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Turnaround Bikes educates, gets youth on bikes in Greeley

By Laura Smith Megan Packard isn’t foreign to feeling the pull of her heartstrings almost daily at her job as program director at Turnaround Bikes in Greeley. “I get to watch youth feel joy in giving to other people,” she said. “It’s the best thing.” Turnaround Bikes, a chapter of Youth for Christ National, receives used bicycle donations and hosts biweekly repair and maintenance workshops for youth ages 11-19. Youth […]

 New Belgium Brewing has teamed up with Brooklyn Bicycle Co. to build its 2019 coveted custom cruisers.
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 New Belgium Brewing and Brooklyn Bicycle Co create custom cruisers

 New Belgium Brewing has teamed up with Brooklyn Bicycle Co. to build its 2019 coveted custom cruisers. Over the last 20 years, New Belgium has partnered with some world’s most storied bike makers including Schwinn, Electra, Felt, Spot, and Detroit Bikes to make beautiful, human-powered masterpieces that have become collector’s items and pieces of craft brewing history. The 2019 bike is a custom version of the Driggs 3, with Brooklyn Bicycle’s signature double top tube design and a fully […]

Loveland Bike Club
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Community Through Cycling: One Gear at a Time

The Loveland Cycling Club (LCC) recently rolled onto the scene, but that doesn’t mean they aren’t ready to shift into some high gears.   Started in late 2017 by Dean Warren, the LCC officially began in October 2018. “Dean moved away, but there was six of us that kept riding,” Darcy Speer, Loveland Cycling Club Board president said. “We wanted to keep this group going and growing.” At their December […]

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Tour de Fat is Bringing The All-American Rejects And X-Ambassadors to FoCo

Photo By: Michael Oppenheim Yet another day of costumes, beer, and tunes is coming to Fort Collins. On September 2, New Belgium’s Tour de Fat will be taking over the streets of FoCo.  This year’s event will continue the tradition of bringing first-class acts like The All-American Rejects, and X-Ambassadors, along with local talent, and even magicians. Tour de Fat will be raising money for non-profit organizations, among them Bike Fort Collins, […]

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TOUR DE FAT

Fasten your wild wings, billowing capes, eccentric tights, preposterous hats, face-paints, swirlers, twirlers, and prepare to find glitter in all nooks and crannies because Tour de Fat is coming at you for their 18th annual celebration of beer, bikes, music, and costumes. Let’s be honest, it’s the best participatory adult circus party in the land. Starting May 20 in Asheville, NC (where the second branch of NB has taken root) […]

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Summer Bike-In Cinema

The Summer Bike-In Cinema at New Belgium Brewing starts August 17. Get the family together, along with your bikes and blankets, and ride to NBB where there will be local food trucks & live music starting at 6 p.m. The movie will begin at dusk. Admission is $2, and the proceeds will go to Wolverine Farm Publishing. Movie schedule for August: August 17: Get Out August 24: Captain Fantastic August […]

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5th Annual FoCo Cafe Bike-in Music Festival

In photo: Lois and the Lantern The FoCo Cafe not only provides delicious meals at make-your-own prices, but also supports our community in many other ways and this July is no exception. They will be hosting their fifth annual Bike-in Music Festival at Shire CSA on Sunday, July 23, rain or shine. Gates open at 2:00 p.m. for a limited number of ticket holders creating an intimate festival experience. Get […]

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FoCo Cafe Brings Bike-In Music Festival at Shire CSA

On July 23, FoCo Cafe is teaming up with Shire CSA among other sponsors to host the 2017 Bike-in Music Festival. The festival will kick off at 2 p.m. with Lois and the Lantern taking the stage at 2:30 p.m. Robin Lewis Band, The Patti Fiasco, and Sari Schorr & The Engine Room will follow. Tickets can be found here for $15. The event has sold out in past years, so […]

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MAY CITY BUZZ

PINKED Get your pink outfit ready and join presenter Fortified Collaborations at the Downtown Artery to support Planned Parenthood of the Rocky Mountains at a new event called “Pinked,” happening on May 19 from 6 pm to 10 pm.  Enjoy chef-crafted hors d’oeurves from local restaurants Cafe Vino, Fish Restaurant, Music City Hot Chicken, Restaurant 415, Jays Bistro, and Tasty Harmony, along with sweets prepared by local pastry master, Dana […]

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DISTILLERIES ON THE RISE IN NOCO

By: Doug Usher When you hear the word “craft” in Fort Collins, your first thought is probably “beer.” But there’s another craft scene on the rise in town, one with a higher proof and a longer shelf life. The craft distilling scene has been steadily growing over the last couple of years in Northern Colorado. While still small compared to most local craft breweries, these libation creators are nonetheless producing […]