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USA Cycling has posted two videos featuring medical expert, Dr. Michael Roshon. In the first video Dr. Roshon addresses pertinent COVID-19 information followed by Q&A and in the second video he talks about the base causes of COVID-19, how it’s transmitted, and all the precautions the cycling community should take to avoid the transmission of this coronavirus.
Dr. Michael J Roshon, MD specializes in emergency medicine in Colorado Springs and has over 22 years of experience in the field of medicine. He’s also a pro cycling team doctor and has worked with teams like UHC Pro Cycling and Cannondale-Garmin. Dr. Roshon is the Chief of Medical Staff for the Penrose Hospital system in Colorado Springs, and is on their COVID-19 task force, where he’s the Medical Specialist on their incident response team. He has his Ph.D. in Microbiology and Immunology.
COVID-19 Q&A for the Cycling Community with Dr. Michael Roshon
Overview of COVID-19 with Dr. Micheal Roshon
Bicycling article by Jordan Smith 03/13/20
COVID-19 has wrecked havoc on all sports, including international cycling.
Cycling Weekly News Article by Alex Ballinger 03/13/20
The Air Force Academy is temporarily closing to visitors on 3/13/20 as a precautionary measure to the global Coronavirus situation. Since many CSCC members cycle and train on the Air Force Academy grounds, this may be of particular interest to you.
Air Force Times News Article - 03/12/20
In compliance with recent recommendations to not gather in large groups, the CSCC Board has made the decision to postpone the 2020 Annual Meeting. While a specific date has not been determined, we are hoping to be able to meet together in April. All fees paid for the event next weekend will be honored when the event is rescheduled. We will let everyone know as soon as we have a new date.
Senate Bill 61 passed in the Colorado Legislature and is awaiting the Governor's signature. The bill creates a new traffic offense for failing to yield to a bicycle or other authorized user in a bicycle lane. The offense is a class A traffic offense unless it is the proximate cause of a crash or if it causes bodily injury, then it is careless driving and is punished under the careless driving offense.
Denver 7 ABC News Story
The Pedaling for St. Pat's Bike Ride and the Colorado Springs Saint Patrick's Day Parade are postponed until September due to Coronavirus concerns.
KOAA News 5 Southern Colorado - News Article
Denver bike law Attorney Brad Tucker is well known in both the cycling and legal communities. He is dedicated to informing and advancing the rights of all cyclists, particularly in Colorado. His goal is to promote bicycle safety awareness, advocate bicycling interests, and serve as a source of information for cyclists in need of legal assistance. A link to his website appears below and is an outstanding resource for bike safety, Colorado law as it pertains to cyclists, biking articles and advice.
Colorado Springs Cycling Club has a team in the 2020 National Bike Challenge (1 May through 30 Sept). This is our 8th year. Come ride with us, be safe, and post often. More information at nationalbikechallenge.org.
Bicycle Colorado is a nonprofit advocacy organization championing the interests of all bicycle riders statewide. They encourage and promote bicycling, improve conditions and provide a voice for people who ride bicycles in Colorado.
In addition to bike maps, valuable resources and news, their website features a comprehensive calendar of cycling events in Colorado.
Colorado Springs Cycling Club, Inc.
CSCC is a 501(c)(4) non-profit organization.
PO Box 49602, Colorado Springs, CO 80949-9602