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Rules of the road vs local custom

While vacationing in Colorado earlier this month I biked through Garden of the Gods, a magnificent public park in the city of Colorado Springs where I encountered this combined pedestrian / bicycle lanes on the right side of a one-way road. The arrow suggests, to me, the direction of travel, and that’s the way I read more » Continue reading »

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Colorado to spend $100M on bike facilities over next four years

Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper announced his state will spend $100 million on bike facilities at this morning’s People For Bikes keynote as Interbike 2015 launched. “Our goal is to make Colorado the best state for biking in the country which will help fuel our robust economic growth and tourism industry, move us toward a cleaner read more » Continue reading »

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Bike to Work Day Colorado 2014

Colorado’s Bike to Work Day in late June always confuses everybody else around the nation who do it during National Bike Month in June, but hey, it works for them so go with the flow. The Denver Regional Council of Government (DRCOG) BTWD promotion is the largest and most prominent in the state of Colorado, read more »
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Bike to Work Day Colorado 2014

Colorado’s Bike to Work Day in late June always confuses everybody else around the nation who do it during National Bike Month in June, but hey, it works for them so go with the flow. The Denver Regional Council of Government (DRCOG) BTWD promotion is the largest and most prominent in the state of Colorado, read more »
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Greenway cleanup this weekend in Longmont, Colorado

When I began Cyclelicious in 2005, I lived, worked, and biked in the city of Longmont, Colorado which is located in the eastern part of Boulder County. Ten years prior to that, the city committed to improving cycling across town. By the time I moved to California in 2006, the city was well on its read more »

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Bike racks at 11,796 feet above sea level

When I lived in Colorado, a favorite bike route is the stunning ride up Trail Ridge Road in Rocky Mountain National Park. This highest continuous paved road in the United States goes up to 12,183 feet (3,713 m) above sea level before dropping down to 11,796 feet (3595 m) at the Alpine Visitor Center, which read more »

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Boulder Bike Blenders

Boulder Bike Blenders provides the bike, the blender and the ingredients so you can use their bikes to blend a smoothie. They had plenty of business from patrons at the farmers’ market in Longmont, Colorado when I saw them last Saturday. They travel around to various events. Find where they’ll be next by following Boulder read more »

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Driver arrested for killing cyclist known for his anti-cycling views

A Colorado man recently arrested and charged with vehicular homicide is known for his anti-cyclist rants at town meetings, reports the Boulder Daily Camera. 47 year old cyclist Michel Van Duym was riding through Lyons, Colorado last Saturday when he was hit and killed by an SUV allegedly driven by Patrick Ward, according to the read more »

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Denver B-Cycle bike share announces expansion for fourth season

Denver B-Cycle opened for its fourth year of operation last Monday, March 18 2013 with additional stations at the Denver Zoo, Denver Museum of Nature and Science and Auraria Campus. These three new stations are among the 30 B-Cycle plans to add this year to bring 83 bike share stations to the system. Residents of read more »

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NAHBS in the MSM

The North American Handmade Bicycle Show 2013 begins Friday in Denver, Colorado. Cyclelcious will be there to shoot photos and talk to the builders. It occurs to me that NAHBS is the perfect opportunity for local builders to get word of their craft out to people outside of the endemic cycling media. You all really read more »

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