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Our New Contender x Espinosa Bicicleta Jersey is All About Air Quality

Our New Contender x Espinosa Bicicleta Jersey is All About Air Quality

Written by Alvin Holbrook, on Mar 03, 2021

We are fortunate to live in Salt Lake City, where we find ourselves right next to world-class mountain biking, skiing, and natural resources that are truly enviable. But that beauty is too often restricted by air quality. At times, Utah has the worst air quality in the U.S. And while...
Thanksgiving and Cycling - A Perfect Match

Thanksgiving and Cycling - A Perfect Match

Written by Alvin Holbrook, on Mar 03, 2021

I thrive off of consistency. Not much feels better than succeeding in a repeatable, steady fashion, and when I can do that, life is good. At the ripe age of four years old, I couldn't figure out how to ride a bike with any consistency. After a few weeks of...
Join Us For Our Women's Bike Maintenance Nights in Park City

Join Us For Our Women's Bike Maintenance Nights in Park City

Written by Alvin Holbrook, on Mar 03, 2021

If you're interested in improving your basic bike maintenance skills, please join us for two fun nights covering the basic maintenance skills needed out on the road and trail. This Monday, August 13th, and Monday, August 27th, learn from Contender mechanics and Erica Tingey on how to show your bike...
The Cannondale MTB Tour Comes to Park City

The Cannondale MTB Tour Comes to Park City

Written by Alvin Holbrook, on Mar 03, 2021

We're suckers for a good deal, and Cannondale has a fantastic one for us. Cannondale will host the first (of four total) part of their Cannondale Demo Tour in Park City Saturday June 23rd, and Sunday June 24th. These events are typically rad; bikes, food, high fives, and Deer Valley...
To New Horizons and Old Barns

To New Horizons and Old Barns

Written by Ryan Littlefield, on Mar 03, 2021

From the start, Contender Bicycles has been a collective for those who share the same love of all things bikes that we do. We are proud to contribute to the fast-growing Utah cycling scene and promote a culture of all things bikes. We’ve never strayed away from the heart of...
A Little More Insane Than the Rest: Zach and His 2018 Orbea Rallon

A Little More Insane Than the Rest: Zach and His 2018 Orbea Rallon

Written by Alvin Holbrook, on Mar 03, 2021

Review written by Zach Ovard about his experiences on his new 2018 Orbea Rallon M10. I'll start by letting you know that it's been a while since I've been on a bike that I disliked. I've been demoing a lot of new bikes lately and have enjoyed nearly every one....