City Park Criterium Rocky Mountain Road Club (Thump Cycling) organizes this event and it was fantastic this year. The weather was perfect for racing. The day started off early with the combined SM5 and MM 40+ 5 group. Team VR7 came out in force for this race. We had four riders pushing their limits and…Read more Race Report | City Park Criterium & Colorado State Championship Deer Trail Road Race
Early season racing is underway for the pro peleton, and so far it has not disappointed. The Ruta Del Sol has given us something to set the stage this season. Chris Froome and Alberto Contador battled it out head to head on back to back stages in Spain. Froome bested the Spaniard in his home country on Stage…Read more Cycling News | Vuelta a Andalucia Ruta Ciclista Del Sol 2015
Criterium: noun \krī-ˈtir-ē-əm\ A criterium or crit is a cycling race that takes place on a closed course. The race consists of laps and each lap is usually about 1 mile in distance or less. Criteriums are the most popular form of amateur racing. They are the easiest races logistically to organize and the most common…Read more Cycling Definitions | Criterium
I said it, no roads. Translation, riding your trainer! Trainer riding literally get's no one excited (except that strange dude who just set the record for longest indoor ride....) but, that might be about to change. I recently discovered the joy of riding indoors with an ANT+ usb stick. These little gems cost about $45 dollars,…Read more Where we’re going, we don’t need roads……
Now that the weather is cooling off a bit and it is basically dark out the entire day, many of us might be considering a short break from the bike. Though, in our typical cyclist mindset we won't do much of anything until we know the effect it will have on our fitness. Well, as…Read more From the Coach | Detraining
Pace Line: noun \ˈpāsˈlīn\ A formation in cycling where a group rides in a line taking turns at the front, sharing the draft to conserve energy, and travel faster than an individual could travel alone. A proper pace line can be the most thrilling experience on a bike. It is team work at its' finest. Normal people assume…Read more Cycling Definitions | Pace Line
VR7 Colorado Cycling Team opened up our bank account and deposited our first sponsor check, we are official! Thank you American Roofing Supply, Inc. for supporting the team for 2015 and Colorado Credit Union for handling our account.