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30
Mar

Group Ride Etiquette

Cycling does not have to be a solo endeavor. In fact, one of the best ways to get better is to ride with people faster than you. However, before you go out to your first local group ride keep these tips in mind! Ask Questions: Prior to the start of the ride, ask the regulars …

30
Jan

One Gear to a Better You!

Some people think that only crazy people or people who do not understand bike mechanics would ride a single speed mountain bike, but these are bikes are for EVERYONE. Shedding excess equipment offers a unique, simple, and challenging ride. Riding a single speed will make you a better mountain biker while simultaneously increasing the “fun …

30
Jan

Top 5 Strength Movements for Endurance Athletes

The relationship between strength and performance is well-documented, but for endurance athletes focused on performance that relationship represents a balancing act.   The trick is to incite muscle gains while also maintaining range of motion and retaining flexibility. This means focusing simultaneously on the “how” as well as the “what”.  By doing the right exercises in …

31
Dec

The Resolution Lie: Why 92% of New Year’s Goals Fail

Despite the best of intentions, only 8% of New Year’s resolutions are successful.  Even more shocking, 25% will fail within the first week.  A look at some common causes for failure can be key to setting realistic goals for your New Year. Takeaways: More Americans will make New Year’s resolutions than watch the Super Bowl …

2
Dec

Holidays 2016: 20 Gift Ideas for Endurance Athletes

Shopping for an endurance athlete can be challenging.  This is because the same people who take their training seriously also take their gear seriously. If this sounds familiar and you’d like to avoid another year of feigned gratitude and post-holiday returns, we are here to help.  Our holiday gift guide will set you on the right track. Specialized Socks Can …

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