cycling

Play, Stay & Ride at Buffalo Lodge Bicycle Resort in Colorado Springs. HeidiTown (3)

I love to stay in a place with a colorful story or in this case, hundreds of colorful stories. The Buffalo Lodge Bicycle Resort has been located on the road between Old Colorado City and Manitou Springs since the early 1900s. The stucco hotel with 48 rooms lined up under broad, old trees, seems like the ideal setting for a best-selling coming-of-age-novel where the protagonist’s parents were the Buffalo Lodge

Bike to farm tour in the North Fork Valley. Orchard Valley Farms. HeidiTown.com

As alert readers will have noticed, we’ve been riding bikes a lot this summer. I love riding bikes – not any downhill craziness, mind you – I prefer cruising on country roads or trails. Earlier this summer we did a bike to farm outing in the North Fork Valley, located in Delta County, Colorado. This is the story. We rented bikes at Cirque Cyclery in downtown Paonia. A destination in

flowering apple tree

It’s time for another HeidiTown segment on KRFC 88.9 FM. During the week these segments run Wednesday, between 12 and 12:30 p.m., and on Friday at 5:30 p.m. For those of you who may wonder why I never mention the price of admission to events and festivals on the radio, it’s because it’s against the policy of public radio.  I am not even allowed to say whether an event is

Little girl on pony.

I really enjoy sharing events like the Mead Roubaix Festival with my readers. Small town festivals are at the heart of what this blog is all about. There is just something extra charming about festivals held in little communities around Colorado. The first Mead Roubaix Festival was held last year, and it is a combination of bike race and community fest. The bike race attracted 600 participants who made their

Where to watch Tour De France in Fort Collins, Colorado

Due to the overwhelming success of my post entitled “Where to watch World Cup in Northern Colorado,” I’ve decided to appease those cyclist fanatics out there –  as it turns out, there are a lot of you. I can ride a bike, but I am not a “cyclist,” however, I do occasionally tune in to the grand daddy of all bike races to check on Lance and revel in the