Blog Archive > Author: Michael Gianetti

Hot Air Balloon Ride is the Perfect Way to Start Your Vacation
September 30, 2014 by Michael Gianetti
Make a Balloon Ride the Perfect Way to Start Your Vacation Why not start your vacation is style by enjoying a scenic and atmospheric sunrise hot air balloon flight across the beautiful mountain valleys of Colorado? Life Cycle Balloons can organize hot air balloon rides from two central Colorado locations including from the beautiful South Park, which […] Continue reading

We got a great flight off today
May 14, 2013 by Michael Gianetti
We started in Boulder, CO and it was too windy to fly.  We moved to Longmont, CO and the conditions were perfect.  We enjoyed an awesome hot air balloon flight.  We got to see a bald eagle and osprey and the view of the snow covered mountains was spectacular.  We had very happy passengers celebrating […] Continue reading

Great Flight Today
May 12, 2013 by Michael Gianetti
We didn’t fly mom today but a grandfather and grand daughter and her 2 friends.  A great hot air balloon flight out of Boulder, Colorado. Continue reading

Colorado Hot Air Balloon Rides Spring Special
April 30, 2013 by Michael Gianetti
Spring Specials from Life Cycle Balloon Adventures!$50 – $100 Savings!Champagne Balloon Flight only $195 per Person! Boulder Champagne Flights: Hour to an hour and a half flight followed by a traditional champagne toast from our northeast Boulder location.  We fly 2 -5 passengers per balloon.  Enjoy a personalized balloon flight for you and your group […] Continue reading

Valentine Specials from Life Cycle Hot Air Balloon Adventures
January 9, 2013 by Michael Gianetti
Treat your Valentine to a romantic hot air balloon flight for just the two of you with Life Cycle Hot Air Balloon Adventures.   We offer those special touches to make your flight a wonderful occasion starting with coffee, tea & hot hot chocolate for you in the morning while we setup your balloon.  Before we […] Continue reading

Winter Project – Hot Air Balloon Basket Repair
March 19, 2012 by Michael Gianetti
For my winter project, I decided it was time to rebuild my 11 year old FireFly 5.0 hot air balloon basket that has about about a 1000 hours. The hoses are a year old, the floor, runners, and load ropes are in great shape. The vertical wicker was looking pretty tired and damaged and had […] Continue reading

Sid Cutter “Best of the Best”
April 26, 2011 by Michael Gianetti
We are honored to tribute  Sid Cutter… the founder of the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta.  An ambassador to ballooning.  Me, my crew chief (my wife Lisa), my crew and former students are proud to be be a part of this tribute.   All of us at Life Cycle Balloon Adventures offer our well wishes to Sid and […] Continue reading

Great flight on Sat March 19th
March 21, 2011 by Michael Gianetti
What a great way to start the Spring Season with a great hot air balloon flight!  We launched from Boulder and flew across Longmont and landed to the northeast of Longmont.  A spectacular flight covering about 20 miles (we usually fly about 5 miles on most of our flights) at altitudes of around 9,000 ft […] Continue reading

We have a new pilot!
March 15, 2011 by Michael Gianetti
Lu got his private hot air balloon pilot certificate this past Saturday in Albuquerque.  He did a great job on the oral exam and his flight exam.  We had a nice celebration afterwards. Continue reading

Balloon Flights at the Erie Town Fair are available to the public
March 8, 2011 by Michael Gianetti
This year, the Erie Town Fair, the second largest balloon rally in Colorado out of Erie, CO is offering balloon rides to the general public.  Just visit www.lifecycleballoons.com for more information.  Click on our contact us tab to get info on how contact us and schedule your flight.  Proceeds from the flights go to the […] Continue reading