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Jon Severson
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COS Sports & Recreation Expo @ Ivywild School! at Ivywild School

March 21, 2019 from 5pm to 8:30pm
Stand up paddle boardingUltimate FrisbeeAdvocacy groupsSki ResortsClubsScubaEbikesMountain bikesMassage/RecoverySnowboardingRunning storesRock ClimbingAdventure OutfittersRecumbentse-long boardsFloorballRec based vacation destintationsSkateboardingCyclingCoachesClothing brandsMountain boardsFrisbee golfFatbikesEventsKickballCurlingRugbyAnd so much more.See More
Mar 8
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TOSC IndyGive! Event with CSYP! $600+ in door prizes! at Cork and Cask

December 6, 2018 from 6pm to 9pm
Over 600 in door prizes! 200 types of whiskey100 different types of wine!S'mores! More details on our website:Csyoungprofessionals.com See More
Dec 3, 2018
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COS Sports & Recreation Expo at Ivywild School

November 7, 2018 from 5pm to 8pm
Our last COS Outdoor Sports & Rec Expo of the year is our Winter Edition Nov 7th! This one is popular of course with the outdoor winter sports crowd as well as indoor off season training places such as yoga studios, spin studios, climbing gyms, personal trainers, crossfit studios, etc... And of course with the holiday season just around the corner this is a favorite for retail stores and manufacturers as well. We even have nonprofits show to sell memberships for 2019 as Christmas gifts.…See More
Oct 16, 2018
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COS Sports & Rec Expo presented by Axe & The Oak Distillery at Ivywild School

August 30, 2018 from 5pm to 8pm
Our 2nd Outdoor Sports & Rec expo of 2018 is booked for August 30th! Vendor space and event sponsor opportunities now available! We do have limited space and it does sell out every time. Message us via csyoungprofessionals.com for details. This year's expo is sponsored by Axe & The Oak Distillery! Drink specials in the whiskey house downstairs night of and afterparty after the expo ends! This expo is…See More
Aug 22, 2018
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Jul 15, 2018
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Active COS Social in Cheyenne Canyon! at Sacred Grounds in Cheyenne Canon!

July 12, 2018 from 5:30pm to 8pm
We're hosting a happy hour for everyone who likes to use Cheyenne Canon/Stratton Open Space for after work hikes, runs, bike rides, etc... ! Sacred Grounds will be open late this one night only. Come enjoy their patio after your ride/hike/run. They have great food, wine, beer, and spirits. Plus of course...coffee and tea. Come whenever works best. Before or after you enjoy the magnificent trails nearby.  we have over 50 rsvps on FB and such. Will be very casual. See More
Jul 9, 2018
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Meet Pike Cycle Bike Share @ Oskar Blues at Oskar Blues

May 10, 2018 from 6pm to 8pm
We'll have Pike Ride bike share telling their story at Oskar Blues in the basement this evening from 6pm-8pm. Come meet the staff running Pike Ride, learn how to use it, and see the bike first hand people can utilize.Free event. Open to all. Vendor space available for bike related businesses and causes. Message us via the Active COS FB page for more details. Bonus: Live music starts at 8pm!Event is co-hosted by Colorado Springs Young Professionals, but open to all.See More
May 3, 2018
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Year 4: COS Outdoor Sports & Rec Expo! at Ivywild School

May 9, 2018 from 5pm to 8:30pm
We're going on our 4th year of our COS Outdoor Sports & Recreation Expo! We're back at Ivywild School for our Spring Expo! What we love about being at Ivywild is it also turns the place into one big community night for the lover's of the outdoors whom after some time at the expo often spend the night at Bristol, Principal's Office, or Axe & The Oak Whiskey House. A little something for everyone, and plenty of bicycle parking to boot! As usual, this expo is for businesses &…See More
Apr 26, 2018
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Donate Hiking Boots for Westide Cares! at Axe and The Oak Whiskey House

April 12, 2018 from 6pm to 8pm
Westside Cares has been helping their homeless clients find work doing clean ups....but they need work boots for their clients! So we're doing a Work Boot Drive at Axe & The Oak. All sizes needed. Bring used or buy new. Feel free to check out The Arc or Goodwill for boots even. Hiking & similar boots are also welcome as they provide the necessary support. Work gloves are also needed and can also be brought. Heavy canvas style work gloves (like gardening gloves) are the best. A set of…See More
Apr 2, 2018
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CSYP Bootcamps & Beers Social! at D1 Sports

November 16, 2017 from 6pm to 8pm
We're pretty excited to be bringing you a NEW monthly event with our friends at D1 Sports Training here in Colorado Springs! D1 is locally owned by Nate Benet & Eric Leibold who've been regulars at our events in the past and still come when family/work obligations allow. When they took over D1 they reached out to us, and we're now going to do a monthly Bootcamp & Beer Social! Format will be a workout from 6-6:45pm with their Division 1 level coaches for only $10 in advance, and $15 at…See More
Nov 7, 2017
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COS Outdoor Sports & Rec Expo: Holiday Edition #3! at Ivywild School

November 30, 2017 from 5pm to 8pm
We're excited to annouce our next COS Outdoor Rec Expo is set and we're back at Ivywild School! This is our 4th year of our one of a kind expo serving the active comunity of Colorado Springs! Vendors of all kinds have attended in the past. We have clubs, nonprofits, retail, manufactuers, events, rehab, cross training, and more attend each time. Being back in Ivywild School gives people the chance to order drinks in the gym or The Principal's Office as well as food. Plus when you're done at the…See More
Oct 30, 2017
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NEW: Wed. Night Urban Singletrack Cycling Community Social! at Urban Steam

September 13, 2017 from 5pm to 8pm
We've worked closely with the HOT Team, Colorado Springs Utilities, and Parks to make this happen. We've now got 3 official loops for you to ride, 2 new ones, that will change how you see urban trails. Fast & flowy, tight and twisty, and one strecth that's like we cut a section of Palmer Park out and put it downtown along the Santa Fe Trail! Every Wednesday Night until then end of the year we'll have rides. Our team will be honing in corners to make everything groove just right while they…See More
Sep 12, 2017
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Bike Colorado Springs/Urban Singeltrack Project Community Social at Urban Steam

June 26, 2017 from 5pm to 7pm
Our Chill Ride Nights are general community nights for the cycling community in town. We'll be featuring various shops, clubs, causes, and more each night. Plus we'll have a replay of a Giro de Italia stage and possibly a Spring classic playing from the two projectors inside Urban Steam too. Who's this for? -A "19th Hole" for people finishing a ride Monday night. -Racer's needing a rest day hang out. -Newbies who've never ridden in dirt before. We're going to be building new trails in June for…See More
Jun 22, 2017
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Tonight: Urban Singletrack Project Cycling Community Night! at Urban Steam

June 5, 2017 from 5pm to 7pm
Excited to have Pikes Peak Mountain Bike Tours bringing bikes for newbies to ride trails on! So bring down that friend, family member, client, or co-worker and give them the chance to ride some singletrack! We have a bunch of sweet new trails plus some re-working of the original trail to incorporate some new features. Our Chill Ride Nights are a big community night like no other for cycling. We feature shops, nonprofits, clubs, and more each time. These nights are for everyone. Whether you're…See More
Jun 5, 2017
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COS Outdoor Sports & Rec Expo at Plaza of the Rockies

April 13, 2017 from 5pm to 8pm
-Over 40 vendors! -Over 700 rsvp's! -Colorado Spring's Largest community event for the Outdoor Sports & Recreation world! -Free to attendNow at Plaza of the Rockies help we have a FAR bigger space to use and covered parking for vendors/attendees and almost unlimited vendor space. To book a space at the event please contact us via our website at: csyoungprofessionals.com Facebook event:…See More
Apr 6, 2017

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Seeing the Unsung: Our "Other" Trail Users


Last week I had the pleasure of attending TEDxMileHigh up in Denver. TEDx events are the regional off shoot of Ted.com, who's tagline is "Ideas Worth Spreading". I've been hooked on watching TED for about 2 years now, so it was sort of a dream come true to be in row 4 of such an event. Bonus: the networking group I started, Denver Young Professionals, was a partner of the event and one of our members....it's founder.


I've been a big fan of TED because it's about…


Posted on April 15, 2011 at 9:00am — 2 Comments

73 miles and 7.5 hours to Think a Little


Since I built my monstercross rig up it's begged the question of how far and where could I ride. It's become the true all around bike my mountain bike used to be. My first 10 years of mtbing was done on 1.9 to 2.1 tires with 2.1 seemingly "way big" at the time. But then again, I was riding it everywhere. To the trails, on the road, gravel roads, and wherever. But with small tires, steeper angles, bigger gears...you could. Now though my mtb has a 150mm fork up front, 39/26 gearing up…


Posted on March 27, 2011 at 1:10pm — 1 Comment

Tandem bike for friend who's lost her sight.

My friend Michelle Abdi from high school recently lost her site due to a rare disease. One of two people in the world to have it at this point. The thing she misses the most? Bike riding.


She is actually in Blacksburg, Virginia...I know a far cry from here...but I think that riding a bike is a great thing and know that finding a tandem bike that is inexpensive for her needs is tough. So I'm reach out to all my networks. She just misses the feeling of riding and has someone…


Posted on March 8, 2011 at 8:36am

Happiness is a Cold Bike Ride

I can't say that I like the cold. Hell it's why I left Minnesota and never really go back unless it's that one sunny month a year they get there. I love the warm, 320 sunny days a year of Colorado Springs. Love wearing t-shirts and shoes with no socks most of the year. I enjoy shopping for sunglasses more than I do cold weather clothing. Cheaper that way too. But yet there is something to be said about a bike ride when the weather is a bit brisk…


Posted on March 6, 2011 at 3:54pm — 2 Comments

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At 3:34pm on May 19, 2010, Amy Seltzer said…
thanx for the add!
At 4:29pm on May 13, 2010, Pikes Peak Sports said…
Hey Jon!
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