Monday, June 25, 2007

Telluride: Bike Week shifts to big ring

Image of dog with parked bicycleFrom the Telluride Daily Planet, 06.25.07:

Like dogs, bikes are everywhere in this town. There’s your shaggy mutts--the cushy cruisers clanking down main street, and then there’s the pure breds--top-of-the-line machines like Santa Cruzes, Moots and Specialized. With a surrounding system of top-notch trails and scenic roadways, it’s no wonder bikes are so prevalent.

For many locals, biking means commuting--to and from work, errands in town or late-night rides home. A convenience for certain, bike commuting also serves as an eco-friendly alternative. For this reason, the Telluride Bike Week coincides with the official Colorado Bike to Work Day. (Read more.)
This article details Bike Week in Telluride, Colorado, an annual event designed to strengthen the local cycling community.

Image: Web capture. Dog in Copenhagen, not Colorado. But hey.
Visit: Bicycle Colorado
Visit: Paul Dorn's Bike Commuting Tips Site

1 comment:

Fritz said...

From the article it appears the bike week festivities are mostly the work of a single individual. It goes to show that one person can make big changes!