Ride a Bike, Get Paid!

Ever wanted to get paid to ride a bike and make a difference in the cycling community? Well you might be able to do just that! The Salt Lake Chamber is hiring a Greenbike Operations Technician and you might just be the perfect fit; check out the job description after the jump!g

From SLC Chamber:

“Provide operational support to ensure the success and expansion of the SLC Bike Share program. Working towards the short term goal of a successful and densely distributed SLC program while fostering and building support for the long-term goals of Utah’s first bike share program.

Responsibilities:
To ensure that the GREENbike system is functional for users and potential users, including presence of GREENbikes and docks as well as through cleanliness and flawless system operation.

To engage users and potential users of the GREENbike system.

Other duties as assigned and help with general Downtown Alliance activities as needed.

Friday-Tuesday 7 a.m.-10 a.m.
Wed., Thurs. 7 a.m.-10 a.m. and Sat., Sun. 2 p.m.-6 p.m.
(Hours may shift as a result of program needs)”

Interested? Apply here: Chamber Website
For more potential bike jobs, follow @BicycleJobs

Upcoming Events for August 2013

Here is the rundown on all things bike for the month of August (yes I know it is a little late)! If you know of anything that needs to be added please either use the “Submit an Event” page or email Joergen. Events after jump

Cutthroat Beer Bash 2013 // Saturday 17 August at 7pm
Join the Cutthroat Racing team for some beers (or quite a few beers) at the State Room. Tickets range in price and get you into all the action including live music, giveaways, and a silent auction. Check out the Facebook Event for more information. Tickets available through the Facebook Event or on CTR’s website.

Empire Pass Ride // Saturday 24 August at 7am
Come and find out for yourself what makes the tough-man of the professional peleton Jens Voigt grimace in pain. August 24th at 7 am, an unorganized, ride at your own risk group is leaving The Hyatt at Canyons Resort and doing Empire pass. A perfect chance to ride a truly epic route with fellow roadies.

Heart of Darkness: The Fifth // Saturday 24 August at 2pm
This is the big one. SLC’s own, Heart of Darkness.
Spawned out of the depths of Satan’s own lair, Heart of Darkness doesn’t care about your triple butted frame, your months of training, and your silly electrolyte drink, the Heart of Darkness consumes all and show no mercy. $10 entry alleycat meeting at Capitol Hill. For more information visit H0D5’s website!

Party Cross! // Saturday 31 August at 7pm
Cyclocross is about having fun on your bike! It’s about beer hand-ups and whiskey shortcuts! This is the first in a series of grassroots cyclocross racing in O-town. We have the best cycling community around, so let’s party and race some bikes!

Exact course is secret. There will be no entry fee; however, a donation to the Ogden Bicycle Collective is appreciated.

Three races:
Beginner 20 minutes
Intermediate 30 minutes
Advanced 45 minutes

Parking available at the Miles Goodyear Sports complex. The event will require a short ride on the parkway from the parking lot. Racing begins around 7pm, but show up early to get your bearings!

Stolen bikes: Tim’s Ridley and two Specializeds, plus some wheels

Local cyclocross champ and magazine editor, Tim Akers, had three bikes and some wheels stolen from his building’s storage area today. Keep an eye out for them. Not pictured is a 2004 Specialized Allez. For more info, visit Tim’s Facebook page.

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2012 Ridley Helium with Reynolds DV3K carbon clincher
wheels/Michlin Pro4 tires and a Rival build.
2012 Specialized CruX with Force build and Red shifters.

NEuvation C50 wheels glued up with Vitoria XG Tires.
Front wheel has a busted spoke.