The Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum, as part of the Pikes Peak Regional History Lecture Series hosted a discussion covering the past, present, and future of bicycling in the Pikes Peak region, titled “Gear up for a discussion and celebration of the history, current state and future of biking in the Pikes Peak region”.
A four-person panel shared views on what makes cycling in COS the thing to do;
- A history of why folks got into cycling was given by the McAllister House Museum Executive Director
- Today’s bike sharing program in COS by the PikeRide Executive Director
- Bike evolution and collecting by a local antique bike collector, and
- An introduction to “adaptive” bikes by the Bike COS (BSC) Engagement Committee, part of Bike Colorado Springs, a City program of the Trails and Open Space Coalition (committed to preserving open space and parks and creating a network of trails, bikeways and greenways
Let’s follow along with the talks.