Category: cycling news

Where Eagles Dare – The Bob Cook Memorial Mt. Evans Hill Climb

by Gary Harty Colorado has no shortage of climbing challenges.  The racing calendar offers Lookout Mountain, Sunshine Canyon, Mike Horgan race up Magnolia or Sugarloaf, Guanella Pass, and Pikes Peak.  Non-racers can also challenge themselves with Ride the Rockies, the Triple Bypass, and the Courage Classic to just name a few.  Hill climbing and mountain…
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Dirt Rag Literature Contest Loser!

I finally got up the nerve to enter the Dirt Rag Literature Contest last fall.  I didn’t win, but they decided to post my story on their website anyway.  I don’t usually write fiction, but the editors must have thought it was good enough to share with the World Wide Web.  Below is the link…
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BRAC & COBRAS Consider Bringing Back the Bear Creek TT Series

A few years ago I was riding my bike to get back into shape.  I had just breached the 265 lb mark and I realized that I had to do something about my weight/health.  So I took up cycling. Every free hour I had I was riding.  I only had a mountain bike (an old…
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March Road Races – Breaking it down

It finally time to get out there and reap the benefits of all those hours spent on your trainer. To help you decide which races to participate in, here’s a break down of the local races for March. These races are also posted on https://www.strava.com/clubs/pedalRACING under  Group Events. Let your teammates know which races you’re…
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Clinic: Paceline skills

Wow! We finally got some nice weather in February. Who couldn’t pass up a 65 degree day in the middle of winter. This year pedal Racing is continuing the skills based training for racing and group riding. Our first outside clinic of the year was focused on pacelining and group riding skills. Over 30 members of…
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2014 – Looking Back to Look Forward

WOW! What a great first year for Pedal Racing. As we bring 2014 to a close, it’s a great time to recap the year and revel in what we’ve accomplished. From the humble start at Starbuck’s (what good bike endeavor doesn’t start at a coffee shop), the first year was supposed to be for building…
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Time to Purchase or Renew Your Licenses

December is a great time to start looking ahead to the new year (mainly because it’s the last month of the year and you don’t have any other option!).  What are some of your goals for the new year?  Is bike racing part of your plan for 2015?  If it is, and you plan on…
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