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2022 Ride of Silence and Ghost Bike Dedications

Cycling community members including Larimer County Commissioner John Kefalas and Fort Collins Mayor Jeni Arndt took part in the 2022 Ride of Silence and Ghost Bike Dedication on Wednesday evening. The seven-mile memorial ride took cyclists passed the two locations where cyclists were killed in crashes with motor vehicles in 2021. The ride and ghost bike installations were organized by  Anna Kelso of Bike Fort Collins.

Send Town Shorttrack Starting Soon

The Send Town Shorttrack races at New Belgium Brewing have been responsible for introducing hundreds, ney, thousands of people to mountain bike racing since they started over a dozen years ago. The energetic and welcoming atmosphere, low cost of entry, and rowdy racing are always a good time. The beer garden and food trucks round out the FoCo vibe. The racing takes place on Tuesday nights. Get there early for the free kid’s races.

Colorado ‘Safety Stop’ Now Legal Statewide

Governor Jared Polis signed the 'Safety Stop' bill into law at a ceremony Wednesday afternoon. House Bill 22-1028 applies to bicycles, e-bikes, and electrically assisted scooters and effectively allows them to treat stop signs as yield signs and red lights as stop signs.

2022 NoCo Criterium Results and Photos

Of the 245 finishers from the NoCo Criterium held on Saturday, 44 were from the Northern Colorado area. 16 of those racers went inside the top five. Brad Wright, Michael Ortega, and Phillip Merrill took wins in their respective categories.

Overdeveloped sense of justice…

Back in September and thanks to Seth Picket, I was able to achieve a rather unique cycling goal; recovering a stolen bike and returning it to its rightful owner (you can read that story here). This past Saturday, I managed to do it again. This second recovery was by accident and completely spur of the moment. 

2022 Cobb Lake and Oval Results and Photos

The CSU race weekend took place this past Saturday and Sunday in near-perfect conditions. There were 369 starters and 296 finishers at Cobb Lake. The Oval Criterium, which was held on a different course than usual due to construction, had 199 starters and 173 finishers.

2022 OMBA Season Kickoff Party

Overland Mountain Bike Association is hosting a season kickoff party on April 26 at Road 34 Bike Shop & Tavern from 6PM to 9PM. Come out and chat with OMBA’s finest volunteers and get stoked for spring riding!

2022 Team Press Release: Bike Sports

Whitney and Zack Allison continue to expand their empire with the Bike Sports Professional Gravel Team. 2021 was a successful soft opening for Whack(?), Zackney(?), Whackillson(?), and they’ll be going all-in this season with little to no-paved races on the schedule for either of the former professional roadies.

Fat Tire joins FoCo Fondo

Whit and Zack with the FoCo Fondo are stoked to be pumped to announce a new title partner, branding and routes for 2022.

Larimer County Advisory Board Openings

Larimer County currently has two advisory boards with openings that could benefit from having cyclists as members. Application deadlines for both the Open Lands and Parks advisory boards are due April 21st.

Matador Elite Masters Cycling

Matador Elite Masters Cycling is a men's category 1 and 2 road, cyclocross and gravel team. 

OMBA Requests Harmony Road Harassment Testimonials

The Overland Mountain Bike Association is gathering testimonials from cyclists who have been harassed while riding CR 38E (Harmony Road) between Fort Collins and Horsetooth Reservoir with hopes of convincing Larimer County to construct a trail between town and the reservoir.