Handling the Heat

Posted on by Sandra Vannice

Remember the cool and wet spring weather that seemed to last until yesterday? Well those days are gone! Welcome to summer and riding in the heat! On long rides or days when it heats up quickly, it’s best to be prepared to prevent dehydration, heat exhaustion, or worse–heat stroke. Be aware of the signs and . . . read more

Thunderbolt and Lightning, Very Very Frightening… ME!

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Riding in Storm Lightning

Weather in Colorado can be unpredictable, and storm clouds can build quickly in the afternoon heat. Getting chased by lightning can really take the joy out of a ride — I’ve been there a couple of times, and it is not fun! So while you may have blue skies overhead, you could be at risk . . . read more

Riding in the Wind

Posted on by Sandra Vannice

Wind: the perceptible natural movement of the air, especially in the form of a current of air blowing from a particular direction The National Weather Service (NWS) defines BREEZY as wind sustained at 15 mph and WINDY once winds reach 20 mph or more. No doubt about it, riding in the wind is hard work. . . . read more

What to wear for cool weather riding

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Riders in cool weather gear

Ever look at all your riding gear and wonder what to wear when the temperature in the morning is in the 50s but could be much warmer by the end of your ride? Layering is key to staying comfortable. Consider clothes that wick moisture, insulate to keep you comfortable but not hot, and a wind . . . read more