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Exploring Boulder’s Hidden Gems: The Ultimate Guide to the Best Bike Paths in Colorado

March 31st, 2024

With its stunning natural beauty and outdoor-friendly culture, Boulder, Colorado is a haven for biking enthusiasts. Whether you’re a seasoned cyclist or a casual rider, Boulder offers an array of top-notch biking trails that cater to all skill levels. In this guide, we’ll dive into the best biking trails in Boulder, showcasing the hidden gems that make this city a paradise for cyclists. Biking in Boulder: A Cyclist’s Paradise When it comes to biking, Boulder stands out as a premier destination. The city’s commitment to sustainability and outdoor recreation is reflected... Read More

How A Boulder Tech Innovator Stays Online While Going Off-Grid

March 9th, 2024

Boulder is known for its vibrant tech scene, where entrepreneurs and innovators create cutting-edge solutions for the world’s problems. But what happens when we need to step out and unplug? Meet Ara Howard, founder of Dojo4, one of Boulder’s first start-up software companies, which recently closed its doors after nearly 15 years of success. Ara (pronounced Ae-Rah) is not your typical tech mogul. He grew up off-grid in Palmer, Alaska, where he learned to appreciate the beauty of art, nature, and “honest, simple living.” Howard (left), co-founder of one of Boulder’s first start-up... Read More

5 Great Mountain Biking Trails Near Boulder

December 24th, 2023

Not sure which trails are worth the trek? Never fear—we’ve compiled five of the best bike trails in the area to get you started. 1. Sunset Trail East, Erie CO For those looking for a gentle start, this 1-mile beginner loop in Erie has high ratings, views of the plains, and nice easy switchbacks for a pleasant afternoon ride. This singletrack trail offers connections to Sunset West, County Road 5, and other trails and roads for those who want to keep on going. 2. Wapiti Trail, Boulder CO For an intermediate pedal through the pines, check out this 5-mile out-and-back loop in the Heil Valley Ranch... Read More

Faces of Boulder – 2014 CU Campus Life!

December 15th, 2023

The University of Colorado Boulder was originally founded in 1876, five months before Colorado officially became a U.S. state, and now in 2014 the university boasts over 30,000 faces that have come to Boulder from all over the world. The AboutBoulder photography team, including Joe Wirth and Travis Bildahl, explored the best spots across CU-Boulder for only just a handful of days and met some of the people that help make Boulder the number one American college town.                                                                   That... Read More

Biking in Boulder: Choosing the Best Bike Path

November 9th, 2023
Boulder Creek Path

Boulder is known as one of America’s best bike-friendly cities, and with good reason. There are tons of paths for both road cycling as well as mountain biking, so there’s really something for everyone in Boulder. It can be hard to choose a good path, however, due to the sheer amount of options available. Luckily, in this particular blog post, I’ll point out a few of Boulder’s best bike routes. Boulder Creek Path Boulder Creek Path is one of Boulder’s most well-known walking and biking areas. Its 5.5 miles of beautiful scenery make it a very aesthetic ride, and its... Read More

Boulder Mountain Biking Bliss: ALLTrails Unveils the Top 10 Epic Trails

October 5th, 2023

Are you ready to take on an adventure like no other? Then come along and explore the epic trails of mountain biking in Boulder! From breathtaking views to challenging terrain, Boulder has some of the best mountain bike trails in the world. Whether you’re an experienced rider or just starting out, you’ll find something to suit your skill level. In this blog article, we’ll take you on an unforgettable journey of exploring Boulder’s best mountain bike trails. So, get ready to take the plunge and experience the thrill of mountain biking in Boulder! Exploring Boulder’s Rocky Mountain... Read More

Faces of Boulder – Chase: “My fastest time on this loop is 50 minutes,”

March 21st, 2022

photo credit: Josh Hummel “My fastest time on this loop is 50 minutes,” proclaims Chase, an avid mountain biker in Boulder. He loves to time himself on the Walker Ranch loop which a 7 mile loop involving sections of the trail in which you must carry your bike. When I ran into Chase, he was carrying his bike over his shoulder up a section of rock stairs comparable to 2 flights of stairs. Chase has a great attitude towards being outside. We even proposed a friendly mountain biker vs trail runner race in the near future on this loop.  Read More

Ten Reasons Why Boulder Rocks

December 17th, 2021

Happy cows may come from California, but happy people come from Boulder. And for good reason! Boulder has so much to offer, it’s no wonder that people here are considered to be among the happiest in the country. Narrowing this list down was the real challenge, but here are ten reasons why Boulder rocks: 1. Hiking, Biking, and Climbing Okay, maybe that’s three reasons, but the main theme here is mountains. Nestled right at the base of the Rockies, Boulder has over 300 miles of hiking and biking trails, and countless opportunities for climbing and bouldering (imagine that). Even if you don’t... Read More

Faces of Boulder – Pic of the Day!

July 1st, 2021

I met Mike outside Boulder Bikesmith as he was trying to fit his mountain bike into his SUV. A common site in Boulder! Originally from New Mexico, Mike and his wife moved here from San Diego in 1997. “We came out for a job opportunity, went up Flagstaff, took a look over the the front range and that was all she wrote. We never went to the beach in San Diego, we were always more oriented towards the mountains, so this was a perfect fit.”  He was a runner, qualifying for the Boston Marathon. Mike didn’t run it because he got more interested in trail running. Another reason to... Read More

Ski Season Is On Its Way, Three Big Reasons You Should Continue Biking This Winter

October 28th, 2020

                        1.  Time First let me say that I enjoy skiing as much as the next guy, but we live in Boulder not Breckenridge.  To get up to the mountains it will take at least an hour and a half, and that’s with no traffic and dry roads.  Realistically it’s more like two to two and a half hours of driving time.  Thats four to five hours of sitting in the car round trip.  I come from a big city and I can’t stand traffic.  To me five hours of skiing is just not worth five hours of sitting in traffic.   2.... Read More