Venus Bike Club Pedals into Autumn with its End-of-Season Party

Posted on by Doris Cheung

As the sun dipped below the horizon and the leaves began to rustle in the cool autumn breeze, members of the Venus Bike Club gathered for an unforgettable evening of celebration. Judy and Laura welcomed everyone to Junkyard Social with warm smiles as members caught up with each other and exchanged “You clean up nice!” . . . read more

Venus Gals Just Wanna Have Sun!

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Victoria G and Julie P hosted our second stand up paddle boarding event of the season at McIntosh Lake in Longmont on Sunday. Sarah H and Maggi joined the fun, and the ladies had a great time paddling around the entire lake, relaxing on their boards, and chatting with each other. The sun was shining, the . . . read more

Venus de Miles 2023: Well, THAT was fun!

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This year’s Venus de Miles was the best one yet! The day appeared as though it might be soggy wet, but we lucked out and enjoyed perfect temps for riding. This is just a sample of the Venus Bike Club members who participated (read: who took and shared photos). A terrific group of Venus sisters . . . read more

Ask Big Sis: Cycling Clothing Questions

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Dear Big Sis:I’ve been curious about this for a long time and now that I am starting to bike, I have to ask. I have the same question everyone asks about kilts: “What do you wear under that chamois?”~ Wondering in Longmont Dear Wondering:And the answer is the same as for a kilt: Whatever you . . . read more

Lina’s Lessons: Fall is near … so check your NUTS!

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Apart from hearing that sweet humming sound rising from the wheels or buzzing from the hubs, the bicycle is engineered to be a quiet machine. Hearing the cacophony of squeaks, clinks, and clunks is not only annoying but a sure sign that the bike is sending you a signal of distress. Ignore her calls at . . . read more

Silverthorne/Frisco Destination

Posted on by Carol M

Twenty of us spent the weekend beating the heat at high altitude riding all over Summit County! Friday, we rode to Breckenridge for lunch and saw the Troll. On Saturday, we rode to Keystone and Montezuma… …where budding entrepreneur Jack sold us a lot of lemonade. We highly recommend Jack’s Lemonade Stand (that’s Jack in the . . . read more

Gravelly Goodness

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A bevy of beauties biked on bike paths, bike lanes, dirt trails, and gravel to see breathtaking scenery around Standley Lake in Arvada.  We barreled back to Colorado Tap House, imbibed beer and other beverages (including wine slushies), and banqueted on bountiful burgers and lunch items at the bistro and bar. Bravo, Lauren Delle, for . . . read more

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


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By Lina Moreyra and Jan Borstein Back in the day, we used to think that riding on skinny tires, inflated to the maximum pressure listed on the tire sidewall, would enable you to ride faster. We’re talking about 25mm tires inflated to 110 or even 120 psi. When that tire pressure made it feel like . . . read more