• Jul 6, 2021
  • By Piep van Heuven

Wrapping up the 2021 legislative session

The Colorado legislature’s second pandemic session...

  • Jan 8, 2020
  • By Piep van Heuven

2020 bicycle legislation: What we’re focusing on in Colorado this year

The 2020 legislative session in Colorado kicks off...

  • Nov 21, 2017
  • By Piep van Heuven

How GO Bond funding builds out Denver’s bike network

Piep van Heuven is Bicycle Colorado’s Denver...

  • Apr 13, 2017
  • By Piep van Heuven

We are calling on Denver to fund bike/ped networks at $40 million a year

We at Bicycle Colorado believe that Denver must...

  • Dec 12, 2016
  • By Piep van Heuven

Incredibly hard and extremely fun

Racing and loving cyclocross at 50 Cyclocross. How does one begin to describe it? It involves racing laps over varied terrain with supportive derision (heckling) and obstacles like sand, mud, barricades, steep ups and downs, ridiculous turns and off-camber things most people wouldn’t choose to ride willingly. Every time I line up…

  • Sep 12, 2016
  • By Piep van Heuven

Bike advocacy, demystified

ad·vo·cate: n. a person who speaks or writes in support or defense of a person, cause, etc. (usually followed by of): an advocate of peace What’s a bike advocate? Since I have a job in bike advocacy, I get asked this question often. Usually it sounds like this: “But, what do you DO? How do you convince…

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  • Jul 5, 2016
  • By Piep van Heuven

Sneak Peek: Mountain bike park opening this month at Ruby Hill

Denver Parks and Recreation is about to unveil one of the largest public mountain bike parks in North America, and it’s a gem! I set out last Monday with a few others for a “sneak peak” just a few weeks prior to the opening and was wowed by the scale of the park (and…

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ICYMI this morning: https://t.co/fQf57nBCr2

Our newest online resource is LIVE! Check out our page on Adaptive Riding in Colorado. Full of resources about adap… https://t.co/4chWwOHBQN

The Latest News

  • Jul 23, 2021
  • by Bicycle Colorado
Wheels move the body; two wheels move the soul.

This guest post is from Bicycle Colorado Business...

  • DON’T DELAY: We’re placing another order for #BicycleColorado masks made by our friends at @primalwear TOMORROW (5/14) at noon! Click the link in our bio to get yours now!
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We’re thrilled to see so many people out enjoying (and often rediscovering the joy of) riding a bike right now, and we’re asking ALL bicyclists to do their part to prevent the spread of #covid19 by wearing a mask or other face covering when out for a ride. Doing so keeps you, your loved ones, those around you, and all Coloradans safer while helping reduce stress on our medical system. If you still need a mask, click the link in our bio to pre-order one now and support our advocacy work! Thanks so much to everyone who has already purchased, and to @primalwear for supporting our efforts over the years. Ride on.
  • #BicycleColorado volunteers and staff members spent time today helping @denverurbangardens and @denverfoodrescue deliver “Grow a Garden” food boxes to home-bound families in Denver—via bike! Supporting our community on two wheels makes for a great way to spend a sunny day. Many thanks to our friends @ddchen47, David M., and @juggernautcargo for your help! Head to denverfoodrescue.org or dug.org to learn more about these great local organizations. #rideyourbike
  • Tonight the #BicycleColorado team celebrated Stacey, our outgoing Development Director, with a virtual happy hour. Stacey has been an absolute rockstar for BC. We’re sad to see her leave, but thrilled for her as she heads out on a new adventure (hopefully in the #BikeAdvocacy space!) in North Carolina. Please join us in wishing her well!