Spring has sprung, which means it’s time to dig into our big biking and running issue!

Editor’s Letter: A Big Win for Conservation

On March 12, President Donald Trump signed the biggest public lands bill of the past decade into law.

Tuned in to Hardrock

After seven years of negotiations, the 2019 Silverton Ultra Marathon is on course.

Spin the Parks Now

With fewer tourists and cars clogging up the roads, shoulder season is the best time for bikes in these three popular national parks.

Crested Butte Complete

Brittany Konsella rode all 750 miles of singletrack in the Gunnison Valley solo to celebrate the spirit of singletrack community and trailbuilding work ethos of CBMBA.

Eat, Sleep, Play: Grand Junction

The adventure hub of Colorado’s Grand Valley is a biking and wine enthusiast’s paradise.

Local Hero: Kim Langmaid

The founder of Walking Mountains Science Center is on a quest to make Vail the world’s most sustainable resort.

Hit Your Stryd

Here’s why elite trail runner Joseph Gray uses this power meter to track his training.

Grind It

Spin into these three gritty Colorado dirt routes this season.

Rising Stars

Keep an eye on these four  Colorado endurance athletes who are ready to make some noise in 2019.

Booze News: Crushable IPAs

Be sure to toss these four crushable IPAs into your cooler this spring.

A Ride for Everyone

We break down the best beginner and intermediate—but by no means boring—mountain bike rides at these four classic Colorado fat-tire destinations.

Numerology: Youth Movement

For the past 10 years, the Colorado High School Cycling league has been bringing kids into the sport of mountain biking in a way that makes it accessible and fun, but still competitive. Here are the numbers behind that unprecedented success.

Straight Talk: Christopher Wiegand

Adaptive Adventures’ paddling and cycling manager is changing lives and finding real motivation in the incredible humans he interacts with every day. Meet our “Ultimate Colorado Badass.” 

Trinidad’s Dirty Revival

The sleepy border town—once known more for sex changes than bike rides—has a plan to become Colorado’s hot, new gravel-grinding destination. Here’s how one dedicated local is proving this place has real cycling soul.

Voices: CORE Memories

The CORE Act could preserve 400,000 acres of public land in Colorado. Here’s why I am putting my full support behind it. And why you should, too.

Gear: A Trail Runner for Every Personality

Check out four new trail shoes we are slipping into this spring to start training for big summer goals.

Five Bikes We Covet

It’s time to spin. Here’s the lowdown on the rides we most want to saddle up on this spring.

Endurance Essentials

These six gear godsends will make your life better on the trail.

Campfire Jams

Music always sounds better when you play out in the great wide open. These affordable, portable instruments make it easy to strike a chord when you’re sitting around the campfire or out on a mountaintop.

The Arkansas Valley Ramble

What’s the best way to get to know your new outdoor neighborhood? How about a three-day adventure that combines singletrack, scree fields, drift boats and lots of soggy smiles.

ELWAYVILLE: Believe!

Watch Free Solo, read poetry and know that it takes faith to make it through—anything.