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Posted in Featured Posts on August 31, 2021

Solar Eclipse Tours in 2023 and 2024

We have planned several special solar eclipse bike tours in Utah and Texas to observe the October 14, 2023 Annular Solar Eclipse and the April 8, 2024 Total Solar Eclipse. What better place to be than on your bike to watch these amazing celestial events unfold?! Annular Solar ... Continue Reading

Posted in Featured Posts on May 25, 2020

Riding on Lizard Head Pass

Take a virtual ride with us along Lizard Head Pass in the San Juan Mountains of southwestern Colorado. Our Colorado Cols Bike Tour and San Juan Skyway Bike Tour all ride over our namesake pass. Continue Reading

Posted in Blog on March 5, 2020

COVID-19 Operating Plan

Lizard Head Cycling Guides COVID-19 Operating Plan as of  April 5th, 2022. Here is our latest COVID operating plan. All of our guide crew have been vaccinated. Guiding is, at its core, about assessing and minimizing potential risk. In Summer 2021, out of an abundance of cau ... Continue Reading

Posted in Featured Posts on December 5, 2019

Why Santa Clause Should Be Riding A Bike

We are almost at Christmas already. For the past month we have been reminded, by the blaring P.A. systems in seemingly every shopping establishment, that Santa Claus is coming to town! Now, we love our big red jolly man, but we have been thinking, why isn’t he riding a bike ... Continue Reading

Posted in Featured Posts on November 3, 2019

The Back of Beyond Bike Tour Trip Report

Below is a trip report from a guest about their adventures on one of our most recent Moab and The Back of Beyond Bike Tour. We hope you enjoy this story as much as we do! ______________________________________________________ THE UN-OFFICIAL POLAND GROUP TRIP REPORT – M ... Continue Reading

Posted in Featured Posts on January 10, 2019

How To Prepare For Your First Cycling Tour

Bike touring is hands-down, the best way to travel. It’s healthy, can be challenging, and you’ll see your travel destination in a completely unique way. But if you’re inexperienced, you might be a bit overwhelmed when you imagine biking miles upon miles on vacation. I ... Continue Reading

Posted in Blog on April 16, 2018

Top 7 Cycling Tips You May Want to Ignore Even If ...

Just because it’s on the internet doesn’t make it true. The same goes if your buddy swears by it. Bad advice leads to bad habits, and that could lead to real harm if you’re not careful. I’ve heard my fair share of bad advice over the years. Although most cycling adv ... Continue Reading

Posted in Blog on March 3, 2018

5 Amazing and Untold Moments in Cycling History

A lot has changed over the centuries since the first bicycles were invented in 1817 by German Baron Karl von Drais. There’s no doubt that the invention of the bicycle has brought about much social change, freedom and fun to the masses, with people able to get from A to B w ... Continue Reading

Posted in Featured Posts on January 31, 2018

Cycling’s 5 Top Tech Trends for 2018

The world of cycling is ever evolving, with bikes being made more aerodynamic, smoother to ride and much more comfortable. Think back to your very first bike! Really, how much has it changed since then. Hard saddles and downtube shifters are no more, and there are some prett ... Continue Reading

Posted in Blog, Featured Posts on December 7, 2017

Training for Your First MTB Tour: 5 Best Tips to I ...

By Amanda Wilks Before taking off for your first mountain bike tour across beautiful countryside or grueling mountain trials, chances are you’ll want to have your pedaling technique properly practiced. Knowing how to pedal is a simple task that can take years to master ... Continue Reading

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