Whether you prefer your exhilaration on two wheels or on white water, June is a great time to visit Chaffee County for two of the region’s larger festivals for outdoors lovers.
For its 15th year, the Buena Vista Bike Fest was moved back two weeks, to June 1, after bad weather the past three years. Sponsored by the Colorado Springs
The route for the 2013 USA Pro Challenge professional cycling stage race, taking place Aug. 19-25 in Colorado, will take riders on a heart-pounding journey through the breathtaking Colorado Rockies. The largest spectator event in the history of the state, the USA Pro Challenge continues to set records in professional cycling history by taking th
Dirt bike riders plan to sue the U.S. Forest Service in an effort to compel the agency to ban all users from trails in the Bear Creek drainage area that were closed to vehicles last fall as part of a court settlement to protect an endangered fish.
It’s the latest salvo in what has become a flash point in th
One revolution, then another.
It’s like any other ride on my LeMond Zurich. Except for it’s not. Not even close.
I’m above 11,000 feet on the shoulders of Mount Evans, atop pavement that hasn’t been smooth in several summers. I’m basking in the sun’s rays on a cloudless Colorado morning. I&rsqu
John and Carol O’Donnell built the St. Patrick’s Day Parade from scratch 29 years ago and are fiercely proud of it. Sitting in their downtown office, John pulls out the aging photos — the warped, yellowing snapshots of runners on Colorado Avenue and Tejon Street, and the sepia-tone pictures of the previous parades with balloons
AUSTIN, Texas — Lance Armstrong won't do a tell-all interview under oath with the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency to reveal everything he knows about the use of performance-enhancing drugs in cycling.
USADA officials had told Armstrong he must speak with them if
This mostly paved bike and pedestrian path winds from downtown east through the suburbs and rolling hills to Powers Boulevard, where you’ll have to turn around and return the way you came. But with a tunnel under Powers planned and other trail connections in the works, you will be able to sense the potential of what could be a great trail
Colorado Springs is setting off on an ambitious path to improve the city’s bike trails and biking infrastructure, working in tandem with a regional group to form a seamless, coordinated “nonmotorized transportation” system in the Pikes Peak region.
The city’s master bike plan, which focuses on on-street use, hasn&
If you've always wanted to be able to ride your bike over the Continental Divide at Hoosier Pass - you ambitious cyclists know who you are - but have been afraid of traffic on the narrow, twisty road, there could soon be good news.
From the Summit Daily News:
Summit County trail users might someday be able to cross Hoosier and Fr
MADRID — The doctor at the center of Spain's long-awaited Operation Puerto trial says athletes from sports other than cycling used his blood-doping services.
Eufemiano Fuentes testified Tuesday that although the vast majority of those who approached him were cyclists, others included "footballers, athletes or boxers." He did
Cyclist Lance Armstrong recently came forward to Oprah, detailing his use of performance-enhancing drugs, the way in which he bullied those who sought to reveal the truth and his coming clean to his 13-year-old son, Luke, about his decade-old secret.
Despite the lengthy interview, Armstrong made no mention of his ex-fiancée Sheryl
When Lance Armstrong rose to become the top cyclist in the world he took his coach, Chris Carmichael, with him.
Carmichael had been running a modest personal coaching business in his spare bedroom in Colorado Springs, but as Armstrong won one Tour de France after another, Carmichael grew his cottage industry into an empire to include doz
AUSTIN, Texas — Lance Armstrong has finally come clean.
Armstrong confessed to doping during an interview with Oprah Winfrey taped Monday, just a couple of hours after a wrenching apology to staff at the Livestrong charity he founded and has now been forced to surrender.
The day ended with 2 1/2 hours of questions fr
AUSTIN, Texas — After a decade of denial, Lance Armstrong has finally come clean: He used performance-enhancing drugs to win the Tour de France.
The disgraced cyclist made the confession to Oprah Winfrey during an interview taped Monday, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press. The person spoke on cond
I grew up a football fan, with dreams of going pro and getting the “Elway X” deeply embedded on my Sunday chest. I was a big star. I had an awkward gallop that couldn’t be stopped, and when my pimples cleared it was going to be my number that John Elway called as we exchanged head nods across the field. I would become the Bronc