Tour de Pants Preserves More than Just Breeches

Tour de Pants may have started as a way for the community to see a famous pair of pants, but it has evolved to be “sew” much more. “We still bring the pants though,” Nikki Garshelis, Historic Preservation Program Manager and member of the Loveland Historic Preservation Commission said. Started in 2013, Tour de Pants—hosted by the Loveland Historic Preservation Commission and the Loveland Historical Society—was supposed to just be […]


The human-pedaled, mixed and amplified soundstage rolls into FoCoMx

TheRickshawLive is only mobile venue parading the streets of Fort Collins with live musicians in tow and is making a debut at FoCoMx with a multimedia reel, and an expanded stage. Dreamt up by Tim Ryschon, President at Ryschon Inc, ‘Hybridizing technology and disease prevention in the service of improved human health’ by day, and innovating new technologies for music transport by night. In 2019, TheRickshawLive received a Marketing Study […]

Turnaround Bikes

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.

 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

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 […]


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, […]



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) […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]