This episode focuses on a couple of fascinating local biking business to
know about in the Springs.

Nic Ponsor, owner of top local bike shop Criterium Bicycles
– find out what makes his biking business so successful and seeing 20% growth in business while other bike shops are struggling.

Daniel Byrd, executive director of an
incredible local non-profit Kids on Bikes geared to empowering the next generation of

Host: Torie Giffin, road cyclist and owner of the Buffalo Lodge Bicycle Resort

Nic Ponsor, owner of Criterium Bicycles, 11x Ironman, ultra-marathoner, 24-hour racer, triathlete, mountain, road, pixie bike rider

Daniel Byrd, Executive Director of Kids on Bikes, mountain biker, cruiser, bike commuter, pixie bike rider.

Links to show topics:

Amp’d Adventures e-bike the Garden of the Gods

Barnett Bicycle Institute

Borealis Fat Bikes

Buffalo Lodge Bicycle Resort

Carmichael Training Systems

City of Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs Regional Parks and Open Spaces

Cheyenne Canyon, Garden of the Gods, Palmer Park, Red Rocks, University Park, Ute Valley

The Crippler 

Criterium Bicycles

Daniel Matheny


Fruita, Colorado

International Mountain Biking Association IMBA

Katie Compton

Kids on Bikes

League of American Bicyclists

Medicine Wheel Trail Advocates

Pikes Peak Mountain Bike Tours

The Place/Urban Peak

Popcycle Ride

Quarv Imports 

Rampart Rager

Specialized Bicycles



USA Cycling

USA Triathalon


Women’s Mountain Biking Association of Colorado Springs (WMBA)

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