Cycling in Canon City

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Reservations/Appointments: Recommended

Established: 2014

Staff Size: 2?10 people

Average Duration of Services: 1?2 hours

Parking: Metered street parking

Handicap Accessible: Yes

Brands Used: Segway Personal Transport, ProdecoTech Electric Bikes

Recommended Age Group: All Ages

Pro Tip: Wear comfortable shoes

Most Popular Attraction/Offering: Segway tour, electric bike rental

Q&A with Mark Glasby, Owner

When and how did you first develop a passion for your work?

We are avid cyclists and have been active in the local cycling community for years. Mark was a whitewater raft guide for several years and loves to share stories and history of the Upper Arkansas Valley.

What special training do you or your staff have?

We know the local history, geography, trails, roads, [and] bike routes in the area and can personalize our customers' experience. Additionally, we are experienced in teaching our customers how to safely operate the Segway Personal Transporter.

Apart from your business's main attraction, do you offer any "hidden" services or activities that visitors are always delighted to learn about?

We provide suggested routes for electric bike tours based on the customer's ability and desired experience. We are long time Salida residents and can provide lots of colorful local history on our Segway tours.

148 East 1st Street
Salida,
CO
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Criterium Bicycles and the Monument Ride Center offer bikes, gear, and professional instruction to two-wheel devotees and pedal-pumping travelers. The Beginner Mountain/Comfort Bike class covers training basics, including a gear overview and the keys to proper steering, climbing, descending, and stopping on a dime, picking it up, and buying a Chiclet without ever dismounting. The Riding for Fitness and Weight Loss course teaches more-experienced riders efficient, reasonable ways to bike off calories and build strength while still relishing the ride. Because Criterium Bicycles’ instructors compete in mountain-bike racing, track racing, and Ironman Triathlons, they’re fully prepared to answer any questions, be they about gear ratios or keeping top hats atop heads while riding. Groupon holders may also apply the value to one of Criterium's two $90 classes and pay the $30 difference.

6150 Corporate Dr
Colorado Springs,
CO
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• For $20, you get the self-guided 20 Mile High Tour (a $60 value). • For $50, you get the Bike Pikes Peak Tour (a $105 value). • For $60, you get the Ride-n-Rail Tour (a $125 value).

306 S 25th St
Colorado Springs,
CO
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Within each of Diamond Sports Training Center's five batting cages, bat brandishers polish their wrist extension and calibrate their bunts as they work toward becoming better baseball and softball players. Though pitching machines can be found in each cage, a pitching mound and L-screen are also available for a live pitcher so that the batter can practice against different pitch speeds, placements, and invisibility spells. Aspiring diamond stars can also enroll in private lessons and clinics with the center's staff, wherein they'll learn proper technique for pitching, fielding, and developing a sweet swing.

2340 Montebello Square Dr
Colorado Springs,
CO
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The sporting experts at Beavers Sports Shop's four Winter Park locations outfit mountaineers and snow-surfers with brand-name equipment for chilly rendezvous with the great outdoors. Before taking to Colorado?s slopes, thrill-seekers gear up with snowboards and skis from brands such as Salomon, Dynastar, and K2, and slip into rental suits, parkas, and bibs, which shield wearers against frigid weather and icy glares from abominable snowmen on whose lawns they?ll be trespassing. During snowless summer months, trekkers hit the Winter Park area's numerous cross-country and mountain trails with bikes and gear from producers such as Shimano, Fox, Bontrager, and SRAM.

78665 US Hwy. 40
Winter Park,
CO
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Denver B-cycle kicks cars to the curb with an innovative bike-sharing system that allows users to reclaim the city for two-wheeled travel. Members can kiss the hassles of car traffic and regular cycle maintenance goodbye as they commute, explore, and run errands on bikes that patiently await their riders at convenient B-stations. After filling out an online profile and following the simple instructions on a station kiosk, members can unlock a one-size-fits-all steed and begin their first trip. Watch your carbon footprint shrink to the size of an infant’s pinky as you careen around town and periodically consult an online account that tracks miles logged, calories burned, and polar bears saved on each trip. When bikes have fulfilled their noble pledges, they can be left at the nearest B-station for some rest and protection before the next wearisome march to the grocery store.

2737 Larimer Street
Denver,
CO
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