaged communities in developing countries through the provision of sustainable transportation. Bicycles for Humanity sends used bikes to developing countries to improve access to