‘Tis the Season to #GiveBack

Venture Sports is proud to support the Denver Rescue Mission as they work to create lasting change in the lives of homeless men, women and children in Denver. “Your friends at Denver Rescue Mission are wishing you a happy Thanksgiving! Having you, our faithful supporters in this community, alongside us as we provide food and fellowship for our hungry […]

Zach Cole’s Montana Bike Odyssey

What is the Montana Bike Odyssey? 1747 Total Miles 668 Miles of pavement 1019 Miles of gravel and dirt 50 miles of paved bike path 10 miles of single track What does it to take to do something like this? We checked in with Zach Cole (Avon Venture Sports) who came in 2nd place and […]

Eulogy for Ed Weihenmayer III


An inevitable part of life is unfortunately loss and the pain that comes from loss.  Especially over the last few years many of us have grieved losing a loved one.  One of my good friends and personal heroes is Erik Weihenmayer.  He has been a great inspiration to me personally and I have Ben blessed […]

Colorado Bike To Work Day!


Colorado had to reschedule Bike To Work day this summer on account of a COVID spike… it’s finally happening tomorrow, September 22nd 2021. Colorado Bike to Work Day  40% of all trips in the U.S. are less than two miles – yet too many people get lazy and just hop in the car. Celebrate the […]

What’s Your Cycling Goal for 2021?

After seeing Lachlan Morton finish his #AltTour and make it to Paris – riding 5,550km, climbing over 65,000m and raising £400k for World Bicycle Relief in just 18 days – it’s almost impossible not to feel inspired. View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Rapha (@rapha) Not to mention one of our […]

USA Cycling Mountain Bike Nationals


Mountain Bike Nationals are coming to the Vail Valley! Full event schedule can be found here: https://usacycling.org/events/national-championships/2021-mtb-nationals The best young mountain bike riders in the country will be descending on the Vail Valley this week – make sure to go check them out + cheer them on!  

Roundup River Ranch – A Grateful Gathering Virtual

Roundup River Ranch Vail

A Virtual Grateful Gathering In these challenging times many of us are faced with additional burdens on top of the normal challenges’ life seems to always bring. Whether that means you have little ones who are now counting on you to be there teacher in addition to their parent, maybe you have had a life […]

Mountain Bike Trail Etiquette

mountain bike trail etiquette

It has been a crazy year but one of the upsides is people are getting outdoors more as indoor events are pretty much cancelled. There are more people than ever on the trails hiking and biking and while this is great for everyone’s health, both mental and physical, it does mean that we need to […]

Mountain Bike Bunny Hops and Wheelies

Mountain Bike Skills Tutorial

So, you are feeling confident on your mountain bike and want to work on some advanced skills, bunny hopping your bike and popping wheelies looks cool and is fun but these are actually skills you can use when riding the trails. Mastering the bunny hop can help you get over obstacles like rocks and branches […]

Advanced Mountain Bike Skills for Newer Riders

advanced mountain biking skills

Hopefully you have had a chance to read our post on “Mountain Bike Skills For New Riders”, this great post covers important aspects of riding including; Cornering and Switchbacks, Body Positioning on the Bike and Braking. At our Avon and Vail bike shops we are proud to sell and rent Giant mountain bikes. Giant has […]