In Colorado, wintertime can mean 50 degrees and sunny one day and 20 degrees and a foot of snow the next. What’s a cyclist to do? We talked to two coaches who work with athletes from Tour de France riders to weekend warriors for their advice on how to stay fit and motivated through the winter.
Roll Massif is a new collection of eight road, gravel and mountain bike sportives across the state of Colorado. Roll Massif builds on the legacy of existing road cycling institutions like Copper Triangle, Elephant Rock and Tour of the Moon with brand new sportives like Wild Horse Gravel in De Beque and Crooked Gravel in Winter Park.
I’ve tested GPS units for years – sometimes running two, three and even four head units concurrently when also testing power meters. Yes, my friends just shake their heads in shame. But hopefully the takeaway for you is helpful: after 10,000+ miles a year and dozens of GPS units tested, here are the five units I recommend.
My year-plus experience with the Allied Alfa hinges around a tiny flaw that was ultimately addressed. While perhaps a little embarrassing for Allied, I believe the story demonstrates what sets the brand apart – in a positive way.
A cushy aero bike?! Yup, it’s true. The adjustable IsoSpeed suspension is what sets this bike apart. For this build, the Bontrager wheels are on par with the best out there, and the tires are close behind. But a bike this expensive should have a power meter. And the bar/stem, while adjustable for angle, still means you better be sure you are sure about your fit measurements before you buy.
Where are Boulder’s best rides? What’s the best way to ride there? And how steep is that climb, anyhow?
These are but a few of the questions designer Zach Lee set out to answer in a super-clean visual format that completely redefines what a cycling map can be. Informative, sure, but also artistic and inspiring.
Dozens of American brands sell carbon frames, but only a handful make their own in the US. And the number of American brands building stock carbon frames in Colorado? Just one: Alchemy. Here’s why.