Tour de Lights 2018

It was a mild, but rainy night that awaited the tricked out bikes and riders for this year’s Tour de Lights. Sponsored by I Bike Knx, this is the twelfth year for the event that has steadily grown with each rendition. The guesstimate for last year’s ride was “over one thousand,” and early indications were […]

Inside of Knoxville on the Road: Denver (Transportation and Retail)

It must be confounding to some people who notice me on big trips to the city. The camera is professional, they might notice, but clearly the photographer isn’t. Most confusing is probably the subjects of photographs I take: bike lanes, buses, terminals, random green spaces. Writing this blog has changed my focus when I travel […]

Men’s and Women’s USA Cycling Pro Criterium 2018 Photos and Results

You’ll have to pardon me if I linger over this past weekend’s cycling events. The weekend was jam-packed, with Gay Street closed on Friday evening for the first national championship US Pro Cycling Criterium for men and women. The street was closed Saturday for Pride (which I’ve already covered) and again on Sunday for the […]

USA Cycling National Championships Hit Town Tomorrow

It’s the second year of a three-year run for Knoxville hosting the USA Cycling Pro Road, Time Trial and Criterium National Championships. It’s quite an honor for the city to be selected and the USA Cycling group seemed pleased last year with the event. Pleased enough to extend the run. And if you were there, […]

Echelon Bicycles Makes a Home in the Hottest Cycling Spot in the City

This one slipped by me. I didn’t notice that Echelon Bicycles had opened a second location at 704 Sevier Avenue until the recent south Knoxville Open Streets event. It underscores the power of an event that gets people out of their cars and allows participants to tune in to what they’ve been passing by. It’s […]