Bikes

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 […]

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AUTUMN BIKING—Opportunities Abound!

By: Chris Johnson Bike Autumn Everybody knows that June is Colorado’s official bike month, but let’s get real: in FoCo every season is bike season. To celebrate the cooling temps and turning of leaves, the city’s FC Bikes program has a whole host of social bike events in October, including Fall Foliage Rides, and Art Bike Tour, a Halloween themed Zombie Safe Cycling class, and a Bike Autumn Photo Contest. […]

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LIFE IN THE BIKE LANE: BIKE SEPTEMBER

BIKE SEPTEMBER! By Chris Johnson, FC Bikes   Tour De Fat – Sept 3 Tour de Fat is the mother of all bike rides in Northern Colorado. Part group ride, part Mardi Gras parade, New Belgium’s flagship event is Fort Collins’ favorite beer and bike costume party!     Looking to register or check out the route to make sure you can avoid congestion road blocks? Visit: http://www.newbelgium.com/Events/tour-de-fat/Fort-Collins Wondering about the best route to get downtown via […]

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SEPTEMBER 3-TOUR DE FAT

Many a Fort Collins resident can be heard claiming Tour de Fat is their favorite holiday of the year and for very good reason. With the mothership of New Belgium right here in our fair city and Fort Collins being the birthplace of the now multicity event that includes crazy costumes, a bike parade of 20,000+ of your closest friends, and an all day festival celebrating community, bikes, whimsy, beer, […]

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NOCO BIKING—Races, Education, Changes

By : Chris Johnson Lory Mountain Challenge Fort Collins bike culture has a lot going for it and one of our coolest bragging points is our Tuesday night racing. These family friendly local races run every week from early spring to late fall, and offer free kids categories and cheap grown up racing with events for every ability level and nary a whiff of the lycra and race face attitude […]

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Biking the Breweries

by Doug Usher In the old days, if you wanted to bike the breweries, it was pretty straightforward. We only had a handful so it wasn’t out of the question to visit them all in the same day. Most only served taster sized beers, and on your bike you could make the rounds over the course of a few hours. Honestly, I can’t even count how many breweries we have […]