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August 13, 2018

The Bikes of Inga Thompson to be Featured at the Colorado Classic

Inga Thompson was a collegiate runner who decided to try cycling after learning that the 1984 Tour de France would include a women’s race. She won the first five competitions that she entered and snagged a spot on […]
August 3, 2018

Cycling and Music Converge at the Colorado Classic

The Colorado Classic is a four-day stage race set to take place in Denver and Vail August 16-19. Sanctioned by Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) and designated as a 2.HC race on the men’s side, the Colorado Classic is […]
July 26, 2018

Cycling Crash Yields Resiliency for Taylor Spivey

Taylor Spivey is ranked third among American women competing in the Olympic distance triathlon. She is traveling the world for the International Triathlon Union (ITU) series and training with the Triathlon Squad, a high-performance group coached by Paulo Sousa. Taylor’s […]
July 20, 2018

Check-In Foundation Starts the Conversation on Suicide

Twenty years ago April Paige lost her younger brother Dustin to suicide. He was nineteen years old at the time and the sudden loss was a shock to her family. They never uncovered an answer as to why […]
July 11, 2018

Auction of Record Setting RAAM Bikes to Benefit Pablove Foundation

A bike exchange every 15 minutes for 5 days for a total of over 500 bike exchanges. Last month Team Bemer broke the Race Across America (RAAM) 8-person open world record by a mere two minutes, but due […]
July 3, 2018

THE POWER OF BICYCLES

“I used to meet a lot of challenges on the road. Men would be stopping and saying, ‘If you become my lover, I will be dropping you at school and dropping you at home.” – Mary,  Buffalo Bicycle […]
July 3, 2018

BURNOUT DOESN’T HAVE TO BE THE END

I was entering my second year of a collegiate athletic scholarship when I had the identity crisis that many athletes will face in the course of their athletic career: I didn’t want to be an athlete anymore. I […]
July 3, 2018

JEN LUEBKE DOESN’T LOOK BACK

“If I didn’t have people to ride with, I would be doing another sport.” Jen Luebke grew up in Missoula, MT and got her start as a swimmer and volleyball player in high school. During her senior year, […]
July 3, 2018

Broadhag Races Across America for Cancer Patients

Six straight days of racing. Cyclists and crews working in harmony, and in frustration. Sleep is optional. The Great American Bicycle Race began in 1982 when John Marino, John Howard, Michael Shermer, and Lon Halderman set out from […]
May 31, 2018

F☠️ck Cancer

Imagine the excitement and relief of finishing your first Ironman in the stunning setting of Lake Tahoe. You are slowly walking through the chute, collecting food and hydration, enjoying the overwhelming energy of the crowd and your own […]
May 25, 2018

We Are Going to Race our Bikes Today

Last weekend Starla Teddergreen lined up with five of her Hagens Berman Supermint teammates for the Amgen Tour of California. This was a race that she had followed for years, waiting for the day that she would have […]
May 21, 2018

Faliero Masi Brings his Craft to California

Masi Bikes celebrated their 90 year anniversary in 2016. Leading up to this milestone, Haro’s Chief Operating Officer Joe Hawk made the trip to Milan, Italy to learn more about the origin of the company. He took with […]